Currently active users: 140









Sections
Newsletter
Email:
Home | Eleuthera News | The Rotaract Club of Eleuthera Celebrates The Spirit of Giving at Tarpum Bay Library

The Rotaract Club of Eleuthera Celebrates The Spirit of Giving at Tarpum Bay Library

Font size: Decrease font Enlarge font
image Rotaract Member Andrea Culmer face painting

(21 December 2011 Eleuthera, The Bahamas) The Rotaract Club of Eleuthera partnered with the Tarpum Bay Library in their 4th Annual Christmas Party for the children of Tarpum Bay and surrounding settlements.  During this event, children received a surprise visit from Santa Claus who read popular holiday stories and gave each child a gift bag filled with books, toys, and candy. Members of the Rotaract Club of Eleuthera served as volunteers for face painting, monitoring the bouncy castle, and serving food.


Pictured ( L-R backrow) Rotarian Max Leary, Rotaractor Andrea Culmer, President Kalin Griffin, Rotaractor Marvin Brown and Rotarian Lisa Krupp


The Rotaract Club of Eleuthera and Tarpum Bay Library have partnered on other initiatives throughout the year to encourage youth literacy. For example, the club organized a Trick or Read event for Halloween where children received school supplies and treats for playing reading games. Similarly, the children wrote papers about native plants and then took a field trip to the Bahamas National Trust’s Leon Levy Plant Preserve in Governor’s Harbour to learn more about them.


Trip to BNT Leon Levy Plant Preserve

“We recognize the importance of teaching our young people to read and we look forward to our continued partnership with the Tarpum Bay Library,” said Tyson Morley, Director of Community Service and International Service for Rotaract Club of Eleuthera.


Santa Claus reading to children

Copyright, Spice Media Group, Eleuthera, Bahamas 2008-2014.
All rights reserved. Contact editor@theeleutheran.com
Log in
For website security reasons, users must login to post a comment on an article.
Or you can Connect with Facebook

Subscribe to comments feed Comments (0 posted):

total: | displaying:

Post your comment comment

More News....
image

Tribute to Bahamian Olympic Gold Winners -- Sir Durward and Cecil Cooke

NASSAU, The Bahamas – It was 50 years ago…in Tokyo…when Sir Durward “Seawolf” Knowles and the late Cecil Cooke won Olympic Gold -- representing a ...
Full story
image

Bahamas Weather (Friday): Gale Force Warnings in Effect for Northwest & Central Bahamas

SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS IN THE NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL BAHAMAS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT DUE TO POSSIBLE GALE FORCE UP TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS AND EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS...
Full story
image

VAT Family Island Clinics To Begin

(Nassau, Bahamas) - The Value Added Tax (VAT) Implementation Team along with a team from the Business License Department will be hosting a series of ...
Full story
image

Bahamas Weather Forecast for Thursday October 23rd, 2014

Marine forecast for the Bahamas for 24 hours from 06:00am  Thursday, 23rd October 2014, issued by the Bahamas department of meteorology at 0345utc.   Waterspouts are possible ...
Full story
image

Bahamas Heads of Mission - Group Photo

NASSAU, The Bahamas -- The Prime Minister attended a Diplomatic Week Heads of Mission Luncheon, October 22, at Melia Nassau Beach Resort.  Diplomatic Week of the ...
Full story
image

"Tee's R Us" Stitchers move on to Round Robin Tournament in New Providence

(Eleuthera, Bahamas) - The Eleuthera Softball Association's women's championship series came to an end on Wednesday night, October 22nd with a crushing 15-1 win in ...
Full story
image

Government Establishes Task Force to Focus On Ebola Awareness

By Betty VedrineBahamas Information ServicesNassau, Bahamas - The Government has assembled a task force to ensure that the Bahamas is prepared in the event of ...
Full story
image

Artwork depicting the sinking of the HMBS Flamingo vessel by 'visual artist', Kishan Munroe, presented to Eleuthera Survivor

- Local hometown hero, Mr. Cladwell Farrington Jr. presented with the artwork at a ceremony, being held in celebration of Heroes Day at P.A. Gibson primary. ...
Full story
image

Deep Creek Middle School Celebrates National Day on Writing

The 9th grade students write poetry. (Eleuthera, Bahamas)  For the past five years, the National Council of Teachers of English has declared October 20th the National ...
Full story







  • email Email to a friend
  • print Print version
  • Plain text Plain text




Conditions for Governor's Harbour, BF at 12:59 pm EDT

Current Conditions:
Cloudy, 79 F

Forecast:
Fri - Heavy Thunderstorms. High: 80 Low: 77
Sat - AM Thunderstorms/Wind. High: 81 Low: 75
Sun - Mostly Sunny. High: 82 Low: 76
Mon - Partly Cloudy. High: 82 Low: 76
Tue - Mostly Sunny. High: 82 Low: 77

Full Forecast at Yahoo! Weather

(provided by The Weather Channel)