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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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Governor visits the Cayman Islands Red Cross

Governor visits the Cayman Islands Red Cross

| 09/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper and his wife, Elisabeth, recently stopped by the Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) as part of an ongoing familiarisation tour of the islands, learning about the agency’s programmes and services. During the visit, the governor also formally accepted an invitation to become CIRC patron for the remainder of his […]

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New board chairman for YMCA

New board chairman for YMCA

| 08/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): David Watler is the new chairman of the YMCA of the Cayman Islands, succeeding Andrew Johnson who has completed his three-year term. Watler joined the YMCA board in March 2015, becoming vice chairman the following year. He also served as chairman of the philanthropy committee for two years.   “It is a […]

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Fundraiser supports vocational grant

Fundraiser supports vocational grant

| 31/03/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Rotaract Blue recently held its third annual Fred Speirs 5K Walk/Run, with about 50 participants taking part. The charity event raises funds for the Fred Speirs vocational grant, which has been a development initiative of the organisation since 2008. The walk/run, which was held Sunday, 24 March, raised $1,800 to help support […]

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Volunteers needed for Meals on Wheels drive

Volunteers needed for Meals on Wheels drive

| 11/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Meals on Wheels is looking for at least 250 volunteers to hit the streets with buckets to collect coins for their “¢hange for Change” fundraising drive later this month. The donations will help support the charity’s work in providing free, hot and nutritious meals to seniors, the housebound and the disabled across […]

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Pampered pooches get chance at forever home

Pampered pooches get chance at forever home

| 20/02/2019 | 6 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A recently opened dog daycare has teamed up with the Cayman Islands Humane Society to give shelter dogs a “staycation” and an opportunity to get adopted into a permanent home. Claudia Pilat, co-owner of Cay 9 Resort and Spa, said the programme offers one dog a week a “platinum spa package” which […]

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