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Pampered pooches get chance at forever home

Pampered pooches get chance at forever home

| 20/02/2019 | 6 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A recently opened dog daycare has teamed up with the Cayman Islands Humane Society to give shelter dogs a “staycation” and an opportunity to get adopted into a permanent home. Claudia Pilat, co-owner of Cay 9 Resort and Spa, said the programme offers one dog a week a “platinum spa package” which […]

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Attorney honoured for volunteering

Attorney honoured for volunteering

| 18/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Family Resource Centre (FRC) has selected specialist family attorney Hayley McCall as their 2018 Lee A. Freeman recipient. The award, for “selfless acts of time and dedication to the Legal Befrienders’ Programme,” is named after one of the service’s staunchest volunteers and has been presented annually since 2011.

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Fundraiser helps Cuban tornado victims

Fundraiser helps Cuban tornado victims

| 12/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A fundraiser for victims of last month’s tornado in Havana, Cuba, brought the Cayman community out to a garage sale Saturday, 9 February, on the grounds of Tortuga Rum Company in Industrial Park. The event, organised by Cuban-Caymanians as well as people with ties to Cuba, was aimed to support ongoing recovery […]

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Community effort to revitalise Scranton park

Community effort to revitalise Scranton park

| 06/02/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Almost 100 members of the community gave up part of their Saturday to clean up the Scranton Central Park site off Shedden Road, a project spearheaded by MLA for George Town Central Kenneth Bryan. The work done by hand and heavy equipment, which included raking, clearing out brush and trash as well […]

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Men encouraged to ‘walk in her shoes’

Men encouraged to ‘walk in her shoes’

| 05/02/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC) has opened registration for the fourth annual “A Walk in Her Shoes”. The event, taking place from 5pm on 8 March at Camana Bay, celebrates International Women’s Day, aiming to raise funds and awareness to support the Crisis Centre’s mission to end domestic violence in the […]

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Ms Ina celebrates her centenary

Ms Ina celebrates her centenary

| 05/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Ina Victoria Connor, who recently turned 100, was celebrated by family and friends last week, and presented with a birthday note from Governor Martyn Roper this week. The East End matriarch celebrated her centenary, Friday, 1 February, with cake, candles and cheer with family, friends and senior government officials at Sunrise Cottage […]

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Community asked to step up for Girlguiding

Community asked to step up for Girlguiding

| 03/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life:): Girlguiding Cayman Islands (GGCI) will be holding its fourth annual Guiding the Way 5K/10K run/walk on Saturday, 23 February. The event is organised to raise awareness of the organisation to attract more girls and leaders to participate as well as promote health and wellness in the community.

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Brackers party for the National Trust

Brackers party for the National Trust

| 03/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Brac District Committee of the National Trust hosted a garden party fundraiser Saturday, 26 January, with proceeds to benefit its habitat protection fund, which aims to preserve environmentally important areas of the island. The venue for the evening, themed the Octopus’ Garden Party, was Trust House on the north side […]

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Red Cross honours volunteers

Red Cross honours volunteers

| 31/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) recently hosted its 15th annual appreciation event, “The Henris”, to recognise the achievements of CIRC volunteers throughout 2018. “The Red Cross is an organisation built on volunteer work and community engagement,” said director Jondo Obi in a press release.

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New board for 100 Woman Who Care

New board for 100 Woman Who Care

| 30/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands chapter of 100+ Women Who Care has named a new board of directors for 2019. The organisation, established in 2015, meets quarterly for one hour to donate funds to a charity voted on at each event, with the money raised by members who give $100 apiece on the night.

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YMCA holds leadership conference

YMCA holds leadership conference

| 29/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): About 150 YMCA staff, volunteers, teen leaders and community partners recently took part in the organisation’s fourth annual Leaders for Youth Conference, to learn from each other and grow as leaders in their community. The event, held 19-20 January, featured workshops led by the National Drug Council, Family Resource Centre and Alex […]

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From Cayman to the South Pole

From Cayman to the South Pole

| 25/01/2019 | 5 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The phrase “to the ends of the earth” has real-life meaning for Guy Manning, who recently returned from the absolute bottom, geographically speaking, having trekked to the South Pole. But extremes are nothing new to the Cayman-based lawyer, who has also been to the top of the world – he scaled Mount […]

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Fundraiser set for One Dog at a Time

Fundraiser set for One Dog at a Time

| 24/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The fourth annual Rum Tails event, in aid of charity One Dog at a Time (ODAAT), is taking place Saturday, 2 February. Among the highlights will be a dog-agility demonstration by Heidi Suarez Rivera, a dog hair salon and a chance for pooches to strut their stuff.

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National Gallery unveils new arts initiative

National Gallery unveils new arts initiative

| 23/01/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery is today (24 January) launching its Bright Stars initiative which offers weekly art classes for youth and adults with special needs. The programme is designed for both school groups and home-schoolers to participate in hands-on art classes, where they will learn about creative techniques within the context of culturally […]

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Hats on for the National Trust

Hats on for the National Trust

| 21/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Trust will host its sixth annual Hatitude brunch gala Sunday, 27 January in support of protecting and preserving Cayman’s wild environments and the flora and fauna that live within. Each year, the Trust themes its family-friendly brunch to bring awareness to Cayman’s unique and delicate natural environment; this year’s theme […]

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