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Music Feeds the Spirit at the March Cay Topics Luncheon

Punctuated with hilarious stories describing his experiences at the Academy, Dr. Talley challenged the audience with his insights about the role of music in our lives, our communities and our society. Music is a measure of a healthy culture, he offered, and it infuses every aspect of our lives.

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PERC, Inc. Uses U.S. Tax Deductions to Benefit Abaco Charities

PERC, Inc. –Preservation, Environment, Recreation, Conservation-- is an independent, U.S. based charity. Its sole mission is to support charities and community organizations in Abaco. PERC accepts donations from U.S. taxpayers and, in turn, makes donations --that are tax-deductible to the donors— to Bahamian charities that PERC has ‘qualified’ to receive them. PERC is not affiliated with any Bahamian charity or organization.

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BOSF Recognizes Outstanding Students

The 13th Annual Bahamas Outstanding Students Foundation (BOSF) Awards Ceremony was held at Agape Christian School’s Grace Gym on March 16. The theme was: “Keep Your Eyes On The Prize.”

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National Arts Festival Pits Best Against the Best

Adjudications for The E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival began at the beginning of March in Nassau and were held on Abaco during the week of March 20- 24. This festival highlights the talents of students at primary, junior and senior high school levels in the fields of dance, drama, music and the visual arts. It is a truly national festival since it covers not only Nassau and Grand Bahama but all of the family islands also.

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Rotary Celebrates Women

The Rotary Club of Abaco celebrated “Thirty Years of Women in Rotary” at their general meeting on March 20, 2017. Especially notable for the local Club, it was two Abaconians who were the first to be inducted in the entire Bahamas.

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Ex-Gang Member Offers Life Lessons to Abaco Students

Reformed gang member turned motivational speaker and author – Drexel Deal – visited several schools on Abaco with his wife on March 20-24. In 2014, Deal released a book called, “The Fight Of My Life Is Wrapped Up In My Father.”

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Junior Minister Speech Competition Gives Youth Perspective on Cultural Heritage

The Ministry of Tourism held its Annual Abaco Junior Minister Speech Competition at the Bahamas Government Complex on March 15, 2017.

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Barefoot Black Tie and Diamond Glass Gala Dinner Thanks Lighthouse Donors

At the entrance of the Lighthouse, the crowd gathered. Kent LeBoutillier, Lisa Ballard, Lory Kenyon, Annie Potts and Phyllis Drori stood on the top stairs, in front of a red ribbon. Kent LeBoutillier had constructed a wooden stand and had one of the diamond glass panes erected on it for display.

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Chloe’s Havens Transforming Potcake Care Across Abaco

The North Abaco Potcake Rescue team, New York based Potcake Advocate, Evelyn Vaccaro and the family and friends of Chloe Kotval have recently joined hearts and hands across an ocean, in memory of this very special girl. Chloe passed away on Feb 14th 2017, devastating families across her home town in Ottawa, Canada and far south to the communities of Hope Town where she vacationed with her family.

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Green Turtle Art Show Benefits Cancer Society

The Abaco Cancer Society’s Art Show on Green Turtle Cay was a great success. Held at the beautiful Bluff House, the creativity of the artists displaying their work was well supported by a strong showing of support from the community.

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