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Events set for honouring women

Events set for honouring women

| 23/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day, annually celebrated on 8 March, is “#PressforProgress”, a call to motivate and unite friends, colleagues and the entire community to think, act and be gender inclusive. Throughout March, which is Honouring Women Month, th [...]

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Food festival nourishes Meals on Wheels

Food festival nourishes Meals on Wheels

| 22/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A raffle held for the Taste of Cayman food and drink festival, which took place last month, raised more than $10,000, with the total split between Cayman Islands Meals on Wheels and organiser Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) to support the various activities of each group. [...]

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Time to celebrate cultural diversity

Time to celebrate cultural diversity

| 22/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Dress For Culture Day, the Cayman National Cultural Foundation’s (CNCF) annual “dress up, dress down” fundraiser, will take place Friday, 23 February. Organisers are inviting schools, businesses and individuals across the Cayman Islands to get creative and display their homel [...]

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DG’s 5K Challenge to benefit five good causes

DG’s 5K Challenge to benefit five good causes

| 21/02/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge is celebrating its fifth anniversary by selecting five good causes to benefit from the 2018 event, which takes place in April. To mark the five-year milestone, the walk/run will also be held in Little Cayman for the first time, in addition to Ca [...]

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Lawyer honoured for giving back

Lawyer honoured for giving back

| 16/02/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Civil litigation and family law attorney Pramod Joshi was recently given the 2017 Lee A. Freeman service award by the Family Resource Centre (FRC). Named in memory of an exceptional volunteer, the award is given annually in appreciation for selfless acts of time and dedication to t [...]

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Young footballers get new ride

Young footballers get new ride

| 12/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Future SC now has a new van to transport its players to training and to games thanks to local company Excel Sports Management (ESM). The 10-passenger van was donated to help support the development of youth football talent across all communities and clubs in Cayman. President of Fu [...]

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Community comes together in LC beach clean-up

Community comes together in LC beach clean-up

| 09/02/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Little Cayman resorts and businesses recently joined forces with researchers of the Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) to take part in an island-wide beach clean-up. During the full winter moon, with researchers gathered for the Grouper Moon Project, a study of the annu [...]

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Special Needs Foundation gets yearlong boost

Special Needs Foundation gets yearlong boost

| 06/02/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The nonprofit 100 Women in Finance (100WF) organisation will be directing all its fundraising activities this year to the Special Needs Foundation Cayman (SNFC). The charitable group is a global, practitioner-driven body that serves more than 15,000 professionals in the finance and [...]

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HSA honours Pink Ladies’ service to hospital

HSA honours Pink Ladies’ service to hospital

| 01/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Although the Pink Ladies no longer run the cafe at the Cayman Islands Hospital, the framed photo presented to them in December 2016 to mark the end of their 35 years of service to the staff, patients and wider community is now displayed in the entrance of the George Town hospital. [...]

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Special Olympics gets corporate boost

Special Olympics gets corporate boost

| 31/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Special Olympics Cayman Islands (SOCI) has received three years of sponsorship totalling $45,000 from the Red Sail Group, which extends its support through 2020 at $15,000 annually. Red Sail Group first became a SOCI corporate partner in 2015, contributing funds towards the nonprof [...]

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Law firm donates to mentoring charity

Law firm donates to mentoring charity

| 29/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Cayman Islands (BBBS), a non-profit organisation that provides mentoring to young people, has received a $5,000 donation from law firm Ogier. BBBS is part of a global charity that provides children and young adults facing adversity with strong, profe [...]

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NCVO gives computers to Brac seniors

NCVO gives computers to Brac seniors

| 25/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) has donated two desktop computers to the Older Persons’ Programme in Cayman Brac in support of learning and development. The donation was made possible through the guidance of the Department of Children and Family Services’ [...]

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Christmas gift for Crisis Centre

Christmas gift for Crisis Centre

| 25/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC) recently received a belated $5,000 Christmas present from local company Marsh, raised during its annual holiday party where employees raffled various prizes that had been donated. “We truly enjoy raising funds for the Crisis Centre and givi [...]

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Education officers praises YMCA at conference

Education officers praises YMCA at conference

| 25/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Christen Suckoo, the chief officer in the education ministry, had lots of good things to say about the YMCA, which runs government’s after school programme, when he attended the association’s 3rd Annual Leaders for Youth Conference held here in Cayman. During his opening remarks [...]

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Sports pioneers celebrated on National Heroes Day

Sports pioneers celebrated on National Heroes Day

| 23/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A total of 316 honours were bestowed on pioneers in sports at the National Heroes Day 2018 celebrations yesterday, including nine “Early Pioneers”, 79 “Pioneers” and 26 “Emerging Pioneers; 168 were given “Long Service Certificates” and 34 were placed on the “Memoria [...]

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