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Business Development Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Support
ONE-ON-ONE SUPPORT: “The idea behind the RISE Programme is to restart Grand Bahama’s small business sector in the wake of Hurricane Dorian,” says Henry St. George, GBPA Director during one-on-one discussions with High Rock business owners. (Photo taken pre-COVID-19 Emergency Lockdown) As government officials work to safely re-open the nation’s economy, many Continue Reading
COVID-19 Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Support
The Grand Bahama Disaster Relief Foundation (GBDRF), the charitable arm of the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA), sourced over 100 new beds for distribution to communities across the island. Pastor Eddie Victor, an active GBDRF volunteer since inception, organized this initiative and worked with teams to ensure that beds were delivered to those families still Continue Reading
Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Support
The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA), through its charitable arm, the Grand Bahama Disaster Relief Foundation (GBDRF), has sourced greatly needed household goods for distribution to those in our communities who continue to recover from the impacts of Hurricane Dorian. Many residents of Grand Bahama are still challenged by the devastation of last September’s […]Continue Reading
COVID-19 Press Releases Utility
As an essential service, the Grand Bahama Utility Company Limited (GBUC) continues to work safely through the COVID-19 health crisis to provide water maintenance and distribution to all communities, and to restore potable water to the residents of Grand Bahama. The utility is pleased to confirm that potable water is now being supplied in the […]Continue Reading
COVID-19 Press Releases
Generosity and compassion are in great need as we face the current global pandemic health crisis, and Elnet Maritime Ltd. of Grand Bahama has demonstrated a bounty of both.   The Grand Bahama Disaster Relief Foundation (GBDRF), the charitable arm of the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA), was deeply heartened to receive a donation of […]Continue Reading
COVID-19 Press Releases
Pictured from left in Top Row: Sarah St. George, Acting Chairman of GBPA, Ian Rolle, President of GBPA & Port Group Ltd., Deann Seymour, Chief Financial Officer of Port Group Ltd. Pictured from left in Bottom Row: Henry St. George, Executive Director of GBPA, Philcher Grant, Director of Group Corporate Affairs & Government Relations of […]Continue Reading
COVID-19 Press Releases Utility
Grand Bahama Utility Company Limited outlines its COVID-19 Contingency Plan.   Picture from left are: Payge Woodside, Monitoring & Evaluations Officer, Samaritan’s Purse, Elizabeth Amonzabel, OFDA Chief of Party, Samaritan’s Purse, Philcher Grant, Director of Group Corporate Affairs & Government Relations, Geron Turnquest, General Manager of the GBUC, and Trevor Continue Reading
COVID-19 Press Releases
The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) is acutely aware of ramifications of COVID-19 pandemic. We have been working diligently over the past few weeks with relevant governmental agencies and key stakeholders to put into place a coordinated and robust plan. Karla McIntosh, Port Group Ltd. General Legal Counsel, said, “We cannot diminish the potential impact […]Continue Reading
Business Development Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases
Team RISE has approved another 14 companies for small business restoration grants as Cohort II of the programme recently completed its final Selection Committee process.  RISE, which stands for Restoring Industries and Sustaining Employment, is a partnership between The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA), and Mercy Corps International (MC), a global humanitarian Continue Reading
Business Development Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
PARTNERSHIP FOR ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT: Bacardi pledges close to $1M in support funding for businesses impacted by Hurricane Dorian, during a press conference and ceremonial signing last week. The iconic global organization joins implementing partners, GBPA and MC, on the RISE Grant Initiative. Picture from left to right, is Al Panico, Field Representative, American Red Continue Reading