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Supermodel of the Bahamas set for October 10th-12th - Sep 22, 2014 - 11:57:05 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - The premiere modeling competition out of The Bahamas is set for October 10th through 12th.

Three spectacular events: Contestants Launch;  Swimsuit/Best Body Award: and The Finale.

For advanced reservations, request your tickets on the event page and receive a 10% discount on all three event tickets before deadline September 22nd, 2014...

Entertainment
Brutha Music Festival’s inaugural kick-off in Nassau on September 27th - Sep 20, 2014 - 3:00:17 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - On Saturday September 27th, Brutha Music Festival (also known as Brutha Fest) will be introduced to The Bahamas – an annual musical festival showcasing celebrated and emerging Bahamian artists.  Set to take place at the Dundas Centre from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m., Brutha Fest re-establishes the concept of an adult and family oriented festival where all are welcomed into a safe environment to enjoy the diverse sounds of our local performers.

In a rare showcase of talented artists – acts include Julien Believe, Wendi, QPid, Bodine, Leah Eneas and a Junkanoo Rush Out – Brutha Fest will set a precedent in merging talent, music and community.  Moreover, Jungle Jym will be present with lots of games, activities and bouncing castles, etc. for the kids...
Opportunities
Halsbury Chambers to Host 10th Annual Free Legal Clinic - Sep 19, 2014 - 12:20:40 PM

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The progressive firm of Halsbury Chambers will hosts its 10th Annual Free Legal Clinic, under the theme “Information You Need for the Life You Want” on Saturday the 20th September 2014 at its law office located on Village Road from 9am to 3pm.

Launched in 2004 as a community outreach effort to provide free legal advice and bridge the gap between the legal community and the public, the free clinics in the past have attracted hundreds of persons. 

Nerissa Greene, Partner at the law firm, said that, “attorneys will be available from 9am to 3pm to give free legal advice on a wide range of legal issues such as mortgages, conveyances, wills, probate, divorces, adoption, personal injury, wrongful dismissal, immigration applications, trade marks...
News : New Providence
Bahamas Public Service Week activities announced for Nassau‏ - Sep 18, 2014 - 4:41:16 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - The Bahamas Government has released the following schedule to commemorate Public Service Week.

This year's theme is "Charting the Course, Serving the Nation, Securing the Future."

Activities will begin on October 14th and run until the 26th...
News : Ministry of Tourism Updates
An International Coastal Cleanup Wave on Grand Bahama - Sep 18, 2014 - 3:56:16 PM

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Grand Bahama Island – This Saturday, September 20th, 2014, environmentally-minded advocates, from non-profits to private companies, across Grand Bahama Island will partner with the Ministry of Tourism’s Sustainable Tourism Unit to assist in solving the ever-looming problem of coastal pollution through the International Coastal Cleanup (ICC), one of the world’s largest volunteer efforts to help protect the ocean and wildlife. The ICC, which the Islands of The Bahamas have participated in over 25 years, is a key part of the Ocean Conservancy’s Trash-Free Seas initiative, and focuses not only on collecting trash from the coastline, but recording what is collected to identify the source of the trash.

During last year’s ICC, volunteers from around the world collected more than 12 million pounds of trash. The impact and potential threats of trash in and around our oceans require serious attention...
News : Ministry of Tourism Updates
Abaco (Bahamas) Calendar of Events for 2014 - Sep 7, 2014 - 3:29:26 PM

The Bahamas Weekly is pleased to present the 2014 Calendar of Events for the Abacos courtesy of the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism Office, Abaco.

Calm waters, warm breezes and panoramic beauty make this 120-mile–long chain of islands a boating and sailing paradise. But it’s not just the sea that attracts travelers from around the world. Those who prefer to explore by land will find championship golf courses on Treasure Cay, charming colonial towns on Green Turtle and Elbow Cays, and countless hotels, restaurants and bars throughout The Abacos.

Events Calendars : Special Events
Grand Bahama Stem Cell Conference to Bring Global Experts Together - Jan 5, 2013 - 4:47:42 PM

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The International Stem Cell Society (STEMSO) has announced its Global Conference to be held at the Grand Lucayan Resort in Freeport, Grand Bahama, February 19-22, 2014. The conference, titled “ Bridging the Gap: Research to Point of Care,” brings together medical scientists, clinicians, regulatory experts, and investors to discuss topics ranging from progress in the field of research, clinical protocols, and the process of responsibly bringing to market promising therapies to fight chronic disease.

