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Tanisha Charlton chosen as Junior Minister for Abaco

The Junior Minister of Tourism competition took place on March 7 at the Office of the Prime Minister’s Conference Room in the Government Complex. This year’s theme was: “Tourism to the World: I Am Its Voice.”

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Steak Out at Anglican Church raises money

The Anglican Church Men’s group of the St. John the Baptist Church, Marsh Harbour, held its Spring Steakout on March 9 on the grounds of its parish church hall. The Steakout is traditionally held each year for Valentine’s weekend so was originally scheduled for February 9, but since the hall was already booked for another function on that date the following weekend had to be considered.

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Social Services Department makes urgent appeal for foster parents

The month of April is observed as Child Protection Month in The Bahamas. However, every single day, the Department of Social Services welcomes the support of every community for the care of children.

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Bahamian photographer, artist collaborate on Layers Project

Bahamian artists Scharad Lightbourne and Leanne Russell set out on a collaborative project called “Layers” during the month of February as a tribute to the work of renowned Bahamian artists Amos Ferguson, Brent Malone, John Beadle, and Max Taylor.

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Forest Heights receives Green Flag certification as an Eco-Friendly School

Deep Creek Middle School in Eleuthera was the first school to receive Green Flag Certification in The Bahamas and in the Caribbean, and now Forest Heights Academy has joined the ranks.

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Artist Highlight: A Talented Young Musician

Seventeen year old Charles Carey III is a talented young musician looking ahead to a career in music. He felt music running through his blood at a very early age and began drumming at the age of five years with the help of his father, Reverend Charles Carey, Principal of Wesley College, who is also a talented musician.

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Anniversary Service held at St. James Methodist Church

The St. James Methodist Church in Hope Town has an interesting history which encompasses many struggles. The current building is the fourth on the site. The first St. James Chapel was built in 1820 and served as the Sunday Chapel as well as a ‘Sabbath Day Methodist School’ where reading and writing were taught.

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Ordination Service held at Kirk of the Pines

During a special service at the Kirk of the Pines Presbyterian Church on February 24, Kathleen Key and John Hudson were ordained as Ruling Elders of the Presbyterian Church. They will serve as Elders in both the Kirk of the Pines, Marsh Harbour, and St. Andrews Presbyterian Church of Nassau.

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Director of Youth meets with community leaders

One of the assignments of Darren Turnquest, Director of Youth at the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture, during his stay on Abaco was to meet with youth group leaders as a follow-up on the Youth Group Leaders training that took place a few months ago.

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Haitian Youth Conference encourages youth to live better lives

The Haitian Youth Conference 2013 was held from Feb. 17-24 nightly at the Friendship Mission Baptist Church L’Amitie in the Peas community under the theme: “Better Decisions Today for a Brighter Future Tomorrow.”

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