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Swimming community petition for street to be named after swim coach ‘Bert’ Bell

PETITION TO HONOR BELL – The local swimming community is hoping to give long tenured swim coach, Albert ‘Bert’ Bell, while he is alive by launching a petition to have a major road on Grand Bahama named in Bell’s honor. Pictured from left is Vereance Burrows, one of Bell’s former students and at right is Karon Pinder-Johnson, YMCA Executive Director. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

The local swimming community is hoping to give long tenured swim coach, Albert ‘Bert’ Bell, his “flowers,” while he can smell them.  A committee of parents and former pupils of Bell’s have come together to form a petition seeking to honor the beloved instructor by having a major road on Grand Bahama named in Bell’s…
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