The Mall at Marathon and The Kiwanis Club of Fort Montagu are hosting their 16th Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday March 30 at 10am! The Hunt is open to children age 3 to 7 years old and there will be games and prizes for the entire family!
The search for the next Miss Earth Bahamas has officially begun!
Ladies 18 to 25 interested in applying to be a contestant in the 2013 Miss Earth Bahamas pageant, should send a letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A representative will then contact you with application information and further details. This is the opportunity of a lifetime to represent the Bahamas, hold the Miss Earth Bahamas title and win over $50,000 in cash & prizes.
The final screening will be held on Sunday March 3rd, 2013 @ Mario's 4pm sharp. For additional information call (242) 427.1200
Bahamas Beauty International is the official holder of the Miss Earth Bahamas franchise.
Former model and stylist, Delano Sweeting—the man behind the country’s most beautiful ambassadors—was recently accorded the Miss Earth Bahamas pageant franchise and announced that applications are available to contest the 2013 crown. Read the rest of the press release here.
"Join me on the Bridge" is an annual celebration held on International Women's Day, March 8th. In its fourth year in Grand Bahama,
"Join me on the Bridge" is part of one of the biggest women's rights campaigns in the world. What started as a gathering of Rwandan and Congolese women on a bridge connecting their two countries, showing that women could build bridges of peace and hope for the future, has sparked what is is today a massive global movement.
The concept is simple: March 8th, women, men and children will be standing in solidarity with others from all over the world who are celebrating the achievements of generations of women before us while shining a spotlight on the issues still facing women in The Bahamas and around the world.
You may find out more on the event's public Facebook page.
CEO and on air personality, Sheryl “Sherry T” Beard
According to it's website Bahamas Soul Radio is the missing link – the connecting factor, between the soul and the spirit wherein & whereby people of all creeds, race and ages become enveloped in love, peace, joy and hope every hour of the day or night through the power and life transforming influence of the widest range of soul music never before heard by any medium in the world!
CEO and on air personality, David “DJ EXPAT” Beard
Daily programming includes a morning show, artist profiles and interviews, a showcase of Bahamian music, inspirational and jazz music. Sundays are edicated to gospel music. This year Bahamas Soul Radio will add syndicated programs, a full jazz session and Motown evenings to the line up.
Check out a recent article here about the online radio station.
As one of the first internet
radio companies in the country, Bahamas Soul Radio is designed to uplift, motivate and inspire listeners. It also serves as a vehicle to showcase The
Bahamas to the world.
Here are a few links from the local newspapers that caught my attention
All Star Family Center is the Bahamas premier Martial Arts Institution servicing over 30 locations in the Bahamas.
The Weight Cutting, Strength Building KickBoxing program will help you walk with confidence, lose weight and get in the best shape of your life.
You can meet with one of their MMA Fitness Consultants who will get you started on the path to reaching your personal goals.
Their main locations are:
All Star Family Center Headquarters Joe Farrington Rd 1 mile from Fox Hill Prison on the North side of the Road: Kickboxing T Th 7:15 to 8:00pm, Judo T Th 5pm to 7:00pm and Miyama Ryu Jujutsu T Th 8:00 to 9:00pm
College of the Bahamas- Wellness Center Oakes Field: Judo/Jiujitsu T 10am - 2 pm, and W 10am - noon
Contacts for them are: (242) 364-6773, email@example.com or visit
Keep an eye out over the next few days on this post for more information about the classes and the All Stary Family Center's initiative.
Check out a few articles I found online about the benefits of kickboxing :-):
Join the Westridge family at Free Movie Night on Saturday February 16 2013!
The family of Westridge invites you to leave your stress at home and enjoy a free show with your family under the stars. Bring a lawn chair, folding chair, blanket, or cushion and get ready to take on a blockbuster movie.
SHOWING BEGINS AT SUNDOWN. Open to all, with pre-movie entertainment and your favorite concessions!
There will be numerous pre-movie activities and family-fun including: games, prize giveaways, musical entertainment and more! Concessions are sold at $1.00 per item. Enjoy hot dogs, corn dogs, meatballs, nachos, popcorn, chips, chips, sodas, bottled water, tea or coffee.
