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Youth Minister impressed with the success of “Fresh Start” program in GB

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama, The Bahamas — Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, the Hon. Mario Bowleg told Fresh Start graduates that as Grand Bahama’s economy rebounds, they are in key position to take full advantage of the opportunities that are coming. As the keynote speaker for the 2022 graduation, which was held on Thursday, June 9, 2022 at the Grand Lucayan Ballroom, Minister Bowleg told the 49 graduates that their achievement in completing the program and obtaining various certifications will result in full employment and readiness for the workplace. “Our government remains committed to ensuring that access and opportunities are made available through the length and breadth of our country,” added Minister Bowleg. “The Fresh Start Program is an example of what our youth can achiev...

Minister Bowleg Attends Launch of Fresh Start Programme

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Mario Bowleg and Permanent Secretary Eugene Poitier joined Head of the Division of Youth Sandena Neely and Programme Coordinator Chanda Roberts, on February 28, 2022, for the launch of its Fresh Start Youth Employability Programme. According to the Ministry, the sixteen-week programme prepares its participants for employment. They are taught how to identify potential employment opportunities, improve personal qualities, qualifications, and job search skills, make sound professional personal decisions, gain momentum and confidence for their journey ahead. The three (3) components of this programme are Interpersonal Skills Development, Skills Training and The Internship Experience. Participants will be trained in Mixology, Culinary and Baking, O...