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Local organizations receive donations from the World Rotary Foundation

ROTARY DONATIONS – Local organizations receive donations from the World Rotary Foundation: Four organizations on island received donations from the Rotary Club Foundation on Tuesday afternoon at the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce. Pictured from left to right are: Rengin Johnson, Associate Assistant Governor, AAG, Rotary Club; Albertha Hudson, proprietor, Ray Bertha’s Senior Citizens Center; Carolyn Sands, Rotarian; Sheila Johnson-Smith, Executive Director, Grand Bahama Children’s Home; Mervie Knowles, proprietor, Home Away from Home; Kiara Jones, Vice President, Rotaract Club of Freeport; Agatha Thompson, proprietor, the Grand Bahama Home for the Aged and Daycare Center and Deborah Delancy, Immediate Past, District 6990 Assistant Governor, Rotary Club. (PHOTO: JAIMIE SMITH)

Earlier this year, the Rotary Clubs of Grand Bahama celebrated with their counterparts, the centennial anniversary of the World Rotary Foundation, during a gala banquet at the Ruby Swiss Restaurant. Rotarians, inclusive of the four local clubs, Freeport, Lucaya, Sunrise and Sunset along with other well-wishers enjoyed a lavish evening of fun laughter and entertainment,…
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Pride of GB 2nd Annual Toy Drive benefits youngsters in Eight Mile Rock

TOYS FOR THE KIDS – The Pride of Grand Bahama #7 held its Second Annual Toy Drive for the community of Eight Mile Rock on Wednesday (December 20). Members are pictured distributing the gifts to the children that showed up. (Photos courtesy of The Pride of Grand Bahama)

The Pride of Grand Bahama #7 held its Second Annual Toy Drive for the community of Eight Mile Rock on Wednesday (December 20). WM Wendell A. Smith spoke on the organization’s initiative. “Relief being one of the principle tenets of Freemasonry, we felt fit during this part of the year to make sure we did…
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AML feeds many with ‘Feed the 5,000 Campaign’

FEEDING THE NEEDY – The AML Foods ‘Feed the 5,000’ initiative and Bahamas Feeding Network presented several charitable organizations with food items for the needy in their communities. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Several local organizations received donations courtesy of Abaco Markets Limited (AML) Foods Limited, ‘Feed the 5,000 Campaign’ on Wednesday (December 20) at their Solomon’s Queens Highway location. About 1,000 parcels of food were distributed to organizations through the program. Daneisha Clarke, Senior Marketing Representative for AML Foods stated that the initiative started last year. “We…
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Partnership donation promotes the spirit of giving

PARTNERING TO SPREAD THE MESSAGE – A Garden Villas family was selected to be the recipient of the service project donation, a joint effort between Tashana Tynes Ministries and the Grand Bahama Shipyard Apprenticeship Program. The intent of the donation was to give the recipient more than enough and have them share with other persons in need. Pictured from left are Tashana Tynes, Anastasia Mackey, recipient and Don Forbes, Training Manager of the Grand Bahama Shipyard Apprenticeship Program. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

A Garden Villas family was selected to be the recipient of the service project donation, a joint effort between Tashana Tynes Ministries and the Grand Bahama Shipyard. Don Forbes, Training Manager of the Grand Bahama Shipyard Apprenticeship Program told this daily that they chose one family in the Garden Villas area to donate to, on…
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