Archive for September 7th, 2018

LIFE donates books to Maple House

LIFE donates books to Maple House

| 07/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Ahead of International Literacy Day (8 September), Literacy Is For Everyone (LIFE) donated 55 lightly used picture books to the special needs children and young adults who reside at Maple House. LIFE executive director Marilyn Conolly donated the books on Wednesday, 5 September, with Ministry of Community Affairs Chief Officer Teresa Echenique, […]

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Not happy with airfare to Sister Islands

Not happy with airfare to Sister Islands

| 07/09/2018 | 4 Comments

I have a question on airfare cost to the Sister Islands. Recently, Cayman Airways (CAL) increased the return airfare from Grand Cayman to Cayman Brac by approximately US$12 if you’re travelling directly between CB/GCM. However, if your flight happens to stop in Little Cayman (you’re not getting off, just passing through to GCM or CB), […]

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Minister’s message for International Literacy Day

Minister’s message for International Literacy Day

| 07/09/2018 | 3 Comments

Minister for Education and Youth Juliana O’Connor-Connolly writes: On the 8 September 2018, countries all over the world will gather to mark the celebration of the 51st Annual International Literacy Day organised by UNESCO.I would like to take this opportunity as Minister for Education and Youth to applaud all the men and women who through […]

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LIFE head talks about literacy

LIFE head talks about literacy

| 07/09/2018 | 0 Comments

LIFE (Literacy Is For Everyone) Executive Director Marilyn Conolly writes: As a community, we see the impact of illiteracy every day affecting children in our school system, or with adults seeking employment. Illiteracy is a hidden shame that many children and adults carry privately, unable to develop the skills to properly decode the world around […]

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Heart charity offers help to families in need

Heart charity offers help to families in need

| 07/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Hart for Hearts (H4H) programme, under the Cayman Heart Fund (CHF), is reminding the public that financial assistance is available for families in need in Cayman when their child is born with a congenital heart defect. The money helps with expenses associated with urgent paediatric cardiology healthcare.

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