Retirement Celebration of Veteran Librarians

Library Veterans Honour and donation of New Computers and Air-Conditioning Unit for Coconut Grove Library in the Heart of Englerston

Minister of Transport and Aviation Glenys Hanna-Martin, M.P., for Englerston made a generous donation of computers and an Air-Conditioning Unit during a Recognition and Retirement Ceremony for Ms. Helen ‘ Sally’ Hutcheson, founding member and former Library Veteran Manager of Coconut Grove Library and retiring Library Manager, Mrs. Brenda Cynthia Sargent. The Coconut Grove Community, Library Board members, and Bahamas National Library Services, MOEST honour the two veterans with over 60 combined years of experience on Friday 31st March 2017. The computers are a welcome addition as many students visit the Coconut Grove Library to conduct research and complete Home work assignments. Presentations were also made by Honourable Cynthia ‘Mother’ Pratt and Mrs. Dorcas Bowler, Director of Libraries, National Library Services, MOEST.


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From left, Hon. Cynthia ‘Mother’ Pratt, Ms. Helen ‘Sally Hutcheson, Honoree, and Veteran Library founder, (receives plaque for long and dedicated Public Service), Mrs. Dorcas Bowler, Director of Libraries, and the Hon. Glenys Hanna-Martin, Minister of Transport and Aviation, M.P, Englerston Constituency


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From left, Mrs. Brenda Cynthia Sargent, retiring Library Manager receives plaque for 40 years of Public Service at the Grove Library, Mrs. Genesta Stuart Baker, Library Supervisor, Lillian G. Weir Coakley Library, Mrs. Dorcas Bowler, Director of Libraries, and Ms. Zelrona Mackey, Chairman, Coconut Grove Library Board


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Presentation of four new computers and an Air-conditioning Unit for Coconut Grove Library, accepting on behalf of the library were Mrs. Cynthia Sargent, Library Supervisor and Mrs. Dorcas Bowler, Director of Libraries, MOEST


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