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Every Child Counts training center and shelter becomes a reality

After three years of meetings, and prayers, about how to proceed with the creating of an after-graduation care center for students, the answer came when the school received a substantial donation from a benefactor. The donation was specifically for this project. The money will permit the construction of a training center and shelter combination that will allow students, unable to cope working independently in larger society, to continue being productive in a work setting. It will also provide the opportunity for continuing self-help training.

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Photographic Artist, Kevin Carroll, calls Abaco home

Kevin Paul Carroll of KP Carroll Photography, is a professional freelance photographer with 35 years of experience in the field. He describes himself as a photographic artist who provides a service which was not really being offered. “I like to pop colours and my photographs are often mistaken for paintings,” he says. “Some of my paintings I convert to look like oil paintings but I always tell people what they are and never try to pass them off as paintings.”

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Sand Banks Yacht Club has Change of Watch ceremony

Londoner Terry Donoghue was promoted to Commodore of the Sand Banks Yacht Club during their Change of Watch Banquet at the Spinnaker Restaurant in Treasure Cay, an annual tradition since the founding of Sand Bank Yacht Club in 1972.

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Spring City rocks it

Abaco got a taste of Las Vegas as the Spring City Rockers gambled on the casino capital of the world as their theme and came out on top for the third year in a row at the “Love Rush” Junkanoo Senior Parade on February 23, nudging out the Treasure Cay Explorers by a mere 18 points.

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RBPF hold Annual Parade and Church Service

The Royal Bahamas Police Force, Abaco District, held its annual church service on February 12 at the Saint John the Baptist Anglican Church, Marsh Harbour. In addition to The Royal Bahamas Police Force, the service was also attended by The Royal Bahamas Defence Force, Road Traffic Department, Bahamas Immigration Department and Bahamas Customs Department.

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Children’s Art Class hosted at Hummingbird Art Gallery

The Hummingbird Cottage Art Gallery which opened in the center of Hope Town on January 5 is rapidly becoming a well-known hub for both local and foreign artists. One of its premises is to foster art education in the young and old and to this end the first ‘Kid’s Art Workshop’ was held at the Centre during the school mid-term break.

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Maritime students continue their learning aboard Duke of Topsail, Albury’s Ferry

On Feb. 9, students enrolled in the Bahamas Maritime Cadet Corps (BMCC) accompanied Glender Knowles, BMCC coordinator, for a field trip aboard the Duke of Topsail and Albury’s Ferry.

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Grand Cay students participate in Majority Rule Day

Last month, Majority Rule Day was marked by a special event at Grand Cay All Age School. The observation of the day was highlighted with a special assembly to inform and educate the students, teachers and the community about the history that caused this day to be prominent. Principal Arnald Cooper emphasized the importance and necessity for everyone to know where we came from in order to understand where we are going.

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Minister lays out plans for Abaco’s youth, cultural and sporting facilities

Accompanied his Directors, among them the Director of Culture - Dr. Moxey-Brown, the Director of Sports - Timothy Munnings and the Director of Youth - Mr. Darren Turnquest, the Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture - the Hon. Daniel Johnson, arrived on Abaco on Friday, February 22. He came to meet and discuss items in his portfolio with the MP for North Abaco and Island Administrators.

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The Rotary Club of Abaco’s Hugh Cottis Floating Trophy returns to Forest Heights Academy

A student of Forest Heights Academy (FHA), Jonnajah Boodle, placed first in the senior category of the Rotary Club of Abaco’s Speech Competition. Her victory allowed the Trophy to return to FHA from the previous year’s winners - SC Bootle High School. FHA held the trophy two years ago.

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