Recent Posts by FN Reporter Jaimie Smith

Collaborative overseas effort lands back-to-school supplies for six local organizations

The Edwards family travelled to the island recently, to personally donate hundreds of backpacks and school supplies to several organizations, including Reach Out Youth Organization (ROYO). Pictured from left to right are Vernetta and Jason Edwards, Dudley and Katie Seide (Founders of Reach Out Youth Organization), and Tommy and Marlena Nesbitt. (PHOTO: JAIMIE SMITH)

Philanthropic efforts are indeed worthy of recognition, however, when it is a collaborative effort, where all hands are on deck, it makes the gift of giving that much more meaningful. That partnership was realized, recently, when Jason and Vernetta Edwards, Bahamians now residing in Florida, as well as Jason’s sister, Jewel Edwards and countless others,…
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Second Phase of Govt.’s YSEP begins with sound advice from MP

Over 500 high school and college students attended an orientation session for the Ministry for Grand Bahama Summer Youth Employment Program at the Christ the King auditorium. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Phase two of the Government’s Summer Youth Employment Program 2017 began Thursday (July 27) morning at the Foster B. Pestaina Centre, where hundreds of high school students assembled for the opening ceremony of the program. Charged to display maturity and perform to the best of their abilities, Program Manager, Rev. Valurine Bain-Pinder, reminded the students…
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Recruiters impressed with prospective employees

 A recruitment team from Baha Mar is on island conducting a series of information sessions at the Church of the Ascension Hall, giving Grand Bahamians the opportunity to learn more about working within the hospitality industry at the resort. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

A recruitment team from Baha Mar is on island conducting a series of information sessions at the Church of the Ascension Hall, giving Grand Bahamians the opportunity to learn more about working within the hospitality industry at the resort. The team is also conducting on site interviews with persons that have expressed interest in becoming…
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Called to Greatness International Women’s Summit returns to GB for the fourth year

Plans for the Fourth Annual Called to Greatness International Women’s Summit was outlined by conference host Angela Pipersburgh. The event is set to begin today at the Grand Lucayan Resort. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Paul and Angela Pipersburgh, conference hosts of the Fourth Annual Called to Greatness International Women’s Summit, have once again returned to Grand Bahama, along with their children Hailey and Daniel, and other invited guest speakers, to share the word of God. According to Angela Pipersburgh, Called to Greatness International Women’s Summit is a gathering of…
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