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Red Cross calls for help for Trinidad flood victims

Red Cross calls for help for Trinidad flood victims

| 07/11/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) has launched an appeal to help Trinidad and Tobago which has been dealing with one of the worst natural disasters in that nation’s history with the flooding and landslides caused by heavy rains last month. The rains, over a 48-hour period (18-1 [...]

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CIMPA plays matchmaker to help charities

CIMPA plays matchmaker to help charities

| 04/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s charities and marketers recently got a chance to learn about each other at the Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association (CIMPA) first-ever ‘speed dating’ event. The idea was to attract local non-profit organisations looking for marketing expertise and pair [...]

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Monster Dash 5K offers family fun

Monster Dash 5K offers family fun

| 10/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Save Our Youth Foundation (SOY) is hosting its fourth annual Monster Dash 5K Walk/Run fundraiser at Camana Bay, Saturday, 20 October. The race will comprise a loop through Camana Bay and the Cayman International School, starting and ending between Cayman National Bank and the m [...]

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Raffle tickets on sale for Rotary Central fundraiser

Raffle tickets on sale for Rotary Central fundraiser

| 02/10/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The 23rd annual Rotary Central Music Extravaganza is set for Saturday, 24 November at Royal Palms. This year’s fundraiser, which as usual includes a raffle ticket drive, will feature local bands, Dr Bobs Experiment, Fyah Squad, and Altered Minds. [...]

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Local company volunteers for the YMCA

Local company volunteers for the YMCA

| 24/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Staff of Grant Thornton spent Friday, 21 September, giving back as part of the audit practice’s global community corporate social responsibility day. Each year, Grant Thornton’s 50,000 employees close office doors as all staff are encouraged to get involved in local community p [...]

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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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