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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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CharityDrive gears up for seventh year

CharityDrive gears up for seventh year

| 27/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The seventh annual Island Heritage CharityDrive will run from Tuesday, 29 May through Thursday, 31 May, with three charities vying to earn a share of the insurance company’s $35,000 donation. The charities selected for this year’s drive are the Special Needs Foundation, the Fam [...]

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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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