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Ministers’ Association raising money for hurricane relief

Ministers’ Association raising money for hurricane relief

| 04/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Minister’s Association (CMA) has begun a fundraising drive to aid recovery efforts in the Caribbean islands recently devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. In addition to seeking donations from the budgets of local participating churches and receiving special offerin [...]

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Charity event raises money for Irma appeal

Charity event raises money for Irma appeal

| 25/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A fundraiser held Friday, 15 September at Camana Bay raised $5,500 for the Red Cross Hurricane Irma Relief Fund. Hurley’s Media hosted the charity happy hour to benefit the victims of the devastating storm. “Hurricane Irma affected the majority of the Caribbean and we rea [...]

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Cayman shows up to support Hannah’s Heroes

Cayman shows up to support Hannah’s Heroes

| 25/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 1,000 people packed The Wicket in Cricket Square on Friday evening for the fifth annual Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave to raise funds for the St Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research. All together, 107 men, women and children shaved [...]

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Tennis Federation scores corporate sponsorship

Tennis Federation scores corporate sponsorship

| 22/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): For the ninth consecutive year PwC is sponsoring the Tennis Federation of the Cayman Islands. The money supports the federation’s national junior circuit in which players in three age divisions (10-, 14- and 18- and under) compete for national ranking points in a series of tourna [...]

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Cayman community asked to promote peace

Cayman community asked to promote peace

| 20/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Family Resource Centre (FRC) is encouraging the public to join it in observing International Peace Day today (21 September), which calls for individuals to put aside their differences and promote peace at home, in schools and the community. This year’s theme is “Together fo [...]

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Workshop leader donates to Lighthouse School

Workshop leader donates to Lighthouse School

| 15/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Lighthouse School benefited this summer from a joint initiative between the Kensington Management Group and the Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association (CIMPA). Paul Njoka, vice president at Kensington, ran a public-speaking workshop for CIMPA which focused on improv [...]

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Time to get shaved for Hannah

Time to get shaved for Hannah

| 14/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 1,000 people are expected to gather at the Wicket in Cricket Square Friday, 22 September for the fifth annual Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave for the St Baldrick’s Foundation to raise funds for childhood cancer research. Now in its fifth year, Cayman residents Gaylene and N [...]

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DCFS staff honoured for adult special needs work

DCFS staff honoured for adult special needs work

| 13/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Several Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) caregivers were recently recognised for advancing the department’s adult special needs programme. Nominated earlier this year, eight staffers received awards from the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association of the Cayman Islands (ADAC [...]

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Ambassadors named for Older Persons Month

Ambassadors named for Older Persons Month

| 12/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has chosen Lurlie Scott and Lindbergh Eden as this October’s Older Persons Month ambassadors. The seniors, who hail from Cayman Brac and Savannah, respectively, were recently selected for the honour in recognition of their con [...]

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Cyclists ride to support animal welfare

Cyclists ride to support animal welfare

| 11/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The third annual PAWS On Wheels fundraiser attracted 86 cyclists, including 13 children, for the Sunday, 3 September event. Founded in 2010 by Giuseppe and Susanna Gatta, Alex Stewart and Marleine Gagnon, PAWS (Protection of Animal Welfare Society) is a local non-profit that works [...]

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Red Cross big winner at golf fundraiser

Red Cross big winner at golf fundraiser

| 08/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): RBC Royal Bank continued its 20-year partnership with the Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) with their recent charity golf tournament, held 1 September. The oversubscribed event, which featured a four-man scramble format with a shotgun start, was held at the North Sound Club. More t [...]

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Rotary International names president from Caribbean

Rotary International names president from Caribbean

| 05/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A previous governor of District 7020, an area covering the Northern Caribbean including the Cayman Islands, has been named president of Rotary International for 2018-19. Barry Rassin, who has family ties to Cayman and is a frequent visitor, will preside over the 1.2-million member [...]

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Residents work to revitalise GT neighbourhood

Residents work to revitalise GT neighbourhood

| 01/09/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The homeowners of East Blvd and Apollo Link off Walkers Road have come together to breathe life back into their neighbourhood. A mass clean-up of the area is planned for the entire month of September so that the overall revitalisation can begin. There are plans to beautify each hom [...]

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DG’s Challenge supports YMCA camp

DG’s Challenge supports YMCA camp

| 28/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A group of 10 young people from Cayman Brac recently travelled to Grand Cayman for a week-long, YMCA summer camp and leadership programme. The camp was held from Sunday, 13 August to Friday, 18 August. The trip was made possible by a portion of the funds raised for the YMCA at the [...]

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Inmates give back to the community

Inmates give back to the community

| 25/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS) rolled out its new community works programme this month, as inmates hit the streets with trash bags in hand, ready to give back to the community. “We are thrilled to launch this pilot clean-up project called ‘Prison Communi [...]

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