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Red Cross calls for help for Trinidad flood victims

Red Cross calls for help for Trinidad flood victims

| 07/11/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) has launched an appeal to help Trinidad and Tobago which has been dealing with one of the worst natural disasters in that nation’s history with the flooding and landslides caused by heavy rains last month. The rains, over a 48-hour period (18-1 [...]

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Golf cart donated to transport patients

Golf cart donated to transport patients

| 28/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A donation of a golf cart to the Cayman Islands Hospital will enable patients with mobility challenges more easily to navigate the medical facility. British Caymanian Insurance Company (BritCay) gifted the hospital a 2019 six-seater electric golf cart, valued at almost US$14,000, w [...]

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Donation helps Children’s Garden grow

Donation helps Children’s Garden grow

| 14/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The planned Children’s Garden in the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park has been given a boost with a recent grant of almost US$20,000 from the Clarke “One (%) For Tomorrow” Next Gen Award, an international programme that supports non-profits whose efforts preserve the environme [...]

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Acting Governor pinned with first poppy

Acting Governor pinned with first poppy

| 11/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The annual Poppy Appeal kicked off Wednesday, 10 October, when Acting Governor Franz Manderson, met with members of the Cayman Islands Veterans Association, and was pinned with the appeal’s first poppy by former US Marine Shadden McLaughlin. He also made the first donation into a [...]

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Local company lets the dogs out

Local company lets the dogs out

| 10/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Staff from Nassau RE spent a recent afternoon walking dogs and bathing puppies at the Cayman Islands Humane Society (CIHS), while the company also donated $2,500 to support the work of the non-profit organisation. Over four hours on Friday, 5 October, the volunteers walked more tha [...]

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Community supports Hannah’s Heroes

Community supports Hannah’s Heroes

| 30/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 1,000 people packed The Wicket Bar in Cricket Square on Friday, 28 September for the sixth annual Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave to raise funds for the St Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research. So far, this year’s Big Shave has ra [...]

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Rotary Sunrise donates school supplies

Rotary Sunrise donates school supplies

| 11/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Rotary Sunrise recently donated backpacks filled with school supplies for deserving students ahead of the new academic year. The service club gave the 24 backpacks to the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) to distribute to the students. “Rotary Sunrise knows how im [...]

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School supplies donated to 200 children

School supplies donated to 200 children

| 31/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The foundation established by and named for Lloyd Barker, who initiated the Pursuit of Excellence awards in 2014, recently hosted its first official event, back-to-school supplies drive “Ready, Set, Learn!” at Airport Park. In a press release, Barker explained the motivation fo [...]

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First birthday party a time for giving back

First birthday party a time for giving back

| 29/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The parents of Adelaide Merren used the celebration of her first birthday on 26 June as an opportunity to collect donations for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Cayman Islands Hospital and the Cayman Heart Fund (CHF). Mother Jernaye Merren wanted to give back to the N [...]

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Final drive to ‘Stuff the Bus’

Final drive to ‘Stuff the Bus’

| 15/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Organisers are encouraging the public to help “Stuff the Bus” before the campaign ends Saturday, 18 August. The annual initiative to collect school supplies for children in need has been spearheaded by Caribbean Alliance Insurance Company and media partner Z99. Coordinators wil [...]

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Donation will improve eating area at pre-school

Donation will improve eating area at pre-school

| 15/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A local company is stepping in to sponsor upgrades to the dining area at Miss Nadine’s Pre-School that will be completed by the end of this month. The donation from heavy equipment and drilling contractors Watler and Hislop Services will be used to build an eating area for the yo [...]

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Community asked to Stuff the Bus

Community asked to Stuff the Bus

| 18/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): It is almost time for “Stuff the Bus”, an annual initiative to collect school supplies for children in need. During the campaign, which will kick off 1 August, the public is asked to help fill a school bus with such items as backpacks, notebooks, crayons, pens, pencils and lunc [...]

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Cancer Society receives $90k donation

Cancer Society receives $90k donation

| 17/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Breast Cancer Foundation of Cayman recently presented their annual grant/donation to the Cayman Islands Cancer Society (CICS). These funds help the Cancer Society provide assistance to breast cancer patients through financial aid, special bras and prosthetics, and mammograms. T [...]

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Rotary foots bill for Crisis Centre World Cup campaign

Rotary foots bill for Crisis Centre World Cup campaign

| 09/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC) has launched a public awareness campaign to promote the shelter during the World Cup, with the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman financing the initiative with a $1,000 donation. The non-profit centre, which provides support and shelter to victims o [...]

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DG’s 5K Challenge raises $89k for charities

DG’s 5K Challenge raises $89k for charities

| 22/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Lie): The 2018 DG’s 5K Challenge raised $89,000 for five charitable causes, which all focus on feeding the most vulnerable in the community. The grand total is $29,000 more than the goal Deputy Governor Franz Manderson set for the event, which was held in April. [...]

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