Home / Business

Business

Business news

Schooner Bay Ventures Cuts Driftwood Farms Water

Since September 2012 a hydroponics farm based in Schooner Bay has provided local produce to market. Operating first as Lightbourn Family Farms, and, later in January 2015, as Driftwood Food Company, the farm has grown vegetables in an area of the 100 acre parcel of Crown Land known as The …

Read More »

BTC Turns Pink for 5th Annual Ball

The Pink Rose Ball committee of Abaco was pleased to have the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) on the PINK team for their 5th Annual Pink Rose Ball, held in Marsh Harbour this past October. BTC staff were pleased to support Chairman, Melinda Pinder from The Pink Rose Ball Committee whose …

Read More »

Abaco Chamber Goes on IVLP On Demand

The Abaco Chamber of Commerce was one of the Bahamas Chamber’s represented at a recent 10 day International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP); held October 15th to 25th 2017, that visited New York, Vermont and Arizona. The Abaco Chamber was represented by Directors Brenda Jenoure and Ruth Saunders. The delegation also …

Read More »

Abaco Beach Resort Hosts Taxi Driver Appreciation Luncheon

On November 3, 2017, locally owned Abaco Beach Resort and Boat Harbour Marina hosted a taxi driver appreciation luncheon at Angler’s Restaurant on November 1st to thank Abaco’s community of taxi drivers for their efforts and hospitality in transporting the resort’s guests. Thirty-four taxi drivers attended and the menu included …

Read More »

Tourism Minister Visits Elbow Cay for Chamber of Commerce Mix and Mingle

The Abaco Chamber of Commerce hosted their third quarterly Mix and Mingle in Elbow Cay on October 26, 2017 at Sea Spray Resort. The guest speakers for the evening were the Honourable Dionisio D’Aguilar – Minister of Tourism and Aviation; and Randy Butler – Sky Bahamas CEO. Min. D’Aguilar preceded …

Read More »

14th Abaco Business Outlook: “Breaking Barriers: Promoting Success”

Joan Albury and her team at The Counselllors Ltd. (TCL Group) spearheaded the 14th Annual Abaco Business Outlook (ABO) at Abaco Beach Resort on Sept. 28. Kerry Fountain, executive director for the Bahama Out Island Promotion Board, served as moderator. The lineup of speakers included: Keynote Speaker the Hon. Dionisio …

Read More »

Trade Portal to Benefit Abaconian Exporters

The Abaco Chamber of Commerce working with the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce Employer’s Confederation (BCCEC) and the Ministry of Financial Services, Trade and Immigration, held a seminar at the Conference Room at the Office of the Prime Minister on October 5, 2017. The Seminar introduced participants to the recently opened …

Read More »

Fresh Mix Offers Healthy Options in Marsh Harbour

Opening on June 1 this year, Fresh Mix is seeking to provide an alternative for persons who wish to eat healthy or who have special dietary needs to be able to find good food. Owner Shamsi Cartwright said the idea was born from some of the health concerns she has …

Read More »

Fire Destroys Beloved Convenience Store

A fire raged throughout Roderick’s Convenience Store in the early morning hours of Aug. 15, 2017 leaving only the remains of an ice machine at the store’s entrance still standing. Sources say the fire started shortly after 1 a.m. that morning. The Marsh Harbour Volunteer Fire Department was notified of …

Read More »

Abaco Chamber Meets with Rotary Club

On August 21 the Abaco Chamber of Commerce was invited by the Rotary Club of Abaco to make a presentation and fellowship with the Club members. Chamber president Vado Bootle was joined by several other members of the Abaco Camber – including Rotarian members who are a part of the …

Read More »