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Free HIV testing offered this week

Free HIV testing offered this week

| 24/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Health Services Authority (HSA), Cayman AIDS Foundation and Cayman Islands Red Cross are again joining forces to mark HIV Testing Week, which runs from today (24 June) through Saturday, 29 June. The activities being held this week are in support of National Testing Day and Regional HIV Testing Day observed on […]

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Students’ artwork on display at National Gallery

Students’ artwork on display at National Gallery

| 20/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) and Walkers are presenting an exhibition of student artwork created during the Walkers Art Club programme, which runs at the gallery for the full school year. The five weekly afterschool art clubs support 75 public and private school students comprising foundation, primary (in Grand […]

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UK and Cayman hold joint hurricane exercise

UK and Cayman hold joint hurricane exercise

| 20/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): This week various Cayman departments took part in a joint training programme and exercise with counterparts in the UK and the British High Commission in Kingston to simulate a response to a major hurricane strike on Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. Local participants in the exercise were teams from the Governor’s Office, […]

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Red Cross volunteers ready for hurricane season

Red Cross volunteers ready for hurricane season

| 19/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) recently held its annual pre-hurricane meeting, with almost 100 old and new volunteers learning about the organisation’s role as a response agency and auxiliary to government. Held every year ahead of hurricane season, the meeting gives the Red Cross the opportunity to refresh information for returning […]

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Ministry asks community and businesses to help NPOs

Ministry asks community and businesses to help NPOs

| 19/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of a commitment going back more than ten years to provide funding to five of Cayman’s non-profit organisations, amounting to almost $2.5 million annually, the Ministry of Community Affairs is also calling on the private sector and the community to support The Pines Retirement Home, National Council of Voluntary Organisations, […]

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Conservation award finalists named

Conservation award finalists named

| 18/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Trust has announced the 14 finalists for the fourth Governor’s Conservation Awards, which are presented every two years to recognise local people and businesses involved in historic preservation and environmental conservation across all three Cayman Islands within the last ten years. The winners in the various categories will be named […]

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HR conference attracts diverse audience

HR conference attracts diverse audience

| 18/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): More than 200 human resource and business professionals, representing both the public and private sectors, attended the annual conference of the Cayman Islands Society for Human Resources Professionals (CISHRP), held 30-31 May. “We were really pleased with the attendance this year and believe that there are many members of the community who […]

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Rotaract Blue installs new board

Rotaract Blue installs new board

| 17/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Rotaract Blue held its 13th annual installation of directors and officers on Saturday, 15 June, with the community service club for 18-30 year olds naming Dona-Lee Darlington the new president for 2019/2020, along with other board members. Darlington spoke of the upcoming year of collaboration and continued service to the local and […]

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New record for Stingray Tourism Awards nominations

New record for Stingray Tourism Awards nominations

| 17/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) has received the highest number of nominations ever for the 16th annual Stingray Tourism Awards, with 88 names submitted in the various categories. Award winners will be announced at a ceremony slated for 23 July and themed “Celebrating the Magic of Tourism”.

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Sunrise Cottage residents moved east to west

Sunrise Cottage residents moved east to west

| 16/06/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The six residents of Sunrise Cottage, the oldest of the Department of Children and Family Services’ (DCFS) live-in facilities for seniors, were moved out of their East End home and into the Golden Age Home in West Bay last month, as part of a plan to build a new residence in the […]

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