Alpha Brothers support HPH relief effort
Brothers of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. on Grand Bahama gave their support to the Haitian relief effort launched by the support staff of Freeport Container Port (FCP), Freeport Harbour Company (FHC), Grand Bahama Airport Company (GBAC) and MSC Bahamas with a donation for the purchase of goods and supplies. The goods will be a part of the container being coordinated for shipment to Haiti.
Nahshon Collie, Operations Supervisor with Grand Bahama Airport Company and a member of the fraternity said, 'As Haiti is in the eyes of the world following the 7.0 earthquake that struck on Tuesday, January 12, 2010, the Brothers of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity pray that family and loved ones of the victims of this disaster would be comforted as they receive the relief so desperately needed.
'We thought it prudent to assist as best we could in the relief effort by contributing to this effort by HPH support staff, hence our donations today.'Also, in an effort to assist with the local needs of the Grand Bahama community the fraternity also made a donation to the Grand Bahama Red Cross.
On hand to accept the donation was Human Resources Director, Ms. Malvese Capron along with GBAC Director, Phil Carey. Miss Princess Ingraham accepted for the Red Cross.The drive by HPH employees began on Saturday past when the container was at Solomon Wholesale on Queen's Highway and continued on Monday at Grand Bahama Airport Company. Persons wanting to make a donation of non-perishable goods, toiletries, clothing, shoes, and water can do so for the remainder of the week at the following locations: FHC: February 9, 2010, 9:00 a.m. ? 5:00 p.m. FCP: February 10, 2010, 7:00 a.m. ? 7:00 p.m. West End/Eight Mile Rock: February 11, 2010, 12:00 p.m. ? 5:00 p.m. East End: February 12, 2010, 12:00 p.m. ? 5:00 p.m. City Market, Seahorse Plaza: February 13, 2010, 10:00 a.m. ? 4:00 p.m.
Items being donated can also be dropped off between 7 am and 7 pm daily at Freeport Container Port, at Freeport Harbour Company or at Grand Bahama Airport Company between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. 'HPH staff is making a step in support of the Haiti Relief effort as 'We Are Our Brother's Keepers',' the theme of the drive noted Ms. Capron.
The Haiti Relief Drive being coordinated by the support staff of Freeport Container Port (FCP), Freeport Harbour Company (FHC), Grand Bahama Airport Company (GBAC) and MSC Bahamas accept a donation for the purchase of needed good and supplies from Brothers of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. Above Nahshon Collie presents a cheque to Ms. Malvese Capron, Human Resources Director. Pictured from left to right are Alpha Brothers Greg Christie, Carlton Davis, Chato Outten, Trevor Seymour, Roger Rolle; GBAC Director Philip Carey; Brothers Nahshon Collie, and C. Allen Johnson, Ms. Malvese Capron, Human Resources Director; Roosevelt Major Jr.; Princess Ingraham, Grand Bahama Red Cross, Brothers Jhirmal Greene, Greg Smith, and B, Azzan Johnson.