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GBPA host successful Capital Arena

THE BATTLE FOR FUNDING CONTINUES – Eighteen semi-finalists made ‘In-Person Presentations,’ pitching their case for funding, to start or grow their businesses with the assistance of the GBPAs Capital Arena Initiative. Pictured at right is Gladiator Hillary Huyler Jr., delivering his business proposal to Capital Arena judges last week. The judges seated left to right – Ian Rolle, GBPA President; Deann Seymour, Chief Financial Officer; LaShawn Dames (not pictured), Business Services Manager; Nicole Colebrooke, Customer Relations Manager and Derek Newbold, Sr. Manager of Business Development. (Photo courtesy of the GBPA)

Friday, April 5 marked the closing of two intense days of battle between “Judges and Gladiators” of GBPAs Capital Arena Initiative, a grant funding programme created by the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) in January 2017, as a small business development initiative of its Invest Grand Bahama Small Business Bureau (IGBSBB). Now in its…
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Free meal and food packages for residents in need

REACHING OUT TO THE COMMUNITY – Residents in the Sergeant Major Road area received free breakfast and groceries on Saturday, April 13 courtesy of New Horizon Worship Centre, Senior Pastor Karol Roache, the Women’s Ministry and members. (PHOTO: JUELANDA THOMPSON)

One hundred and fifty residents living in the Sergeant Major Road area were recipients of free breakfast and grocery items on Saturday, April 13, courtesy of New Horizon Worship Centre (NHWC). The giveaway was held at the Gladstone “Moon” McPhee Park, where families in need were welcomed to enjoy the sound of gospel music, while…
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Changes on the agenda says new BEMU Area Vice President

FRAZETTE GIBSON, new elected BEMU Area Vice-President and Kendris Hield, Vice-Principal of Jack Hayward Junior High School.

Senior Mistress at the Eight Mile Rock High School Frazette Gibson, was voted in as the new Bahamas Education Managerial Union (BEMU) Area Vice President for Grand Bahama following elections on Friday, April 12 at the Ministry of Education local office. Gibson spoke with this daily, sharing her plans for the future in the new…
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Two organizations benefit from Chances’ donations

TIMELY DONATION – Jarol Investments presented the Cancer Society of Grand Bahama with a monetary donation to assist with its daily operations in the community. Pictured from left are Lauren Miller, Cancer Society Past President; Karen Wilson, Chances Marketing director and Wardrina Wright president of Cancer Society. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Chances Games/Jarol Investments Ltd., continued its community service efforts by making donations to the Cancer Society of The Bahamas in Grand Bahama and The Beacon School. Jarol Investments Marketing Director Karen Wilson, said that the company saw the need to contribute to the Cancer Society’s fight against the disease by donating $10,000 and continued its…
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