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Freeport Players' Guild announces auditions for "Annie, the Musical" - Feb 16, 2017 - 1:56:24 PM

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The Freeport Players' Guild has announced audition dates for their first production of the year, "Annie, the musical." Auditions will be held at the Regency Theatre for an actors, singers or dancers of all ages on February 21 or 22 at 6pm.

There are many available characters, including:

Annie, orphan girl, looking for her parents.  Strong vocal (Belt), dancing and acting...
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CaribbeanTales Announces Its Annual Call For Submissions - Feb 1, 2017 - 1:25:38 PM

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CaribbeanTales, a multi-faceted group of film production, marketing and distribution companies, has announced its annual Call for Submissions for the Film Festival and Producer Incubator programs that will take place in September 2017 in Toronto, Canada. Applications for both programs will be open until March 31, 2017.

CTI Presented by Flow - Get Your Original Caribbean TV Series Made!

The renowned CaribbeanTales Incubator Program (CTI), now in its eighth year, has hosted over two hundred producers from across the Caribbean. Sponsored by Flow, the Caribbean's leading telecommunications company, the CTI serves as a funnel for the creation of original TV Series...
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Elmira Essay Competition Opens to Bahamian 10th - 12th graders - Oct 6, 2016 - 6:01:55 PM

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NASSAU, Bahamas – Sunshine Insurance (Agents & Brokers) Ltd.’s 15th annual Elmira College essay competition is officially open.

The contest gives 10th, 11th and 12th grade students an opportunity to win $150,000 in scholarships.  The first place winner takes home $60,000 scholarship and the three runners-up will each receive $30,000 scholarships.

This year’s topic is, “If given the opportunity to start a business, what would your new product or service be?”
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Caribbean Studies Association + NAGB launch Book Cover Design Competition - Sep 30, 2016 - 1:00:54 PM

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Caribbean Studies Association (CSA) and the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas (NAGB)
are pleased to announce an exclusive partnership to coincide with CSA’s 42nd annual conference whose theme has been identified as — Knowledge and Culture Economies: The Future of Caribbean Development? — convening at the Melía Nassau Beach Hotel, June 5-9, 2017.

The NAGB and CSA will launch a competition to produce an original, Bahamian themed conference program booklet and banner competition within the Bahamian art and creative community. The NAGB will host the official competition launch and press conference on Friday September 30, 4p.m - 5:30 p.m. CSA's Local Organizing Committee and members of the local media will be present...
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The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2017 launched on International Day of Peace - Sep 21, 2016 - 12:08:10 PM

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The Royal Commonwealth Society has today launched The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2017, focusing on the theme of A Commonwealth for Peace.

The launch coincides with the United Nations’ International Day of Peace.

Building upon the 2016 theme of An Inclusive Commonwealth, this year’s topics ask young people to explore a deeper understanding of the meaning of peace and the role of the Commonwealth as a network of and for democracy, human rights and peace...
Community : Grand Bahama
Miss Grand Bahama Pageant 2016/17 Seeking Applicants - Sep 3, 2016 - 9:29:18 AM

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Freeport, Bahamas - In 2016, the Miss Grand Bahama Organization is proud to be celebrating 30 years!  This year's theme is, "Embracing Our Inner Beauty!" and the organization is now seeking applicants for the new season.

The next Miss Grand Bahama will join the group of 30 as the current queen, Danielle Pratt will hand over her crown in October 2016. The search is on for all young ladies  be they from West End, Eight Mile Rock, East End, Pinders Point and Freeport!

"I want to thank Danielle Pratt for doing such a great job and has been very busy promoting our organization and Miss Grand Bahama!" said Glenn Davis...
News : International
The search is on to find the Commonwealth young person of the year - Aug 12, 2016 - 12:55:28 PM


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Nominations are now open for the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work, which recognise outstanding young people who have made a significant impact in improving the lives and livelihoods of others.

Young people aged 15 to 29 from Commonwealth member countries are eligible to apply for the awards, which focus this year on celebrating young people’s contribution to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Past awardees have included young social entrepreneurs, human rights defenders, and climate change activists...
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Pelican Bay Career Opportunity: Security Officer - Aug 11, 2016 - 11:39:15 AM

CAREER OPPORTUNITY at PELICAN BAY AT LUCAYA

Pelican Bay Hotel, an upscale boutique resort featuring (96) elegant suites and (84) hotel rooms overlooking Bell Channel Bay and Port Lucaya Marketplace, (3) pools and Sabor poolside restaurant and bar is seeking to employ dynamic, energetic and enthusiastic SECURITY OFFICER who enjoys working in the Hospitality Industry

If you have experience in Hotel Security, this is an opportunity for you. Do you meet the following requirements...
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Pelican Bay Career Opportunity: Experienced Maintenance Worker-Airconditioning Mechanic - Aug 11, 2016 - 9:03:31 AM

CAREER OPPORTUNITY at PELICAN BAY AT LUCAYA

Pelican Bay Hotel, an upscale boutique resort featuring (96) elegant suites and (88) hotel rooms overlooking Bell Channel Bay and Port Lucaya Marketplace, (3) pools and Sabor poolside restaurant and bar is seeking to employ dynamic, energetic and enthusiastic EXPERIENCED MAINTENANCE WORKER - AIR-CONDITIONING MECHANIC who enjoys working in the Hospitality Industry...
Community
The Bahamas Weekly FREE Summer Camp Directory 2016 - Jul 18, 2016 - 10:18:05 AM


Now in our 10th year! The Bahamas Weekly is pleased to once again offer FREE summer camp listings for ANYONE / ANYWHERE in The Bahamas! Have Your camp included in our DIRECTORY at no cost!

