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Plaque unveiling reveals decades-old family link

Plaque unveiling reveals decades-old family link

| 19/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The unveiling of a plaque last week by the National Trust for the Cayman Islands to mark the donation of land on Cayman Brac, also led to the discovery of a connection between the family who owned the property and Juliana O’Connor-Connolly, minister and MLA for Cayman Brac East. [...]

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Nail salon shines with donation to Crisis Centre

Nail salon shines with donation to Crisis Centre

| 19/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A nail salon recently raised $600 for the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC) through a campaign organised in honour of international women’s month. Cindy Oostvogels, owner of Polished, explained that during March customers were given 20% off pedicures for every $10 donated to th [...]

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YMCA ropes course set to open

YMCA ropes course set to open

| 12/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson was the first person to climb on the YMCA’s ropes challenge course after a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the facility Wednesday, 11 April. The course, which will open to the public next month was built by the YMCA of the Cayman Islands with cash from [...]

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LIFE adds more books to classroom libraries

LIFE adds more books to classroom libraries

| 02/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE) charity recently donated a record-breaking more than 4,300 books to Sir John A. Cumber Primary School (SJACPS), exceeding by about 800 last year’s total of reading materials given to the school. LIFE organised the donation, with the books colle [...]

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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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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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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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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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DCFS plays Santa for needy families

DCFS plays Santa for needy families

| 22/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), in partnership with businesses and private citizens, has once again held its annual Christmas gift drive for those children and families that may not have been able to purchase gifts for the holidays. This year the donors’ ge [...]

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Ground broken on YMCA ropes course

Ground broken on YMCA ropes course

| 11/12/2017 | 0 Comments
  (CNS Local Life): A groundbreaking ceremony was held Saturday, 9 December for the ropes challenge course being built by the YMCA with funds from the 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge, an event that took place in April with about 2,000 participants and raised a record $85,000 from the walk [...]

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Haines ends marathon year with boost to CCMI

Haines ends marathon year with boost to CCMI

| 08/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Derek Haines, Cayman’s remarkable fundraiser, completed a year of raising money for the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) by taking part in the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon Sunday, 3 December. He ended his 2017 “Volcanoes and Marathons” challenge by running 26.2 [...]

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Taste of Cayman raffle to benefit Meals on Wheels

Taste of Cayman raffle to benefit Meals on Wheels

| 30/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands Meals on Wheels has been selected as the official charity of the 30th annual Taste of Cayman Food and Drink Festival anniversary festival, set for Saturday, 27 January 2018 at the Festival Green, Camana Bay. Every year, the festival supports the local community throu [...]

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