Archive for May, 2015

Cayman UWC branch rolls out camp for teens

Cayman UWC branch rolls out camp for teens

| 29/05/2015 | 0 Comments

  (CNS): The United World Colleges (UWC) Cayman Islands will hold a four-day summer camp for teenagers themed Toward a Sustainable Future. Created to raise awareness of the UWC mission, and to bring youth together for an important cause, it is designed to enable all participants to make positive changes in their lives and communities. […]

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Public sector steps up to help Nepal

Public sector steps up to help Nepal

| 29/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The public-service sector has joined local fundraising efforts in aid of Nepal, with Deputy Governor Franz Manderson recently presenting a cheque for CI$4,690 to Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) Director Jondo Obi, representing donations from civil servants, staff of statutory authorities and government companies, and members of the Legislative Assembly.

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Global call to say no to tobacco

Global call to say no to tobacco

| 29/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Countries around the world will jointly observe World No Tobacco Day Sunday, 31 May. Coordinated by the World Health Organisation (WHO), this year’s focus, “Stop illicit trade of tobacco products”, is supported by Article 15 of WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC).

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Swimmers set to make open-water splash

Swimmers set to make open-water splash

| 29/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The open-water competition season continues with the 13th Annual Butterfield 800m Sea Swim set for Saturday, 30 May. Registration will take place on race day at Governor’s Beach from 3pm-3:45pm, and the race will start at 4pm.

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Foster’s joins Nepal relief efforts

Foster’s joins Nepal relief efforts

| 28/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): On Saturday, 30 May Foster’s Food Fair stores will be participating in a day of support to help raise funds for the Red Cross Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund. All IGA locations, excluding East End, will be selling Cayman Supports Nepal T-shirts for $15 and stickers for $5. In addition, Priced Right and Bay Market […]

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More stars on board for CayFilm

More stars on board for CayFilm

| 28/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The list of film industry celebrities confirmed to attend the inaugural CayFilm festival, set for 18-20 June, continues to grow, with American actors Wes Studi and Reno Wilson the latest additions. Among his credits, Native American Studi, 67, has appeared in Dances With Wolves, The Last of the Mohicans, Geronimo: An American Legend, Heat and […]

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CIAA head gains international degree

CIAA head gains international degree

| 28/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Dalton Watler, president of the Cayman Islands Athletic Association, has earned a sports management degree from the University of Lleida, Spain. Organised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the philosophy behind the MEMOS (Executive Masters in Sport Organisations Management) degree is to help professionals working in national or international sports bodies manage their organisations better.

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Rotary Central enhances HSA services

Rotary Central enhances HSA services

| 27/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Rotary Central has facilitated the donation of four cardiac and vital sign monitors to the Health Services Authority (HSA), which should improve the provision of health care at Cayman Islands Hospital. Upon receiving the monitors, which are valued at more than US$30,000, HSA CEO Lizzette Yearwood said she was thrilled with and most appreciative of […]

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Swim meets show off local talent

Swim meets show off local talent

| 27/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Last weekend’s Vigoro Nursery’s Friday Night Lights, a distance meet for athletes aged 11 and over; and the Lions Sprint event, open to all ages, marked another successful turn for competitive swimming in the Cayman Islands.

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Future of Cayman rugby looks bright

Future of Cayman rugby looks bright

| 27/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Junior Rugby took a record travelling party of more than 70 players to the Bahamas for the Freeport Junior Rugby Festival 2015 to play against teams from Freeport Rugby Club and Nassau Rugby Club. The teams represented were Under 19s, Under 14s, Under 12s and the Under 10s.

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