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.
More than 20 members of the Juvenile Panel plus officials of the Magistrate’s Court attended an appreciation luncheon hosted by Magistrate Ancella Evans-Williams in the conference room of the office of the Prime Minister on November 19. Magistrate Evans- Williams welcomed everyone, thanking them for all the hard work they put in volunteering their time to serve on the juvenile panel. As an icebreaker she then asked each person to introduce themselves.
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.