Grand Bahama entrepreneurs lead beach cleanup at Port of Call Beach
- Jul 25, 2015 - 9:56:48 AM
Freeport, Grand Bahama -
Happy Helpers a
concierge service company that was established in 2010 by co-owners
Rachel Smith and Carla Hanna-Wilson held an Independence beach clean on
July 11th at Port of Call Beach, Freeport, Grand Bahama.
"We were very pleased with the turnout for the beach clean up, we had
twenty persons that came out and supported," said Rachael Smith. "I
always wanted to do a beach clean up growing up. I was actually one of
those persons that complained bout the amount of trash that was always
on the beach. I thought to myself instead of complaining, I should make a
Do you have the cutest potcake or potcat?
- Jul 17, 2015 - 8:09:36 AM
that time again! Time to search for the cutest picture of your adopted
pet for the 2nd annual Humane Society of Grand Bahama calendar. Last
year we had so many adorable entries it was really hard to choose the
winners. We are so excited to see what you can come up with this year!
Cutoff date for entries is
September 30, 2015
The cutest 12 photos will be selected in earlyOctober to be the month
pictures of the calendar. One super cute and adorable photo will win the
honour of being the cover shot.
Frank's IceCream launches Bible Summer Job Program 2015
- Jul 8, 2015 - 11:27:25 AM
Frank's IceCream, owned by Grand Bahama business man Frank Outten, has
launched their annual Summer Job Program, announced during a press
conference in Freeport.
The company's website states that the
program's mission is to build character, develop values, biblical
principles, encourage integrity, exude diligence and pride in our
country’s youth. "This is all in an effort to restore and improve the
moral fiber of our society. The summer program enrolls students between
the age of 1-25 who are required to study the bible (New Testament Only)
throughout the summer break and at the end will sit an examination..."
Independence Church Service held at Good Shepard
- Jul 6, 2015 - 12:11:46 PM
Freeport, Bahamas - The Good Shepard Church
in Grand Bahama held their Bahamian Independence church service on
Sunday, July 5th. The Minister of Grand Bahama, the Hon. Michael
Darville was in attendance, as well as the Hon. Neko Grant, Member of
Parliament for East End Grand Bahama.
Upper Zion Baptist Church celebrates 50 years
- Jul 1, 2015 - 11:30:03 PM
2015 marks the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of Upper
Zion Baptist Church, in Pinder's Point, Grand Bahama.
In commemoration of this
significant milestone, several activities have been planned including a
special church service for couples who were married at Upper Zion over
the past 50 years.
This service was held on Sunday
past (June 28th) with Pastor Peter Pinder delivering an inspirational
and spirited sermon...
Freeport Bible Church honours 13 men
- Jun 24, 2015 - 11:30:32 AM
As a part of its
“Love Thy Neighbor Month”, connecting with the church’s neighboring communities
of Pine Tree Subdivision, Sunset Subdivision and Belgrave (Back of Town),
Freeport Bible Church (FBC) honored 13 men of those communities, in its Father’s
Day Service this past Sunday, June 21, 2015.
thirteen men honoured were, Rev. Jonathan McMinns, Dewitt Henfield, William
Neely, George Hall, Leroy Pennerman, Robert Gibson, Joseph Lewis, Raoul
Francis, Roosevelt Rolle, Gerald Rolle, Doyle Burrows Sr., Ivan Francis and
Sunland Baptist Academy receives the Sir Clement T. Maynard Memorial Plaque
- Jun 19, 2015 - 11:35:41 AM
Bahama - On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015, Mr. Vandyke Pratt, Chairman, the
Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Foundation attended the
Prizegiving Ceremony at the Sunland Baptist Academy, Grand Bahama. He
was in attendance to present the Sir Clement T. Maynard Memorial
Floating Plaque to Sunland Baptist Academy. The Floating Plaque is
presented in recognition of Samaiya Lundy being named as the 2015
Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year.
Accepting the Floating Plaque from Chairman Vandyke Pratt was Student of the Year Samaiya Lundy and Principal Mrs. Myron King...
