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Couple donates bus to Cayman Academy

Couple donates bus to Cayman Academy

| 19/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A local couple has donated a 26-seater bus to Cayman Academy which will be used to transport students to and from the school. Entrepreneur and philanthropist Kenneth Hall, Jr, and his wife, Waynette, presented the custom-made 2017 Ford bus, equipped with seat belts and special [...]

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Irish Jog to benefit Special Needs Foundation

Irish Jog to benefit Special Needs Foundation

| 19/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Proceeds from the upcoming 25th annual St Patrick’s Day 5K Irish Jog are earmarked for the Special Needs Foundation Cayman (SNFC). Numerous charities answered the call to be considered for the event, according to hosts Butterfield Bank and Dart Enterprises. Michael McWatt, Bu [...]

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Firm delivers Christmas cheer to Crisis Centre

Firm delivers Christmas cheer to Crisis Centre

| 18/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A local firm has donated US$20,000 and toys to the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC) through its annual Christmas fundraiser. HighWater Limited raised the money and gifts through the generosity of colleagues in the fund industry, who were invited to a Champagne breakfast ahea [...]

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Heart charity marks decade of Red Dress fundraiser

Heart charity marks decade of Red Dress fundraiser

| 17/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of its annual Red Dress Gala Friday, 10 February. The event is the organisation’s main fundraiser, with the money enabling the CHF to continue its programmes to raise awareness of and prevent and detect hear [...]

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Hop over to the Brac for National Trust fundraiser

Hop over to the Brac for National Trust fundraiser

| 11/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The District Committee of Cayman Brac’s National Trust is holding its second annual Sock Hop fundraiser on Saturday, 21 January. The event will benefit the trust’s habitat requisition fund, which is used to purchase undeveloped lands to secure sanctuaries for local wildlife [...]

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Pink Ladies close up coffee shop

Pink Ladies close up coffee shop

| 29/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): After 35 years of service to the Cayman Islands Hospital and the wider community, the popular Pink Ladies Coffee Shop officially closed Friday, 16 December. The Health Services Authority (HSA) and Ministry of Health bid the group farewell at an event that afternoon where its me [...]

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Needs Assessment Unit donates for Christmas

Needs Assessment Unit donates for Christmas

| 29/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Staff of the Needs Assessment Unit (NAU) took up an internal collection to sponsor a number of families for Christmas in both Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac. The recipients were chosen based on their circumstances and their continual efforts to improve their situations. However, [...]

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Derek Haines covers 2,000 miles for charity in 2016

Derek Haines covers 2,000 miles for charity in 2016

| 29/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Derek Haines has run more than 2,000 miles over 2016 as part of his participation in the “Mountains and Marathons” challenge on behalf of the Have a Heart charity which sponsors heart surgery for children in need. Over the year, 148 children received life-saving/changing su [...]

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Halfway home gets boost from ministry

Halfway home gets boost from ministry

| 22/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Hope For Today Foundation, which runs a halfway house for recovering addicts in West Bay, has received an early Christmas present with a $10,000 donation from the Ministry of Community Affairs, delivered by Minister Osbourne Bodden. The funds will assist with operating cost [...]

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Law firm donates Christmas groceries

Law firm donates Christmas groceries

| 21/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): More than 200 seniors received special bags of pantry staples for the Christmas season thanks to a donation from a local law firm. Ogier partnered with Meals on Wheels for the second year running to ensure that the community’s most vulnerable seniors won’t face an [...]

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Triple C students donate books for young readers

Triple C students donate books for young readers

| 20/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Many children will be able to read new books at the local public libraries because of the donation made by the students of Triple C School. On Monday, 12 December, the George Town Public Library received a gift box filled with books from Kathleen Westin, Triple C librarian; and [...]

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After-school club promotes goodwill

After-school club promotes goodwill

| 20/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Youth Services Unit’s (YSU) Financial Awareness Now (FAN) Club, an after-school programme at Clifton Hunter High School, is promoting fiscal awareness and Christmas cheer this year. The club, which is helping Year 7-11 students develop financial literacy and social respon [...]

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Donations requested for Christmas food drive

Donations requested for Christmas food drive

| 19/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Ministry and Department of Tourism (DoT) are continuing their Christmas food drive at the Government Administration Building (GAB) by encouraging civil servants to donate non-perishable food items to stock the St George’s Anglican Church pantry. The goods w [...]

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Heart charity presents ambulance to HSA

Heart charity presents ambulance to HSA

| 15/12/2016 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A new ambulance bought with money raised by the Cayman Heart Fund has been gifted to the Health Services Authority (HSA) for the people of the Cayman Islands. The emergency-fleet vehicle was purchased after a huge fundraising effort, including $60,000 donated from the 2016 [... [...]

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Breeze Fusion walk/run debuts on the Brac

Breeze Fusion walk/run debuts on the Brac

| 01/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): In celebration of its 40th anniversary, Radio Cayman recently organised its first annual Brac Breeze Fusion 5K Walk/Run on Cayman Brac. The event, held Saturday, 26 November, raised $1,000 for the Harmony Learning Centre, which was accepted by Paula Malone, a student at the fac [...]

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