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BYN Summer Camp Reaches Over 200 Abaco Youth

Summertime brings hundreds of tourists to the Abacos each year. This July a group of a different kind of visitors flocked here from all over the United States. This group consisted of folks from Arizona, Michigan, South Carolina, and Pennsylvania. Of course, this is nothing new. The beauty of these …

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Butterfly Club Partners with Social Services for Gender-Based Violence Workshop

On July 29, a group of 30 plus young girls aged seven to late teens sat around a large table in the recreation room of Friendship Tabernacle Church in Dundas Town. They were listening with rapt attention to the information provided by the local Director of Social Services, Ms. Ettamae Jones, who spoke to them about the issues faced by young girls and women all around the world because of their gender especially in countries where women do not have any say and end up being victimized and discriminated against.

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Seminar Focuses on Connecting Literacy, Technology, Special Education and Mental Health

Four members of the faculty of Social & Educational Studies at the University of The Bahamas came to Abaco to conduct a two-day workshop for local teachers.

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ICCD Partners with Local Churches, School to Offer Sign Language Camp on Abaco

The International Christian Centers for the Deaf (ICCD) partnered with Marsh Harbour Gospel Chapel and Agape Christian School to offer a Sign Language Camp at Grace Gym from July 3 to July 7.

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Record Year for Green Turtle Cay “Cheeseburger in Paradise” Event

It was another successful year for the Cheeseburger in Paradise Event held on Fiddle Cay, with an estimated attendance of nearly 3,000 cheeseburger loving partygoers.

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Goombay Festival Kicks Off Independence Weekend Festivities

The Ministry of Tourism’s Goombay Summer Festival was the first event to take place on July 7, 2017 at BAIC Park during The Bahamas’ 44th Independence weekend festivities.

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Appreciation Night for BPS Firefighters Includes Darts and Pot Luck

On Saturday, June 10, 2017 the High Banks Fire House was the venue for a Darts Night to honour and show appreciation to the hardy volunteer firefighters who in recent weeks had worked hard overcoming the terrible fires which had plagued South Abaco.

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Miss World Abaco 2017 Advocates for Child Protection

Abaco beauty Sharonique Russell, 20, is competing as Miss World Abaco 2017.

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From the Coopers Town Ballfield to the MLB

Shameko said “I grew on the softball field in Cooper’s Town with coach Niqel; he got me into baseball.” He said he would later move to Freeport where he was able to play every week.

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Paul Knowles Honoured as Teacher of the Year during Special Assembly

Under the theme: “A Teacher of Excellence: Rewarding Service Beyond Self,” Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) Teacher Paul G. Knowles received twofold honour as Teacher of the Year during a special assembly on May 31.

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