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Church accepting donations for TCI recovery

Church accepting donations for TCI recovery

| 22/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The community services department of the Adventist Church has extended the deadline for donations to be included in a shipment of goods to the Turks and Caicos Islands to assist their post-hurricane recovery efforts. Organisers are collecting clothing, bed and bath linen, and non-p [...]

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LIFE donates books for young readers

LIFE donates books for young readers

| 14/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): LIFE (Literacy Is For Everyone) has made its first book donation of the school year to the Transition Unit, a government programme that helps children who need extra learning support in their reception year. The non-profit organisation selected 170 books as a comprehensive collecti [...]

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Law firm supports new Meals on Wheels kitchen

Law firm supports new Meals on Wheels kitchen

| 26/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands Meals on Wheels has received a $30,000 donation to assist the charity in opening a new kitchen to provide hot meals to seniors and the housebound in West Bay. As part of its ongoing charity work for the local community and through the contributions of employees, Ogie [...]

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Teenager donates food to mental health patients

Teenager donates food to mental health patients

| 18/10/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): A teenager undertook a month-long food drive collecting goods for the Cayman Islands Hospital’s Mental Health Unit to help provide support to patients after their hospital treatment. Sophie Elias, 13, with the assistance of her mother, Charmaine Elias, launched the drive with the [...]

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Governor pinned with first poppy

Governor pinned with first poppy

| 12/10/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The annual Poppy Appeal kicked off Tuesday when Governor Helen Kilpatrick met with members of the Cayman Islands Veterans Association (CIVA). Former US Marine Shadden McLaughlin pinned the governor with the first poppy. The ceremony to launch the appeal took place in the lobby of t [...]

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Cayman shows up to support Hannah’s Heroes

Cayman shows up to support Hannah’s Heroes

| 25/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 1,000 people packed The Wicket in Cricket Square on Friday evening for the fifth annual Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave to raise funds for the St Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research. All together, 107 men, women and children shaved [...]

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Tennis Federation scores corporate sponsorship

Tennis Federation scores corporate sponsorship

| 22/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): For the ninth consecutive year PwC is sponsoring the Tennis Federation of the Cayman Islands. The money supports the federation’s national junior circuit in which players in three age divisions (10-, 14- and 18- and under) compete for national ranking points in a series of tourna [...]

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Workshop leader donates to Lighthouse School

Workshop leader donates to Lighthouse School

| 15/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Lighthouse School benefited this summer from a joint initiative between the Kensington Management Group and the Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association (CIMPA). Paul Njoka, vice president at Kensington, ran a public-speaking workshop for CIMPA which focused on improv [...]

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Cyclists ride to support animal welfare

Cyclists ride to support animal welfare

| 11/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The third annual PAWS On Wheels fundraiser attracted 86 cyclists, including 13 children, for the Sunday, 3 September event. Founded in 2010 by Giuseppe and Susanna Gatta, Alex Stewart and Marleine Gagnon, PAWS (Protection of Animal Welfare Society) is a local non-profit that works [...]

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Red Cross big winner at golf fundraiser

Red Cross big winner at golf fundraiser

| 08/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): RBC Royal Bank continued its 20-year partnership with the Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) with their recent charity golf tournament, held 1 September. The oversubscribed event, which featured a four-man scramble format with a shotgun start, was held at the North Sound Club. More t [...]

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DG’s Challenge supports YMCA camp

DG’s Challenge supports YMCA camp

| 28/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A group of 10 young people from Cayman Brac recently travelled to Grand Cayman for a week-long, YMCA summer camp and leadership programme. The camp was held from Sunday, 13 August to Friday, 18 August. The trip was made possible by a portion of the funds raised for the YMCA at the [...]

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Church donates school supplies

Church donates school supplies

| 23/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Adventist Church distributed 260 backpacks and 45 packets of school supplies to scores of children who turned out for an end-of-summer fun day Sunday, 20 August, at the Airport Park. The Cayman Islands Conference of Seventh-day Adventists funded the backpacks and member churche [...]

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Last chance to ‘Stuff the Bus’

Last chance to ‘Stuff the Bus’

| 15/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): This Saturday, 19 August, marks the end of the annual “Stuff the Bus” drive to collect school supplies that will support kids in need in the community. The public is encouraged to donate various items to help children between the ages of 6 and 16 who will be heading back to cla [...]

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Kanuga conquers second Badwater race

Kanuga conquers second Badwater race

| 01/08/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Ultramarathon runner Kerri Kanuga has completed her second Badwater, which is considered the most demanding and extreme race on earth. As before, she was running for a cause – to raise money for Hannah’s Heroes and the St Baldrick’s Foundation, which funds childhood cancer r [...]

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Time to ‘Stuff the Bus’ for Cayman’s students

Time to ‘Stuff the Bus’ for Cayman’s students

| 20/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A Cayman company is once again asking members of the public to “Stuff the Bus” with school supplies to help bridge the gap between what families can afford and what students need for the upcoming school year. The goal of Caribbean Alliance Insurance’s annual initiative is to [...]

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