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Tag Archives: community

  1. THE PUBLIC’S TURN TO VOTE FOR CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN UNSUNG HEROES ACROSS THE REGION

    With close to 100 nominations received across the region, it is now your turn to help choose the FirstCaribbean Unsung Frontline Heroes in your community. “Over the past weeks we have been very heartened by the many nominations we have received highlighting the brave and selfless work of so many across our region who have […]

    September 18, 2020Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  2. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN SEEKING COVID19 UNSUNG HEROES ACROSS THE REGION

    Communities across the region have a unique opportunity to hail those special heroes, who in the darkest moments of the Covid-19 crisis, shone brightest. Regional bank CIBC FirstCaribbean today launched its FirstCaribbean Unsung Frontline Heroes initiative aimed at giving persons the opportunity to nominate essential workers and persons from their communities who put service above […]

    July 31, 2020Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  3. GEL INTRODUCES PATERNITY LEAVE ACROSS 24 COUNTRIES

    “Communities are built on strong families and strong families mean that parents – both parents – have to play their roles in the rearing of their children.” This was the strong message delivered by Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations in Barbados, Colin Jordan at the launch of the Paternity Leave Policy for Goddard […]

    July 28, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Ross University launches RUSM Healthy Communities programme

    Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) in a successful alliance with the Forlam Clinic in Chadderton Road for their inaugural event in promoting a more active lifestyle in local communities. This event was held in one of the district’s shops and it focussed on childhood obesity as well as education on preventing behaviour that lead […]

    March 9, 2020HealthNo comments
  5. Haitian customer wins life-changing prize through Digicel’s ‘Shake to Win’ campaign

    After one month of customers in 20 different countries shaking things up and winning with Digicel’s ‘Shake to Win‘ Christmas campaign, one winner snagged the regional grand prize of US$20,000, and he is Emerson (Surname withheld for privacy) , an 18 year old amateur football player from Haiti. The Christmas campaign was driven by the […]

    January 28, 2020Games, TechnologyNo comments
  6. BVI’s Good Hands Trucking & Water Delivery Delivers School Supplies to JSPS

    Anji Walters from Good Hands Trucking & Water Delivery in the BVI made a special presentation of school supplies to the students of the Joyce Samuel Primary School. Mr. Walters made the presentation to students at the school in Belle Vue. Each student received a reusable bag with writing books and other essentials.

    September 19, 2019EducationNo comments
  7. CIBC REACHES OUT TO GRAZETTES PRIMARY SCHOOL

    Five children who are moving from Grazettes Primary School to secondary school, this September, will do so with a helping hand from staff of a local bank while those remaining at the school will benefit from having improved learning facilities. The helping hand was extended by the school’s neighbours at CIBC FirstCaribbean and in particular […]

    August 22, 2019Education1 comment
  8. PAN CARIBBEAN MARTIAL ARTS TOURNAMENT XIII GAINS MOMENTUM WITH REPUBLIC BANK & CELL HUT

    Two more sponsors officially commit to their support for the Pan Caribbean Martial Arts Tournament XIII at the Wildey Gymnasium this Sun 14th Oct from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm… Plus from 7 to 10 pm on Sat 13th Oct at the Golden Sands hotel in Maxwell, Christ Church – there’s also “Dinner With The […]

    October 10, 2018Breaking News, Featured, Martial ArtsNo comments
  9. Kiwanis Club Pride of Barbados Celebrate 10 year anniversary

    A former executive in a leading Non-Governmental Organisation has warned his fellow members to escalate community support in the days and weeks ahead as the measures to stabilise Barbados may create more challenges before solutions are accomplished… Mr Marshall told the participants the wants and needs of underprivileged Barbadians a decade ago may actually seem […]

    September 24, 2018Breaking News, Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  10. Free Community LEGAL Clinic – Ch. Ch. East Central

    Sponsored by Min. in Ministry of Finance; Ryan Straughn M.P. September 8th and 15th, 2018

    September 2, 2018Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. IIPT INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF COMMUNITY TOURISM AND PEACE DECLARED FOR 2018

    Louis D’Amore, Founder/President of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT), has designated 2018 the IIPT International Year Of Community Tourism And Peace in collaboration with Countrystyle/Villages As Businesses. The IIPT International Year Of Community Tourism And Peace will mark the 40th Anniversary of Community Tourism, which Countrystyle/Villages as Businesses began in Jamaica and […]

    December 18, 2017TravelNo comments
  12. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN ASSISTS NATURE FUN RANCH

    After 20 years, the Nature Fun Ranch, a youth and community project, focused on helping ‘at risk‘ young people develop holistically is making a big step towards sustainability. Director Corey Layne said a push in that direction came with the timely intervention of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank, whose staff visited its ten acre plot at […]

    December 18, 2017EducationNo comments
  13. Astor B. Watts Lunchtime Lecture Series – Rodney Grant on ”Civil Society & Development”

    The weekly Astor B. Watts Lunchtime Lecture Series continues at Democratic Labour Party HQ, George St., Belleville, on Friday 19th  May, 2017 at 1:00 pm as follows; Presenter: Mr. Rodney Grant, CEO, Pinelands Creative Workshop and Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Candidate for St. Michael South East. Topic: ”Civil Society and Development” Lecture streamed live on DLP Facebook.

