On August 21 the Abaco Chamber of Commerce was invited by the Rotary Club of Abaco to make a presentation and fellowship with the Club members. Chamber president Vado Bootle was joined by several other members of the Abaco Camber – including Rotarian members who are a part of the …
Ms. Rayette McDonald, an elementary school teacher and youth mentor, has been selected to participate in the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) entitled, “Advancing and Sustaining Civic Engagement” which will take place September 11-29th in the United States. On August 18, Ms. McDonald visited the U.S. Embassy and met with …
The Camp typically includes exposing students to all aspects of marine mammal science, such as scientific data collection, acoustic monitoring of a local population of Atlantic Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) and photo-identification.
On March 18, 2017 the Interact Clubs of St. Francis de Sales and Forest Heights, joined by their advisors and members of the Rotary Club, took part in a joint service project to clean and restore Owanta’s Pond in Marsh Harbour.
The Rotary Club of Abaco celebrated “Thirty Years of Women in Rotary” at their general meeting on March 20, 2017. Especially notable for the local Club, it was two Abaconians who were the first to be inducted in the entire Bahamas.
RYLA is a leadership development programme run by Rotary. While participants can be any age, most events focus on secondary school students, university students, or young professionals. RYLA events include presentations, activities, and workshops that cover a variety of topics.
On Jan 28 the Rotary Club of Abaco held its annual Chalk Art Festival. The Chalk Art Festival is one of the Club’s major fundraisers geared towards its youth programs which include supporting the island’s two Interact Clubs at St. Francis de Sales and Forest Heights Academy.
In December you may have seen smiling men and women in front of your grocery stores ringing a bell and hoping for your change. If you obliged them, then the Rotary Club of Abaco wants to thank you for helping with their annual Christmas Food Parcels.
On December 5, 2016, the Rotary Club of Abaco hosted a Seniors’ Luncheon. The meal, and entertainment, was held at the Anglican Parish Hall in Marsh Harbour.
On October 31 the Rotary Club of Abaco held their annual Career Fair Day at S.C. Bootle High School in Coopers Town. Hurricane Matthew postponed the original date but several Rotarians were able to make it despite the rescheduled date. Rotarians Valerie Dean, Desmond Bootle and Bradley Albury were joined …