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YMCA ropes course set to open

YMCA ropes course set to open

| 12/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson was the first person to climb on the YMCA’s ropes challenge course after a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the facility Wednesday, 11 April. The course, which will open to the public next month was built by the YMCA of the Cayman Islands with cash from [...]

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Registration open for DG’s 5K Challenge

Registration open for DG’s 5K Challenge

| 02/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Registration has opened tor the 2018 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge, which is being held in all three islands later in the month. Led by DG Franz Manderson, the aim of the annual event this year is to fundraise towards a target of $60,000 for five good causes. In Grand Cayman, th [...]

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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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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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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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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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Special Needs Foundation gets yearlong boost

Special Needs Foundation gets yearlong boost

| 06/02/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The nonprofit 100 Women in Finance (100WF) organisation will be directing all its fundraising activities this year to the Special Needs Foundation Cayman (SNFC). The charitable group is a global, practitioner-driven body that serves more than 15,000 professionals in the finance and [...]

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HSA honours Pink Ladies’ service to hospital

HSA honours Pink Ladies’ service to hospital

| 01/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Although the Pink Ladies no longer run the cafe at the Cayman Islands Hospital, the framed photo presented to them in December 2016 to mark the end of their 35 years of service to the staff, patients and wider community is now displayed in the entrance of the George Town hospital. [...]

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Education officers praises YMCA at conference

Education officers praises YMCA at conference

| 25/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Christen Suckoo, the chief officer in the education ministry, had lots of good things to say about the YMCA, which runs government’s after school programme, when he attended the association’s 3rd Annual Leaders for Youth Conference held here in Cayman. During his opening remarks [...]

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Ground broken on YMCA ropes course

Ground broken on YMCA ropes course

| 11/12/2017 | 0 Comments
  (CNS Local Life): A groundbreaking ceremony was held Saturday, 9 December for the ropes challenge course being built by the YMCA with funds from the 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge, an event that took place in April with about 2,000 participants and raised a record $85,000 from the walk [...]

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YMCA celebrates five years in Cayman

YMCA celebrates five years in Cayman

| 04/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The YMCA is celebrating its fifth anniversary in Cayman with a family fun day on Saturday, 9 December, from 9am to 1pm at the Field of Dreams. The event will include kickball, music, treats and carnival activities like a dunk tank, slip and slide, face painting and photo booth. All [...]

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Rotary Sunrise celebrates birthdays at The Pines

Rotary Sunrise celebrates birthdays at The Pines

| 21/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Members of Rotary Sunrise together with youngsters from George Town Primary School’s Earlyact Club recently visited The Pines Retirement Home to help celebrate November birthdays of residents. Included among the celebrants was Olive Miller, marking her 96th birthday, who now live [...]

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Optimists promote childhood cancer awareness

Optimists promote childhood cancer awareness

| 19/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): St Ignatius School student Erika Sobers has designed a T-shirt that is being used to raise awareness of childhood cancer. Organised by the Optimist Club of Grand Cayman, the initiative is raising funds through sales of the shirts. The student recently presented the first T-shirt to [...]

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