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Canine charity looking for help to expand

Canine charity looking for help to expand

| 09/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): One Dog at a Time (ODAAT), the local charity that works to rescue stray and unwanted dogs on the island, has a wide variety of events planned in upcoming months to raise money to expand their operation. ODAAT president Paula Blane said of the efforts to build the charity, “To inc [...]

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Runners conquer toughest Off the Beaten Track

Runners conquer toughest Off the Beaten Track

| 07/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Participants in this year’s Off the Beaten Track 50km ultramarathon and relay took on the toughest course to date at the race, which was held Sunday, 28 February. The ninth annual event started at Tiki Beach and finished at Smith Cove, taking runners down parts of Seven Mile Beac [...]

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New foundation to publicise youth mental health issues

New foundation to publicise youth mental health issues

| 06/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Hundreds came out to support the launch of the Alex Panton Foundation at two recent events, the premiere of short film Hidden and a youth mental health symposium, the latter serving as an opportunity to achieve one of foundation’s main objectives: to provide information on the or [...]

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CI Red Cross continues to help BVI

CI Red Cross continues to help BVI

| 05/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) director Jondo Obi recently returned from a month spent in the British Virgin Islands, offering help after the passing of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September last year which caused widespread devastation. An international appeal for the most-affec [...]

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LIFE adds more books to classroom libraries

LIFE adds more books to classroom libraries

| 02/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE) charity recently donated a record-breaking more than 4,300 books to Sir John A. Cumber Primary School (SJACPS), exceeding by about 800 last year’s total of reading materials given to the school. LIFE organised the donation, with the books colle [...]

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Brackers come out to support National Trust

Brackers come out to support National Trust

| 01/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 75 people attended a fundraiser hosted by the Cayman Brac District Committee of the National Trust, Saturday, 24 February. The inaugural Spring Fling, the first public celebration held at the National Trust House, was in aid of providing permanent sanctuary for the Brac [...]

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YMCA and Little League join forces

YMCA and Little League join forces

| 27/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The YMCA of the Cayman Islands (Y) and the Cayman Islands Little League (CILL) are combining resources, allowing two of the oldest and largest providers of youth programmes in the world to unite in a shared passion for building character in Cayman’s youth. The Y will provide the [...]

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YMCA to continue after-school programme

YMCA to continue after-school programme

| 26/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Education Ministry has renewed its contract with the YMCA of the Cayman Islands to allow the Y to continue managing and operating the Extended After-School Programme (EASP). The programme services 15 government schools in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac, providing after-school act [...]

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Events set for honouring women

Events set for honouring women

| 23/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day, annually celebrated on 8 March, is “#PressforProgress”, a call to motivate and unite friends, colleagues and the entire community to think, act and be gender inclusive. Throughout March, which is Honouring Women Month, th [...]

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Food festival nourishes Meals on Wheels

Food festival nourishes Meals on Wheels

| 22/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A raffle held for the Taste of Cayman food and drink festival, which took place last month, raised more than $10,000, with the total split between Cayman Islands Meals on Wheels and organiser Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) to support the various activities of each group. [...]

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Time to celebrate cultural diversity

Time to celebrate cultural diversity

| 22/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Dress For Culture Day, the Cayman National Cultural Foundation’s (CNCF) annual “dress up, dress down” fundraiser, will take place Friday, 23 February. Organisers are inviting schools, businesses and individuals across the Cayman Islands to get creative and display their homel [...]

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DG’s 5K Challenge to benefit five good causes

DG’s 5K Challenge to benefit five good causes

| 21/02/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge is celebrating its fifth anniversary by selecting five good causes to benefit from the 2018 event, which takes place in April. To mark the five-year milestone, the walk/run will also be held in Little Cayman for the first time, in addition to Ca [...]

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Lawyer honoured for giving back

Lawyer honoured for giving back

| 16/02/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Civil litigation and family law attorney Pramod Joshi was recently given the 2017 Lee A. Freeman service award by the Family Resource Centre (FRC). Named in memory of an exceptional volunteer, the award is given annually in appreciation for selfless acts of time and dedication to t [...]

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Young footballers get new ride

Young footballers get new ride

| 12/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Future SC now has a new van to transport its players to training and to games thanks to local company Excel Sports Management (ESM). The 10-passenger van was donated to help support the development of youth football talent across all communities and clubs in Cayman. President of Fu [...]

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Community comes together in LC beach clean-up

Community comes together in LC beach clean-up

| 09/02/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Little Cayman resorts and businesses recently joined forces with researchers of the Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) to take part in an island-wide beach clean-up. During the full winter moon, with researchers gathered for the Grouper Moon Project, a study of the annu [...]

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