Governor meets Pines residents

| 09/04/2018
Cayman News Service

Governor Anwar Choudhury meets Olive Miller at the Pines Retirement Home

(CNS Local Life): During his familiarizing tour of the Cayman Islands, Governor Anwar Choudhury visited the Pines Retirement Home last Friday, where he met the home’s first manager and current resident, Olive Miller OBE, who showed him a picture of her with Queen Elizabeth II at the official opening of the Pines and gave him a signed copy of her latest poetry book, Cayman Rhyme Time with Ms Olive, for his daughters. Miller also explained the significance of the Pines’ Wall of History, which exhibited memorabilia charting highlights since the home was opened in 1983.

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Pines resident Barbara Ebanks presents the governor with a framed, knitted placemat of Grand Cayman that she had made, with the manager of the Pines Lynda Mitchell

Among the other residents that the governor met and talked with were Sybil Bodden, Carlene McTaggart, James Parsons, Jerry Harper, Louise Kidd and Emily Bodden. Pines resident Barbara Ebanks presented him with a framed, knitted placemat of Grand Cayman that she had made.

Accompanying the governor on the tour of the 48-bed facility were Pines manager Lynda Mitchell and board member Pamela Webster.

According to a GIS report of the visit, the new governor was “impressed by the Pines’ modern and immaculate interior and the level to which staff were attentive to the residents’ needs”. Choudhury asked Mitchell several questions such as the Pines’ annual operating budget and the flexibility of its hurricane preparedness plan.

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The governor meets Pines resident Sybil Bodden

The governor meets Pines resident George Bothwell


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  1. Anonymous says:

    Please remove your hat when indoors! Totally disrespectful