Council for the Disabled
Northern Bahamas Disabled Council elect new officers
By Derek Carroll
Jul 15, 2007 - 3:55:10 PM


The newly elected officers of
The Northern Bahamas Disabled Council were officially installed on Sunday at the Our Savior Lutheran Church.  Rev. Andreos Thode (front) is pictured giving the new officers their charge from left are Council President Bessiemae Nottage; Yvonne Mott, treasurer;   Brenda Williams, assistant treasurer; Shannaieve Knowles, secretary; Derrick Nottage, immediate past president and Cleo Johnson, assistant secretary. (Photos by Derek Carroll)


Mrs. Nottage holds gifts kindly donated by Mr. Leif Bercke -  (2) complete audio holy bible on CD's and a remote control CD player.



Contact Information:

Derrick J. Nottage

Office Administrator

Northern Bahamas Council for the Disabled

Tele/ Fax (242) 352-7720 (office)

373-3738 (h) or 727-0452 (cell)


RE: Council for the Disabled Installation

On Tuesday June 19, 2007 the Northern Bahamas Council for the Disabled held its annual General Election at the Foster B. Pestina Center @ 7 pm.


The Newly Installed Executives for the period 2007 to 2009 is as follow:


Mrs. Bessiemae Nottage – President

Mr. Frederick Poitier – Vice President

Ms. Yvonne Mott – Treasurer

Ms. Brenda Williams – Assist. Treasurer

Ms. Shannaieve Knowles – Secretary

Mrs. Cleo Johnson – Assist Secretary

Mr. Derrick J. Nottage – Immediate past President


The Installation Church Service was held at Our Saviour Lutheran Church on Sunday July 15, 2007 @ 11 am.

The Council can be reached at:

PLEASE NOTE: The month of October will be observed as Disability Awareness Month in Grand Bahama. We are planning various activities to commerorate our month with our Annual Fun, Run, Walk & Push on Saturday, October 6, 2007 @ 7 am, Gospel Concert tentative date for Friday 26, 2007 @ 8 pm. In addition to these fundraisers to assist us in raising much needed funds for our building we will begin with a church service on Sunday 28, 2007 , school visits and educational forum to continue with our public awareness c ampaign.

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