One Eleuthera News
ELEUTHERA, BAHAMAS – A healthy heart, weight loss, reduced risk of high blood pressure, increased energy, reduced stress, increased metabolism, muscle toning, and strengthening of joints and bones. These are all benefits of walking. Under the theme, “Let’s Walk”, One Eleuthera Foundation’s Pathway to Wellness, in its efforts to ‘reverse the trends’ set out a series of health fairs all over the island of Eleuthera.
This grant is open to schools, teachers and churches based in Eleuthera. Applicants MUST BE official members of One Eleuthera Foundation. Visit www.oneeleuthera.org/join-us or call (242) 334-2948 for more information on BECOMING A MEMBER and be eligible to apply. OEF wishes to support projects in the following focus areas:
Mavis "Ms Emily" Munnings, is a 62-year-old resident of Savannah Sound. She is currently a carpentry trainee at the Centre for Training and Innovation (CTI). She moved to Eleuthera in 2001 and from 2005 developed her craft as a local straw artisan on Eleuthera. Last year she attended a BTVI and One Eleuthera Foundation sponsored event and after her experience there, she decided to enroll into the CTI program.
For the past 13 years visitors from Saint Mark United Methodist Church, South Carolina have been a part of a ongoing mission trip to Eleuthera. Their most recent visit took place from October 21st to 28th. A group of 19 persons from Saint Mark volunteered with the One Eleuthera Foundation (OEF) and other organizations on Eleuthera.
Eleuthera, Bahamas -- One Eleuthera Foundation and Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Outreach Program (BCOP) partnered with Fountain of Life Kingdom Ministries in Rock Sound to host a “Pink Party” event on October 11th, 2016. Attending the event were well over 100 women, girls and a few brave men from the neighboring settlements. Each participant was adorned in pink attire in recognition of breast cancer awareness month.
Around the world Social Enterprises and the Social Entrepreneurship structure is generally taking off as a regular market term. Social entrepreneurship programs provide private, non-profit and government organizations the opportunity to assist with social, financial and community development services for disadvantaged groups.
Everne Anderson-Pyfrom was born in Tarpum Bay but has lived in Rock Sound for the past 35 years. She is currently the Administrative Assistant at the Centre for Training and Innovation (CTI) and is assisting with Program Management. With over 19 years in the customer service industry, she loves interacting with people and prides herself on helping to ensure that customer satisfaction is achieved whether it be through solving issues or simply giving service with a smile.
Eleuthera, Bahamas- On September 17, 2016 a “Grill and Games” was hosted by South Eleuthera Emergency Partners (SEEP) in aid of the Maintenance of their fire trucks and ambulances. SEEP is a community-led organization that serves and enriches the communities of South Eleuthera by providing volunteer fire and medical transport services.