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McDonald: OBB expansion project progressing nicely

EXPANSION PLANS — “Our new project is named Grande Harbour and we will start off with a large slew of amenities, which are actually going to come on board next month (December). We want to begin with the amenities first, so that the buyers and guests will have more amenities … we actually have on site our surveyors and engineers are here staking out the property, identifying where exactly we can and cannot build, what we can and cannot do.” ~ John McDonald, President of Old Bahama Bay, Island Venture Resort Club (IVRC)

As the largest employer in West End, Old Bahama Bay recently made the announcement that the property will be undergoing a significant expansion, one which President of Old Bahama Bay, Island Venture Resort Club (IVRC) John MacDonald revealed was progressing nicely. “Our new project is named Grande Harbour and we will start off with a…
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Special recognition for Public Service retirees

RETIREES HONOURED – The Ministry of Public Service and National Insurance hosted the 18th Northern Region Public Service Appreciation Luncheon on Friday, November 9 in the Pavilion of the Grand Lucayan Resort. Public service retirees were recognized for their many years of dedicated service to the community of Grand Bahama. Seated from left with honorees are Retiree Antoinette Gibson, 45 years of service to the Department Immigration; Brensil Rolle, Minister of State for Public Service and National Insurance; Minister of State for GB in the Office of the Prime Minister, Senator J. Kwasi Thompson and Permanent Secretary in the Ministry for Grand Bahama, Harcourt Brown. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Held at the Grand Lucayan Resort on Friday, November 9, under the theme, ‘The Public Service … igniting a positive change for future generations,’ 34 long standing public service workers throughout various government departments were recognized for their unwavering service in the public service sector, some for more than 40 years. Minister of State in…
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Local shipping agent assists with Bahamas Samaritan’s Feet initiative

Seacor Island Lines, LLC has once again lent a helping hand to a worthy cause, by doing their part to assist in having a large quantity of brand-new shoes, shipped to the island of Grand Bahama, for distribution to students enrolled in public schools in East Grand Bahama. The local shipping company again partnered with…
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‘Bahamas for Jesus’ set to unite Christians throughout the nation

EVENT PLANNERS – Organizers announced plans for the first Bahamas for Jesus event, during a press conference at Calvary Temple Assemblies of God. Pictured are clergymen from throughout the island, along with Rev. Dr. Robert Lockhart (centre) and pastor Eddie Victor, (third right, second row) Chairman of the Grand Bahama Bahamas for Jesus Committee. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Churches throughout the country are preparing to unite in solidarity for the first ‘Bahamas For Jesus’ initiative, which is set to take place around the country November 11-13. While each island will host special events, encouraging all denominations to merge together as one, in an effort to spread the word of God and win souls…
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