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Sweat it Out: I Can’t Do This Alone

Congratulations! You realize you need to make a change. You want to start eating healthier and become more active. You may even have started. But how do you stick to it?

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Pink Rose Ball Taken Up “Ten Notches” in Third Year

The Pink Rose Ball, now in its third year, was an incredible display of pageantry, festivity and, most importantly, compassion. The Ball, organized annually by the Pink Rose Ball Committee, raises funds for the Abaco Cancer Society.

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Sights of Abaco: Sandy Cay Reef

As the sun rises higher in the sky and reflects off of the smooth surface of the ocean, a gentle swell rolls through the channel as the tide flows through Sandy Cay Reef.

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Sweat it Out: Where Do I Begin?

Our clothes are fitting tighter than they used to. Maybe the scale is showing higher numbers than before. We just don’t feel comfortable in our own skin.

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New Student Project to Restore Mangroves in The Bahamas

The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation (KSLOF) is launching Bahamian Awareness of Mangroves (B.A.M.), a new program to support mangrove education and restoration in The Bahamas. The B.A.M. program will provide classrooms with lesson plans and activities as well as funding and support to take students on field trips to mangrove forests.

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Angels Academy Students Debate During Mock Parliament Session

On October 14, students of Angels Academy participated in a Mock Parliament session at the school. Students from Grades 5 and 6 were represented as the Speaker of the House, clerks and honourable Members of Parliament for select islands.

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Students Compete in District Speech Competition  

A District Speech Competition was held for students of grades 10-12 at Court #1 at the Bahamas Government Complex on Oct. 16. Students from Abaco Central High School (ACH), St. Francis de Sales Catholic School, Long Bay School, S.C. Bootle High School and Forest Heights Academy (FHA) participated.

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Rotary Presents Computers to ACH

On October 14 the Rotary Club of Abaco presented ten computers to Abaco Central High School to furnish the school’s computer lab. The computer donation was funded by a District Grant which the Club applied for.

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A Tour of Abaco’s Blue Holes with Brian Kakuk

When you listen to Brian Kakuk, local cave diving specialist, you are transported. There is a magical world beneath your feet stretching out for miles and miles underground; decorated with stalactites, stalagmites, crystals and fossils. The only way into this seemingly fantasy realm is via the blue holes: beautiful, and sometimes ominous, openings though the fresh water lens scattered throughout Abaco and The Bahamas.

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Local Filmmaker’s Documentary Wins 2015 Amnesty International Human Rights Prize at Trinidad+Tobago Film Festival

Via www.amnesty.org  ‘My Father’s Land,’ a documentary highlighting the issues of migration and discrimination against Haitians and people of Haitian descent in the Bahamas last night won the Amnesty International Human Rights Prize at the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff). Miquel Galofré and Tyler Johnston’s documentary was handed the award at …

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