GBPA Offers Monthly Donation to the Northern Bahamas Council for the Disabled
Feb 3, 2010 - 2:20:52 PM
GBPA offers monthly donation to the Northern Bahamas Council for the Disabled (NBCD). (From left to Right) Mrs. Geneva Rutherford, GBPA Director of Community Relations; Mrs. Ginger Moxey, GBPA Vice President; Ms. Monica Williams, NBCD Treasurer and Secretary; Ms. Odessa Forbes, NBCD Vice President; Ms. Clotilda Johnson NBCD President and Mr. Ian Rolle GBPA President.
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
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. Activities through this program allow members to gain
exposure that may not have other wise been possible. Time and time again
we’ve witnessed these programmes aid in the growth of the participants’
self-esteem, become more self sufficient and more productive members of
society. It is with pleasure that The Grand Bahama Port Authority continues to
support the Northern Bahamas Council for the Disabled as this is a necessary
Clotilda Johnson, President of
The Northern Bahamas Council for the Disabled, accepted the cheque on the
Council’s behalf. “This cheque donated by The Port Authority will
be put to great use and will be used to support many of our existing programs.
Thank you.” The mission of the Northern Bahamas Council for the Disabled
is to provide opportunities to improve the quality of life for persons with
disabilities through the establishment of educational, training, vocational and
GBPA along with the Northern
Council for the Disabled wishes to advise and encourage all those who are
disabled on Grand Bahama
Island to register and
join this organization.
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 please call their office, located at 11A Kipling Building
at 242.352.7720, where a member of the council is ready to assist with any
questions or concerns you may have.
Ms. Clotilda Johnson, President of The Northern Bahamas Council for the Disabled, is photographed using the newly built ramp at the GBPA headquarters building. Ms. Johnson is pleased that a proper ramp is in place for access by the disabled as many are continually challenged with access to local businesses.
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