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Northern Bahamas Council for the Disabled general elections, June 28th - Jun 17, 2016 - 5:51:38 AM

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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - The Northern Bahamas Council for the Disabled will be holding a general / election meeting for all officers and members on Tuesday 28th June at Christ the King Hall at 6p.m. All officers and members must be financial to vote.

The public is invited to attend.
Community : Service Organizations : Council for the Disabled
Join the Northern Bahamas Council for the Disabled - Jan 17, 2013 - 5:11:20 AM

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The Northern Bahamas Council for the Disabled’s programs allow members to gain exposure that may not have otherwise been possible. Their programmes aid in the growth of the participants’ self-esteem, helping in becoming more self sufficient and more productive members of society.

Persons who join the Council receive support, education, fellowship, and come together to work as a group to find solutions for individual and community challenges. If you would like to register with the Council...

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GBPA Offers Monthly Donation to the Northern Bahamas Council for the Disabled - Feb 3, 2010 - 2:20:52 PM

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Freeport, Bahamas - Members of the Executive team for the Northern Bahamas Council for the Disabled accepted a cheque that is the first of 12 for the year as a part of The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited’s (GBPA) pledge of monthly donations toward this vital non-profit organization.

GBPA President, Mr. Ian Rolle presented the cheque on behalf of GBPA to the Council for the Disabled during a brief exchange held in front of ‘The Pink Building’ and proclaimed the company’s continued support towards the council. “The Northern Bahamas Council for the Disabled’s program is so very important in helping these great people who have disabilities..."

Community : Service Organizations : Council for the Disabled
Northern Council for the Disabled receive three new Wheelchairs - Aug 6, 2009 - 3:03:52 PM

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Grand Bahama Island - Members of the Kiku Zeki Temple 184 and Kiku Zeki court 202 presented the Northern Council for the Disabled with three new Wheelchairs recently.

From left is Cyril Beckles, Deputy of the Oasis, Hans Smith - Illustrious Potentate, Marguerita William - Past President for the Council of the Disabled, Clotilda Johnson - President Council for the Disabled, Yvonne Mott Member, Odisa Forbes - Vice President Council of the Disabled, Leon Hepburn - Member of the Kiku Zeki Temple, Christopher Wallace - Treasure of Kiku Zeki Temple, Henry Cooper - Immediate Past Potentate.

Photo by Vandyke Hepburn...
Community : Service Organizations : Council for the Disabled
Disability Awareness Week & Two-Day Conference - Nov 28, 2007 - 2:00:11 PM
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Wednesday, November 28th, 2007 to Tuesday, December 4th, 2007 is Disability Awareness Week. The theme is “Enabling Full Participation Through Effective Legislation”. All are being urged to participate in as many of the week’s activities as possible to take place in New Providence. This week is particularly geared for persons with disabilities to give their input. In the words of the Vice President of the Bahamas National Council for Disability, “It provides a window of opportunity to express yourself."

T-shirts from the Fun, Run Walk & Push event will be on sale on Monday, December 3rd in obervance of International Day of Disabled Persons at the Freeport Post Office. The general public is encouraged to support the Northern Council for the Disabled by purchasing a t-shirt for $ 10, $ 12,00 for XL, 2X, 3X. Click [Read more...] to read a letter from the Conference Committee Chairperson, Mrs. Sheila Culmer and view all activities scheduled...

Community : Service Organizations : Council for the Disabled
Bringing Awareness and Support to the Disabled - Oct 17, 2007 - 11:32:38 AM
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October has been deemed ‘Disability Awareness Month’ by the Northern Bahamas Council for the Disabled, and what better way to pay attention to this important organization than with a new image and logo.  Freeport Advertising and Printing heard that the Council was in need of a logo and came to their aid presenting them with not only one, but three logos to choose from.  Mrs. Bessiemae Nottage, president of the Northern Council for the Disabled selected the logo shown here as she felt it depicted the Bahamian colours, and the team spirit required to help one another...
Community : Service Organizations : Council for the Disabled
Northern Bahamas Disabled Council elect new officers - Jul 15, 2007 - 3:55:10 PM
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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. (Photo by Derek Carroll)
Community : Service Organizations : Council for the Disabled
GB Disabled Council members want a place that they can call their own - Jun 26, 2007 - 10:02:18 AM

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Newly elected Grand Bahama Disabled Council President Bessiemae Nottage is calling on corporate citizens and individuals with financial means to help her organization establish a new home. 
Despite being physically challenged, Nottage says high on her agenda is for the disabled people of Grand Bahama to have a place they can call their own. She said they are somewhat scattered right now and even though they have an office space in the Kipling Building, there is need for a much larger and better place that can be accessible by all their members...

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