High winds, lightning and rain are causes for cancellations. Weather cancellations will be made an hour before showtime. You can follow them on Twitter, @WestridgeCOC for updates.
This is a great initiative that is being reintroduced so please show your support.
The Westridge Church of Christ exists to increase godliness in the everyday
lives of its ever increasing membership which comes from and lives in an ungodly world.
Twitter Handle: @WestridgeCOC
VENUE & TIME CHANGES
Due to inclement weather, the venue and time for Free Movie Night has been
changed to the building at 8:00 pm, Saturday, February 16.
Please see the below map for directions or find online at http://goo.gl/maps/Hq1uK.
For questions or assistance, please email them at firstname.lastname@example.org or message them on Twitter @WestridgeCOC.
Many apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused.
Devotion is the feeling or showing of great caring, commitment, or loyalty.
Essayist, novelist, poet and cultural critic.
All are invited to make their way down to Doonkalik Studios on Sunday February 17th 2013 as Patricia Glinton-Meicholas reads from her latest installment of "How to Be a True-True Bahamian".
The second edition in a series written by Patricia Glinton-Meicholas with illustrations by Neko Meicholas is a delightfully entertaining version of down home Bahamian life that should not be missed!
Still photo from Mr. J’s "I’m A Virgin" music video.
Mr. J’s“I’m A Virgin” Music Video Set For Valentine’s Day Release -
By Arthia Nixon, Ambassador News Agency for Mr. J. (Nassau, The Bahamas)
When Steve Carrel awkwardly dealt with his virginity woes in the 2005 film The 40 Year Old Virgin, it was a comedy at its finest as friends tried to pressure his character Andy to ‘give it up’. Ultimately, the film ended with Andy’s deflowering, but only after his character got married to the woman of his affections.
Sure the hair waxing scene in the movie was classic comedy, but the
main joke for movie goers was the fact that an adult male chose, for whatever
reason, to remain a virgin beyond his teens and twenties. Most find it abnormal if someone confesses to have not engaged in sexual activity by the time they are 30, yet at 38 years-old, Haitian-Bahamian musician Mr. J has no problem being a (nearly) 40 year-old virgin. In fact, he’s known locally as the singer with the abstinence ‘til marriage agenda.
“People straight up assume that I’m lying,”says the singer, born Gesner Dalmon. “Bottom line, I am a virgin because of my faith. When I was fourteen, I made a promise to God that I would remain pure until I consummated my marriage. Don’t believe for one minute that it is easy because when you combine women who catch your attention with friends constantly joking and pressuring you, you can fall in. One thing I’ve learned about guys, especially teenagers, is those who talk about getting it most are the ones who get it least or have yet to get it at all. I try to live my life as close as possible to the examples given in the Bible and the principles of God is why I am abstinent.”
You can read the rest of the Official Press Release here.
Founded by Bahamian media personality Arthia Nixon in 2009, The Ambassador Agency is a public relations firm birthed in Montreal, Canada before being established in The Bahamas, now headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
Over the years, Arthia has used her experience as a journalist, editor, broadcaster, author, blogger, model, pageant media director
and record label board member to help tell the stories of the people behind the products.
Understanding that small starts can lead to big futures, The Ambassador Agency has become the choice solution for many up and coming companies and artists. Through social media, the Ambassador Agency, continues to be at the forefront releasing news before it hits traditional media outlets, thereby giving members the inside scoop as to what’s happening.
Check out the official blog!
Phone: 242225769 or 4044470476
Just surfing youtube checking out reasons why we should love ourselves 242! We are beautiful and blessed DESPITE our challanges! REMEMBER there are 700 islands and Cays ... not JUST NASSAU!!!
Dare To Be Great; Overcoming Life’s Challenges On Your Way To The Top! presents a brilliant road map for you to skillfully navigate your way to a very fulfilling and successful life. Spence Finlayson, a highly skilled practitioner of universally proven success principles crystallizes everything that you will need to know to overcome life’s challenges and enjoy a successful life at the top. Finlayson draws from his own life and the lives of others who have aspired for greatness and the tools utilize to make his a reality. A veteran of the personal and professional development industry, Spence Finlayson, through this book, raises the ceiling on the possibilities of a generation of people.
