Archive for September 23rd, 2019

7th Big Shave to fight childhood cancer

7th Big Shave to fight childhood cancer

| 23/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Over 100 men, women and children shaved their heads last Friday evening to raise funds and demonstrate their solidarity with children fighting cancer, who often lose their hair following chemotherapy treatment. The 7th annual Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave was a huge success, raising US$285,000 for the St Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private […]

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Premier marks 60th anniversary of first elections

Premier marks 60th anniversary of first elections

| 23/09/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin highlighted the importance of his own family to the political history of Cayman in an address marking the 60th anniversary of the first ever general election here in 1959. McLaughlin said his grandfather, William Allen McLaughlin, was on the ballot, and his grandmother, Ethel McLaughlin, had fought for women’s rights and […]

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Cayman-based company gives UCCI scholarships

Cayman-based company gives UCCI scholarships

| 23/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Five outstanding students at the University College of the Cayman Islands have each been awarded a Abbott Aerospace SEZC Ltd Scholarship, funded by Richard Abbott, a volunteer teacher at the university. The scholarships, worth up to CI$2500, are applied to the students’ college tuition fees. This year’s recipients are Shaniel Brown, Aliyah […]

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Governor opens Sunrise recording studio

Governor opens Sunrise recording studio

| 23/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper officially opened a state-of-the-art multi-media production studio at the Sunrise Adult Training Centre (SRC) in West Bay during a recent tour of the facility. The studio, which was fully funded by the Aall Foundation, one of SRC’s longest-standing supporters, will not only benefit the clients at Sunrise but may […]

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DCI earns gold standard award

DCI earns gold standard award

| 23/09/2019 | 14 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) has been awarded the prestigious Investors in People (IIP) Gold standard accreditation, which is awarded to organisations worldwide that demonstrate world class practice and operate at the highest levels of people management aligned to business strategy, ethos and values.

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PWD training centre to open early 2020

PWD training centre to open early 2020

| 23/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Public Works Department’s dedicated Apprentice Training Facility is scheduled to open at the PWD compound early in 2020, officials have said. The 3,200 sq.ft building will be raised above the car park on columns, which will create a covered, open-air space below. The upper level will consist of an open-plan space […]

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Cayman hospitals send relief to Bahamas

Cayman hospitals send relief to Bahamas

| 23/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s three local hospitals joined forces to provide medical supplies to the victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. The Cayman Islands Health Service Authority (HSA), CTMH Doctors Hospital and Health City Cayman Islands (HCCI) rallied together to donate over 4,000 pounds in goods with the help of Cayman Airways to the […]

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