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Veteran educator honored

EDUCATOR HONORED – Long-time school administrator Barbara Thompson (in photo at right) was celebrated with a special ceremony hosted by Freeport Primary School on Thursday, November 23 at the Community at Heart Tabernacle. Students, teachers and former school administrators gave speeches, sang songs and read poems in tribute to Thompson throughout the service. (Photo: Jenneva Russell)

Long-time school administrator Barbara Thompson was celebrated with a special ceremony hosted by Freeport Primary School on Thursday, November 23 at the Community at Heart Tabernacle. Thompson served as the school’s principal and during her time influenced many students and other administrators. Remelda Bain, Acting Vice Principal of Freeport Primary School and Chairperson of the…
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SMILE and Warrior Campaign partner to assist Cancer survivor

PARTNERING TO HELP – Zeth Seneter Francis (right), Founder of S.M.I.L.E (Showing More Ideal Love Everyday) Organization and Davina Rutherford (left) founder of Warrior and Little Warrior Campaign, as partners to assist Thea Forbes in her battle against cancer. (Photo: Barbara Walkin)

Possessing dry-eyed humor and always ready to “give it to you straight” are just a few of the personality traits of Cancer survivor and Hawksbill High School Class of 1987 Thea Forbes, which make her both lovable and a cherished friend. Zeth Seneter Francis, Founder of S.M.I.L.E (Showing More Ideal Love Everyday) Organization and fellow…
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World AIDS Day Bringing awareness, standing against stigma

GUEST SPEAKER – Grand Bahama Health Services Administrator Sharon Williams was the keynote speaker at the 2017 World AIDS Day Ceremony yesterday – Friday, December 1 – which was held on the grounds of the health care facility. Scores of residents, including students attended the event in memory of those that passed from the disease and to pay tribute to survivors. (Photo: Jenneva Russell)

Millions of people worldwide participated in World AIDS Day Recognition Ceremonies, solemnly paying homage to those who are living with HIV/AIDS as well as others who have lost the battle against the disease. Utilizing the 2017 World AIDS Day theme, “Right to Health” HIV/AIDS Survivors Benefit (HASB), partnered with the Grand Bahama Health Services (GBHS)…
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Artisans encouraged To take advantage of BFPA Registration and Membership Drive

LISELLE HARRIS-RUSSELL BFPA Chairperson

The Bahamas Federation of Performing Arts (BFPA) conducted its first Registration and Membership Drive on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Pelican Bay Resort Convention Center. Liselle Harris-Russell, BFPA Chairperson invited artisans across Grand Bahama to take advantage of the registration and membership drive, which is expected to open a plethora of opportunities for persons actively…
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