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Acting Governor pinned with first poppy

Acting Governor pinned with first poppy

| 11/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The annual Poppy Appeal kicked off Wednesday, 10 October, when Acting Governor Franz Manderson, met with members of the Cayman Islands Veterans Association, and was pinned with the appeal’s first poppy by former US Marine Shadden McLaughlin. He also made the first donation into a [...]

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Local company lets the dogs out

Local company lets the dogs out

| 10/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Staff from Nassau RE spent a recent afternoon walking dogs and bathing puppies at the Cayman Islands Humane Society (CIHS), while the company also donated $2,500 to support the work of the non-profit organisation. Over four hours on Friday, 5 October, the volunteers walked more tha [...]

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Monster Dash 5K offers family fun

Monster Dash 5K offers family fun

| 10/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Save Our Youth Foundation (SOY) is hosting its fourth annual Monster Dash 5K Walk/Run fundraiser at Camana Bay, Saturday, 20 October. The race will comprise a loop through Camana Bay and the Cayman International School, starting and ending between Cayman National Bank and the m [...]

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International Day of Older Persons marked

International Day of Older Persons marked

| 10/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Older Persons Month was launched with a celebration of International Day of Older Persons on Monday, 1 October, and featured two seminars organised by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). The event, held at the Family Life Centre, on Monday, 1 October, included sp [...]

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Older Persons Month ambassadors named

Older Persons Month ambassadors named

| 07/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Children and Family Services has chosen six individuals as Older Persons Month ambassadors in recognition of their service to the community. The three men and three women were selected on a basis of four criteria, explained social work manager and Older Persons Mo [...]

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Raffle tickets on sale for Rotary Central fundraiser

Raffle tickets on sale for Rotary Central fundraiser

| 02/10/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The 23rd annual Rotary Central Music Extravaganza is set for Saturday, 24 November at Royal Palms. This year’s fundraiser, which as usual includes a raffle ticket drive, will feature local bands, Dr Bobs Experiment, Fyah Squad, and Altered Minds. [...]

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Cabanas can be booked online

Cabanas can be booked online

| 01/10/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Public Works Department (PWD) has introduced an online booking service for residents to reserve cabanas at all 12 public parks and seven public beaches. “Ensuring that our people can benefit from our natural environment is of great importance to government,” said Joey Hew, [...]

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Community supports Hannah’s Heroes

Community supports Hannah’s Heroes

| 30/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 1,000 people packed The Wicket Bar in Cricket Square on Friday, 28 September for the sixth annual Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave to raise funds for the St Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research. So far, this year’s Big Shave has ra [...]

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Local company volunteers for the YMCA

Local company volunteers for the YMCA

| 24/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Staff of Grant Thornton spent Friday, 21 September, giving back as part of the audit practice’s global community corporate social responsibility day. Each year, Grant Thornton’s 50,000 employees close office doors as all staff are encouraged to get involved in local community p [...]

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NCVO gears up for Radio Telethon

NCVO gears up for Radio Telethon

| 21/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(NCVO): The National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) is hosting its annual Radio-Telethon on Saturday, 20 October. The fundraiser takes place at the Prospect Playhouse and is broadcast simultaneously on Radio Cayman and Cayman 27 from 7:00pm to midnight. This is the largest fundraiser held [...]

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Heroes needed to support childhood cancer research

Heroes needed to support childhood cancer research

| 20/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(Hannah’s Heroes): With just a week to go until this year’s Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave, organisers are making final preparations for this year’s event and encouraging supporters to join the fight against childhood cancer by supporting the St Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest non-government [...]

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YCLA 2018 finalists announced

YCLA 2018 finalists announced

| 17/09/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Young Caymanian Leaders Foundation announced the names of the five finalists for the 2018 Young Caymanian Leadership Awards (YCLA) in a release on Monday morning, saying the YCLA Selection Committee chose the finalists “after a careful, in-depth review of the nominations [...]

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Rotary Sunrise donates school supplies

Rotary Sunrise donates school supplies

| 11/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Rotary Sunrise recently donated backpacks filled with school supplies for deserving students ahead of the new academic year. The service club gave the 24 backpacks to the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) to distribute to the students. “Rotary Sunrise knows how im [...]

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Fundraisers set for dog-rescue charity  

Fundraisers set for dog-rescue charity  

| 11/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): One Dog at a Time (ODAAT) has planned several fundraising events over the next few months to help support its efforts. The charity rescues dogs from the pound as well as helps abandoned and stray canines. ODAAT pays for all vaccinations, spays or neuters dogs, and places them in fo [...]

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School supplies donated to 200 children

School supplies donated to 200 children

| 31/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The foundation established by and named for Lloyd Barker, who initiated the Pursuit of Excellence awards in 2014, recently hosted its first official event, back-to-school supplies drive “Ready, Set, Learn!” at Airport Park. In a press release, Barker explained the motivation fo [...]

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