Six (6) Grand Bahama Power Company (GBPC) employees departed Grand Bahama International Airport-Domestic Terminal on Sunday October 11, to assist the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC), with restoration efforts in the wake of Hurricane Joaquin. Upon receiving reports of the damage, GBPC quickly offered assistance to BEC and commend the members of its crew who did not hesitate to accept the assignment.
Grand Bahama Power Company (GBPC) is committed to serving local communities through volunteering and fundraising. As students across the Island prepare for a new school year, GBPC employees held its first Back to School Giveaway.
The Grand Bahama Power Company (GBPC) recently gave financial assistance to the Special Olympics program in Grand Bahama. The goal of the organization is to provide year round sports training and athletic competition, in a variety of sports, for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
Grand Bahama Power Company (GBPC) was pleased to made a donation in support of The Bahamas Primary Student of the Year (BPSY) awards program earlier this month.
Grand Bahama Power employees recently donated over 400 toys to aid the Santa’s Helper’s programme.
Sarah MacDonald, President and CEO of Grand Bahama Power Company, said, “Our company has always believed in being involved in the community and during the holiday season we couldn’t think of a better way to help local children and their families.
Grand Bahama Power Company recently gave financial assistance to the Special Olympics team in Grand Bahama to help facilitate training programs for their athletes. The goal of the organization is to provide year round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of sports for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
The talented Grand Bahama Youth Choir will represent our country at the Bahamian Independence Celebrations to be hosted in Washington D.C. this week. Kevin Tomlinson, Artistic Director for the choir, approached the Grand Bahama Power Company seeking support to defray the cost of the trip. GBPC immediately agreed to assist the group of young vocalists.
The Grand Bahama Power Company Employee Volunteer Group is having great success with their first project in local schools. Philcher Grant-Farquharson, Corporate Communications, remarked, “Every year, hundreds of high-school students graduate and begin the journey of trying to assimilate into the workforce. As a company and volunteer group, a grave concern of ours is the seeming lack of preparedness some of the students have as to proper interview conduct and resume writing skills.”
The Grand Bahama Power Company is pleased to announce the launching of the Grand Bahama Power Employee Volunteer Group. The group of civic-minded employees represents a cross section of management and line staff and has conveyed enthusiasm and commitment to implementing initiatives that will make a substantive impact on the community.
Marubeni TAQA Caribbean (MTC), owners of utility assets in four Caribbean nations, has pledged US$50,000 as well as technical support of recovery efforts in earthquake-ravaged Haiti.
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