Despite financial losses to the dream team that put the event together last year after a 48-year hiatus, Speed Week 2011 pumped more than $800,000 into the local economy.
Returning home after 10 years abroad, recovering expat Mike Dunphy now gets his travel fix in 800-word portions.
The Post Office Department will issue new postage stamps in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Women’s Suffrage Movement on Wednesday, October 10.
Participants in the Governor General’s Youth Award honoured the life and legacy of Bahamian nation builder, renowned scholar and community activist, the late Dr. Keva M. Bethel.
Here are a few interesting bits of trivia as Columbus Day approaches.
The Bahamas Historical Society presents its current schedule of upcoming events.
The book, a biography entitled: Sir Milo, “A Call to Service”, was launched Thursday, September 20, in a ceremony in Rawson Square, in front of the Bust of Sir Milo.
Bahamas Speed Week Revival runs Saturday 24th November – Sunday 2nd December… view the full schedule of events.
Long before the checkered flag is waved, Bahamas Speed Week’s economic impact is fueling local businesses – everything from catering to bleachers, sanitation to logistics.