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L -R: Mr. Keith Sands – Council and New Building Committee Member, Mrs. Maxine Seymour – Director of Corporate Communications, Colina Insurance Limited, Dr. Ruth Sumner - President, Bahamas Girl Guides Association, Mrs. Michele Fields – Vice President, Bahamas Girl Guides Association.

Girl Guides Receives Building Fund Donation

Colina Contributes to New Headquarters

Nassau, The Bahamas, November 8, 2019 – The Bahamas Girl Guides Association (BGGA) is building a new headquarters, with help from Colina. The Insurer presented a cheque to representatives from the organization today as construction nears completion.

“Colina is committed to partnering with organizations that are focused on making a difference in our community, one individual at a time,” said Maxine Seymour, Director, Corporate Communications, Colina Insurance Limited. “As a former Brownie and Girl Guide, I can personally attest to the work of the Association and how it has impacted countless young girls in our country and around the world, helping to shape us into strong, disciplined women.”

The new building is located at BGGA’s site on West Bay Street and Marcus Bethel Drive. While Phase One has been completed, more donations are needed to complete Phase Two. Persons can log onto to give generously.

About Colina Insurance Limited

Colina Insurance Limited (“Colina”) is a wholly owned life and health insurer that has evolved over 155 years to become the country’s largest life and health insurer, with a solid reputation for providing insurance and related financial services products that help clients prepare for life’s unexpected events.

About The Bahamas Girl Guides

Since 1915, The Bahamas Girl Guides Association has made a positive impact on the lives’ of Bahamian Girls aged five to 18. The mission of the organization is to provide opportunities for the development of girls and young women, to build self-esteem, to develop positive attitudes, and to become contributing citizens both Nationally and Internationally. Membership has grown to over 2,300 throughout New Providence and the Family Islands. The Association has its headquarters in the small (360 sq.ft.) building on the corner of West Bay Street and Marcus Bethel Drive. The organization has long outgrown the little building of more than 75 years old, which has been designated an historic site.

The National Girl Guides Association Headquarters, currently under construction.