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
R.E.A.C.H. President presented to the engaged audience and encouraged donations to help fight autism.
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.
R.E.A.C.H. President, Mario Carey (R) and Co-Vice President, Kim Gibson (M) greet the Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes(L).
The Rt.Hon. Perry G. Christie, Prime Minister Of The Commonwealth Of The Bahamas makes his entrance into Rawson Square.
An opening prayer led by a dynamic young man.
R.E.A.C.H President, Mario Carey and Son Cole Carey enjoy the festivities at World Autism Awareness Day event.
Primary School Band rocked the crowd with some Rake and Scrape Music.
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 and being inducted into the National Honor’s Society.
The Bahamas Urban Renewal 2.0 Youth Band leads the march from Pompey Square to Rawson Square on Bay Street.
Autism Awareness March takes over Bay Street.
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.
This young entertainer electrified the crowd with his selection.
R.E.A.C.H. and Mario Carey Realty connect to promote World Autism Awareness in Rawson Square.
Local Schools March to Support World Autism Awareness Day!
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.
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)
Baha Mar Lights Up Blue to promote Autism Awareness in The Bahamas.