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Taste of Cayman supports Rotaract clubs

Taste of Cayman supports Rotaract clubs

| 24/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) donated almost $2,900 to the Rotaract Club of Grand Cayman and Rotaract Blue through their raffle at the recent 29th Taste of Cayman Food and Drink Festival, to support the clubs’ continued activities within the community. Pierre [...]

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Nominations open for Proud of Them awards

Nominations open for Proud of Them awards

| 21/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The public is encouraged to acknowledge excellence among young people by submitting nominations for the Proud of Them award programme. Nominations are open for the next group of recipients who must be between the ages of 10 and 25 years old and deserve recognition for their ach [...]

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Rotary continues work with Guatemala literacy drive

Rotary continues work with Guatemala literacy drive

| 15/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Two past presidents of Rotary Club of Grand Cayman (RCGC) joined directors and staff from the Cooperative for Education (CoEd), together with Rotarians from the US and Canada, in Antigua City, Guatemala, to celebrate the inauguration of a new educational centre on 10 February, [...]

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Foster parents recruited on Brac

Foster parents recruited on Brac

| 15/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) launched its drive to recruit foster parents in Cayman Brac at a meeting held Thursday, 9 February at the District Administration Building. The two-and-a-half hour information session attracted nine people from across the is [...]

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Brac ceremony honours retiring caregivers

Brac ceremony honours retiring caregivers

| 14/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The lengthy careers of two of Kirkconnell Community Care Centre’s (KCCC) longest serving staff members were celebrated by colleagues, management and government representatives at a retirement luncheon held Thursday, 9 February. Carmen Francis and Yvonne Earle were honoured fo [...]

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DG’s 5K Challenge races to help YMCA

DG’s 5K Challenge races to help YMCA

| 10/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge will be benefiting the YMCA of the Cayman Islands in 2017. Led by Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, the annual walk/run this year aims to raise $60,000 for the youth-oriented organisation. The money will go towards building a “ropes challen [...]

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Local author raises funds to prevent bullying

Local author raises funds to prevent bullying

| 09/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Local author Paul Schreiner for the second year running raised money for the Family Resource Centre’s (FRC) anti-bullying campaign through sales of his children’s book, Rudolf discovers the Cayman Islands, over the holiday season. The book raised $3,500 for the campaign, wh [...]

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Students march for drug and cancer awareness

Students march for drug and cancer awareness

| 09/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Academy made its presence felt in George Town on Friday, 3 February, by marching to deliver its annual contribution to the Cayman Islands Cancer Society and taking a stand with the National Drug Council (NDC) against drug use and abuse. “The National Drug Council was d [...]

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Meals on Wheels needs community nourishment

Meals on Wheels needs community nourishment

| 01/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands Meals on Wheels (MOW), which is celebrating 20 years of serving the community’s most vulnerable, the seniors and the infirm, has scheduled several fundraising events for this year, including a gala and dress down day. In 1997, the organisation began by feeding [...]

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Brac Lions get support for children’s initiative

Brac Lions get support for children’s initiative

| 27/01/2017 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Water Authority-Cayman (WAC) recently donated more than $4,000 to the Lions Club of Cayman Brac, with the funds primarily supporting the founding of the “Kids Pantry Project” which aims to provide nutritious snacks to children who would otherwise go to school hungry. The mo [...]

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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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