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MHVFD Hosts Grillout Fundraiser

On Oct 28 Marsh Harbour Volunteer Fired & Rescue hosted a fundraiser on the fire dept. grounds. Burgers, hot dogs, sodas and sweets were on offer as youngsters got to ride in one of the fire engines.

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Teachers in Abaco District Attend Professional Development Exercise

The Department of Education’s Abaco District presented its Teachers’ Professional Development Exercise last week. The school-based session was held on Oct. 25, while the district-wide exercise was held on Oct. 26 at Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) under the Ministry of Education’s (MOE) theme: “Understanding the Whole Picture: Imaging the …

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Motivational Speaker Meets with Students, Leaders in The Bahamas

Motivational speaker and author, corporate trainer and education ambassador, Andre Norman has committed his life to influence others to make positive changes in their own lives. His life didn’t start out that way, however. Norman grew up in a home with an abusive father who eventually left his mother to …

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Baker’s Bay Makes $176,500 Donation to ECC

The musical team of Every Child Counts was still honing the presentation they were planning for their guests, as the delegation of the Baker’s Bay Golf and Ocean Club made its appearance on October 11. Dr. Livingston Marshall, Mr. Peter Whalen, Mr. Geoffrey Jones and Ms. Celine Albury entered the …

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Bahamas Youth Network Sponsors Eye Testing in Abaco Public Schools

Reverend Gabriel Swing and his wife Jan, with The Bahamas Youth Network, organized the visit of Dr. Chuck Monson, an Optometrist from Charlotte, North Carolina to provide vision screening to students in some of the public schools of Abaco. The first screening was held at Patrick J Bethel High School …

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Medical Fund Set Up to Assist Young Woman with Scoliosis

Four years ago, The Abaconian did a feature on four young women on Abaco living with a condition called scoliosis, which affects the spine. One of those women was Joanne Brave. To date, Joanne is the only one of them who has not received therapy, bracing or surgery to correct …

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Scholastic Institute Offers Second Chance at High School Diploma

On December 20, 2017, eight adult students will graduate from a fifteen month course with the Scholastic Institute. They will be awarded a General Education High School Diploma.

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Summer Madness Brings Satirical Lens to Bahamian Society

The James Catalyn and Friends Summer Madness Show took place on September 23, 2017 at the Anglican Church Hall. It is the eighth time the group has performed in Abaco. The show elicited much laughter and applause from the audience.

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Crossing Rocks Primary Gets Into Character

Crossing Rocks Primary School held its 2nd Annual Character Day in mid-September. Moderated by Shevanti Russell, teacher’s aide, the Character Day general assembly was the featured production of the weeklong activities and lessons on character at the school on Sept. 15. Beginning with an opening song and prayer followed by …

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Law Firm Adopts Donates Computers to CAPS

Higgs & Johnson Counsel and Attorneys-at-Law, a prominent law firm in The Bahamas, adopted Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) on Sept. 19. Ten computers were also donated to the school. Representing the law firm was Stephen Melvin, partner assigned to Abaco, and the firm’s Real Estate & Development practice group, …

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