    May 14, 2017PoliticalNo comments
  14. GOVERNOR GENERAL OF BARBADOS PRESENTS PRIZES TO THE QUEEN’S YOUNG LEADERS AWARDEES

    His Excellency Sir Elliott Belgrave, GCMG, KA, Governor General of Barbados, made a presentation to the four Barbadians who are winners of the prestigious award, The Queen’s Young Leaders Award. The four Awardees are Donnya Piggott, founder of The Association of Barbados Gays, Lesbians and All-Sexuals Against Discrimination (B-GLAD), Firhaana Bulbulia founder of the Barbados […]

    May 14, 2017EducationNo comments
  15. FLOW Rugby Barbados World 7’s tournament: Dog River Howlers women’s team

    The Dog River Howlers are an invitational rugby club (men and women) founded by Karl Fix in early 2007 for the lovers of “our game“. The club is based in Dog River, Saskatchewan, Canada (actually the city of Regina) ,which was the fictional home for CTV’s popular “CORNER GAS” TV series. The Howlers are made […]

    December 18, 2016Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  16. Student Marketplace, Haggatt Hall – $20 Challenge via Flow & Scotiabank

    The Flow BEF $20 Challenge had a successful run at Sky Mall from 10 am – 4 pm in Haggatt Hall… Barbadians of all walks supported these young Bajan entrepreneurs at the Student Marketplace and learned what amazing business ideas these youngsters put into practice with just 20 dollars! Find out more on Facebook on […]

    December 11, 2016Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. Plan to launch free WiFi hotspots in Dominican Republic

    The Dominican Republic’s Danilo Medina administration announced plans to provide around 5,000 free Wi-Fi hotspots in parks, public squares, universities, schools and hospitals nationwide as part of its “Digital Republic” program for 2016-2020. Other measures include a deal with local energy utility ETED to bring fiber-optic technology to 32 underserved localities in the southwest of […]

    October 26, 2016TechnologyNo comments
  18. Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Hinkson – Dreaming In Colour

    Jennifer Hinkson’s love and passion for service, her love and passion to help and her love and passion for children, has motivated her and in turn continue to inspire others like her. It is that drive and positive and willing mindset that others have seen motivating them to elect her as The Lieutenant Governor for […]

    October 16, 2016EventsNo comments
  19. Visa and Cave Shepherd forge new alliance, Consumers can shop online!

    The Card services department of Cave Shepherd and Company have now successfully partnered with Visa to revamp their previous card to allow online shopping and other privileges. She told reporters that existing limits will either stay the same or be raised depending on if a customer is delinquent or better than current, but in no […]

    September 27, 2016Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  20. Scotiabank Business Services Centre Team Educates Students on Finances

    Never too young to learn! This was the idea as Scotiabank’s Business Services Centre (BSC) visited the students of the Ann Hill School recently to educate them about personal finance for children and young adults. The visit was yet another one of the staff-led community outreach activities marking Scotiabank’s celebration of its 60th anniversary in […]

    August 21, 2016EducationNo comments
  21. Scotiabank supports YMCA party for City children

    Scotiabank continues to reach out to the community and support its employees and young people who are doing the same. Last month, the Bank, aided by some of its staffers and their children, assisted the Ballroom Dance Club of the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) in hosting its annual Christmas party for more than 100 […]

    January 31, 2016CultureNo comments
  22. Christmas Message – Mia Amor Mottley Q.C., M.P. & Leader of the Opposition

    “For unto us a Child is born; unto us a Son is given….” (Isa 9:6) These words spoken by the prophet of old, Isaiah not only foretold the birth of the Christ Child but also underscored the inherent principle of our faith, for which we reflect on and celebrate during the Christmas season. The fact […]

    December 26, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  23. Happy Holidays from CIBC FirstCaribbean December 20, 2015Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  24. Flow unveils Multi Island Tech Kids Project this weekend in the City

    Children between the ages of five and nine will have the opportunity to learn first-hand about the exciting world of technology as telecommunications provider Flow hosts its inaugural Tech Kids Project. Forming part of the company’s ‘Let Christmas Flow‘ campaign, the initiative takes place on Saturday, December 19th at Flow’s retail store on Swan Street […]

    December 15, 2015Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  25. Two lucky winners receive a year’s supply of LPG from Sol

    Lisa Riley (cover photo) and Maureen Pollard now have something in common; these women are the proud winners of the recently concluded ‘Win With Sol Gas’ promotion held in Barbados. They each received a year’s supply of premium 100lb Sol cooking gas compliments of Sol, the leading supplier of energy products in the Caribbean. The […]

    December 1, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments