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Special recognition for Public Service retirees

RETIREES HONOURED – The Ministry of Public Service and National Insurance hosted the 18th Northern Region Public Service Appreciation Luncheon on Friday, November 9 in the Pavilion of the Grand Lucayan Resort. Public service retirees were recognized for their many years of dedicated service to the community of Grand Bahama. Seated from left with honorees are Retiree Antoinette Gibson, 45 years of service to the Department Immigration; Brensil Rolle, Minister of State for Public Service and National Insurance; Minister of State for GB in the Office of the Prime Minister, Senator J. Kwasi Thompson and Permanent Secretary in the Ministry for Grand Bahama, Harcourt Brown. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Held at the Grand Lucayan Resort on Friday, November 9, under the theme, ‘The Public Service … igniting a positive change for future generations,’ 34 long standing public service workers throughout various government departments were recognized for their unwavering service in the public service sector, some for more than 40 years. Minister of State in…
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Bethel and Ingraham win 12th Annual Religious Knowledge Speech Competition

TOP SPEAKER – Sierra Bethel of Martin Town Primary School won the Ministry of Education Science and Technology Western District Primary School Religious Knowledge Speech Competition that took place on Wednesday, November 7 in the training room of the C. A. Smith Building. See more photos on Page 5. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Under the theme, ‘The Missing Peace,’ Ministry of Education, GB held its 12th Annual Religious Knowledge Speech Competition at the C. A. Smith building November 6 and 7. This year, the Ministry of Education widened the entry of students to not only cover the Eastern and Western District of Grand Bahama, but Bimini as well.…
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20 computer systems for West End Primary 

NEW COMPUTERS – Charlene MacDonald (standing left) and John MacDonald (right), president of Old Bahama Bay led the team from the resort that personally delivered some 20 computer systems to West End Primary school for the computer lab. The McDonalds are pictured having fun with the students as they get familiar with their new computers. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Officials of Old Bahama Bay, Island Venture Resort Club (IVRC) made a special visit to the West End Primary School, Thursday November 8, to hand over 20 state-of-the-art computer systems to outfit the school’s computer lab President of Old Bahama Bay, Island Venture Resort Club (IVRC), John MacDonald and his wife Charlene, were on hand…
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Authenti-City returns to GB Nov. 24

AUTHENTI-CITY TRADE SHOW RETURNS – BAIC Executive Chairman Michael Foulkes, Member of Parliament for Golden Gates yesterday announced the return of BAIC’s Authenti-City Trade Show GB, after a three-year hiatus. The trade show is set for November 24. (BIS PHOTO: LISA DAVIS)

An array of authentic Bahamian merchandise will be on display when the Bahamas Agricultural Industrial Corporation (BAIC), in conjunction with the Ministry of Tourism’s (MOT) brings the trade show, Authenti-City, back to Grand Bahama after a three-year hiatus. The trade show will take place on Saturday, November 24 of the BAIC’s Alcester Road Office grounds.…
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