Bahamas Minister of Health Dr. Hubert Minnis announced that Caribbean Wellness Day will be observed on Saturday, September 11 in The Bahamas and other CARICOM member countries.
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In recognition of International Literacy Day on September 8, Doctors Hospital donated to Project Read Bahamas, a nonprofit organization that teaches adults to read and has been expanded to assist teenagers who are at risk of dropping out of school due to poor reading skills.
Caribbean Bottling Company (Bahamas) Ltd., local bottler of Coca-Cola in The Bahamas has launched Happy Pics, a contest designed to spread happiness.
The Rotary Club of East Nassau recently presented $10,000 to Project Read Bahamas to assist Bahamians with living a normal life by learning how to read. The donation was part of the Rotary Club’s celebration for International Literacy Day, September 8.
The National Art Gallery of the Bahamas is featuring it’s Fifth National Exhibition (NE5) in which professional artists of The Bahamas were invited to create work on the theme “The Carbon Footprint: Bahamian Artists’ 21st Century Response to the Environment.”
Long Island pastor advises school-aged children to sign off Facebook, discontinue texting with their cell phone, and crack the books.
A new species of termite have been discovered on Grand Bahama and it is said to be a particularly aggressive breed.
The Central Bank of The Bahamas is proud to announce The Senior (Open) Category Competition and Exhibition component of its 27th Annual Art Competition and Exhibition. The objectives of the competition are to identify, recognize, and encourage Bahamian visual artists.
The second stream of the government’s National Chronic Disease Prescription Drug Plan (NPDP) will not come on stream until later this year, according to Health Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis.