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BAHAMAS RED CROSS GRAND RAFFLE
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    RAFFLE DRAWING - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2013, 12:00 Noon to 6:00 p.m., SOLOMONS SUPER CENTRE. The Bahamas Red Cross is once again appealing to the Public for financial assistance by launching one of its major fundraising events – the annual Red Cross Grand Raffle. This year’s raffle will be most exciting as it offers a total of fifteen (15) prizes. The Red Cross is one of the major emergency relief organizations in the Bahamas

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WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT SHELTERING?
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The Bahamas Red  Cross Community Resilience Unit will be hosting a Shelter Management Training, August 30 - 31, 2013 at the St. Gregory's Parish Hall in Central Eleuthera. The session on Friday will begin at 6:00 p.m., and on Saturday, will begin at 9:00 a.m.  For more information, contact the Department of Social Services at telephone number 242-332-1804.

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CENTRAL ELEUTHERA SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT
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The Community Resilience Unit of The Bahamas Red Cross Society will host a Community Softball Tournament on Saturday, August 31, 2013 in James Cistern.  BRING YOUR TEAMS, BRING YOUR FAMILIES for a fun filled safe environment and good healthy competition.   For more information, please contact Mr. Johnson at telephone number 242-470-7070       

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Hygiene Tip of The Week #2
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Sweating is healthy; it cools your body. But if you've ever sweated through a workout, a hot summer day, or a stressful situation, you’re probably no stranger to body odor. Perspiration itself — made up mostly of water and salt — is practically odorless, but when it mixes with the bacteria that live on your skin, the result is body odor. You may think of your armpits as ground zero for body odor, but other areas of the body also produce odor.

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VOLUNTEERING IN PARADISE!
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SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL RED CROSS CHAPTER TODAY... The success of The Bahamas Red Cross is hinged on the support of Corporate Bahamas and the general public.  There are many ways you can support your local chapter financially or otherwise.  For more information, contact the National Society at telephone number 242-323-7370 or by email at redcross@bahamas.net.bs.

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BRC Grand Raffle

Please support your local Red Cross Chapter.  For more information, please contact the Bahamas Red Cross by telephone at 242-323-7370.  

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CALL NOW…Youth Call-Centre
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NOW AVAILABLE - CALL OUR YOUTH COUNSELORS, they are standing by - The numbers are 242-427-1104, 1105, or 1106. The HIV Prevention Education Unit of the Bahamas Red Cross now provides additional support services for persons who may have personal questions and need Peer Advice from a trusted support person.  You are invited to take advantage of this new free service.  This activity is authorized by the Ministry of Health's Ethics Committee.

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Creole Community Health Fair
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The Bahamas Red Cross Prevention Education Unit, in conjunction with its partners, will host a Community Health Fair in the Bacardi Road Village on Saturday, September 14, 2013 beginning at 12:00 Noon.  There will be lots of information on Healthy Lifestyles, free food, and entertainment.  Come one, Come ALL!  For more information, contact Mr. Pierre Parisien, Creole Field Officer by telephone at 242-322-9451.

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Learning Centre
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As of March 1, 2014, website users will be able to access our training slides, and take a test, and for those persons successfully completing the test with full marks, will be able to collect a prize bag from The Bahamas Red Cross Society Head Quarters on John F. Kennedy Drive.

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Hygiene Tip of the Week #1
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The first step is to recognize the problem. Every man should be aware of the potential horrors of his own breath.You don’t want co-workers friends and/or family members to cringe when you sit down next to them and women to turn their cheek when you go in for the smooch. The best way to test your breath is to ask your spouse or a friend for their feedback. If no one is around, try scraping a bit of scum from the back of your tongue with your

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