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Tag: Cayman Islands Cancer Society

7th annual DG’s 5K set for April

7th annual DG’s 5K set for April

| 19/02/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Three charities will benefit from the Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge fundraiser this year: the Cayman Islands Cancer Society (CICS), the MS Foundation of the Cayman Islands, and the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association of the Cayman Islands (ADACI). DG Franz Manderson, who spearheads the event, now in its seventh year, said they were […]

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Walk raises $75k for cancer

Walk raises $75k for cancer

| 18/10/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Hundreds of people took part in the 8th Annual CIBC FirstCaribbean Walk for the Cure on a rainy Sunday morning earlier this month and raised more than US$75,000 to support local cancer patients. Participants of all ages walked or ran the 5k course, from Seven Mile Public Beach to the Fidelity Financial […]

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Cancer Registrars Week observed

Cancer Registrars Week observed

| 08/04/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Health Services Authority (HSA) and the Cayman Islands Cancer Registry are joining communities around the world observing Cancer Registrars Week, 8-12 April, recognising the country’s progress in cancer registration and research. The week promotes how the data cancer registrars collect provide essential information to researchers, healthcare providers and public health officials.

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From Cayman to the South Pole

From Cayman to the South Pole

| 25/01/2019 | 5 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The phrase “to the ends of the earth” has real-life meaning for Guy Manning, who recently returned from the absolute bottom, geographically speaking, having trekked to the South Pole. But extremes are nothing new to the Cayman-based lawyer, who has also been to the top of the world – he scaled Mount […]

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Young kiteboarders get fundraising boost

Young kiteboarders get fundraising boost

| 20/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A team of young men participating in the Little Grand Race 2019 has received support from a local law firm as they try to raise funds for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society. Conyers Dill & Pearman has donated $5,000 to the team of Oskar Bjuroe, Jake Serpell and Louis Vagniez, who are […]

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Charity walk raises US$60k for Cancer Society

Charity walk raises US$60k for Cancer Society

| 17/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands’ participation in CIBC FirstCaribbean’s seventh annual Walk for the Cure last October led to a US$60,000 donation to the local branch of the Cancer Society. Overall, the region’s largest cancer fundraiser topped US$500,000 through events held throughout the Caribbean.

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Christmas haircut a gift to young cancer patients

Christmas haircut a gift to young cancer patients

| 20/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman resident Adam Stoner will be getting a special haircut this Christmas. He will be donating his very long hair to Locks of Love for it to be used to make wigs for children who have lost theirs due to cancer treatment. At the same time, he is fundraising for the Cayman […]

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Trunk sale to support Cancer Society

Trunk sale to support Cancer Society

| 21/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Following on from their seventh annual Walk for the Cure fundraiser for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society last month, CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank (CIBC FCIB) will again be holding a charity trunk sale, set for 1 December, with all proceeds from registration for that event also benefitting the Cancer Society.

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Cancer Society receives $90k donation

Cancer Society receives $90k donation

| 17/07/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Breast Cancer Foundation of Cayman recently presented their annual grant/donation to the Cayman Islands Cancer Society (CICS). These funds help the Cancer Society provide assistance to breast cancer patients through financial aid, special bras and prosthetics, and mammograms. The total of the cheque to cover 2017 expenses was $90,418.07 plus $2,516 […]

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Optimists aid awareness of childhood cancer

Optimists aid awareness of childhood cancer

| 10/07/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Optimist Club of George Town hosted their inaugural 2018 Cayman Gospel Song Competition and fundraising concert last month to create awareness of childhood cancer and raise money for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society. Club president Elaine Harris said the event, held 16 June at the Lions Centre, also provided a platform […]

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Ice on Ice sparkles with record donation

Ice on Ice sparkles with record donation

| 05/07/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The eighth annual Ice on Ice fundraiser held last month raised more than $17,000 for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society (CICS), a record amount for the event. All of the proceeds from ticket sales and games at the casino and cocktails affair benefitted CICS.

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Students march for drug and cancer awareness

Students march for drug and cancer awareness

| 09/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Academy made its presence felt in George Town on Friday, 3 February, by marching to deliver its annual contribution to the Cayman Islands Cancer Society and taking a stand with the National Drug Council (NDC) against drug use and abuse. “The National Drug Council was delighted to partner with Cayman Academy […]

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Memorial garden honours HSA staff member

Memorial garden honours HSA staff member

| 29/11/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Volunteers and donors joined staff at the Health Services Authority (HSA) to complete a memorial garden at the Cayman Islands Hospital, constructed in honour of former staff member Chelsea Doxey, who passed away from ovarian cancer in 2015. Doxey, who worked as a paramedic in the emergency medical services department, was 27 […]

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Company supports bone marrow registry

Company supports bone marrow registry

| 02/11/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Staff of a corporate-services company in Cayman recently held an impromptu 100-metre dash for charity. The seven Intertrust Cayman staff who took part each ran in support of a different organisation, sponsored by family, friends and colleagues, with the individual who raised the most funds winning the entire sum collected.

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The month of the moustache has arrived

The month of the moustache has arrived

| 31/10/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of a month-long focus on male health issues, Tuesday, 1 November officially kicks off the annual Movember charity event where Cayman’s men are encouraged to grow moustaches to raise money and awareness. In particular, the emphasis will be on prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health issues such as depression […]

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Step up to support Cancer Society

Step up to support Cancer Society

| 19/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): One of the region’s largest cancer fundraisers, which is fewer than three weeks away, has already raised more than US$350,000 across the Caribbean in support of cancer care and awareness. The fifth annual CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Walk For the Cure is expected to attract thousands of walkers and runners throughout the 16 territories […]

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Sagicor supports Cancer Society educational initiatives

Sagicor supports Cancer Society educational initiatives

| 01/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A corporate donation to the Cayman Islands Cancer Society will be used to help the organisation acquire presentation materials for its ongoing awareness and educational programmes. Sagicor Life Cayman Islands recently handed over more than US$1,400 to the Cancer Society to support its free community cancer-education initiatives. Jennifer Weber, operations manager for the Cancer […]

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Cayman adds bone-marrow donors

Cayman adds bone-marrow donors

| 01/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Caribbean Bone Marrow Registry has added 143 new donors after holding two drives in Cayman over the past month. The registry’s goal is to reach 1000 registered donors by the end of the year. The recent drives were courtesy of Davenport Development Ltd and Decco Ltd. In the Caribbean, with a population comprising different […]

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