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7th annual DG’s 5K set for April

7th annual DG’s 5K set for April

| 19/02/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Three charities will benefit from the Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge fundraiser this year: the Cayman Islands Cancer Society (CICS), the MS Foundation of the Cayman Islands, and the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association of the Cayman Islands (ADACI). DG Franz Manderson, who spearheads the event, now in its seventh year, said they were […]

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Beach walk fundraiser for children with heart disease

Beach walk fundraiser for children with heart disease

| 11/02/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Governor Martyn Roper and Deputy Governor Franz Manderson were among those who participated in Team Nolan’s 2nd Annual Heart Warriors and Angels Beach Walk in honour of Congenital Heart Defects Awareness week 2020 and to raise funds for children with CHD. The event was also “in memory of an undoubtedly beautiful Heart Warrior”, baby Nolan Evans […]

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Roaring 20’s find Cayman Brac

Roaring 20’s find Cayman Brac

| 23/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Brac District Committee of the National Trust is turning to the Roaring 20’s for an eco-friendly fundraising event next month that will capture the days of flappers, jazz, Prohibition and bootleggers, all in aid of its Habitat Protection Fund. Period costume is optional but anyone wanting to get into the […]

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Footballer turned actor to speak at gala

Footballer turned actor to speak at gala

| 15/01/2020 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Actor Vinnie Jones will be the guest speaker at this year’s Breast Cancer Foundation Gala, which will be held on Saturday, 3 October at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. The theme of this year’s Gala focuses on the important role of spousal and family support, as well as the impact battling cancer has […]

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Walk raises $75k for cancer

Walk raises $75k for cancer

| 18/10/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Hundreds of people took part in the 8th Annual CIBC FirstCaribbean Walk for the Cure on a rainy Sunday morning earlier this month and raised more than US$75,000 to support local cancer patients. Participants of all ages walked or ran the 5k course, from Seven Mile Public Beach to the Fidelity Financial […]

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7th Big Shave to fight childhood cancer

7th Big Shave to fight childhood cancer

| 23/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Over 100 men, women and children shaved their heads last Friday evening to raise funds and demonstrate their solidarity with children fighting cancer, who often lose their hair following chemotherapy treatment. The 7th annual Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave was a huge success, raising US$285,000 for the St Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private […]

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Brackers turn out for DG’s 5K Challenge

Brackers turn out for DG’s 5K Challenge

| 18/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Governor Martyn Roper, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson and Strategic Operations Officer Jennifer Ahearn were among the 72 participants in the Cayman Brac 2019 DG’s 5K Challenge on Sunday, 15 September.

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Cayman kids raise funds for dog charity

Cayman kids raise funds for dog charity

| 17/09/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Two young fundraisers from Cayman Prep and High School chose to spend some of their summer vacation raising money for a local animal charity, One Dog at a Time. Toni Wagner and Nina De Saram, both in Year 4 at the local school, decided to whip up some delicious cookies and other […]

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Golf Tournament raises funds for disaster relief

Golf Tournament raises funds for disaster relief

| 11/09/2019 | 0 Comments

As 128 competitors for the 22nd Annual Red Cross Golf Tournament gathered at the North Sound Golf Club on Friday, 6 September, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson thanked the Cayman Islands Red Cross for being there for the people of Cayman during Hurricane Ivan in 2004. He noted that the catastrophic impact of Hurricane Dorian on […]

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DG’s 5K Challenge nears fundraising goal

DG’s 5K Challenge nears fundraising goal

| 08/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The fundraising target for this year’s Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge is $70,000, which will be split evenly among three charitable causes: the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre, the Special Needs Foundation Cayman and the Alex Panton Foundation. DG Franz Manderson has said that they are on track to reach the ambitious fundraising goal […]

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Wear red for World Heart Day

Wear red for World Heart Day

| 01/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Save the date and search your wardrobe for anything red. World Heart Day is Sunday, 29 September, and the Cayman Heart Fund is asking the Cayman Islands community to raise funds for their mission and raise awareness about heart disease that weekend. For a start, they are asking people to wear red […]

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Crisis Centre raising funds for new shelter

Crisis Centre raising funds for new shelter

| 01/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC) is encouraging people to sign up for their annual Jingle Bell 5K 10K Walk/Run, which will take place at the start of the festive season on Sunday 1 December. Funds raised will go towards building a new shelter for local victims and their children, as the current facility […]

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Dress down to support Meals on Wheels

Dress down to support Meals on Wheels

| 07/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands Meals has set its annual “Seniors Rock Dress Down Day” for Friday, 27 September. The non-profit is encouraging individuals, businesses, schools and organisations island-wide to participate in the fundraising event, with all money raised helping to support Meals on Wheels in providing more than 48,000 meals each year.

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DG’s Challenge unveils new logo

DG’s Challenge unveils new logo

| 04/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson last week unveiled the logo for this year’s DG’s 5K Challenge, once again celebrating the charitable organisations slated to benefit from the funds the event will raise, which in 2019 will be the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre, Special Needs Foundation Cayman and Alex Panton Foundation.

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Registration open for annual ‘Stroke and Stride’

Registration open for annual ‘Stroke and Stride’

| 30/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The three-race “Stroke and Stride” series returns next month, in support of young triathletes and benefitting the Special Needs Foundation Cayman. The event, which will be held over the first three Wednesdays in August, each including a swim and a two-mile run, is once again being sponsored by Ogier.

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The Big Shave date announced

The Big Shave date announced

| 29/07/2019 | 0 Comments

The 7th annual BIG SHAVE will take place on Friday, 20 September, at Cricket Square. Please save the date as we unite to conquer childhood cancer. Thanks to you and the Cayman community, over the past six years we’ve raised over US$2 million for St Baldrick’s to fund the most promising childhood cancer research worldwide. Hannah’s Heroes […]

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Martyn Bould to climb Mt Kilimanjaro for Red Cross

Martyn Bould to climb Mt Kilimanjaro for Red Cross

| 18/07/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): One man’s efforts to climb Mt Kilimanjaro in Tanzania is merging with a Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) campaign to raise hurricane awareness with the launch next month of the “Climb for Red: Peak of Preparedness” initiative. Martyn Bould, who has lived in Cayman for some 50 years, has been training the […]

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Kidfest raises $16,000 for Cayman Heart Fund

Kidfest raises $16,000 for Cayman Heart Fund

| 01/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): More than $16,000 was raised at Kidfest, a family fun day held Saturday, 29 June in memory of Nolan Evans, who passed away from a complex Congenital Heart Defect (CHD) at just seven months old in January last year. Parents Ailian and Sean Evans, who call themselves Team Nolan, organised the event […]

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