Archive for August, 2015

Busy summer for Cayman swimmers

Busy summer for Cayman swimmers

| 31/08/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Following on from an eventful summer of training and international competition as part of teams representing the Cayman Islands, swimmers Catriona MacRae and Lauren Hew will be taking part in the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa from 5-11 September. Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) president Michael Lockwood was pleased with the progress of […]

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CIS enrols record number of students

CIS enrols record number of students

| 28/08/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman International School (CIS) has started the 2015-2016 school year with 582 students, its largest enrolment since the school officially opened in 2002. The school also welcomed a large group of new faculty and staff members to assist with the increase of students. Jeremy Moore, director of CIS, said, “CIS is an elite […]

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Fire Service reps attend overseas symposium

Fire Service reps attend overseas symposium

| 28/08/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Representatives from the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Cayman Islands Fire Service are attending the Fire-Rescue International (FRI) conference being held in Atlanta, Georgia until 29 August. The conference will afford attendees networking and educational opportunities aimed at honing functional and leadership skills. Acting chief fire officer Ronnie Dixon explained the benefits of […]

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Teaching kids to CARE through books

Teaching kids to CARE through books

| 28/08/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A local charity that encourages children to be kind to animals teamed up with a local service club that helps kids to read last Saturday. Volunteers from #kidsCARE, the education programme run by the Cayman Animal Rescue Enthusiasts (CARE), read children’s books about animals to the youngsters who turned up for the Kiwanis Club […]

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Scholarship winner reaching for the sky

Scholarship winner reaching for the sky

| 28/08/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Leanni Tibbetts, the 2015 recipient of the Butterfield Bank Undergraduate Scholarship, began her freshman year at the Florida Institute of Technology this month. The graduate of Triple C School will be studying for a bachelor’s degree in aviation management and flight. Once she finishes her degree, Leanni hopes to return home to work as […]

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Cayman student tops thousands in international writing competition

Cayman student tops thousands in international writing competition

| 26/08/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Martina Watler, a St Ignatius Catholic School student, has been named the junior runner-up in the Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2015, with judges choosing her entry from more than 7,200 submissions. As the junior runner-up, Martina, 13, will be invited to a special awards ceremony at Buckingham Palace where Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, will present […]

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CIBC to host 5k walk for cancer care

CIBC to host 5k walk for cancer care

| 25/08/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The local branch of CIBC FirstCaribbean will be staging its fourth annual Walk For The Cure 5K on Sunday, 4 October, starting at Seven Mile Public Beach. Participants in Cayman’s event will join over 10,000 passionate participants in 17 countries in which the bank operates in a unified demonstration of their commitment to assist […]

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Record number of nominations for YCLA

Record number of nominations for YCLA

| 24/08/2015 | 0 Comments

(YCLA): The Young Caymanian Leaders Foundation has received more nominations than ever before for its signature YCLA programme, which is celebrating its 15-year anniversary this October. The YCLA has honoured five finalists each year, a total of 70 young Caymanian leaders who are worthy of recognition and praise by the community and who play an […]

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Fundraiser nets over $6k for hospice

Fundraiser nets over $6k for hospice

| 24/08/2015 | 0 Comments

(CWC): Almost 100 cyclists took part in the Cayman Water Company’s 3rd annual Pete Ribbins Memorial Ride on Sunday, August 16, raising CI$3,185 for Cayman Hospice Care through registrations and substantial donations from the Company’s Cayman and US staff. All proceeds were matched by CWC, bringing the total donated to  to CI$6,370.

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Special late night event for the National Gallery exhibition

Special late night event for the National Gallery exhibition

| 21/08/2015 | 0 Comments

(NGCI): This summer, curators from the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) have revealed the inner workings of the museum’s Permanent Collection by converting the entire lower exhibition hall into a temporary research lab while undertaking a full evaluation of the artwork. The exhibition, All Access, gives visitors the rare chance to view over […]

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