Archive for June, 2015

Director of Children & Family Services retires

Director of Children & Family Services retires

| 30/06/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): After 33 years of public service, Director of Children and Family Services Alicia “Jen” Dixon will be retiring with effect from 1 September. Officials said Dixon had “unwaveringly brought her talents, commitment and diligence to all aspects of her work, whether dealing with clients and the community, guiding her department, or putting her rich experience to […]

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US students research Little Cayman’s reefs

US students research Little Cayman’s reefs

| 30/06/2015 | 0 Comments

  (CNS): Undergraduate students from around the US are spending the summer at the Central Caribbean Marine Institute on Little Cayman where they will gain firsthand experience researching the threats facing coral reefs and exploring ways to improve the chances for coral survival.

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Raffle winners announced in Rotary Sunrise fundraiser

Raffle winners announced in Rotary Sunrise fundraiser

| 30/06/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): One lucky ticket holder won the grand prize of a car in the Rotary Sunrise annual raffle, with the funds raised supporting literacy projects and various community-service initiatives. Glen Trenouth is now the owner of a 2015 Audi Q5, valued at $55,750. Pavel Rameau won the second prize of a home security system from […]

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National Gallery offers artful summer for kids

National Gallery offers artful summer for kids

| 30/06/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has a summer of art planned for students to enjoy over the long break. The free programming will allow kids to utilise their creativity by participating in a range of imaginative activities. The NGCI will host a variety of youth-centred activities, from the Cine Club to […]

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Youngsters enjoy a day of Caymanian culture

Youngsters enjoy a day of Caymanian culture

| 29/06/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Summer holiday started in June for a group of lucky youngsters, when they got the chance to soak up lots of Caymanian traditions and fun activities, and create local sweets, at a special Heritage Arts programme camp day.

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Young players thrill in touch rugby opener

Young players thrill in touch rugby opener

| 29/06/2015 | 0 Comments

(CRFU): Every now and then there is a sporting story that makes you recall all that made you fall in love with the game in the first place – stories of the underdog triumphing over all, David versus Goliath, Rocky versus Apollo Creed, Average Joe’s v. Globo Gym. In this scenario, David is played by […]

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Heroes Day will focus on agriculture

Heroes Day will focus on agriculture

| 26/06/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A committee comprising public and private sector representatives is in the early stages of planning the search for recipients of next year’s National Heroes Day (NHD) awards, which will honour contributions to the development of local farming.

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DCFS retirees awarded for service

DCFS retirees awarded for service

| 26/06/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has honoured three long-serving employees for their dedicated service. Eileen Sanguinetti-Codlyn (29 years’ service), Barbara Gee, (23 years) and Delva Mattocks (20 years), who have all retired, were recently recognised at an event at the Golden Age Home (GAH) in West Bay.

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Cayman’s football squad begins Olympic quest

Cayman’s football squad begins Olympic quest

| 26/06/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Olympic football squad is in Haiti competing in the first round of the 2015 CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Championship. Cayman is playing matches against St Kitts and Nevis, Barbados and host country, Haiti, in Group 1 of the draw for participating Caribbean Football Union (CFU) teams. Renard Moxam, director of national teams, said […]

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Outreach students display artwork at National Gallery

Outreach students display artwork at National Gallery

| 25/06/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is presenting more than 70 works of art by the students who have participated in the NGCI outreach programmes this year. NGCI Deutsche Bank intern Lyle Anderton, who curated the exhibition, explained the idea behind the display. “I decided to call the exhibition Horizons because it […]

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