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Gala raises funds for animal charity

Gala raises funds for animal charity

| 14/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Protection of Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) recently celebrated its eighth annual PAWS Under the Stars fundraising dinner at Grand Old House. With almost 200 guests, this year’s event marked one of the largest in the charity’s history, with the money raised supporting its various animal-welfare programmes in aid of cats and […]

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Volunteers needed for Meals on Wheels drive

Volunteers needed for Meals on Wheels drive

| 11/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Meals on Wheels is looking for at least 250 volunteers to hit the streets with buckets to collect coins for their “¢hange for Change” fundraising drive later this month. The donations will help support the charity’s work in providing free, hot and nutritious meals to seniors, the housebound and the disabled across […]

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DG’s 5K moved to September

DG’s 5K moved to September

| 03/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The DG’s 5K 2019 Challenge is being postponed from its usual April date to the fall. The event’s steering committee decided to change the date of the charity walk/run to avoid conflicting with Cayman’s hosting of the CARIFTA 2019 track and field championships.

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Paddling in aid of heart charity

Paddling in aid of heart charity

| 25/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The second annual Coconut Cup paddleboard-racing event is being held Sunday, 10 March with all proceeds going to Hart for Hearts, the paediatric arm of the Cayman Heart Fund, which raises public awareness and provides financial assistance to families in Cayman when their child is born with a congenital heart defect.

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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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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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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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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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Young kiteboarders get fundraising boost

Young kiteboarders get fundraising boost

| 20/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A team of young men participating in the Little Grand Race 2019 has received support from a local law firm as they try to raise funds for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society. Conyers Dill & Pearman has donated $5,000 to the team of Oskar Bjuroe, Jake Serpell and Louis Vagniez, who are […]

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