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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 im [...]

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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 induct [...]

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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 Re [...]

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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 p [...]

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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 t [...]

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Rotary Central names youngest president ever

Rotary Central names youngest president ever

| 17/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): William Inniss (34) has been installed as the 32nd and youngest president of Rotary Central Cayman Islands for the term running 1 July 2018 – 30 June 2019, during a recent ceremony attended by more than 100 Rotarians, invited guests and officials from other service clubs in G [...]

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Dog-rescue charity opens thrift shop

Dog-rescue charity opens thrift shop

| 09/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The One Dog at a Time (ODAAT) charity has set up a thrift shop that will be open on Saturdays from 10am-4pm, and Wednesdays, from 11am-4pm throughout the summer. The ‘New To You’ boutique will be stocked with designer clothes as well as hats, shoes and jewellery, with additiona [...]

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Volunteer options for students showcased

Volunteer options for students showcased

| 09/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 700 students from six high schools attended the Cayman Islands’ first-ever Student Volunteer Fair at the John Gray High School Gymnasium on Friday, 22 June. Organised by the Youth Services Unit (YSU) of the Ministry of Education, the fair, designed to fulfil a need by b [...]

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Meals on Wheels takes on new food provider

Meals on Wheels takes on new food provider

| 04/07/2018 | 4 Comments
(CNS Local Life):  On the heels of long-time meals provider, Rehoboth Ministries, led by Beulah McField, closing its kitchen operations, Meals on Wheels has added a new contractor to feed seniors in need in the George Town and West Bay districts. Starting this week, Champion House has joined the th [...]

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DG’s 5K Challenge raises $89k for charities

DG’s 5K Challenge raises $89k for charities

| 22/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Lie): The 2018 DG’s 5K Challenge raised $89,000 for five charitable causes, which all focus on feeding the most vulnerable in the community. The grand total is $29,000 more than the goal Deputy Governor Franz Manderson set for the event, which was held in April. [...]

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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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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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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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