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NCVO garden gets new lease of life

NCVO garden gets new lease of life

| 23/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The NCVO Foster Home’s garden has received a sprucing up, courtesy of two companies in Cayman. RBC, as part of the bank’s commitment to green initiatives, has collaborated with client Beyond Basics Medical Day Spa on a gardening initiative for the home. A “Green 15” team of [...]

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Marathon fundraising effort boosts Have a Heart

Marathon fundraising effort boosts Have a Heart

| 22/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than US$150,000 was donated to Have a Heart Cayman Islands through the fundraising efforts of marathoner Derek Haines and the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman. A cheque was presented to Jennifer McCarthy of Have a Heart at a Rotary lunch on 18 May 2017. The funds were raised from [...]

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Haines completes first challenge in CCMI fundraiser

Haines completes first challenge in CCMI fundraiser

| 17/05/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Derek Haines finished second in his age group at last month’s Lake Atitlan marathon in Guatemala, a challenge he took up as part of fundraising efforts in support of the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI). Haines, 68, ran knowing he already had a pledge of $15,000 from But [...]

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Pink Ladies deliver donations to Cayman groups

Pink Ladies deliver donations to Cayman groups

| 16/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Pink Ladies Volunteer Corps has donated to a number of Cayman Islands organisations as a result of their fundraising work, predominantly the annual Christmas bazaar and tea. The two main recipients were The Pines retirement home and the National Council of Voluntary Organisatio [...]

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Girl Guides learn about rescuing dogs

Girl Guides learn about rescuing dogs

| 16/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Two representatives from One Dog at a Time (ODAAT), with three puppies in tow, paid a visit to the Sixth George Town Girl Guide unit to talk about their canine rescue organisation. ODAAT directors, Paula Blane and Caroline Johnston, attended the 8 May meeting at St Ignatius Catholi [...]

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Record numbers take up DG’s 5K Challenge

Record numbers take up DG’s 5K Challenge

| 01/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): There was a sea of blue T-shirts in George Town Sunday, 30 April, as walkers and runners took part in the 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge. Wearing the event’s signature colour, participants helped raise money for this year’s chosen charity, the YMCA of the Cayman Islands. [...]

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New van helps drive dog rescues

New van helps drive dog rescues

| 28/04/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Canines rescued by One Dog at a Time (ODAAT) can now ride in style thanks to the purchase of a van funded by various sponsors. The group, which started four years ago and is run solely by volunteers, relies heavily on public support and various fundraisers to operate, as it awaits [...]

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Aall Foundation donates to Manna Centre

Aall Foundation donates to Manna Centre

| 27/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Aall Foundation has contributed US$15,000 to support the humanitarian work of the Manna Centre, a community medical, social welfare and legal advisory agency expected to open later this year in the Savannah area. The centre will also administer a depot for storage and distribut [...]

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Brackers come out for DG’s 5K challenge

Brackers come out for DG’s 5K challenge

| 25/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge kicked off Sunday, 23 April, with the first part of the event held on Cayman Brac. Almost 150 people took part in the walk/run, including a number of participants who travelled from Grand Cayman for the occasion. The Grand Cayman race takes [...]

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RBC nourishes Feed Our Future

RBC nourishes Feed Our Future

| 21/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The non-profit Feed Our Future (FOF), whose mission is to alleviate childhood hunger in the Cayman Islands, recently received a healthy boost from a corporate donation. RBC Royal Bank presented the CAD10,000 cheque in keeping with its focus on charities that promote education, yout [...]

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DG challenges public to take part in 5K

DG challenges public to take part in 5K

| 20/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As the Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge rapidly approaches, Franz Manderson is inviting everybody in the Cayman Islands to take part in the event. The annual walk/run takes place on Cayman Brac Sunday, 23 April and Grand Cayman Sunday, 30 April. The deputy governor personally leads [...]

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Irish Jog brings in the green for charity

Irish Jog brings in the green for charity

| 20/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): In its largest race to date, the 25th annual St Patrick’s Day 5K Irish Jog raised $15,000 for the families who benefit from the Special Needs Foundation Cayman (SNFC). “We’re thrilled that the community embraces the jog every year helping us bring much-needed funds to the com [...]

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Cyclists ride for Feed Our Future

Cyclists ride for Feed Our Future

| 12/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Cycling Association (CICA) partnered with Feed Our Future (FOF) to host the third annual Century Ride, raising a total of $10,500, which will enable the non-profit organisation to provide approximately 2,000 nutritious meals to children in private and public scho [...]

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Crisis Centre receives Christmas bonus

Crisis Centre receives Christmas bonus

| 10/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC) received a late Christmas gift, when one local company recently donating $4,100 raised over the holiday last year. As part of their annual Christmas party, staff at Marsh Management Services raffled donated prizes and presented the proceeds t [...]

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Derek Haines tackles marathons and volcanoes for CCMI

Derek Haines tackles marathons and volcanoes for CCMI

| 31/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Veteran fundraiser Derek Haines will be running three marathons and climbing two volcanoes this year to raise $50,000 for the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI), which has developed a pilot project that will transform how children are taught about the ocean. Haines, 68, wil [...]

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