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Kids urged to honour fathers

Kids urged to honour fathers

| 15/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Family Resource Centre (FRC) is urging children to celebrate their fathers throughout the remainder of June. Tying into Father’s Day (Sunday, 18 June), the centre’s Responsible Fatherhood “Be a Dad Daily” campaign encourages children to either email the FRC or log on to [...]

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New stamps out of this world

New stamps out of this world

| 08/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service has issued a four-stamp set that features images from space. The photographs used for the stamps were taken at the Dr William Hrudey Observatory, based at the University College of the Cayman Islands. Depicted are the moon (25¢ stamp), Saturn (50 [...]

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Seminar focuses on cyber threats to children

Seminar focuses on cyber threats to children

| 22/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A special joint meeting of all Adventist churches in Cayman addressed the protection of children from dangers lurking on the Internet and ways in which adults and organisations can mitigate potential for abuse. The meeting, held as part of the Adventist Church’s observance of Chi [...]

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‘Her Story’ told at the George Town library

‘Her Story’ told at the George Town library

| 11/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The George Town Public Library is exhibiting a special display, “Her Story is Our History”, that features framed replicas of the original 1948 and 1957 petitions signed by women demanding the right to vote and stand for public office. The Cayman Islands National Archive printed [...]

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Georgette Ebanks honoured for contributions

Georgette Ebanks honoured for contributions

| 05/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Georgette Ebanks, a local icon whose name is associated with women gaining the right to vote, was recognised for her contributions to Cayman at a ceremony held at the Cayman Islands National Museum on 3 May. Surrounded by the museum’s board and staff, she was presented with the f [...]

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CUC staff bring children to work

CUC staff bring children to work

| 26/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Employees at Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC) got the chance to share their workday with their children during the Easter holiday break, for the company’s first “Sons and Daughters to Work Day”. The event was spearheaded by the human resources department, as manager Phil Jac [...]

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Cayman’s gardeners blossom at flower show

Cayman’s gardeners blossom at flower show

| 18/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Garden Club of Grand Cayman recently celebrated its 6oth anniversary with a flower show featuring unique designs, island blooms and a wide range of children’s entries. Taking top honours at the event, held 31 March-1 April at the South Sound Community Centre, was Berna Cummin [...]

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Corporate attorney honoured for volunteer work

Corporate attorney honoured for volunteer work

| 07/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A corporate lawyer, more used to winning tough cases than earning plaudits for his caring nature, has earned the 2016 Lee A. Freeman award in “appreciation for his selfless acts of time and dedication to the Legal Befrienders programme”. Simon Raftopoulos, a partner at Appleby [...]

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Local attorney admitted to Cayman bar

Local attorney admitted to Cayman bar

| 29/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Naketa Da Silva was admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands on Wednesday 22 March, following the successful completion of her articles of clerkship with Broadhurst LLC. The Grand Court ceremony was presided over by Justice Williams, who said it was a privilege to be th [...]

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Pensions Board celebrates 25th anniversary

Pensions Board celebrates 25th anniversary

| 17/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Public Service Pensions Board (PSPB) recently celebrated its 25th anniversary with a dinner that included the unveiling of the pension provider’s new logo, as well as a video featuring music by Emmy-winning local and international musicians and members of kitchen band Swanky. [...]

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Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth

Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth

| 09/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): To commemorate Commonwealth Day on Monday, 13 March, the Commonwealth Flag will be raised outside the Government Administration Building at 10am during a very brief ceremony taking place between 9.45 to 10.10am. This is part of an international ‘Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth’ [...]

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Flower show getting ready to bloom

Flower show getting ready to bloom

| 06/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Garden Club of Grand Cayman is looking for a record number of entries to its annual flower show as well as attracting young people to take part in the design competition. The combined 53rd Standard Flower Show and 60th anniversary celebration is set for 31 March-1 April at Sout [...]

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Acting Clerk of Court named

Acting Clerk of Court named

| 20/02/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): With the departure of Tabitha Philander on Friday, 10 February, Shiona Allenger, who had been serving both as Senior Deputy Clerk of Court and Registrar of the Financial Services Division, has been appointed Acting Clerk of Court. Allenger, a Caymanian attorney, joined Judicial Adm [...]

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Pensions Board brings anniversary message to churches

Pensions Board brings anniversary message to churches

| 16/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Public Service Pensions Board (PSPB) is enlisting churches throughout Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac to help celebrate the organisation’s 25th anniversary. The churches will be asked to read out a brief message from the PSPB during their worship services on Saturday and Sunday, [...]

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Holocaust survivor to share memories of Anne Frank

Holocaust survivor to share memories of Anne Frank

| 15/02/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss, who was the best friend of Anne Frank, will be speaking next month in Cayman. Schloss will talk about her experiences, the personal memories of a journey that took her beyond the anguish of the Auschwitz concentration camp to a life dedicated to huma [...]

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