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Laptop donation for children studying at home

Laptop donation for children studying at home

| 29/05/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Among the issues that have come to light during the COVID-19 lockdown is the number of students who lack the basic equipment at home to do their schoolwork, leaving them at a severe educational disadvantage at this time while they have to study remotely. But for a number for them, the donation […]

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Service of Thanksgiving for Mrs Leola Esterleen Ebanks

Service of Thanksgiving for Mrs Leola Esterleen Ebanks

| 07/05/2020 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, 9 May, a service of thanksgiving will be held to commemorate the life of former Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) Mrs Leola Esterleen Ebanks, known affectionately as “Mrs Esther”.

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NPOs urged to protect against fraud related to COVID-19

NPOs urged to protect against fraud related to COVID-19

| 08/04/2020 | 0 Comments

The Registrar of Non-Profit Organisations (NPOs) is advising charitable entities in the Cayman Islands to protect against fraudulent activities during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In particular, the Registrar is warning against falling victim to medical and false advertising scams, illicit investment opportunities, phishing schemes, and fundraisers for illegitimate NPOs.

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Cayman Food Bank needs urgent donations

Cayman Food Bank needs urgent donations

| 01/04/2020 | 2 Comments

With an increasing number of people struggling to keep up with basic needs, the Cayman Food Bank desperately needs food and cash donations to keep up with demand. The Food Bank said that continuing to deliver hot meals and groceries to those in need “is a partnership with the community and cannot be done effectively […]

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7th annual DG’s 5K set for April

7th annual DG’s 5K set for April

| 19/02/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Three charities will benefit from the Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge fundraiser this year: the Cayman Islands Cancer Society (CICS), the MS Foundation of the Cayman Islands, and the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association of the Cayman Islands (ADACI). DG Franz Manderson, who spearheads the event, now in its seventh year, said they were […]

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Beach walk fundraiser for children with heart disease

Beach walk fundraiser for children with heart disease

| 11/02/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Governor Martyn Roper and Deputy Governor Franz Manderson were among those who participated in Team Nolan’s 2nd Annual Heart Warriors and Angels Beach Walk in honour of Congenital Heart Defects Awareness week 2020 and to raise funds for children with CHD. The event was also “in memory of an undoubtedly beautiful Heart Warrior”, baby Nolan Evans […]

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Roaring 20’s find Cayman Brac

Roaring 20’s find Cayman Brac

| 23/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Brac District Committee of the National Trust is turning to the Roaring 20’s for an eco-friendly fundraising event next month that will capture the days of flappers, jazz, Prohibition and bootleggers, all in aid of its Habitat Protection Fund. Period costume is optional but anyone wanting to get into the […]

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Footballer turned actor to speak at gala

Footballer turned actor to speak at gala

| 15/01/2020 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Actor Vinnie Jones will be the guest speaker at this year’s Breast Cancer Foundation Gala, which will be held on Saturday, 3 October at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. The theme of this year’s Gala focuses on the important role of spousal and family support, as well as the impact battling cancer has […]

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Video spotlighting cyber-bullying premieres

Video spotlighting cyber-bullying premieres

| 27/10/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): “The Change Project”, a new documentary video on cyber-bullying in the Cayman Islands, premiered Friday night at a red carpet event at Camana Bay Cinema. A joint project by Logic and the video’s creators, Vagabond Media Group, the 20-minute documentary is the focal point of Logic’s new Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) campaign […]

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Neighbours join crime fight in Bodden Town

Neighbours join crime fight in Bodden Town

| 25/10/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Community police officers in Bodden Town have joined with residents of Belford Estates to launch a new neighbourhood watch group. Bodden Town CPD officers PC Garcia and AC Pascal gave a presentation lasst weekend to the residents who have committed to reporting suspicious activity and crime to the police to help with […]

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Singing Christmas tree tuning up

Singing Christmas tree tuning up

| 25/10/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Now in its ninth year, the date for the much loved local festive spectacle, the Annual Singing Christmas Tree, has been confirmed, organisers have said. Kicking off the holiday season, this year’s performance includes the Ft Lauderdale Christian Center Singers as well as several local singers from Cayman schools. The two-night event at the […]

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Walk raises $75k for cancer

Walk raises $75k for cancer

| 18/10/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Hundreds of people took part in the 8th Annual CIBC FirstCaribbean Walk for the Cure on a rainy Sunday morning earlier this month and raised more than US$75,000 to support local cancer patients. Participants of all ages walked or ran the 5k course, from Seven Mile Public Beach to the Fidelity Financial […]

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Ministry pays tribute to much loved doctor

Ministry pays tribute to much loved doctor

| 18/10/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Ministry of Health has paid tribute to local opthamologist Dr Krishna Mani, who passed away earlier this month. Describing him as “one of the outstanding medical practitioners of his time”, the ministry said that his “contributions and community service have helped pave the way for the future of ophthalmologic […]

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Date set for ‘Cayman National Parade of Lights’

Date set for ‘Cayman National Parade of Lights’

| 18/10/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman National has signed on as the title sponsor of a mainstay of the holiday season, which has now been renamed the ‘Cayman National Parade of Lights’. This annual event, which is free for all to attend, will be held this year on Saturday, 7 December, at Camana Bay from 6:00pm to […]

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Older Persons Month Ambassadors

Older Persons Month Ambassadors

| 08/10/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Four Caymanians over the age of 65 have been chosen as Older Persons Month Ambassadors by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). DCFS Director Paulinda Mendoza Williams said that John E. Ebanks, Beulah McField, McFarlane Conolly and Idalee Scott “were selected because of their outstanding community service track records”.

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BritCay supports Heart Health

BritCay supports Heart Health

| 01/10/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) will be celebrating World Heart Day on Sunday, 29 September, with ‘Light the Sky Red’ at Camana Bay, when everyone is encouraged to come out wearing red and watch the sky light red in honour of the Heart Warriors and Heart Heroes. CHF is also promoting its […]

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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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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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