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Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
Dr. Yakov Livshitz Senior member of the Hydrological Service of Israel visited Grand Bahama and toured our well fields with the GB Utility Team to gauge salinity levels and the pace of aquifer recovery. His initial findings were very encouraging.” (Pictured from left: Remington Wilchcombe, Utility Engineering Manager and Dr. Yakov Livshitz) The Grand Bahama […]Continue 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
Press Releases Support
Samaritan’s Purse was on the ground in Freeport, Grand Bahama on September 6th, 2019 with their first delivery of hospital equipment and medical supplies to erect the mobile hospital. Pictured: (L-R) Derek Newbold, GBPA Sr. Manager of Business Development; Raoul Armbrister, Samaritan’s Purse Regional Director; George Kalbfleisch, Samaritan’s Purse Continue Reading
Business Development Press Releases Support
The Grand Bahama Port Authority(GBPA) ensures that the highest number of Grand Bahamian students are employed for the annual summer program by offering three, four-week long sessions, from May to August, every year. Posing right after orientation are a group of GBPA summer students: (Front Row: Left to Right) Zaneko Jones, Kaleel Solomon, Ariyanne Kelly, […]Continue Reading
Press Releases Uncategorized
The Keep Grand Bahama Clean Committee, in partnership with the Bahamas National Trust and the Ministry of Tourism, installing a sign on Coral Road to promote environmental awareness within the Grand Bahamian community. Pictured Left to Right: (Front) Pedro Missick, Community at Heart Tabernacle Church of God of Prophecy; Ellsworth Weir, Bahamas National Trust (Back, […]Continue Reading