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Abaco Disability Council Holds Soup Day Fundraiser

The Abaco Council for Disability (ACD) is a newly formed non-profit organization whose purposes include representing the needs and rights of persons with disabilities to achieve equal opportunities for such persons here in Abaco. As with everything they do, funding is necessary for operations.  They held their first fundraising event …

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Former Abaco Student Selected as Chevening Scholar

D’Andra Johnson was recently selected as a Chevening Scholar for the academic year 2018-2019. She will attend Queen Mary’s University of London (QMUL) to study for her Master of Laws (LLM) degree in Comparative and International Dispute Resolution. The Chevening Scholarship is an international scholarship awarded to students with leadership …

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ICCD Sign Language Camp: A Ministry to Reach the Deaf for Christ

The annual Sign Language Camp facilitated by the International Christian Centers for the Deaf (ICCD) commenced at Agape Christian School’s Grace Gym from July 23 to July 27. This year’s theme was: “Love God; Love People.” A familiar face on the island, Kayla Rohr, ICCD’s Missionary-Bahamas Coordinator and Sign Language …

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Campers Gain Wealth of Knowledge at RBPF Police Summer Camp

Under the theme: “Igniting the Dreams of our Children,” the Royal Bahamas Police Force’s (RBPF) Abaco Division hosted its 4th Annual Police Summer Camp 2018 at Patrick J. Bethel High School and S.C. Bootle High School from June 26 to July 20 for children ages five to 16 years old. …

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School Patron Makes Presentation to Most Outstanding PJBH Graduates

Jackline Jean-Jacques and Dremiko McIntosh were the worthy recipients of a $500 scholarship and plaque from Patrick Bethel, patron of the school – Patrick J. Bethel High School – they both graduated from last month. McIntosh and Jean-Jacques received recognition as the most outstanding male and female graduates, respectively, during …

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Leading Ladies Retreat Set to Empower, Give Voice to Young Women

The Leading Ladies Organization (LLO) co-founded by Chantel O’Brian and Moline Jeune-Pierre, will be hosting a three-day retreat at Treasure Cay Beach Resort from July 31 to Aug. 2. The theme is “Protect Our Girls,” and the focus of the retreat is solely on girls between the ages of 13 …

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E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival Results for Abaco District 2018

Schools Participated: Hope Town Primary, Central Abaco Primary, Patrick J. Bethel, Crossing Rocks Primary, Moore’s Island Comprehensive School, Treasure Cay Primary, Cooper’s Town Primary, Agape Christian School, St. Francis de Sales & Every Child Counts Congratulations to all of the schools in the Abaco District that participated in the 2018 …

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Two Abaconians Secure Bahamian Icon Awards

Founded in 2013, The Bahamian Icon Awards set forth on a mission to celebrate the exemplary achievements of men and women who have excelled in their respective industries and have therefore contributed to the overall development of The Bahamas. Accordingly, The Bahamian Icon Awards is a celebration of greatness. Among …

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Rotary Making Improvements to Owantas Pond

Over the past few months the Rotary Club of Abaco and its partners have been clearing Owantas Pond, in Marsh Harbour, of overgrowth in preparation of repairs and expansion of the deck and walkway at the popular local spot. Work has finally begun on the walkway expansion.

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The Me Project Founder Hosts Dream Board Event

In conjunction with The Gift of #Me, Jossette Beadle, founder of The Me Project, organized a Cupcakes, Convo and Dream Board Party event at the Dundas Town Burial Society Hall on June 23. The theme of the event was “Dare to Dream.” According to Beadle, the event was designed to …

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