COB Hosts Commencement for Grand Bahama Graduates
- Jun 10, 2015 - 1:46:19 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama -
Graduates of The College of The
Bahamas’ Northern Bahamas Campus in Grand Bahama have been challenged to
accept the mantle of “the new Bahamian” in building a resilient
The College held its final commencement activity of the
Spring 2015 season in Grand Bahama on June 4th, conferring degrees and
certificates on approximately 40 graduates in a red-letter ceremony held
at the Grand Lucayan Bahamas resort...
Great turnout and delicious dishes at the Grand Bahama Sailing Club Curry Night
- Jun 10, 2015 - 7:03:51 AM
The Grand Bahama Sailing Club (GBSC) welcomed almost 100
guests to the successful Curry Night on Friday, dozens of international
curries were served and enjoyed by all and the fundraising event has
provided two scholarship places for children for the forthcoming Summer
Sailing Adventure Camp.
The fun, foody night provided curry
lovers with a chance to sample some of the finest on offer. Many
enjoyed the unexpected and flaming hot entertainment provided by Lady
Lollipop and McDaddy Midget. Recipes were exchanged and GBSC was
delighted to see so many wonderful people show up...
Freeport Bible Church is spreading love to its neighbouring communities
- Jun 4, 2015 - 7:02:36 AM
In keeping with the
church’s vision, “Love God, Love People and Serve the World”, Freeport Bible
Church (FBC) is recognizing June as
“Love Thy neighbor” month, spreading love to the church’s neighboring
communities of Pine Tree Subdivision, Sunset Subdivision and Belgrave.
The Outreach Ministry
of the church located in Grand Bahama Island, led by Associate Pastor, Karol Roache, has planned several
activities for the above mentioned communities during the month of June:
Tributes at the Home Going of Leviticus ‘Vittie’ Thomas in Pelican Point, Grand Bahama
- Jun 2, 2015 - 10:36:18 PM
PELICAN POINT, Grand Bahama – A Home Going
Service was held for Mr. Leviticus ‘Vittie’ Thomas in Pelican Point on
the weekend. Mr. Thomas was dearly appreciated, and missed, by the Grand
Bahama community. The Deputy Prime Minister the Hon. Philip Davis said
that even before there was Urban Renewal, ‘Vittie’ Thomas assisted the
development of marching bands and organized music, and was known as the
‘disciple of music’ in East Grand Bahama.
Mr. Thomas was known to
have assisted settlements, churches and bands to reach their goals.
"When asked, without question, he got to it and got the job done,” said
Bahamian-American makes generous donation to vocational school
- Jun 2, 2015 - 11:40:29 AM
Freeport, Grand Bahama - It isn’t uncommon
for The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institution (BTVI) to receive
assistance from community-minded organizations and individuals, but
Bahamian-American Reverend James Gray put a twist on it by recently
donating over $7,000 worth of construction and shop tools.
sizable donation was made to BTVI’s satellite campus in Freeport, Grand
Bahama, where Reverend Gray once lived. And although Miami has been his
home for over 30 years, he still has a heart for the Bahamian people and
particularly the youth. Reverend Gray said he felt duty-bound to donate
the equipment to an organization that would promote change through
Posh Paws Fashion Show a Pawsome Success
- May 28, 2015 - 3:18:09 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama - The weather, the
setting, the music, the models, the food, the drink, the fashions, and
of course the guests! All came together perfectly for a beautiful, fun
event last Saturday, May 25th at Count Basie Square in the Port Lucaya
195 guests, including residents and visitors alike,
enjoyed the beverages provided by our sponsors at Sands Brewery,
Bristol Wines & Spirits, ENTwineD, Caribbean Bottling Co., and Crown
Ice. A delicious variety of appetizers were provided by supporting
Port Lucaya restaurants Molly Malone's, Le Med, Cafe Breezes, La
Parilla, Zorba's, After Deck, Cappucino's, the Dive-In Bar and Pisces.
Grand Bahama student Samaiya Lundy brings home top honours
- May 28, 2015 - 11:17:40 AM
– The Hon. Dr. Michael
Darville, Minister for Grand Bahama, was at Grand Bahama International
Airport on Sunday to welcome home Samaiya Lundy, the 2015 Bahamas
Primary School Student of the Year, along with other students who
participated in the completion held last weekend.
Samaiya, a student of
Sunland Baptist Academy, was also welcomed by her parents, Mark and
Shantell Lundy; the school's benefactor, Bishop Godfrey Williams; the
school's principal, Myrton King; coach, Bonnie Basden and teacher,
Freeport High 50th Anniversary Gospel Concert & Honour Ceremony
- May 28, 2015 - 10:23:41 AM
Freeport, Grand Bahama - Photo of alumni of
Freeport High School/Bishop Michael Eldon School honoured at the school's
50th anniversary, Golden Jubilee Concert, this past Sunday, May 03,
2015 at BMES auditorium. Honorees seen here along with Patron of the
event Venerable Harry Bain and his wife Mrs. Ann Bain (front Centre) and
Mr. David Wallace, President of the Alumni Association (far right).
Honourees included: Rev. Adrian Bethel, Dr. Kevin Bethel, Pauline Cooper-Nairn,
A. Bernard (Bernie) Davis, Ginger Davis-Moxey...
B.U.T. Status of Women Honours 5 Grand Bahama Teachers
- May 28, 2015 - 8:53:56 AM
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - As introduced and read by the speaker:
are phenomenal women. Their smile, their grace, their commitment and
dedication to education and unionism have brought us here today in their
honor to recognize and pay tribute to them.
In our lineup today we have some gentle, mild mannered women who
despite their demeanor have put up a good fight in education. The first
woman that we want to pay homage to today is
Mrs. Cheryl Marshall Campbell
(not in photos). Mrs. Campbell was born in Nassau to the late Harriet Clarke and Alphonso Marshall...
“Stroke Awareness Month" to be acknowledged in Grand Bahama
- May 22, 2015 - 3:45:29 AM
800,000 people in the U.S. will have a stroke this year, but the fact
remains that 80 percent of strokes can be prevented by managing risk
Learn more about risk factors associated with strokeand begin
managing your risk today.
Dr. Horsfall will be giving a talk on May 28th at the Mary Star of the Sea Church at 7pm.
Grand Bahama Technical Cadet Corps Celebrates its 20th Anniversary with 30 Graduates
- May 20, 2015 - 3:11:11 PM
The Grand Bahama Technical Cadet Corps
Programme (TCCP) celebrated 30 cadets during a graduation ceremony held
at the Grand Lucayan Ballroom in Freeport, Grand Bahama. This year also
marked the 20thanniversary of the Grand Bahama TCCP. The 13 females and
17 males represented four high schools namely; St. Georges High School,
Eight Mile Rock High School, Sunland Baptist Academy and Grand Bahama
Under the theme “Embracing Technology Today, the
Foundation of Tomorrow,” the cadets were charged to take the skills they
learned during the past three years and use them to avail themselves to
the countless opportunities in the world of Science, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)...
“A Day of Love” in Grand Bahama
- May 18, 2015 - 11:00:41 AM
Freeport, Grand Bahama - It was truly “A Master Touch,” on Sunday May
17, 2015 as Karen and Leo Douglas and members of their outreach team
took the time to spend with the young people from Columbus House. The
day began with the group attending church service at BFM Freeport
Bahamas. The message which was delivered by BFM Senior Pastor, Pat
Rolle, was most timely as he spoke to the topic of “Faith,” he declared
nothing is impossible through God.
After Church ended the
Douglas’s extended the love as they treated the young people to lunch at
Le’Med Restaurant located in Port Lucaya, this was so much fun and the
young people were elated...
Freeport Players' Guild & YARD group - Operation: Island Hunt
- May 15, 2015 - 6:40:33 AM
Freeport, Grand Bahama - The
Young Adults Regency Drama (YARD) Group and The Freeport Players'
Guild, will host an island-wide scavenger hunt under the theme
"Operation: Island Hunt" on
Sunday, May 31st.As
the organization is still in its early stage, The YARD Group
anticipates that this social event will present an awesome opportunity
for the young thespians to build lasting relationships with some of the
community's influential groups.
The social event will kick-off with a registration period beginning at
2:30 p.m. at The Regency Theatre. The hunt will commence promptly at
3:30 p.m. and will conclude at 8:00p.m
in the Regency Theatre parking lot. There, the winners of the scavenger
hunt will be announced.