Summer is a time for children, and we want to ensure your children have a great summer. As a community service, The Bahamas Weekly allows anyone running a Summer Camp in The Bahamas to list their information about their camp viewable to thousands  of our readers each month for FREE.

Get your Camp Info to us NOW! Email all your details...
News : International
India offers fully-funded training courses to Commonwealth citizens - Jun 21, 2016 - 11:54:24 AM


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The Government of India is giving Commonwealth citizens the opportunity to attend fully-funded training courses across a range of areas, including rural development, IT, telecommunications and renewable energy, in association with the Commonwealth Secretariat.

The courses are sponsored by the Government of India and delivered by Indian institutions through the Indian Technical and Economic (ITEC) Programme. ITEC is part of the Commonwealth Secretariat’s Third Country Training Programmes, which aims to build capacity in member countries by providing specialist training in key areas of development work...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
Bahamas National Honours System now accepting nominations - Jun 20, 2016 - 9:20:43 PM

The Public is hereby notified that in accordance with the provision of Section 3 of the National Honours Act 2016, and Regulations made thereunder, the Advisory Committee invites nominations from the general public for award of Honours under the established Societies of Honour as follows:

(a)  The Order of National Hero; (b)  The Order The Bahamas; (c)  The Order of Distinction; (d)  The Order of Merit; and (e)  The Order of the Lignum Vitae...


Sales & Promotions
Grand Bahama Hurricane Resistant Factories for SALE - Jun 17, 2016 - 10:44:25 AM

Investment opportunity in The Bahamas - Now Reduced!


Located on Queen's Highway in TAX FREE Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, a short 28-minute flight from South Florida (Miami/Fort Lauderdale).

Factories FOR SALE by Owner featuring:
Two like new buildings completed in 2008.  Former site of a window manufacturer and a rubber extrusion manufacturer; Both structures are built to Miami-Dade code enforcement standards for hurricane safe facilities. Built five feet above the historic flood plain, the buildings sit on four acres of land ...
News : Grand Bahama
Applications for Grand Bahama Summer Youth Employment Program Available Monday, June 20 - Jun 16, 2016 - 1:03:20 AM

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - This will serve as a general announcement for the Bahamas Government Summer Youth Program 2016.

Distribution of applications for the Ministry for Grand Bahama’s SYEP will commence on Monday June 20th, 2016, in the Training Room, located on the ground floor of the C A Smith Government Complex; from 9:00 am –3:00pm only.

The deadline for return of applications is Wednesday June 22nd, 2016, at the Ministry for Grand Bahama...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
The National Honours System‏ Open for Nominations - Jun 8, 2016 - 10:52:22 AM

Nassau, Bahamas -The Public is hereby notified that in accordance with the provision of Section 3 of the National Honours Act 2016, and Regulations made thereunder, the Advisory Committee invites nominations from the general public for award of Honours under the established Societies of Honour as follows:

(a)  The Order of National Hero, (b)  The Order The Bahamas, (c)  The Order of Distinction
Community : Service Organizations
Bahamas Red Cross Society Seeks Disaster Management Volunteers - Jun 2, 2016 - 10:32:17 AM

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Become a Bahamas Red Cross Society Disaster Management Volunteer!

A special invitation is extended to all persons wishing to become a member of a dynamic disaster preparedness and response team.

Date: June 8th, 2016, Time: 6pm

Place: The Bahamas Red Cross Headquarters J.F. Kennedy Drive...
Opportunities
Japanese government offers scholarships to Bahamian students - Apr 15, 2016 - 11:54:55 AM

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The Embassy of Japan is pleased to announce that the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan, continues to offer the Research (Graduate Studies) to Bahamians, commencing in the academic year 2017.    

It is our hope that the scholarship will assist the human resource development efforts of the Government of The Bahamas.  Also, we look forward to seeing closer exchanges and mutual understanding between our peoples through this Programme...

Opportunities
Bahamian students urged to register for Solar Challenge - Apr 6, 2016 - 6:35:13 AM

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NASSAU, Bahamas, April 5, 2016 -- Students in The Bahamas, Bermuda and Cayman Islands have until April 15 to enroll in the DHL Solar Grand Challenge for a chance to help revolutionize solar power and win $10,000.

A partnership between technology-solutions company STEMBoard and DHL Express, the Solar Grand Challenge gives students throughout the Caribbean an opportunity to create portable, low-cost solar energy solutions. The program culminates in a solar-energy education track and pitch competition at STEMBoard’s second-annual Hack<IT> technology camp at St. Andrew’s School in Nassau, July 18-23.
Opportunities
Full time Chef needed at Upstairs on the Bay - Freeport - Mar 24, 2016 - 3:55:48 PM

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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - A full time Chef is Needed at Upstairs on the Bay.

Criteria:
- Experience: a minimum of 5 years.
- Menu: American & Bahamian Dishes - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
- Work Hours: Shifts from 7am-3pm or 3pm-11pm.
- Note: You must be able to work a shift alone.
Opportunities
Cruise line industry job positions available through Ship Mate Ltd - Feb 29, 2016 - 12:24:40 PM

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Bahamians, are you looking for an exciting career in the cruise industry? Are you willing to work at sea on a cruise ship for at least six months? If you answered yes to both of these questions, then this opportunity is for you!  SHIP MATE LTD. is now recruiting for the following positions:

Front Desk Staff, Masseuse/Beauticians, Housekeeping, Casino Dealers, Pool Attendants, Cooks/Chefs, Waiters, Bartenders, Bar Servers...
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