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Law firm donates to nine charities 

Law firm donates to nine charities 

| 20/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): For the fifth year running, Appleby held its annual Charity Day, this time selecting nine non-profit organisations that fall within the child and family welfare, education and animal welfare categories to receive financial assistance. Each organisation had to demonstrate a genuine [...]

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Plaque unveiling reveals decades-old family link

Plaque unveiling reveals decades-old family link

| 19/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The unveiling of a plaque last week by the National Trust for the Cayman Islands to mark the donation of land on Cayman Brac, also led to the discovery of a connection between the family who owned the property and Juliana O’Connor-Connolly, minister and MLA for Cayman Brac East. [...]

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Nail salon shines with donation to Crisis Centre

Nail salon shines with donation to Crisis Centre

| 19/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A nail salon recently raised $600 for the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC) through a campaign organised in honour of international women’s month. Cindy Oostvogels, owner of Polished, explained that during March customers were given 20% off pedicures for every $10 donated to th [...]

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NDC opens office in Cayman Brac

NDC opens office in Cayman Brac

| 18/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Drug Council (NDC) officially opened its Cayman Brac office last week during a visit by Minister for Health Dwayne Seymour. The office, which has been operating since last year, offers full-time services to all residents. Prior to the office opening last year, only lim [...]

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Brac meets DG’s 5K Challenge

Brac meets DG’s 5K Challenge

| 17/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): It was a double win for the Health Services Authority (HSA) at the 2018 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge on Cayman Brac, held Sunday, 15 April. HSA CEO Lizzette Yearwood took the title of overall fastest female for the third year running, while HSA anaesthetic technician Gregley Ga [...]

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Governor heads east on Cayman tour

Governor heads east on Cayman tour

| 16/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Governor Anwar Choudhury last week visited East End attractions and places of interest as his continues touring and learning about the Islands. The tour, on Friday, 13 April, started off with a visit to the Blow Holes, led by East End resident and tour guide Alan Ebanks. [...]

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YMCA ropes course set to open

YMCA ropes course set to open

| 12/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson was the first person to climb on the YMCA’s ropes challenge course after a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the facility Wednesday, 11 April. The course, which will open to the public next month was built by the YMCA of the Cayman Islands with cash from [...]

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Earth Day clean-up soon come

Earth Day clean-up soon come

| 12/04/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce is completing preparation for its 2018 Earth Day Clean-up, which is set for Saturday, 21 April. For more than 20 years, the chamber has encouraged businesses from the private sector and members of the wider community to don a pair of gloves, p [...]

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Governor meets Pines residents

Governor meets Pines residents

| 09/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): During his familiarizing tour of the Cayman Islands, Governor Anwar Choudhury visited the Pines Retirement Home last Friday, where he met the home’s first manager and current resident, Olive Miller OBE, who showed him a picture of her with Queen Elizabeth II at the official o [...]

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Profiling Cayman’s community workers

Profiling Cayman’s community workers

| 05/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is highlighting the work of its five community development officers (CDOs), whose multifaceted jobs can be demanding as they work with some of the most vulnerable in Cayman. The officers are Delmira Kirchman-Bodden, who covers E [...]

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Women in Finance raise 52k for Special Needs

Women in Finance raise 52k for Special Needs

| 04/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The nonprofit 100 Women in Finance (100WF) Cayman branch, comprising professionals in the finance and alternative investment industries, raised more than $52,000 at their Barefoot Beach Gala for their 2018 designated beneficiary, the Special Needs Foundation Cayman (SNFC), which is [...]

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Registration open for DG’s 5K Challenge

Registration open for DG’s 5K Challenge

| 02/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Registration has opened tor the 2018 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge, which is being held in all three islands later in the month. Led by DG Franz Manderson, the aim of the annual event this year is to fundraise towards a target of $60,000 for five good causes. In Grand Cayman, th [...]

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Brac Spring Weekend a community success

Brac Spring Weekend a community success

| 23/03/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): This month’s Brac Spring Weekend, hosted by the Youth Services Unit (YSU), was a busy 48 hours of discussion, exploration, camaraderie and play. Held on Friday and Saturday, 9 and 10 March, teenagers and young adults from across Cayman Brac and several from Grand Cayman took part [...]

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Girls’ Brigade gathers for ‘fruitful’ week

Girls’ Brigade gathers for ‘fruitful’ week

| 21/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Five member companies of the Cayman Islands Girls’ Brigade held their annual week of activities and celebrations recently, as the international organisation marks 125 years with the theme, “Fruitful and Overflowing”. From 11-17 March the local groups held their Girls’ Briga [...]

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Another BT neighbourhood joins watch programme

Another BT neighbourhood joins watch programme

| 16/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): RCIPS Community Officers in Bodden Town joined forces with the residents of Valley Garden on Saturday, 10 March, to launch the first neighbourhood watch programme in the district for 2018, bringing to eight the number of such groups active in that area. The initiative aims to tackl [...]

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