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Pan American Airways founder and wife leave legacy that aids South Eleuthera long after their death

  ELEUTHERA, Bahamas — A legacy started by the late founders of Pan American World Airways Juan & Betty Trippe has jump-started a movement in South Eleuthera that is giving back in a way the two never imagined – with their grandson stepping in to pick up the charitable mantle left behind after their passing. William “Doug” Douglass didn’t realize that a seemingly small project he undertook would have residents of the South Eleuthera community of Wemyss Bight reminiscing of a time when his grandparents made it their personal missionRead More

Delray dermatologist Dr. Brent Schillinger knocks out ailments in Bahamas

Dermatologist Dr. Brent Schillinger is helping Bahamians on the island of Eleuthera with dermatology care, education and health screenings. He’s doing so thanks to a partnership with Dr. Jonathan Levine and Stacey Levine’s GLO Good Foundation and rock star Lenny Kravitz’s Let Love Rule Foundation. Dr. Schillinger’s Yama Bahama has spent the better part of the last year working with the Bahamian Government and have tried to get permission to do some mission work and health treatments in the Bahamas. [amazon template=banner easy] “By combining all of our efforts we’re goingRead More

Lenny Kravitz gives the gift of healthy smiles to Eleutherans

Hundreds of Eleuthera residents are flashing bright healthy smiles thanks to world famous singer, songwriter Lenny Kravitz and the GLO Good Foundation who partnered once again to put on a free dental clinic in Gregory Town, Eleuthera. The initiative is now in its second year and aims to give residents who do not normally receive dental care world-class services free of charge. Patients also received free health screenings and medical advice. “We’re here to serve the people,” Kravitz said at the site of the clinic in Gregory Town. “This isRead More

Wet weather no damper for Eleuthera Walk For CURE – Cancer Society Event 2016

The Cancer Society of Eleuthera’s – Walk For A Cure, which had as its theme, “Honoring the Taken, Supporting the Survivors“, took place on the morning of Saturday, October 29th, 2016.  Fifty five registered walkers and runners, and sixteen volunteers took part in the event, which is one of the Society’s annual fundraisers. There were two route choices this year, A longer 4 mile walk from Governor’s Harbour’s Bayfront park to the Cancer Society’s Wellness center in Palmetto Point and a shorter route through the community of Palmetto Point.  AlthoughRead More

Thousands to Take to the Streets in CIBC First Caribbean’s Annual Walk For The Cure This Weekend

Thousands of walkers clad in branded T-shirts will hit major streets and highways across the region this weekend united in a common cause to raise funds and awareness in a campaign against cancer. The fifth annual CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Walk for the Cure will see thousands of walkers and runners across most of the 16 territories where the bank is located, converging for early morning or afternoon walks and runs in support of local cancer charities. The Bahamas’ walk events are in Abaco, Eleuthera and Grand Bahama on Saturday, October 1Read More