Bahamas Real Estate | R.E.A.C.H. Hosts “Light It Up Blue” Ceremony

Image

R.E.A.C.H. Bahamas leading the March from Pompey Square to Rawson Square.

R.E.A.C.H. Hosts “Light It Up Blue” Ceremony in Grand Style

In the month of April, the world celebrates World Autism Awareness Day. Individuals, businesses, and organizations “Light It Up Blue” to help raise autism awareness and honor those with the disorder. Yesterday, R.E.A.C.H. Bahamas hosted the annual “Light It Up Blue” event at Rawson’s Square. Numerous government officials, dignitaries, organizations and members of the general public packed the area and enjoyed the momentous occasion. The event started with a march that stopped traffic on Bay Street with numerous schools and organizations that marched with pride to promote Autism Awareness. Led by a spectacular performance from the Bahamas Urban Renewal 2.0 Youth Marching Band, the group marched in grand style from the Pompey Square to Rawson Square. President of R.E.A.C.H., Mario Carey of Mario Carey Realty, was front and center with the group marching sporting his trademark Light Blue Blazer to lead the charge.

Notably, in attendance at the event were His Excellency Sir Arthur Alexander Foulkes, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, Keynote speaker, The Right Honorable Perry G. Christie, Prime Minister of The Bahamas, and a large number of government officials and other groups that supported R.E.A.C.H.’s efforts. There were dynamic performances and speeches by local schools and charitable organizations, the turnout at this event demonstrated the support for autism. To show your support for R.E.A.C.H and Autism you can visit the following link, Click here.

Cole Carey, son of Mario Carey and National Honor Student with Autism Speech

DSC_0958

R.E.A.C.H. President presented to the engaged audience and encouraged donations to help fight autism.

DSC_0909

The Governor General of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas Sir Arthur and Lady Foulkes and Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie are pictured here greeting before the event.

DSC_0910

R.E.A.C.H. President, Mario Carey (R) and Co-Vice President, Kim Gibson (M) greet the Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes(L).

DSC_0922

The Rt.Hon. Perry G. Christie, Prime Minister Of The Commonwealth Of The Bahamas makes his entrance into Rawson Square.

DSC_0931

An opening prayer led by a dynamic young man.

DSC_0933

R.E.A.C.H President, Mario Carey and Son Cole Carey enjoy the festivities at World Autism Awareness Day event.

DSC_0939

Primary School Band rocked the crowd with some Rake and Scrape Music.

DSC_0941

Wholesome entertainment in Rawson Square for World Autism Awareness Day

Cole Carey  gives his introductory speech and talks about his experience at the Vanguard School in Lake Wales, Florida.

Cole Carey gives his introductory speech and talks about his experience at the Vanguard School in Lake Wales, Florida and being inducted into the National Honor’s Society.

 

Urban Renewal Band

The Bahamas Urban Renewal 2.0 Youth Band leads the march from Pompey Square to Rawson Square on Bay Street.

Bay Street

Autism Awareness March takes over Bay Street.

DSC_0961

The vibrant parents of Mario Carey R.E.A.C.H. President, Anne and Douglas Carey, showing their support while being acknowledged for celebrating 60 years of marriage.

DSC_0946

This young entertainer electrified the crowd with his selection.

Reach Table

R.E.A.C.H. and Mario Carey Realty connect to promote World Autism Awareness in Rawson Square.

Schools

Local Schools March to Support World Autism Awareness Day!

Image

MCR Vacation Rental/Property Management Specialist, Tina Bain (left) with her son (middle) and Sheldon Pitt, MCR Estate Agent (right) support R.E.A.C.H. event wearing blue.

 

Image

MCR wears Blue to support Autism Awareness Month! Don’t we look great! From (L to R) Adrian Wildgoose (Marketing Assistant), Terrinique Pennerman (Marketing Manager), Antoine Adderley (Estate Agent), Sharon Ferguson (Operations Manager), Tim Rodland (Estate Agent), Lisa Carroll (Office Administrator), and Tina Bain (Property Management & Vacation Rental Specialist)

Image

Baha Mar Lights Up Blue to promote Autism Awareness in The Bahamas.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s