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Canishka Alexander

Canishka Alexander was born in New Providence, but spent most of her childhood years on Abaco. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Abilene Christian University.

Although she has accomplished many things in life, her greatest accomplishment is being a mother to her four children. She loves God, her country and people of all cultures.

Creter’s Bulldogs celebrate championship win with fans

Following their historic win at the Bahamas Softball Federation's (BSF) National Round-Robin Tournament last month, the Creter’s Bulldogs organized a grand celebration on Nov. 16 at the Murphy Town Ball Field inviting fans on Abaco to celebrate with them. Leading up to the event, T-shirts were sold ensuring that all supporters were well represented in their Bulldogs’ attire. Free food, drinks and entertainment were provided, and a recap of the championship game was shown on the big screen for everyone to enjoy.

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Pilot Club paints home of disabled woman, promotes Anchor Club in schools

In the early morning hours of Nov. 16, the Pilot Club of Abaco celebrated International Care & Kindness week by demonstrating what it means to be kind. According to Pilot Keora Archer, the team of volunteers painted the home of Sheila Calma, a disabled lady residing in Murphy Town.

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TSA regulations ensure tightened security at Marsh Harbour Airport

Last month, the Department of Civil Aviation on Abaco announced that passengers must arrive early to satisfy the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) regulations, and to ensure that flights depart on time at the Marsh Harbour International Airport.

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Nation’s best feel Bulldogs’ bite

The Abaco softball timeline spans 41 years for the popular sport. For 32 of those years, Abaco’s men’s and women’s softball teams have been affiliated with the Bahamas Softball Federation (BSF). As Creter’s Bulldogs Sponsor Christopher Roberts recalled on Nov. 4, it was his brother Telford Roberts who emphasized the importance of being a part of the federation.

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Pink Rose Ball donates $10,000 to Abaco Cancer Society

The first Pink Rose Ball event held at Abaco Beach Resort raised $10,000 for the Abaco Cancer Society (ACS) on Oct. 26. Committee members presented the cheque to Joanne Bradley, ACS president, on Nov. 7 at the Government Complex.

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National Geographic promotes Geotourism Project to Out Islands only

Following a visit to the Abaco Cham­ber of Commerce in March regarding the Small and Medium Size Enterprises De­velopment Bill (SMEDA), Tonya Cargill- Adderley, principal of Contact Excellence Consulting, returned to Abaco on Nov.1. Cargill-Adderley was accompanied by Maria Lucia Prinz, a National Geo­graphic representative, for a presentation at the Office of the Prime Minister in the Government Complex. This time the focus was on The Bahamas Geotourism Out Is­lands Program for National Geographic’s Interactive MapGuide.

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Soberlee designers launch new fashion line

According to Abaconian entrepreneurs, Dakotah Delancy and Leanne Russell, their Soberlee fashion line which focuses on unisex T-shirts emerged from a mixture of fine art and fashion, an avant-garde eye for style, and the precision of makeup artistry. Soberlee is derived from a combination of their children’s names.

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The Esther Network founder honours Abaco women at conference

The Esther Network’s Women’s Empowerment Conference and Honoree Luncheon was unveiled in Treasure Cay on Nov. 8-9. For this year’s conference, Tara Moss, The Esther Network’s founder, chose the theme: Born to Win.

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Island Girl Boutique II caters to entire family

Inspired to sell clothing for the entire family, Island Girl Boutique Owner Keli Albury held a grand opening for her sec­ond location – Island Girl Boutique II – on Oct. 31. “It was great! Customers were say­ing: ‘Wow, so beautiful – feels like we are in the USA,’” Keli exclaimed. “They said the prices are good, and they have some­where to shop for their kids.”

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Concerns continue to be raised in Treasure Cay: “Save the Bays” directors join with Council

Tensions were still running high in North Abaco last week following the dredging at the site of a proposed boutique hotel and fishing lodge by Sand Bar Club and Spa Ltd. near the entrance of Treasure Cay. Residents claim that the dredged site is where the Loyalists first settled after their 1783 landfall at Carleton Point, and that now artifacts of great historical value are lost forever. Although the government issued a cease and desist order on Oct. 22 for dredging to be stopped, it was reported that there was a delay in the developers re­ceiving it.

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