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Big Brothers Big Sisters celebrate mentoring

Big Brothers Big Sisters celebrate mentoring

| 16/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): In addition to observing International Mentoring Day today (17 January), Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Cayman Islands is marking Cayman’s longest standing match, a 10-year relationship between mentor Gerardo Ochoa-Vargas and Alex Richardson. Matched in March 2009, the two initially found they lacked shared interests, but 10 years on they […]

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Red Cross renovations get government support

Red Cross renovations get government support

| 09/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) has received a government boost to its “Shelter from the Storm” appeal, which aims to raise $600,000 for remedial renovations to its Huldah Road headquarters. The campaign was launched in July 2018 to fund the work required to ensure compliance with current building codes, and provide […]

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Law firm’s day of giving helps charities

Law firm’s day of giving helps charities

| 05/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): More than 60 staff of law firm Mourant swapped office chairs for charity work during its annual Away Day. Teams assisted Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE), the National Trust for the Cayman Islands and the National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), with a group of volunteers also tackling clean-ups at Smith Cove […]

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Rotary Central raffle winner nets $44,000

Rotary Central raffle winner nets $44,000

| 28/11/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The grand prize winner of the Rotary Central Music Extravaganza raffle was awakened by a call at 11:45pm Saturday, 24 November, from the club’s president, William Inniss, informing her she had not only won the $40,000 grand prize but also another $4,000 for selling the winning ticket.

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Red Cross gets financial lift for renovations

Red Cross gets financial lift for renovations

| 21/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Red Cross capital campaign, “Shelter from the Storm”, which aims to renovate and refurbish its hurricane shelter and headquarters, has received a corporate boost with a $25,000 donation from Cayman First Insurance. The campaign was launched this summer and the Red Cross is in the middle of the first […]

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Red Cross calls for help for Trinidad flood victims

Red Cross calls for help for Trinidad flood victims

| 07/11/2018 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) has launched an appeal to help Trinidad and Tobago which has been dealing with one of the worst natural disasters in that nation’s history with the flooding and landslides caused by heavy rains last month. The rains, over a 48-hour period (18-19 October), have affected an […]

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CIMPA plays matchmaker to help charities

CIMPA plays matchmaker to help charities

| 04/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s charities and marketers recently got a chance to learn about each other at the Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association (CIMPA) first-ever ‘speed dating’ event. The idea was to attract local non-profit organisations looking for marketing expertise and pair them with professionals wanting to share their knowledge and gain volunteer experience in […]

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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 main Dart office at 89 Nexus Way.

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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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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 projects, with a promise of the global initiative to “Act, […]

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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 important having the right kit is,” said Jenna Mungall, […]

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Rotary Sunrise welcomes new president

Rotary Sunrise welcomes new president

| 28/08/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Matthew Seales was installed as the new president of the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Sunrise (Rotary Sunrise)  on Wednesday, 21 August, according to the service club. A former member of the Rotaract Club of Grand Cayman, in 2016 Seales was the first active Rotaractor to be inducted to a Rotary Club as […]

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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 Recreation Centre.

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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 packing lunches decorated with motivational messages for the […]

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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 they recognised the “pressing need” to renovate the building, which […]

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