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FOCOL supports Falcons Boys club

Giving Back — FOCOL General Manager Stephen Adderley recently presented Falcons Boys’ Club (FBC) Director Darrin Rolle with a check to aid the construction of the youth organization’s community center located on Bahamian Way, opposite the Grand Bahama Emergency Water Relief Foundation (Rotary Water Plant). (Photo courtesy of the FBC Organization)

One hundred young boys throughout the Grand Bahama community are members of the Falcons Boys Club (FBC), which aids young development through disciplined, structured activities and is led by Director Darrin Rolle. Recently, the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) donated a parcel of land, located on Bahamian Way to the organization. The location will not…
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A crown, but no Queen

ADDRESSING THE CONTROVERSY – Members of the Miss Grand Bahama Beauty Pageant Committee addressed the recent controversy regarding comments made by the organization’s queen, Evena Gibson, who has since reliquished her crown. Pictured are committee members, during a press conference on Thursday. (PHOTO: JENNEV RUSSELL)

Saddened by the controversy surrounding former Miss Grand Bahama Beauty Pageant Organization (MGBBPO) queen Evena Gibson, who made a statement on social media that Grand Bahamians took offence to,regarding her beauty and cultural heritage, April Crowther-Gow, Official Host, Advisor and Public Relations Director of MGBBPO, held a press briefing on Thursday, September 13 to update…
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Youth leaders encouraged to take advantage of YLCP

CARLA BROWN-ROKER Youth Coordinator, Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture

An initiative of the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture, the Youth Leaders Certification Program (YLCP) was designed to provide avenues in which youth leaders facilitate Youth Programs and by doing so, they will be better able to engage, identify and approach all categories of youth, inclusive of those considered marginalized. According to Carla Brown-Roker,…
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Classic Dancers remember fallen leader one year after his passing

KENNETH ‘MOTORBOAT’ FERGUSON

Friday, September 14 marked the one-year anniversary of Kenneth ‘Ken Motorboat’ Ferguson’s passing, and members of his beloved Classic Dancers Junkanoo Group have decided to pay homage to their leader this weekend, in honor of his unwavering love and passion for Junkanoo. Vice Chairman of The Classic Dancers, Malcolm Smith, spoke to this daily on…
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