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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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Whale Camp Concludes in Sandy Point

The Bahamas Marine Mammal Research Organisation (BMMRO) located in Sandy Point, Abaco conducted its annual whale camp in July. During two weeks in July, ten young Bahamians who all share an interest in marine life attended camp at BMMRO. The campers were a mixture of Bahamian students representing public and …

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Church League Association Basketball Features Eleven Teams

  The Church League Association Basketball Program has been providing young men with regular evening activities every Friday and Saturday, since the first week of May. This year, the games took place at the beautiful Ocean View Park in Dundas Town. An original enrollment number of eleven teams in three …

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Vacation Bible School Held at Spring City

Members of United States religious groups often visit Abaco to participate in religious teachings and Bible study, as well as helping to oversee camps for children. One such group, from a non-denominational Church of Christ from Corpus Christi, Texas, visited Abaco July 11-14 to help run a camp for children …

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Rangers Join “Heal our Land” for Youth Rally March

The first event of Independence Day celebrations in Marsh Harbour was a march on Don Mackay Blvd, which included two youth groups, their leaders, and chaperones. The group gathered in front of Commonwealth Bank on Saturday, July 9, to walk to the BAIC Park, where several events, including performances and …

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Camp Abaco Offers Three Weeks of Fun

Camp Abaco, located a few miles South of Marsh Harbour, often caters to large groups of children, both local and from other islands of the archipelago. These camps are not only for camps held in the summer, but also throughout the year. The Summer Camp starting on July 4 is …

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FHA Interact Club Donates E-Readers to Children’s Home

  The Interact Club of Forest Heights, which is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Abaco, made a donation to the Ranfurly Homes for Children. The Club donated a grand total of twenty eight Kindle Fires for the orphans.  

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