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Rotary Hosts Seniors’ Luncheon

On December 5, 2016, the Rotary Club of Abaco hosted a Seniors’ Luncheon. The meal, and entertainment, was held at the Anglican Parish Hall in Marsh Harbour.

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Enactus Startup 242 Social Enterprise Competitions Inspire Young Entrepreneurs

The first in a series of’ Enactus Startup 242’ Social Enterprise competitions held in partnership with St. Mary’s University took place at Agape Christian School on Dec. 8. Two additional competitions were scheduled for Forest Heights Academy (FHA) and Abaco Central High School (ACH).

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CAPS’ “Mr. Thompson Day” Celebrates Teaching Career of Retired Educator

Grade 6 Teacher of the Year – Paul G. Knowles – was the moderator for ‘Mr. Thompson Day,’ which was held at Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) on Dec. 2.

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Change Ministries Int’l Celebrates Fourteen Years of Ministry

Change Ministries International was built upon humble beginnings in 2002 when Pastor Samuel Cornish and First Lady Carmen Cornish established the church along with six dedicated members.

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Abaco Club Awards Scholarships to Students

The Abaco Club on Winding Bay’s General Manager, Casey Counseller, along with Cameel McDonald, Executive Assistant, recently distributed backpacks and school supplies to 7th grade students on the island of Abaco including Moore’s Island.

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National Women’s Week Observed

During National Women’s Week (November 20 through 26) the Abaco Department of Social Services along with the newly formed Department of Gender and Family Affairs held a special function at the Government Complex on November 24 under the theme “Promoting Women as Equal Partners with Men in National Development.” Speaking …

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Pink Rose Ball Proceeds Distributed to Abaco Cancer Society and Deserving Residents

The proceeds of the Pink Rose Ball that was held on October 22, 2016 were distributed to six recipients during a short ceremony that took place on the morning of November 10 at the Government Complex.

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Rotarians Hold Career Fair at SC Bootle

On October 31 the Rotary Club of Abaco held their annual Career Fair Day at S.C. Bootle High School in Coopers Town. Hurricane Matthew postponed the original date but several Rotarians were able to make it despite the rescheduled date. Rotarians Valerie Dean, Desmond Bootle and Bradley Albury were joined …

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Schools Participate in Coastal Cleanup

On October 28, 2016, Abaco Central High School and St. Francis de Sales participated in the International Coastal Clean Up at Coconut Tree Bay. The group was able to collect thrity bags of trash in only one hour. Trash collection was donated by Desmond Swain. The Coastal Cleanup was organized …

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FHA Hosts Successful Guy-O-Ween

Forest Heights Academy held a very successful post-Halloween trunk-or-treat event on Friday, November 4. This year, the school combined the concept of trunk-or-treat (establishing a central location for children to trick or treat out of the backs of cars) with Guy Fawkes (typically celebrated November 5.) Guy-O-Ween, as the event …

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