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Santa’s on the way for dog charity

Santa’s on the way for dog charity

| 06/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Once again, Santa is going to be pulled by lit-up underwater reindeer so he can land on the George Town waterfront to help celebrate the 10th annual Scubaluminations in aid of dog-rescue charity One Dog at a Time (ODAAT). The money raised at the event, set for Thursday, 13 December [...]

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Cayman Heart Fund to get holiday boost

Cayman Heart Fund to get holiday boost

| 05/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life):  For every donation shoppers make to the Cayman Heart Fund when visiting the Celebrations Christmas Wonderland store during December will get those funds matched by the company. The money donated will support the charity’s mission to prevent and reduce early deaths, long-term di [...]

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Law firm’s day of giving helps charities

Law firm’s day of giving helps charities

| 05/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 60 staff of law firm Mourant swapped office chairs for charity work during its annual Away Day. Teams assisted Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE), the National Trust for the Cayman Islands and the National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), with a group of volunteers [...]

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Ezzard Miller hosts dinner for seniors

Ezzard Miller hosts dinner for seniors

| 05/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): North Side MLA and Leader of the Opposition Ezzard Miller hosted a joint Celebrate Cayman and Cayman Thanksgiving dinner for seniors on Saturday, 1 December, telling those gathered that the most influential of all social media was people “breaking bread” together. About 50 peop [...]

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Day celebrates people with disabilities

Day celebrates people with disabilities

| 04/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Staff and students of the Sunrise Adult Training Centre, all wearing yellow T-shirts, travelled to George Town Monday, 3 December, to join Acting Governor Franz Manderson and other government officials on the steps of the Government Administration Building to mark International Day [...]

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Community pays tribute to Arthur Hunter

Community pays tribute to Arthur Hunter

| 03/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Funeral services were held Saturday, 1 December, for Arthur Hunter, who died suddenly last month at age 82. An icon in both the legal and financial services industry, his death has been met by tributes throughout the community. Founder of the law firm Hunter and Hunter with his fat [...]

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Young student gives back for his birthday

Young student gives back for his birthday

| 02/12/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): When Brandon Simmonds, 12, heard about a baby in urgent need of a specialised procedure, he decided to use his birthday last month as an occasion to raise money for the infant and his family. He told his parents he didn’t need or want gifts but instead wanted to try to raise [&he [...]

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Running is a breeze for Brac family

Running is a breeze for Brac family

| 29/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A family of runners had a strong showing at the recent Brac Breeze Fusion 5K Walk/Run. Sean-Douglas Valentine secured his third consecutive victory at the third annual race, with his sister Di’ Jhaney coming in first among females and mother Tessa notching the second overall plac [...]

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Rotary Central raffle winner nets $44,000

Rotary Central raffle winner nets $44,000

| 28/11/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The grand prize winner of the Rotary Central Music Extravaganza raffle was awakened by a call at 11:45pm Saturday, 24 November, from the club’s president, William Inniss, informing her she had not only won the $40,000 grand prize but also another $4,000 for selling the winning ti [...]

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Men’s Day film premieres to full house

Men’s Day film premieres to full house

| 26/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman indie docu-film, Men’s Voice, attracted a standing room only audience when it premiered on International Men’s Day, 19 November. The 15-minute short, produced by local filmmaker Freddie Diaz, was commissioned by the Family Resource Centre to highlight men’s issues on t [...]

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Crisis Centre opens helpline for kids

Crisis Centre opens helpline for kids

| 25/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC) launched its Kids Helpline — 649-KIDS (5437) — on Thursday, 22 November, offering help and support at the end of a phone line to children and young adults up to age 18. Reaching out to young people was a “dream” of the Crisis Centre, [...]

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Hospice grows into new name

Hospice grows into new name

| 23/11/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman HospiceCare has a new name: Jasmine. The non-profit provider of palliative and hospice care has rebranded itself ahead of an upcoming move into a new 6,000 sq ft purpose-built facility on West Bay Road, made possible by a community fundraising effort, which will create an in [...]

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CNCF takes Christmas on the road

CNCF takes Christmas on the road

| 22/11/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) is presenting the travelling Cayman Christmas Comedy Show next month in place of Gimistory, the popular international storytelling festival, which is being revamped to return in 2019/20. The comedy act will visit all five districts on [...]

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Red Cross gets financial lift for renovations

Red Cross gets financial lift for renovations

| 21/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Red Cross capital campaign, “Shelter from the Storm”, which aims to renovate and refurbish its hurricane shelter and headquarters, has received a corporate boost with a $25,000 donation from Cayman First Insurance. The campaign was launched this summer and th [...]

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Trunk sale to support Cancer Society

Trunk sale to support Cancer Society

| 21/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Following on from their seventh annual Walk for the Cure fundraiser for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society last month, CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank (CIBC FCIB) will again be holding a charity trunk sale, set for 1 December, with all proceeds from registration for that even [...]

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