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Volunteers needed for Meals on Wheels drive

Volunteers needed for Meals on Wheels drive

| 11/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Meals on Wheels is looking for at least 250 volunteers to hit the streets with buckets to collect coins for their “¢hange for Change” fundraising drive later this month. The donations will help support the charity’s work in providing free, hot and nutritious meals to seniors, the housebound and the disabled across […]

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Pampered pooches get chance at forever home

Pampered pooches get chance at forever home

| 20/02/2019 | 6 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A recently opened dog daycare has teamed up with the Cayman Islands Humane Society to give shelter dogs a “staycation” and an opportunity to get adopted into a permanent home. Claudia Pilat, co-owner of Cay 9 Resort and Spa, said the programme offers one dog a week a “platinum spa package” which […]

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Attorney honoured for volunteering

Attorney honoured for volunteering

| 18/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Family Resource Centre (FRC) has selected specialist family attorney Hayley McCall as their 2018 Lee A. Freeman recipient. The award, for “selfless acts of time and dedication to the Legal Befrienders’ Programme,” is named after one of the service’s staunchest volunteers and has been presented annually since 2011.

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Red Cross honours volunteers

Red Cross honours volunteers

| 31/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) recently hosted its 15th annual appreciation event, “The Henris”, to recognise the achievements of CIRC volunteers throughout 2018. “The Red Cross is an organisation built on volunteer work and community engagement,” said director Jondo Obi in a press release.

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YMCA holds leadership conference

YMCA holds leadership conference

| 29/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): About 150 YMCA staff, volunteers, teen leaders and community partners recently took part in the organisation’s fourth annual Leaders for Youth Conference, to learn from each other and grow as leaders in their community. The event, held 19-20 January, featured workshops led by the National Drug Council, Family Resource Centre and Alex […]

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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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