Variety was the evident at the Cancer Society Art Show held on December 21 at Pete’s Pub in Little Harbour. Artists came by the dozen to support the local organization that depends on the support of the community to help cancer patients with their expenses. Tents were set up in the parking lot and on the upstairs deck to shelter the numerous artists who arrived early on that Saturday morning to put their creations on display.
In a joint effort by students of Central Abaco Primary School, and K-Kids, the youth arm of the Kiwanis Club, funds were raised to support the Abaco Cancer Society (ACS). On Nov. 19, students and staff members presented a $400-cheque to Joanne Bradley, ACS president.
Iris Henchell, branch manager of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank, along with Valerie Hardy presented a cheque in the amount of $3,507.40 to Joanne Bradley, president of the Abaco Cancer Society, on Nov. 19.
The Abaco Cancer Society Thrift Shop, located next to Abaco Groceries, was severely damaged during Hurricane Sandy. The north eastern end of the building was blown in and consequently much wind and water damage was done to the wall and ceiling of the building and the entire stock was ruined.