“Prospective investors interested in this field of medicine now have an opportunity to meet and hear from many of the foremost authorities in the world and understand the many commercial opportunities that are now available to them,” said Douglas Hammond, president of STEMSO...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
Bahamian Holidays Announced for 2014 - Jan 3, 2013 - 5:17:22 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - The following days will be observed as Public Holidays during the Year 2014:

New Year’s Day - 1st January (Wednesday)
Majority Rule Day - 10th January (Friday)
Good Friday - 18th April (Friday)
Easter Monday - 21st April (Monday)....
Opportunities
Halsbury Chambers to Host 10th Annual Free Legal Clinic - Sep 17, 2014 - 9:58:42 PM

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The progressive firm of Halsbury Chambers will hosts its 10th Annual Free Legal Clinic, under the theme “Information You Need for the Life You Want” on Saturday the 20th September 2014 at its law office located on Village Road from 9am to 3pm.

Launched in 2004 as a community outreach effort to provide free legal advice and bridge the gap between the legal community and the public, the free clinics in the past have attracted hundreds of persons. 

Nerissa Greene, Partner at the law firm, said that, “attorneys will be available from 9am to 3pm to give free legal advice on a wide range of legal issues such as mortgages, conveyances, wills, probate, divorces, adoption, personal injury, wrongful dismissal, immigration applications, trade marks...
Events Calendars : Grand Bahama
Grand Bahama Events Calendar - Sep 15, 2014 - 9:30:38 AM


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Events Calendars : New Providence
New Providence Events Calendar - Sep 12, 2014 - 9:00:40 PM


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Events Calendars : Family Island Events Calendar
Family Islands Events Calendar - Aug 1, 2014 - 3:35:38 PM


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Community : Grand Bahama
2014 Miss Grand Bahama Pageant Finale this Sunday - Jul 25, 2014 - 10:38:47 PM

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Freeport, Bahamas -
With the mission of transforming “our young women into true ambassadors for our country," The Miss Grand Bahama Organization is dedicated to grooming young women of Grand Bahama into purpose-driven, community-minded, beautiful young ladies.

"Our new queen should be a young lady who is very mature, intelligent, confident,  and someone who is  easy to work with, and shows gratitude. Most importantly one who wants to give back to the her  community,” said Glenn Davis, Miss Grand Bahama Beauty Pageant Organization Director. "We also want our contestants to enjoy and grow through this experience."
Sports
Grand Bahama Regatta and Heritage Festival is UNDERWAY - Jul 19, 2014 - 10:52:58 AM

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The Grand Bahama Regatta and Heritage Festival takes place at Taino Beach on July 18th and 19th. 

Under the leadership of committee chairman, and new Freeport City Council Chairman,  Chervita Campbell, the team is determined to make this year's Regatta the best ever, and the entire Grand Bahama community is encouraged to get involved and support the continuance of a sloop sailing regatta for the island. 

While sailing and racing is going on at sea, Taino Beach park will be buzzing with activity. The Heritage Committee is busy planning to ensure that there will be ample native food, entertainment, and activities such as plaiting the maypole, etc., as well as arts and crafts on display... 
Events Calendars : Special Events
Upcoming Events for Miss Teen Bahamas International 2014 - May 8, 2014 - 2:04:34 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - This years' Miss Teen Bahamas International  held their contestant debut during a white party on April 11th, and one of these lovely young women will be crowned on....

Miss Teen Bahamas International MTBI 2014 Calender of Events :

May 10th - Contestants Motorcade
starts: 2pm at Arawak Cay. Competition starts 5pm at Courtyard at J-Line Fitness opposite the Shirley Street Plaza.Tickets: $10

May 17th - Fashion Couture & Supermodel Competition starts 8pm at the
Courtyard at J-Line Fitness opposite the Shirley Street Plaza. Tickets: $25...
News : Ministry of Tourism Updates
1st Annual Grand Bahama Band Festival takes place Saturday! - Apr 5, 2014 - 12:16:59 PM

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DOWNTOWN, Freeport GBI- This Saturday, April 5th, 2014 beginning at 3pm West Pioneers Way, Downtown Freeport will sound off with the First Annual Grand Bahama Band Festival.

