China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) made a donation to Renardo Curry for the North Abaco Minister of Parliament’s Senior Citizen’s Christmas Event on December 18, 2015.
On Saturday, August 23 the Rotaract Club of Abaco went into two homes to begin Project HELP (Housekeeping for Elderly Persons.) Rotaractors, through Project HELP, clean the homes of the elderly or infirm on Abaco. Though the group knew to expect living areas that needed thorough cleaning, they were appalled by what they actually found.
Each year, Abaco Urban Renewal 2.0 hosts the elderly people of the Abaco communities to a Thanksgiving luncheon. The luncheon for the elderly of Central Abaco was held on Tuesday, November 26 in the Burial Society Hall, Dundas Town. Also in attendance were ministers of the gospel and heads of various government agencies. Everyone enjoyed a sumptuous Thanksgiving meal of turkey, ham and all the trimmings but before the food was served, various persons brought remarks which were, of course, all centered on the theme of Thanksgiving.
In the early morning hours of Nov. 16, the Pilot Club of Abaco celebrated International Care & Kindness week by demonstrating what it means to be kind. According to Pilot Keora Archer, the team of volunteers painted the home of Sheila Calma, a disabled lady residing in Murphy Town.
The Department of Social Services in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Abaco held their Annual Older Persons Movie and Luncheon at Friendship Tabernacle Church on Oct. 18. This year’s theme was: “The Future We Want: What Older Persons are Saying.”
On August 23, thirty senior citizens from the Central Abaco area were treated by the Department of Urban Renewal to a special luncheon that took place on the premises of the Dundas Town Burial Society. Urban Renewal’s Office Manager, Paulette Nesbitt, explained that the function was held under the patronage of the MP for North Abaco, Renardo Curry, and of Cabinet member, Ryan Pinder, both of whom attended the event.
Approximately 100 senior citizens attended the Department of Social Services’ Older Persons Month 2012 Annual Movie and Luncheon at Friendship Tabernacle Church on October 23. The event was embraced by the theme: “Longevity Shaping the Future.” First in the line of speakers was Charlamae Fernander, assistant director of Social Services, who gave the welcome address. She said the theme simply illustrated that the future cannot be separated from the past.