Master Motivator Spence Finlayson, Bahamian born international motivational speaker, corporate trainer , radio and television talk show host and author will be launching his latest inspirational book Dare To Be Great : Overcoming Life's Challenges On Your Way To The Top ! on Friday March 1st at Chapter One Book store at The College of The Bahamas from 5 PM to 6 :30 PM.
Spence M. Finlayson is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of personal and professional achievement, whose purpose is to make a positive contribution to the lives of millions of others. He has been inspiring individuals, companies, athletes and organizations to reach their true potential for over a quarter of a century.
He is the founder, president & CEO of The Phoenix Institute For Positive Development & Empowerment, a human resources development firm committed to delivering sound principles for creating motivation , inspiration and empowerment . He is a graduate of St. Augustine’s College and the Bahamas Hotel Training College where he received an Associate
Degree in Hotel Management in 1977. Additionally , he became a certified
corporate trainer in 1988 at the prestigious Integrity Training Systems
Institute in Dallas, Texas. Finlayson has created numerous radio and television
programs including The Possible Dream Tv Show, Essence of Success radio show and Mind Your Own Business radio show.
To Contact Mr. Finlayson:
You can order Dare To be Great: Overcoming Life’s Challenges On Your Way To The Top ! directly from the publisher at www.authorhouse.com.
Typical Ordering Time: 7-10 Business Days
This book is also available at your local resellers.
© 2012 Author Solutions, Inc.
On February 14, 2013 – V-Day’s 15th anniversary – activists, writers, thinkers, workers, students, poets, dancers, parliamentarians, mayors, state representatives, celebrities, and women and men in 200 countries will come together to express their outrage, strike, dance, and RISE in defiance of the injustices women suffer, demanding an end at last to violence against women.
Tony award-winning playwright Eve Ensler V-Day is founder of the largest
day of mass action ever to stop violence against women and girls. One Billion Rising began as a call to action based on the staggering statistic that 1 in 3 women on the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. With the world population at 7 billion, this adds up to more than ONE BILLION WOMEN AND GIRLS.
We are rising at Rawson Square downtown in support of implementing a much needed Sexual Offences Court in our country. This would cut down on the long periods of time between when a charge is made and a trial begins.
On December 7, 2012 members of the Crisis Centre met with the Prime Minister to present this concern and were given a positive indication that it can be accomplished. We would like to ensure that the Bahamian public is aware and continue to lend support to this and other important issues that affect the country at large.
Bahamas Against Sexual Violence & Child Abuse (BASV&CA) is a community of concerned citizen that have committed to promoting the activities of institutions like the Crisis Center, while lobbying for stricter penalties to be implemented and enforced upon predators.
The Crisis Centre is a non-profit ideologically independent organization primarily pledged to respond to the needs of all vicitms of sexual,
physical and psychological abuse. The Centre also advocates for legislative and societal protection of survivors and raises public consciousness through
education and information. Other participating groups and organizations
include BAM (Bahamas Artist Movement), getMusic Productions and Julien Believe.
Please share, RSVP and attend!
A comedy play about Bahamian love, relationships and the like! Written, produced and directed by Tamara 'Prolific' Delaney. When five friends decide to take a roadtrip to Good Man City on a quest for love - things go awry as the girls end up in the wrong direction and instead, find themselves in a town called Loserville.
Starring: Paytrilee Pinder, Dawn Rolle, Yasmin Popescu, Shantel Fowler, Kyla Andrews, Remardo Russell, Rio Williams, Steelie Neely, Anishka Johnson, Luckner Timothy & Demetrius Gibson.
Go and support 242!!!! Check out their facebook event page
Operation Potcake is a ten-day intensive spay and neuter campaign to be held on New Providence Island from January 10th, 2013 to January 21st, 2013. The goal is to sterilize 2,000 animals over the ten days.
The Five-Year Initiative will continue to follow up from this campaign with all the island vets working together to continue spaying and neutering.
