A family fun day was enjoyed by a large number of people from near and far who turned out on November 10 to support the Cherokee Community Clinic Fundraising Day. The event was held on the grounds of Cherokee’s Community Centre from 12 noon to 6:00 p.m. There was something for everybody. A crowd-pleaser for both adults and children were the crab races held frequently throughout the afternoon.
The first Fireman’s Banquet was held on Saturday, November 24 in order to show appreciation and support for Marsh Harbour Volunteer Fire and Rescue while raising finances for the essential community service.
On the morning of American Thanksgiving, Friends of the Environment held the ﬁrst annual Turtle Trot sponsored by the Hope Town Lodge in Hope Town, Abaco. The event featured a 5 K run/walk from the Lodge to the north end of Elbow Cay and a one mile fun run for children under 12. The majority of students from Hope Town Primary participated in the mile run, along with a number of visitor’s children.
On November 3 Angels Academy, a private kindergarten and elementary school in Marsh Harbour, held their annual school fair. Students, teachers, family and friends stopped by the campus on Front Street to enjoy lunch, games, prizes and treats. The weather held out beautifully as the children played and parents talked about upcoming events.
On August 12 the Sailaway beach party was held at Baker’s Bay. The event is organized by the Sailaway Committee and this year it benefitted Friends of the Environment and the Rotary Club of Abaco. The proceeds which are raised by the sale of hamburgers, hot dogs, beverages and t-shirts go to benefit the organizations. Volunteers from both organizations, along with other individuals, staffed the booths for hours. This was the tenth and final Sailaway.
Many persons came out in support of a variety of events, which included a fun run/walk, a softball game, a cook out and an auction, held to assist with the ongoing medical expenses of the late Will Bethel. The day’s events began with a walk/run at 7am and featured prizes …
A Great Steak Cook Out was held on Green Turtle Cay on June 30 at the basketball court adjacent to Miss Emily’s Blue Bee Bar in support of the Green Turtle Cay Fire and Rescue Department. Fire Chief Thomas Sawyer of the Green Turtle Cay Fire and Rescue Department explained …