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June, 2018

  • 27 June

    Rotary Making Improvements to Owantas Pond

    Over the past few months the Rotary Club of Abaco and its partners have been clearing Owantas Pond, in Marsh Harbour, of overgrowth in preparation of repairs and expansion of the deck and walkway at the popular local spot. Work has finally begun on the walkway expansion.

November, 2017

  • 3 November

    Motivational Speaker Meets with Students, Leaders in The Bahamas

    Motivational speaker and author, corporate trainer and education ambassador, Andre Norman has committed his life to influence others to make positive changes in their own lives. His life didn’t start out that way, however. Norman grew up in a home with an abusive father who eventually left his mother to …

September, 2017

  • 1 September

    Abaco Chamber Meets with Rotary Club

    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 …

  • 1 September

    Abaco Educator Participating in US State Department Program for Civic Engagement

    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 …

May, 2017

  • 11 May

    Rotary Donates to Whale Camp

    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.

March, 2017

  • 29 March

    Interact Clubs Collaborate to Clean Owanta’s Pond

    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.

  • 29 March

    Rotary Celebrates Women

    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.

  • 3 March

    Abaco Students Attend RYLA

    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.

February, 2017

  • 7 February

    Chalk Art Festival Raises Funds for Rotary Youth Projects

    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.

January, 2017

  • 12 January

    Rotary Bell Ringing Feeds Over 170

    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.