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Local sorority celebrates IDG with Essay and Art Competition

Nearly 100 young women on the island of Grand Bahama – from primary, secondary and tertiary learning institutions, were invited to submit an essay and artwork for the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Pi Upsilon Omega Grand Bahama Chapter competition, all in an effort to celebrate the day of the girl – October 11.

Recognized by the United Nations as International Day of the Girl (IDG), since October 11, 2012, the day seeks to highlight and pay recognition to the millions of female children around the world, who have and continue to face various needs and challenges, while at the same time, promote the empowerment and fulfillment of their…
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SBA ‘Mommy and Me’ lunch shared two-fold message

Mommy and the boys spending time together.

Three years ago Sunland Baptist Academy (SBA) administrators introduced an event at the school, where for one day parents and guardians are invited, and encouraged to spend their lunch break with their children on the school campus. Initially, dubbed ‘Daddy and Me Lunch Date,’ the initiative has now blossomed to include the female guardians for…
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Celebrity Chef Ed Harris to ‘chop it up’ at Fifth Culinary Fusion

Organizers of the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Minds Culinary Fusion revealed plans and activities for the event that is set to take place next month at the Grand Lucayan Resort.

One of the island’s premier events, which provides its attendees with an experience of fused Bahamian flavors – Meeting of the Minds: Culinary Fusion Expo – is scheduled for Saturday, November 11, 2017 revealed, Sean Johnson and Jillian Lightbourne, Culinary Fusion President and Vice President and PR Manager, respectively. Culinary Fusion Expo, which celebrates its…
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Junkanoo Committee in search of judges

Monique Leary and Mark Gardiner

With the 2018 New Year’s Day Junkanoo Parade set for Downtown fast approaching, the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture and the Grand Bahama Junkanoo Committee have embarked upon “an all out campaign” to find judges. According to the committee’s co-chair, Mark Gardiner, the rich tradition of Junkanoo is strapped with a competitive spirit. “Group…
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