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Basketball event nets funds for NCVO

Basketball event nets funds for NCVO

| 01/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The fourth annual Shooting Stars 3-on-3 basketball tournament took place this past weekend with funds raised benefiting the National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO). The 48 players on 13 teams competed in three age divisions at the games held at the Camana Bay Arts and Re [...]

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Church festival aids community services

Church festival aids community services

| 31/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The North Side Seventh-day Adventist Church recently held its annual harvest festival, which included selling ground provisions, fruit, clothing and other items, with proceeds going toward the church’s community outreach activities in the district. The event, held Sunday, 21 July [...]

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Lunch-bag project supports Mental Health Court

Lunch-bag project supports Mental Health Court

| 30/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Community Rehabilitation has said that the ongoing ‘lunch-bag’ programme, which is supported and funded by the local branch of the Rotaract Club, has had a positive impact on the clients of the Mental Health court. For five years volunteers have been p [...]

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CUC takes Sunrise clients to the movies

CUC takes Sunrise clients to the movies

| 26/07/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Volunteers from Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC) and members of the Sunrise Adult Training Centre came together for their annual summer movie outing at the Camana Bay Cinema on Tuesday, 17 July. Volunteers and interns from CUC’s community involvement team got the opportunity to [...]

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DEH advises on safe handling of garbage

DEH advises on safe handling of garbage

| 25/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has launched a public-awareness campaign on the importance of safely packing and handling garbage, and is providing tips on how to facilitate the waste-collection process. Officials at the department have also been taking steps to manage [...]

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Red Cross needs community help

Red Cross needs community help

| 23/07/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) has launched the “Shelter from the Storm” fundraising campaign seeking financial support from the community to help reach a goal of $600,000 to modernise the organisation’s headquarters on Huldah Avenue in George Town. CIRC officials said t [...]

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Registration open for ‘Stroke and Stride’

Registration open for ‘Stroke and Stride’

| 23/07/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The three-race “Stroke and Stride” in support of young triathletes and the Cayman Islands Cancer Society is set for next month, with Ogier once again coming on as title sponsor. The event consists of three races, held 1, 8 and 15 August, each involving a swim and a run, with th [...]

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August completion for South Sound boardwalk

August completion for South Sound boardwalk

| 20/07/2018 | 37 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Work is expected to completed by the end of August on the 1,500-foot-long South Sound boardwalk, which will include a bike lane, three major beach access points and parking. The boardwalk will extend from the public boat ramp to just east of the shoe tree, a popular feature which h [...]

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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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Rotary Central names youngest president ever

Rotary Central names youngest president ever

| 17/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): William Inniss (34) has been installed as the 32nd and youngest president of Rotary Central Cayman Islands for the term running 1 July 2018 – 30 June 2019, during a recent ceremony attended by more than 100 Rotarians, invited guests and officials from other service clubs in G [...]

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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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Kanuga racing again to fight childhood cancer

Kanuga racing again to fight childhood cancer

| 17/07/2018 | 1 Comment
(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 | 2 Comments
(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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Corporate support for National Trust camp

Corporate support for National Trust camp

| 10/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Trust for the Cayman Islands has announced that Butterfield Group will be sponsoring its annual summer camp, aimed at educating children about Cayman’s cultural and historic heritage. The “Heritage Heroes” camp, set for 23 July to 3 August, will take place at Dar [...]

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