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Rotaract Club installs new board

Rotaract Club installs new board

| 12/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Rotaract Club of Grand Cayman has a new board of officers and directors for 2019-2020, officially installed by District Governor David Kirkaldy. Joel Porter, who will serve as president, said at the recent ceremony his goal for the year is to forge closer working relationships with the other Rotary and Rotaract […]

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DG’s 5K Challenge to help three Cayman charities

DG’s 5K Challenge to help three Cayman charities

| 30/05/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Three Cayman organisations have been named as beneficiaries of the funds raised through the sixth annual Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge, which will take place in September. With a focus on supporting the “most vulnerable and reduce stigma”, the charities are the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC), Special Needs Foundation Cayman (SNFC) and […]

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Meals on Wheels prepares for major fundraiser

Meals on Wheels prepares for major fundraiser

| 20/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Meals on Wheels is hosting its sixth annual ‘Orange You Glad’ gala and auction on Saturday, 25 May, with the goal to exceed the amount raised last year which covered more than 16,000 of the 48,000 meals the non-profit served in Grand Cayman in 2018.

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Governor hosts celebration of Red Cross

Governor hosts celebration of Red Cross

| 17/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): In recognition of International Red Cross Day, Governor Martyn Roper hosted 115 volunteers and partners of the Cayman branch of the charity at Government House on 8 May. In welcoming the group, Roper noted the importance of the work of the Red Cross volunteers locally, regionally and globally.

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YMCA begins yearly fundraising initiative

YMCA begins yearly fundraising initiative

| 05/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The YMCA of the Cayman Islands last month launched its 10-week, annual fundraising campaign to provide access to the variety of youth character-building programmes they provide. Also known as the “Caring Campaign”, the funds raised provide financial assistance for all segments of the community to attend Y Day Camp, the Extended After-School […]

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Plant sale grows funds for dog charity

Plant sale grows funds for dog charity

| 30/04/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Dog lovers Heather Holt and Morgan Olley last weekend held a unique fundraiser for One Dog at a Time (ODAAT), combining their skills to offer native plants and barbecue. Holt, who boasts a green thumb, and Olley, who knows his way around a grill, sold plants and sausages to those attending, raising […]

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CharityDrive fundraiser ready to hit the road

CharityDrive fundraiser ready to hit the road

| 29/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Island Heritage is set for its eighth annual CharityDrive, being held 7-9 May, which will again give three charities an opportunity to earn up to $10,000 each, with the one receiving the most social media support getting a $5,000 bonus. The community is encouraged to drive by the Island Heritage roundabout on […]

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Carolina Ferreira of Red Cross earns international award

Carolina Ferreira of Red Cross earns international award

| 29/04/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Carolina Ferreira, Cayman Islands Red Cross deputy director, has received international recognition for her community work, the only person awarded from the Caribbean and one of just two for the entire Americas. In celebration of Honouring Women’s Day on 8 March, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement […]

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Cayman’s Key Clubs shine at district conference

Cayman’s Key Clubs shine at district conference

| 16/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A contingent of 45 Key Club members representing five schools in Cayman joined more than 2,200 other young people from the Florida District at the annual Education and Leadership Conference (DCON) in Orlando held 4-7 April, with many of the students earning awards, and the Cayman Islands named outstanding division.  

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Rotary Club helps Junior Batabano go on the road

Rotary Club helps Junior Batabano go on the road

| 10/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Rotary Club of Grand Cayman has returned as a sponsor of the Junior Batabano Street Parade and Family Fun Day, continuing a tradition that began when the service organisation came on as a founding supporter of the event 18 years ago. This year’s parade is set for 11 May.

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