This musical extravaganza will feature local and national bands, high schools and community organizations including but not limited to: Bahamas Brass Band, Legends Marching Band, Pioneers Marching Band, Pathfinders Marching Band, Shiloh Eagles Band, BMES Rake n' Scrape and Pop Bands, and many more. There will also be a special guest appearance by the Fort Myers Marching Band out of South Florida...
Events Calendars : New Providence
Baha Mar Outlines Environmental Commitment in New Book - Mar 18, 2014 - 3:47:36 PM

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Nassau, The Bahamas – The natural beauty of The Bahamas is a major attraction for tourists and part of the quality of life in The Bahamas. As an important partner in the tourism industry and a part of the local community, environmental awareness has been a central concept of Baha Mar. The company has outlined its environmentally conscious business practices in a recently published booklet, ‘Our Commitment to Environmental Sustainability’. The booklet shares current environmental practices such as re-nourishing Cable Beach and taking steps to increase the marine life near the shoreline as well as future plans such as a ‘Farm Fresh Initiative’ to purchase local and sustainable food for the resort. Baha Mar will also use state-of-the-art technology such as smart thermostats and LED lighting to reduce waste and to efficiently use energy, water and other natural resources...
Events Calendars : Special Events
Bimini Sands & Neal Watson’s ‘Hammer Headquarters’ Announce: Shark Showdown 2014 Photography Week - Feb 20, 2014 - 10:39:45 PM

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Underwater Photo Workshop/Competition Takes Place 2/22-3/1/14

 
SOUTH BIMINI, Bahamas – Bimini Sands Resort & Marina in the Bahamas and its on-site dive operation, Neal Watson’s Bimini Scuba Center, are proud to announce they will host Shark Showdown Photography Week on Feb 22 – March 1, 2014. An exciting underwater photography workshop & competition focused on capturing spectacular images of Great Hammerhead, Caribbean Reef and Bull sharks in their element, the event features world-renowned underwater photographer David Doubilet and innovative shark specialist Jeremiah Sullivan, founder of Shark Armor, along with other experts.

Shark Showdown Photo Week follows the inaugural Shark Showdown Film & Video week, which will take place at Bimini Sands on 1/25 - 2/1/14. Both events are scheduled to take place during the annual Great Hammerhead migration...
Community : Service Organizations
Sir Victor Sassoon (Bahamas) Heart Ball: February 15th - Feb 7, 2014 - 3:10:57 PM

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HEART BALL IS COMING UP: “Celebrating the Golden Anniversary of a Vision…Championing the Cause of Children!"

For fifty years, The Annual Heart Ball has served as the major fund raiser to aid the Sir Victor Sassoon (Bahamas) Heart Foundation. On Saturday, February 15, 2014, The Heart Ball Committee will host the 50th Annual Heart Ball at Melia Nassau Beach Resort, formerly the Sheraton Nassau. The Heart Ball Committee is very excited about this achievement and invites Corporate Bahamas and the public to come and share this historical moment with them.
Events Calendars : Special Events
26th Annual ShowBoats International Boys & Girls Clubs Rendezvous announces Fishing Tournament, Live Auction, Kool & the Gang, and comedian Dennis Miller - Nov 21, 2013 - 4:43:08 PM

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FORT LAUDERDALE, FL  – The 26th Annual ShowBoats International Boys & Girls Clubs Rendezvous will host the Second Annual Fishing Tournament on Friday, November 22 followed by a one-of-a-kind live auction during the Saturday night Gala on Saturday, November 23 at Atlantis, Paradise Island in the Bahamas with a special guest appearance by comedian Dennis Miller.

The Bahamas is well known as one of the greatest sport fishing destinations in the world, making it the perfect setting for the Second Annual Fishing Tournament. Guests will enjoy a leisurely day fishing for Kingfish, Dolphin, Wahoo, Tuna and more. Prizes will be awarded for Overall Top and Biggest Fish Overall. Winners will be announced and trophies awarded during the Hot Havana Nights poolside party Friday evening.
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