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Cayman’s Key Clubs shine at district conference

Cayman’s Key Clubs shine at district conference

| 16/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A contingent of 45 Key Club members representing five schools in Cayman joined more than 2,200 other young people from the Florida District at the annual Education and Leadership Conference (DCON) in Orlando held 4-7 April, with many of the students earning awards, and the Cayman Islands named outstanding division.  

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Karlene Bramwell awarded for Honouring Women Month efforts

Karlene Bramwell awarded for Honouring Women Month efforts

| 14/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): An annual award named for an East End women’s rights activist has been presented to Karlene Bramwell of the Gender Affairs Unit under the Ministry of Community Affairs. Bramwell, a senior policy analyst in the unit, received the 2019 Wendy Quinland Award during an Honouring Women Month (HWM) reception at Government House […]

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Charity Day benefits seven non-profits

Charity Day benefits seven non-profits

| 14/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Appleby has held its sixth annual Charity Day, with seven non-profit organisations receiving donations. Each organisation had to demonstrate a genuine need for financial assistance, fall within the child and family welfare, education and animal welfare categories and clearly identify how the funds will be used. Bryan Hunter, Cayman managing partner, said […]

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Rotary Club helps Junior Batabano go on the road

Rotary Club helps Junior Batabano go on the road

| 10/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Rotary Club of Grand Cayman has returned as a sponsor of the Junior Batabano Street Parade and Family Fun Day, continuing a tradition that began when the service organisation came on as a founding supporter of the event 18 years ago. This year’s parade is set for 11 May.

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Governor visits the Cayman Islands Red Cross

Governor visits the Cayman Islands Red Cross

| 09/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper and his wife, Elisabeth, recently stopped by the Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) as part of an ongoing familiarisation tour of the islands, learning about the agency’s programmes and services. During the visit, the governor also formally accepted an invitation to become CIRC patron for the remainder of his […]

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New board chairman for YMCA

New board chairman for YMCA

| 08/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): David Watler is the new chairman of the YMCA of the Cayman Islands, succeeding Andrew Johnson who has completed his three-year term. Watler joined the YMCA board in March 2015, becoming vice chairman the following year. He also served as chairman of the philanthropy committee for two years.   “It is a […]

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Prince Charles opens schoolhouse in Botanic Park

Prince Charles opens schoolhouse in Botanic Park

| 07/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): During the recent royal visit to the Cayman Islands, on 28 March Prince Charles officially opened the education centre in the planned Children’s Garden at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanical Park. A partnership between local Rotary clubs and the park, the now officially named Rotary Schoolhouse is the first stage of the […]

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Governor learns about work of DCFS

Governor learns about work of DCFS

| 07/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of his continuing familiarisation tours of the civil service, Governor Martyn Roper visited the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) on Wednesday, 3 April. He was accompanied by the Ministry of Community Affairs Chief Officer, Teresa Echenique, and the department’s Director, Paulinda Mendoza-Williams. During the visit, he met senior […]

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First responders to receive disaster training

First responders to receive disaster training

| 04/04/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The University College of the Cayman Islands is going to be the scene of a ‘mass casualty event’ to ensure Cayman’s first responders and related agencies will be prepared in case an actual disaster strikes. From 8-12 April, about 30 people will receive training in mass casualty management (MCM), in a course […]

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Governor hosts Honouring Women Month reception

Governor hosts Honouring Women Month reception

| 04/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): This year’s Honouring Women Month activities were celebrated with a final event at Government House to recognise all those who had supported the annual March initiative. The Family Resource Centre (FRC) marked the month-long observance by organising a variety of awareness-raising events to promote gender equality.

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