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Baker’s Bay Donates Eighty Thousand Dollars to ECC During Ceremony

Drums were in place under the ceremony tent as parents and guests gathered to witness the teachers awarding certificates, medals, or small gifts to the students in their class who had distinguished themselves by their achievements during the school year.

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Rotary Club of Abaco to Celebrate 45 Years of Charitable Excellence

On June 27 the Rotary Club of Abaco and many guests celebrated the changeover dinner for the 2016 / 2017 year. Valerie Dean is now the Club’s President.

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Sweat it Out: Water, Water, Water

Most people do not drink nearly enough water. Everyone knows that the general rule is 8 glasses of water a day, but we find it so hard to make it a habit to do so.

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Lessons from Ryerson University Students at Every Child Counts

In 2011, Ryerson University of Toronto, Canada began a collaborative educational relationship with the Every Child Counts (ECC) School for children and young adults with special needs in Abaco. For five years Professor Golden of the Ryerson Sociology Department has brought over 100 Ryerson University student academic placements and volunteers to Abaco to assist ECC School in its educational work.

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Tiny Turtles Likely Looking at Closure as Founder Retires

Tiny Turtles Preschool, a fixture on Green Turtle Cay for the last thirty years, is about to close its doors, not just for the summer, but for the last time as founder Annabelle Cross has retired.

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Forest Heights Graduates Acknowledge That “This is Only the Beginning”

A small, but accomplished, group of Forest Heights Academy students graduated on June 15, 2016. During an emotional ceremony the fifteen graduates, which included Valedictorian Hannah Strachan and Salutatorian, Isabella Albury, received sound advice from their Principal, James Richard, their Homeroom teacher Shane Cash, and an FHA alumnus Bradley Albury - who was the keynote speaker.

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North Abaco Community Leader Laid to Rest; Prime Minister, Among Others, Pay Respects

Life in the Northern Region of Abaco came to a standstill on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 10 a.m. as a community builder was laid to rest.

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Local Musician Finds the Blues, and International Success

A song written by a legendary Bahamian artist could help a British Blues singer earn a coveted Award.

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Potcake Film Screens to Great Fanfare

The special screening of “It’s A Potcake Life”, a documentary produced by Evelyn Vaccaro of Vaccaro Creative Productions, New York, was a grand success. The event was held at the Abaco Inn on Elbow Cay May 15th, 2016. With a breathtaking backdrop of the Atlantic rolling across the beaches on one side, and the twinkling harbour lights on the other, the venue was a perfect complement to the launch this special film.

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Beach Party Proceeds to Benefit Green Turtle School and Fire Dept.

Put on your swimsuit and pack your hat, it’s time to grab a Cheeseburger in Paradise. On Friday, July 1 the community of Green Turtle Cay will be taking over the duties of throwing the ever popular Cheeseburger in Paradise party. The tradition continues on Fiddle Cay with free cheeseburgers, tasty margaritas and so much more.

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