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Business Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) and Mercy Corps International (MC) awarded a number of grants valued at over $40,000 to local businesses to assist with their business recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. The grants are part of GBPA’s small business economic recovery program, and a partnership initiative with MC entitled Restoring […]Continue Reading
Business Development Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
Partnerships for Recovery: GBPA in collaboration with Mercy Corps (MC), a leading global humanitarian organization, today, announced the “Restoring Industries and Sustaining Employment (RISE) Initiative. Under this initiative, micro, small and medium businesses, suffering damages or loss as a direct result of the passage of Hurricane Dorian may be eligible to receive RISE Continue Reading
Business Hurricane Dorian Updates Uncategorized
Lady Henrietta St. George, Executives and Staff of the GBPA took to the streets on Oct. 22nd not only to donate relief supplies, but also to give a listening ear and encouraging words to members of the Mayfield Park community, who were affected by Hurricane Dorian. #freeportstrong #grandbahamastrong #bahamasstrong #gbpa #gbdisasterrelief #hurricanedorianContinue Reading
Business Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
(Oct. 11) Sanitation Services gives a detailed update on clean-up efforts in the community, despite some setbacks the company experienced as a result of Hurricane Dorian. Lou Carroll, General Manager, shared that 2,500 loads were collected in the City of Freeport and Lucaya by Sanitation Services & local contractors as of Oct. 11. As mindful […]Continue Reading
Business Development Press Releases Uncategorized
Both the Domestic and International Airport facilities severely compromised due to flooding. Due to major damage sustained in Hurricane Dorian,Western Air’s terminal at the Grand Bahama International Airport has resumed its service via temporary facilities for domestic travel. Freeport, Bahamas – In the weeks since Dorian’s passage, Grand Bahama and its residents Continue Reading
Business Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
In a Press Conference on (Oct 11), Philcher Grant, Director of Customer Solutions and Stakeholder Relations at The Grand Bahama Power Company shared a compassionate recollection of how the company’s team was impacted. She highlighted the companies commitment not only to provide infrastructure restoration, but also and more importantly, ‘people’ restoration.Continue Reading
Business Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
(Oct 11) Deann Seymour, Chairman of the Licensing Board along with her team conducted 700 face-to-face interviews with Freeport business owners impacted by Hurricane Dorian. In a media update, Mrs. Seymour reveals that 66% of those businesses are operational, 15% will resume services within the next 6-months and 19% are undecided. As the surveys and […]Continue Reading
Business Hurricane Dorian Updates Uncategorized
(Oct 11) Take a look at an informative visual presentation of Hurricane Dorian’s Storm Surge impact, as presented by Troy McIntosh, Deputy Director of Building & Development Services. He emphasized the effectiveness of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and the potential impact on buildings, land and our entire environment.Continue Reading