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FOX HILL DAY

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viagra usa viagra times;”>Fox Hill Day has been a separate celebration  since at least the 1880s.  It is the second Tuesday in the month of August, check one week after Emancipation Day. The Prime Minister Perry Christie has been coming very year since 1998.  It is a visit to the four Baptist Churches in the area St. Paul’s, St. Marks, Mt. Carey and Macedonia.  The children of Fox Hill from long ago and now today get their first opportunity on the public stage to present their talents at singing and recitation.  This year’s Fox Hill Day was dedicated to the late Paula Tynes, the wife of the Chair of the Fox Hill Festival Committee Maurice Tynes, who last year  did her recitations reprising her work that she did as a child.  It was to be her last year.  Sadly, she died in the ensuring year.  Accompanying the Prime Minister this year was Deputy Prime Minister Philip Davis, Fox Hill MP Fred Mitchell,  Minister for Financial Services Hope Strachan, Ambassador Picewell Forbes,  Parliamentary Secretary Cleola Hamilton. The photos are by Peter Ramsay of the Bahamas Information Services.

Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell MP Fox Hill with the Prime Minister Perry Christie and High Commissioner Picewell Forbes at Mt Carey in Fox Hill 11 August for Fox Hill day.

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The MP Fox Hill Fred Mitchell with the Prime Minister Perry Christie at St Paul’s church in Fox Hill for Fox Hill Day celebrations 11th August.

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Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell MP Fox Hill with the Deputy Prime Minister Philip Davis and the Prime Minister Perry Christie at Fox Hill Day celebrations St Paul’s church in Fox Hill 11th August.

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Prime Minister Perry Christie with a blind youngster at the Macedonia Baptist Church’s Fox Hill Day celebration.  The youngster asked the Prime Minister if Hubert Ingraham was also coming to the church.  Photo by Peter Ramsay of the Bahamas Information Services.

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Prime Minister Perry Christie visits the Monument to the slain at the Fox Hill Freedom Park on 11th August.  Photo by Peter Ramsay of the Bahamas Information Services.

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Fred Mitchell MP Fox Hill with the climbers of the greasy pole in Fox Hill on Fox Hill day 11th August.

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