Archive for December, 2016

Miss Lassie’s house gets Christmas makeover

Miss Lassie’s house gets Christmas makeover

| 30/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) recently completed its annual daytime restoration of Miss Lassie’s house, known as Mind’s Eye. Since 2009, traditional preparations of “Christmas of Yesteryears” at the house have been a cultural staple in the community. On Friday, 9 December, the CNCF staff and a few volunteers cleaned the […]

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Customs officers start 2017 with promotions

Customs officers start 2017 with promotions

| 30/12/2016 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Acting deputy collectors Kevin Walton and Jeff Jackson have been promoted to deputy collectors in the Customs Department, effective 1 January 2017. Congratulating the officers, Collector of Customs Charles Clifford said, “I am confident they will continue to effectively lead the officers under their command and will do our country proud.”

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Pink Ladies close up coffee shop

Pink Ladies close up coffee shop

| 29/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): After 35 years of service to the Cayman Islands Hospital and the wider community, the popular Pink Ladies Coffee Shop officially closed Friday, 16 December. The Health Services Authority (HSA) and Ministry of Health bid the group farewell at an event that afternoon where its members, as well as former staff of […]

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Needs Assessment Unit donates for Christmas

Needs Assessment Unit donates for Christmas

| 29/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Staff of the Needs Assessment Unit (NAU) took up an internal collection to sponsor a number of families for Christmas in both Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac. The recipients were chosen based on their circumstances and their continual efforts to improve their situations. However, the small number chosen are only a fraction […]

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Derek Haines covers 2,000 miles for charity in 2016

Derek Haines covers 2,000 miles for charity in 2016

| 29/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Derek Haines has run more than 2,000 miles over 2016 as part of his participation in the “Mountains and Marathons” challenge on behalf of the Have a Heart charity which sponsors heart surgery for children in need. Over the year, 148 children received life-saving/changing surgery at Health City Cayman Islands. Another three […]

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Golden Spoons Review: The Greenhouse

Golden Spoons Review: The Greenhouse

| 27/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Foodie): The Greenhouse Restaurant, located in the new strip of shops across the street from Casanova (North Church St), specialises in fresh, local ingredients prepared with love. Gluten free, paleo, vegan, vegetarian and allergy friendly options are made primarily from locally sourced goods or imported natural or organic as needed. This cute establishment boasts […]

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Halfway home gets boost from ministry

Halfway home gets boost from ministry

| 22/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Hope For Today Foundation, which runs a halfway house for recovering addicts in West Bay, has received an early Christmas present with a $10,000 donation from the Ministry of Community Affairs, delivered by Minister Osbourne Bodden. The funds will assist with operating costs of the men’s rehabilitation residential home, which can […]

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Miss Cayman back from Miss World contest

Miss Cayman back from Miss World contest

| 22/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Miss Cayman Islands 2016 Monyque Roshel Brooks was welcomed home this week following her participation in the Miss World pageant. More than 100 women took part in the competition, held Sunday, 18 December, in the US state of Maryland. Fellow Caribbean contestants shone at the contest, with Stephanie Del Valle of Puerto […]

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Flow technician awarded for excellence

Flow technician awarded for excellence

| 22/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Charles Bodden, who has been with the company for more than 40 years, has won Flow’s Managing Directors Award for Excellence for 2016. A business-to-business service technician, Bodden was recognised at a recent all-colleague event. Victor Salgado, managing director of Flow Cayman Islands, said, “I was delighted to present this award to […]

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UK team assesses Cayman’s search-and-rescue ability

UK team assesses Cayman’s search-and-rescue ability

| 22/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Members of Cayman’s maritime community recently met with the UK Coastguard team reviewing local search-and-rescue capability. The focus groups, held at the District Administration Building on Cayman Brac on Wednesday, 14 December, and the Government Administration Building on Grand Cayman on Friday, 16 December, sought the views of the seafaring sector on […]

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