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Rotary Continues to Invest in Education and Youth

On Sept 8, 2016, the 50th Anniversary of International Literacy Day, members of the Rotary Club of Abaco visited several schools across the island to read to students and present teachers with a bag full of supplies.

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Hope Town Harbour Lodge Hosts Back to School Party

Labour Day weekend has come and gone once again, which means the long days of summer in Hope Town full of swimming, sailing, fishing, surfing, and bike riding are almost over.

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Lodge Paints Classrooms in Sandy Point

Members of Prinston Rolle Lodge #12 AF&AM Abaco, completed charity work at J.A. Pinder Primary in Sandy Point on August 28, 2016.

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Olympian Joins in North Abaco Back to School Festivities

This month, hundreds of Bahamian students will report to our public and private schools to begin another school year, bringing with them new school book bags with all the necessary school supplies, thanks to the North Abaco Youth on The Move Association, led by James Ernie Pritchard.

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Successful Coaches Return to Abaco to Host Basketball Mini-Camp

Many young men from Central Abaco gathered at the Ocean View Park in Dundas Town in the afternoon of August 22 to attend a two-hour mini basketball camp. The coaches were two former residents of Abaco, Leslie Jeanville, “Coach Muggsy,” who grew up on the Treasure Cay Farm and his …

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Government Summer Jobs Program Provide Experience and Money for Youngsters

During the months of July and August, a large number of local high schools and College of The Bahamas’ students were offered the possibility to earn money while holding a short term Summer Job, ranging from one to three weeks. Most jobs were at Government’s offices with one or two …

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Attitude and Inner Beauty Stressed at Seminar

By Bishop Ken Carroll On August 13, 2016, motivational speaker Julie McCafferty (President of the Drift Wood Association and the founder of Miss Abaco Beauty Pageant Committee)  brought  a few educational and inspirational words to a small group of teenage girls gathered at the Flamanjo Hall- St Chad’s Anglican Church, Fox Town …

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Pit Bulls Take Crown Haven Summer Basketball Tournament

By Bishop Ken Carroll The Crown Haven Community Park came alive on the evening of Tuesday, July 26, as over 25 Abaconian boys took center court at the Summer Youth Basketball Fun Tournament. Bishop Ken Carroll, Urban Renewal 2.0 Crown Haven Community Center Manager, tossed the basketball in the air …

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Nature Detectives Camp Explores Island Mysteries

Friends of the Environment’s last camp of the Summer for Central Abaco, themed “Nature Detectives,” was held the week of July 25. A group of seven young adults, led by Education Coordinator Cassandra Abraham, participated in solving mysteries found in the various habitats of Abaco. From mangroves to the beach, …

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FRIENDS Ecosystems Camps Teach Love of Environment and Fishing Skills

Summer is here and with it a multitude of restless children waiting to be entertained with interesting projects and new learning experiences. For the past ten years, Friends of the Environment, Abaco’s environmental education organization, has been offering children’s camps to awaken their interest in preserving Abaco’s delicate environment and …

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