For more information or to volunteer for Operation Potcake, please email email@example.com or see Animal Balance's website at www.animalbalance.net / www.operationpotcake.com or you can visit them of facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/OperationPotcake/.
Go on and support and/or volunteer to be a part of this wonderful effort! Instead of complaining about the potcake problem help out. Be a part of the solution and not the problem.
According to their website it has been a huge success thus far.
You can also see pictures here:
Check out this online article about the success of Operation Potcake.
Beaumont Todd wishes to invite you to enjoy a night of entertainment, culture and love as he celebrates his new book release and raise proceeds to support the Crisis Centre and Children's Emergency Hostel.
Tickets $20.00 In Advance / $25.00 At The Door
Proceeds will be donated to the charitable institutions.
Performances will be by Sonovia Pierre, Manifest, CJ Priest and Renditions by Mrs. Radel Parks author/co-producer of the Other Woman Stage Play and other guest performers.
Tickets can be purchased at Logos-Harbour Bay, One Hundred Percent Bible Book Store-Mall at Marathon, Nassau Stationers- Rosetta St, Chapter One Bookstore-Oakes Field, Faith Life Book & Music-Carmichael Road in the BFM building and The Children's Emergency Hostel-Mckinney Drive.
While supplies last you can get books at Chapter One Bookstore and Nassau Stationers with the purchase of your ticket free.
Books can be purchased at the same locations including Hallmark Mall at
Marathon. Everyone who purchases their tickets in advance will be able to
get their books at a discounted price at the event.
For persons wishing to stream the event in the family islands and internationally and donate to one of the charities: website to be announced.
Books available on Createspace.com & amazon:
For Further Infomation Call:
302-2356 day 341-5749/225-7990 eve 428-2400 mb
Tru Bahamian Food Tours offers unique food tasting and cultural walking tours
showcasing Nassau's most delicious and historic neighborhoods. They provide an authentic, non-touristy, experience that leave visitors feeling like a local in
According to their website their mission is to: "connect visitors of The Bahamas with authentic local food items, the stories and traditions behind these foods, and the Bahamian entrepreneurs that prepare and preserve them".
In addition to their public tours, Tru Bahamian Food Tours offers Private Group Tours and Tru Bahamian Food Tour Gift Certificates.
I pesonally think this is a GREAT way for tourists - and yes even Bahamians :-) - to sample the local cuisine and also get to know about The Bahamas.
Valentines Day is coming up ... Think out the box!!! :-)
Tru Bahamian Food Tours is professionally certified by Food Tour Pros, The International Culinary Tourism Association and World Food Travel Association, The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism’s Bahama HOST Program, and is a member of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce, The Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association.
Check out their Trip Advisor Review. You can purchase tickets online here. Most recently Bahamian Blog Sand & Sangria shared their tour experience on their blog here. You can see a recent write up in the local newspaper here.
Tru Bahamian Food Tours contacts are:
You can contact Alanna directly:
“It Takes A Village” centres on the interactions of the Deveaux family as they work, play, raise children together and in some cases, try to outsmart one other. By watching the show, viewers will learn that fights and arguments are inevitable, but as with all families “blood is thicker than water” and there is always a lesson to learn.
The show airs on Cable 12 on Tuesdays @ 8pm.
So far I think this show is great and well produced. It's Bahamian Comedy at its best with a wonderful cast and a truely well written storyline. I can't wait for the next episode. To be honest I MAY be a bit biased as my mother's maiden name is Deveaux. .... (No relation to these ones though) lol
To keep up with the show check out their twitter page.
Check out the latest article on the show here.
C2it Productions is a Bahamian Production Company that creates and organizes Bahamian-based films, television shows and theater productions.
Visit them on their facebook page for more information about them.
Check out this recent news article about C2it Productions here.
Save a Little Heart....Embrace the Opportunity!
It's heart month and Cable Bahamas says they're lending its support to The Sir Victor Sassoon Heart Foundation.
If customers pay their bill in
full for the month of February they will donate $1 to the foundation.
For more information check out their facebook page.
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