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Not Your Spot disabled parking campaign begins

Not Your Spot disabled parking campaign begins

| 20/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Rotary Central Cayman Islands has launched its “Not Your Spot” awareness campaign highlighting the correct use and importance of disabled parking spots. The campaign, which was started 14 June, aims not only to educate the public on the proper and improper use of disabled “bl [...]

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Fair launched to attract student volunteers

Fair launched to attract student volunteers

| 14/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Youth Services Unit (YSU) is hosting the Cayman Islands’ inaugural Student Volunteer Fair on Friday, 22 June 2018, with 23 charities and non-profit organisations signed up for booths at the event. The fair will allow students (Years 9-13) the chance to speak directly to the o [...]

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Cayman Brac CERT established

Cayman Brac CERT established

| 06/06/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Brac now has a dedicated Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) with the 52 residents who completed their training celebrated at a graduation ceremony held Saturday, 2 June, at the Seafarers and Veterans Hall. The 26-hour course comprised training in first aid/CPR, fire sa [...]

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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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Celebrations begin for Coat of Arms jubilee

Celebrations begin for Coat of Arms jubilee

| 05/06/2018 | 4 Comments
(CNS Local Life): One of just two surviving Vestrymen who were serving in office when the Cayman Islands was granted its own coat of arms in 1958 kicked-off the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of the culturally significant historical symbol Monday. Captain Owen Farrington unveiled the new replacement w [...]

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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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Student inspires as YMCA volunteer

Student inspires as YMCA volunteer

| 01/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Caymanian Samuel Reid is preparing to pursue civil engineering studies in the UK but while he awaits his university experience, the 21-year old is keeping himself busy by giving back to the community through his involvement with the YMCA Cayman Islands.  Reid works at the Y as a y [...]

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Meeting addresses issues of senior citizens

Meeting addresses issues of senior citizens

| 31/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Rain did little to dampen the spirits of attendees at the Council for Older Persons district gathering in George Town recently. The penultimate in a series of six district consultations, the evening meeting featured presentations from the council on its mandate, and sought public i [...]

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Governor hosts World Red Cross Day event

Governor hosts World Red Cross Day event

| 31/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) volunteers and partners gathered at the governor’s residence for a celebration of World Red Cross Day on 8 May. Governor Anwar Choudhury welcomed the 123 attendees, as he recognised the importance of the work that they do every day. [...]

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Angela Sealey appointed NCVO CEO

Angela Sealey appointed NCVO CEO

| 30/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Angela Sealey has been named the new chief executive officer of the National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO). With a background in social work, Sealey has spent many years working with special needs children, child abuse cases, drug and alcohol intervention and other issu [...]

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First Mobi-Mat unveiled at Public Beach

First Mobi-Mat unveiled at Public Beach

| 30/05/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Rotary Central, in partnership with the National Council for Persons with Disabilities, dedicated a plaque commemorating the Caribbean’s first Mobi-Mat, which enables access for all, at Cayman Islands Public Beach. “I am delighted that during my year as president of Rotary [...]

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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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Officer leads disabled parking sign campaign

Officer leads disabled parking sign campaign

| 25/05/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Representatives from the RCIPS, Dart Realty and the Lighthouse School met at Camana Bay Wednesday, 23 May, to unveil 10 new disabled parking signs which were designed and illustrated by students from the school as part of a joint project initiated by community officer PC Jonathan K [...]

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Veterans group assists care centre

Veterans group assists care centre

| 23/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Veterans and Seamen’s Society of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman (VSS) has donated two portable digital electronic vital sign monitors to the Kirkconnell Community Care Centre (KCCC). The instruments, each capable of simultaneously measuring blood pressure, pulse rate, oxyg [...]

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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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