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Kanuga racing again to fight childhood cancer

Kanuga racing again to fight childhood cancer

| 17/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Ultramarathoner Kerri Kanuga will participate in her third Badwater race in Death Valley California, on 23 July, which National Geographic has dubbed “The World’s Toughest Foot Race”. Covering 135 miles, Kanuga will trek non-stop through the lowest elevation in North America, [...]

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Time to sign up for Hannah’s Heroes fundraiser

Time to sign up for Hannah’s Heroes fundraiser

| 16/07/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The sixth annual Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave is set for Friday, 28 September, with organisers encouraging supporters to forego their next haircut and shave their heads at the event to help raise money for the St Baldrick’s Foundation, which funds childhood cancer research. [...]

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Optimists aid awareness of childhood cancer

Optimists aid awareness of childhood cancer

| 10/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Optimist Club of George Town hosted their inaugural 2018 Cayman Gospel Song Competition and fundraising concert last month to create awareness of childhood cancer and raise money for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society. Club president Elaine Harris said the event, held 16 June at [...]

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Dog-rescue charity opens thrift shop

Dog-rescue charity opens thrift shop

| 09/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The One Dog at a Time (ODAAT) charity has set up a thrift shop that will be open on Saturdays from 10am-4pm, and Wednesdays, from 11am-4pm throughout the summer. The ‘New To You’ boutique will be stocked with designer clothes as well as hats, shoes and jewellery, with additiona [...]

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Ice on Ice sparkles with record donation

Ice on Ice sparkles with record donation

| 05/07/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The eighth annual Ice on Ice fundraiser held last month raised more than $17,000 for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society (CICS), a record amount for the event. All of the proceeds from ticket sales and games at the casino and cocktails affair benefitted CICS. [...]

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Women’s run empowers Crisis Centre

Women’s run empowers Crisis Centre

| 27/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The inaugural Women’s Empowerment 5K run, held Sunday, 10 June, raised $1,000 for the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC), a non-profit providing support and shelter to victims of domestic abuse. Patricia Muschette and Celia Hydes, members of the group Powerful Runners establishe [...]

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Charity event pulls in funds for Special Olympics

Charity event pulls in funds for Special Olympics

| 06/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Ahead of the opening of the Special Olympics National Games this week, the inaugural Kirkland Franklin Memorial Fire Truck Pull attracted six teams in an effort to raise money for Special Olympics Cayman Islands (SOCI) athletes. Representatives of four law enforcement agencies, alo [...]

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Kanuga notches another ultramarathon

Kanuga notches another ultramarathon

| 01/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Ultramarathoner Kerri Kanuga, representing the Cayman Islands, finished first in the masters age group and fourth among female athletes at the 11th annual Keys 100, held 19-20 May 2018 in the Florida Keys. Out of the 175 athletes who started the race, 143 finished the course. [...]

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CharityDrive gears up for seventh year

CharityDrive gears up for seventh year

| 27/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The seventh annual Island Heritage CharityDrive will run from Tuesday, 29 May through Thursday, 31 May, with three charities vying to earn a share of the insurance company’s $35,000 donation. The charities selected for this year’s drive are the Special Needs Foundation, the Fam [...]

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Charity event honours Kirkland Nixon

Charity event honours Kirkland Nixon

| 22/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics committee (LETR Cayman Islands) is organising the first annual Kirkland Nixon Memorial Fire Truck Pull to pay tribute to the former fire chief, who died last month. The event, set for Saturday, 26 May, from 9am-1pm a [...]

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Sailing Club fundraiser celebrates royal wedding

Sailing Club fundraiser celebrates royal wedding

| 10/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Sailing Club (CISC) and National Sailing Centre has chosen a royal wedding theme for its fundraiser set for Saturday, 19 May, coinciding with the nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Funds raised from “The Royal Ball” will help support the club’s mis [...]

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Schools support Hart for Hearts

Schools support Hart for Hearts

| 09/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Ailian and Sean Evans, parents of baby Nolan Rory Evans, recently organised two fundraising events in honour of their son, who passed away earlier this year due to complications from congenital heart defect (CHD). Little Trotters Farm & Nursery School ran a bake sale and St Ign [...]

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DG’s 5K Challenge has big debut on Little Cayman

DG’s 5K Challenge has big debut on Little Cayman

| 24/04/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge was held for the first time on Little Cayman on Sunday, 22 April, with nearly half the population signing up for the event. More than 60 people registered and around 45 actually participated in the walk/run, which was raising money for a “grow [...]

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Brac meets DG’s 5K Challenge

Brac meets DG’s 5K Challenge

| 17/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): It was a double win for the Health Services Authority (HSA) at the 2018 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge on Cayman Brac, held Sunday, 15 April. HSA CEO Lizzette Yearwood took the title of overall fastest female for the third year running, while HSA anaesthetic technician Gregley Ga [...]

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Women in Finance raise 52k for Special Needs

Women in Finance raise 52k for Special Needs

| 04/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The nonprofit 100 Women in Finance (100WF) Cayman branch, comprising professionals in the finance and alternative investment industries, raised more than $52,000 at their Barefoot Beach Gala for their 2018 designated beneficiary, the Special Needs Foundation Cayman (SNFC), which is [...]

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