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“All White” Pink Rose Ball Another Success

The Sixth Annual Pink Rose Ball was held on October 20 at the Marquee at Abaco Beach Resort. The event raises funds for the Pink Rose Ball Committee which in turn assists the Abaco Cancer Society. The theme for the ever-popular event was “All White,” reflected by the pristine decorations …

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Heartfelt Memorial Service Held for Local Junkanoo Hero

During a formal memorial service held on Oct. 22 at Patrick J. Bethel High School, Mr. Colon Curry a longtime staff member of the school was recognized by officials of the Department of Education and by the school’s faculty. As the entire student body sat assembled on the school grounds …

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Woman Honoured for Exemplary Service to Little Abaco Communities

The communities of Little Abaco came together to celebrate one of their own at a service held at Zion Baptist Church in Fox Town on Oct. 21. Joycelyn McIntosh learned just how much she is respected and appreciated after receiving a plaque and monetary gifts for her dedicated, unwavering service …

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Annual Monica Adderley Annual Fun Run & Walk

On Oct. 6, approximately 150 people gathered in front of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church at 6:30 in the morning to participate in the Annual Monica Adderley Fun Run Walk, a fundraising event that precedes the annual Pink Rose Ball by a week, aimed at raising cancer awareness. As …

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Poppies Sold to Commemorate Fallen Soldiers

Keith Bishop, Abaco representative for The British Legion-Bahamas Branch (BLBB), on October 5 presented Central South Abaco MP James Albury with the first Poppy for the year in preparation for the sale of the symbols of Remembrance Day on the eve of the one hundredth anniversary of the end of …

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Da Blue Hole Social Mixer Benefits Fire Department

On September 14, Da Blue Hole Restaurant was the venue of a “Social Mixer” aimed at giving a chance to local people to get-together during the lull caused by tourists’ departure, as well as benefitting the Marsh Harbour Fire Department, explained Chef David Thompson. And what a get-together it was, …

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Murphy Town Community Center Hosts First Social Event

The first Mix and Mingle to take place at the Murphy Town Community Center was held during the evening of September 20 and was attended by approximately 85 people. As they entered, guests were welcomed by members of the Murphy Town Community Association (MTCA), Misty Dawkins-Davis and Roselyn Saunders, who …

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CAPS Receives Donations of Backpacks and Supplies on Opening Day

The opening day for students of Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) held a wonderful surprise. Skylar and Holden Elder, representatives of Friends of Abaco, visited the school on Sept. 3 to donate 1,000 back-to-school backpacks for students. The Elders thanked the members of Baker’s Bay Golf & Ocean Club and …

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BMMRO Hosts Another Successful Whale Camp

The Bahamas Marine Mammal Research Organisation (BMMRO) hosted its annual Whale Camp on July 23rd through August 3rd. The camp consisted of three campers from Abaco, three campers from Grand Bahama, four campers from New Providence, and three campers from Long Island. During camp, Bahamian high school and university students …

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British Legion and Veterans Meet with Island Administrator

A member of the British Legion – Bahamas Branch, along with a Royal Bahamas Defense Force (RBDF) Officer and a Veteran made a courtesy call to the Island Administrator and to the Abaco Chamber of Commerce while seeking to rally greater awareness for the upcoming Remembrance Day celebration. Adina D. …

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