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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
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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
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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
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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
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NETWORKING FOR SUCCESS: Dozens of small business owners took advantage of networking opportunities to build new relationships and connect with resources at GBPA’s Tourism Product Development & Packaging Workshop last week. Pictured: D’Angelo Carey shares his experience following a Speed Networking Session during the event. As Grand Bahama prepares for an unprecedented Continue Reading
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Monday, 13 May 2019, Freeport, G.B.I. The Bahamas – The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) under the powers vested in it by the Hawksbill Creek Agreement (HCA) has been and still is the sole regulator for all utilities in the Freeport zone since 1956. As the utilities Regulatory Authority in the City of Freeport, […]Continue Reading
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AQUILA TRAINING SET FOR MAY 8TH: Next month will be the 2nd in a series of Aquila Workshops slated for Grand Bahama and local businesses in the tourism sector, hosted by the Invest Grand Bahama Small Business Bureau and Facilitated by Aquila Center for Cruise Excellence. Aquila is the exclusive Training Partner of the Florida […]Continue Reading