July 12, 2020
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Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Support Uncategorized
The Grand Bahama Disaster Relief Foundation (GBDRF), the charitable arm of the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA), and its partners are proud to support over 600 local families, who have safely returned to their own homes, for the first time, since the devastation of Hurricane Dorian. It has been the collaborative effort and successful partnership […]Continue Reading
Business Press Releases Support Technology
The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA), in partnership with local call center operator itelbpo Smart Solutions, continues to invest in human capital development through the Contact Center Education Initiative (CCEI), which has completed another successful year, with local graduates achieving certifications in ICT programs.  In its fourth consecutive year, the Continue Reading
Business COVID-19 Development Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
TEAM EFFORT – Supporting the recovery of livelihood businesses on Grand Bahama is the primary focus of the SBR grant program, a partnership initiative between BRCS and GBPA.  To date, 32 micro and small business owners have received a total of nearly $160K in funding as a result of the program. Pictured are SBR team […]Continue Reading
Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Support
The Grand Bahama Disaster Relief Foundation (GBDRF), being the charitable arm of the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA), in partnership with non-governmental organizations (NGOs), continues to provide home repairs and furnishings to families affected by the devastation of Hurricane Dorian on the island. Launched in December 2019, the GBDRF’s Home Repair program has Continue Reading
Environmental Issues Press Releases Uncategorized
The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) is partnering with the Royal Bahamas Police Force and Department of Environmental Health to bring resolve to the dangerous and unsightly problem of dumping derelict vehicles in and around residential and commercial areas and on verges. Since the passing of Hurricane Dorian, residents of Grand Bahama continue to […]Continue Reading
Business COVID-19 Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Support
Earlier this month, executives of The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) and The Bahamas Red Cross Society (BRC) concluded the first round of their Small Business Recovery (SBR) grant program, awarding over 30 grants to local businesses. The partnership initiative, launched in early May and focused exclusively on micro-businesses including vendor permit holders on Continue Reading
COVID-19 Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Support
Grand Bahama residents continue to recover from the extraordinary impacts of Hurricane Dorian. Sadly, with extensive damage to the Grand Bahama Children’s Home (GBCH), thirty-two youngsters experienced some of the storm’s worst impacts. “Thankfully, full restoration of the Home is underway,” said Sarah St. George, Acting Chairman of the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited Continue Reading
COVID-19 Press Releases Support
The Grand Bahama Disaster Relief Foundation (GBDRF), the charitable arm of the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA), continues to support Grand Bahama in times of need. COVID-19 has impacted all residents, including those who are still recovering from the effects of Hurricane Dorian, and GBDRF has partnered with Reach Out Youth Organization (ROYO) to […]Continue Reading
Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Support
Libraries are integral to communities the world over, and Grand Bahama’s Sir CharlesHayward Library is no exception. The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) has made funds available to the library in excess of $250,000 to assist with mucking and gutting, renovation of the entire interior infrastructure, replacement of computer equipment, books and other supplies, Continue Reading