GB Chamber offers condolences on Roberts’ passing

Donald "Don" Roberts.

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday offered its condolences following the passing of business icon Donold “Don” Roberts.

Roberts was the owner of  Dolly Madison in Freeport, Grand Bahama.

Greg Laroda, president of the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce expressed his heartfelt sympathy on behalf of the officers and directors of the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce to Roberts’ immediate family, business partners, employees and his colleagues.

“The Grand Bahama Business Community has lost a great businessman, Mr. Don Roberts.  He will be greatly missed,” Laroda said.  “Mr. Roberts’ contributions over the years to the community of Grand Bahama has evolved into a legacy.  His signature cigar and famous “Come on Down” will long be remembered.”

Roberts became a member of the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce during its early inception until his demise.

In 2009, Robert’s was the recipient of The Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year Award.