One Eleuthera News
Young people have proven a strong capability to lead change and are a vital investment to any organization. The attitude of young people is changing. The young workforce of One Eleuthera Foundation (OEF) have the opportunity to be involved in important decision making and engaging growth in their community.
One Eleuthera Foundation (OEF) has created the Member Highlight Corner as a way to showcase active members. This month's highlighted member is Maisie Thompson, also an employee of OEF. She is our Community Outreach Coordinator and also the first official Member of OEF. Below is our interview with Ms. Thompson:
Embri Stuart has family roots in the Bluff, Eleuthera, where her father grew up and her grandparents still live. Embri is from Nassau, New Providence but often visited her family in Eleuthera during her summer breaks. She moved to Tarpum Bay when she joined the One Eleuthera Foundation (OEF) family in January 2016 and she now serves as the Development Assistant.
LaShawn "Mars" McPhee is a 33-year-old native and resident of Bannerman Town.
LaShawn originally wanted to join the police force. After graduating from Preston Albury High School in 2001, he worked multiple jobs back and forth between Eleuthera and Nassau until about two years ago.
On August 30th and 31st, as part of its ongoing mission to train, mobilize and equip teachers with relevant techniques to improve the overall education and preparedness of the island’s children, the South Eleuthera Mission partnered with the One Eleuthera Foundation, Pineapple Fields and The Ministry of Education to host a professional development training on Place Based Education (PBE).
Eleuthera, Bahamas- Statistics state that breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among women in the Bahamas. According to Judith Hurley, M.D, Breast Cancer Unit, University of Miami, nearly 45% of Bahamian women who are diagnosed with breast cancer already are at the late stages of the disease, compared to only about 12% of female breast cancer patients in the United States.
Under the theme Cultivating Synergies through Team Empowerment, Michelle Miller, Life-Coach, Communications Expert and Empowerment Practitioner, facilitated a Team Empowerment Activity (TEA) workshop for junior members of the One Eleuthera Foundation (OEF) staff, Centre for Training and Innovation (CTI) instructors and administrators/programmatic staff of four of OEF’s partner organizations, Cancer Society of Eleuthera (CSE), Eleuthera Arts & Culture Centre (EACC), One Eleuthera Corporative Credit Union Limited (OECCUL) and The South Eleuthera Mission (SEM).