Archive for June, 2019

The Big Shave 2019

The Big Shave 2019

| 28/06/2019 | 0 Comments

We’re delighted to announce that the 7th Annual BIG SHAVE will take place on Friday, 20 September, at Cricket Square. Please save the date as we unite to conquer childhood cancer. Thanks to you and the Cayman community, over the past 6 years we’ve raised over US$2 million for St Baldrick’s to fund the most promising childhood […]

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Youngster gives birthday money to dog-rescue charity

Youngster gives birthday money to dog-rescue charity

| 28/06/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Primary student Molly De Saram used her recent 10th birthday party to help others by donating her gift money to local charity One Dog at a Time (ODAAT). Her reason was simple: “I love dogs, and I really would like to have my own puppy,” she explained, adding that her parents have […]

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Young Caymanians join public sector

Young Caymanians join public sector

| 28/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Three young Caymanian have recently taken jobs at the Ministry of Health, capitalising on their backgrounds in public health and accounting. Policy advisor Alanis Linwood, deputy chief financial officer Kenisha Lumsden and accounts officer I Cody Ebanks are the new additions to public sector service.

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What can be done about Humane Society flood problem?

What can be done about Humane Society flood problem?

| 28/06/2019 | 12 Comments

Every time it rains the Humane Society gets flooded. Why doesn’t Dart do something humane and provide them with a safe and dry environment? Auntie’s answer: Yes, the Humane Society is unfortunately very prone to flooding, and not surprisingly the shelter was hit very hard with the downpour this week. In fact, a staff member […]

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Road work notice

| 27/06/2019 | 0 Comments

The National Roads Authority is advising all motorists to drive with caution and reduce speed in the vicinity of Cayman National Bank (CNB) Roundabout this weekend June 29th and 30th. Road Striping will be in carried out to install Pedestrian Crossings on Huldah Avenue, Elgin Avenue, and Thomas Russell Way sections of the Roundabout. Works are […]

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Health care directive form available online

Health care directive form available online

| 27/06/2019 | 2 Comments

Individuals wishing to communicate their decisions regarding their future health care are advised that the required form is now available on the Ministry of Health website (scroll down to the end of the “Know more” section on the right). The form  allows individuals to express specific advance health care directives and/or appoint a proxy to […]

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Needs Assessment Unit: Grand Cayman office closures

Needs Assessment Unit: Grand Cayman office closures

| 27/06/2019 | 1 Comment

The Needs Assessment Unit’s (NAU) Grand Cayman Office will be closed on Friday, 28 June 2019, to resolve a maintenance matter. In addition, the office will be also close on Friday, 12 July 2019, for a staff function. The NAU apologises for any inconvenience these closures may cause.

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Registrar offers governance training for NPOs

Registrar offers governance training for NPOs

| 27/06/2019 | 1 Comment

The Registrar for NPOs (non-profit organisations) will be staging a training session on corporate governance for charitable organisations in the Cayman Islands on Tuesday, 2 July from 5:30pm to 7:30pm in room 1038 of the Government Administration Building. The session will cover best practices for charities; and money laundering and terrorist financing risks. Persons who […]

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Why doesn’t the hospital have more blue spots?

Why doesn’t the hospital have more blue spots?

| 27/06/2019 | 13 Comments

I frequently go to George Town Hospital for appointments with my disabled spouse. We have a disabled tag for our car so can park in the handicapped spots. However, there have been instances when every one of the six blue spots in the main parking lot is taken, either by cars carrying disabled tags or, […]

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Service club donation to help critical patients at hospital

Service club donation to help critical patients at hospital

| 26/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Rotary Central Cayman Islands has donated medical equipment to the Health Services Authority (HSA) to improve life-saving treatment of critical patients having difficulty breathing due to an obstruction in their airways. The service club presented three new video laryngoscopes to the Cayman Islands Hospital, for Accident and Emergency, Emergency Medical Services and […]

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Governor visits John Gray High School

Governor visits John Gray High School

| 26/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper recently attended the John Gray High School end-of-year assembly and toured the new state-of-the-art gymnasium, the venue for the event, which doubles as the George Town emergency shelter. During the assembly, held Monday, 24 June, the school band performed and Roper spoke to the children about “growth mindset” something […]

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Children’s emotional wellbeing initiative launched

Children’s emotional wellbeing initiative launched

| 26/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Alex Panton Foundation (APF) has introduced a free social-emotional wellbeing programme for children in Cayman, explaining the initiative at an information session held 17 June for teachers, community leaders, clinicians and representatives of the Department of Education. APF has joined forces with the UK-based Partnership for Children (PfC) to bring their […]

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Constitution anniversary celebrations kick off

Constitution anniversary celebrations kick off

| 26/06/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): This weekend begins a yearlong celebration of the 60th anniversary of the first written Cayman Islands Constitution. Once again, Celebrate Cayman, which was established last year to direct the commemoration of the Cayman Islands Coat of Arms, which also turned 60, is coordinating this new series of events, which include a charity […]

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Cayman Airways goes cashless at all US locations

Cayman Airways goes cashless at all US locations

| 26/06/2019 | 2 Comments

Cayman Airways is advising customers that, effective Monday July 15, 2019, the airline will be going “cashless” for all transactions at all of its cargo and airport locations in the United States. As of July 15, 2019, all Cayman Airways locations in the US will accept payment by debit or credit card only. This will […]

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What are good foods to store for a hurricane?

What are good foods to store for a hurricane?

| 26/06/2019 | 29 Comments

I need advice on what food to purchase as the hurricane preparedness plan suggests. I don’t buy canned food so don’t know how it tastes. Can you advise which canned food has good caloric and nutritional value and also tastes good? Auntie’s answer: First of all, kudos for not generally eating canned food and for […]

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Young environmentalists awarded for green efforts

Young environmentalists awarded for green efforts

| 25/06/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): A group of young people, united in their commitment to protecting and conserving the environment, was one of the winners at the recent Governor’s Conservation Awards, organised by the National Trust for the Cayman Islands. Environmental advocacy group Protect Our Future Cayman, led by four students from Cayman International School (CIS), took […]

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National Gallery shows off Cayman landscape paintings

National Gallery shows off Cayman landscape paintings

| 25/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery has opened a new exhibition, called “Tropical Visions”, which explores the evolution of landscape painting in the Cayman Islands. Drawing entirely on artwork from the National Collection and spanning a period of 50 years, the exhibition encompasses some of the earliest paintings in the collection as well as recent […]

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Bracket announced for Cayman Islands Classic

Bracket announced for Cayman Islands Classic

| 25/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Game matchups have been announced for the third annual Cayman Islands Classic Basketball Tournament, with the event set for 25-27 November at the John Gray High School gym. The opening game will feature Colorado State facing New Mexico State, followed by Loyola of Chicago meeting South Florida. In the first game of […]

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