Tag: Cayman Islands Red Cross

Governor hosts World Red Cross Day event

Governor hosts World Red Cross Day event

| 31/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) volunteers and partners gathered at the governor’s residence for a celebration of World Red Cross Day on 8 May. Governor Anwar Choudhury welcomed the 123 attendees, as he recognised the importance of the work that they do every day. [...]

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World Red Cross Day commemorated

World Red Cross Day commemorated

| 08/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Every year on 8 May, the Red Cross, Red Crescent and Red Crystal Societies celebrate World Red Cross Day, which marks the birthday of the movement’s founder and winner of the first Nobel Peace Prize, Henri Dunant, and has been observed annually throughout the world since 1948. [...]

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Cayman group hosts child-abuse workshop in US

Cayman group hosts child-abuse workshop in US

| 11/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Seven representatives from Cayman’s grassroots multi-agency child abuse prevention team, Protection Starts Here (PSH), became the first-ever presenters from the Caribbean to host a workshop at the International Symposium on Child Abuse, presented annually by the National Children [...]

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CI Red Cross continues to help BVI

CI Red Cross continues to help BVI

| 05/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) director Jondo Obi recently returned from a month spent in the British Virgin Islands, offering help after the passing of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September last year which caused widespread devastation. An international appeal for the most-affec [...]

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Group to address child abuse at international forum

Group to address child abuse at international forum

| 13/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Multi-agency working group Protection Starts Here (PSH) has been invited to present at the 34th International Symposium on Child Abuse hosted by the National Children’s Advocacy Center (NCAC) in Alabama 19-22 March. The group is the driving force behind the PSH child abuse pr [...]

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Prospect repeats as CERT competition winner

Prospect repeats as CERT competition winner

| 14/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): For the second year in a row, the Prospect Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) came away winners in the annual CERT challenge in a competition featuring a completely different format than previous years. Instead of teams getting trained and then competing using the skills lear [...]

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Charity event raises money for Irma appeal

Charity event raises money for Irma appeal

| 25/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A fundraiser held Friday, 15 September at Camana Bay raised $5,500 for the Red Cross Hurricane Irma Relief Fund. Hurley’s Media hosted the charity happy hour to benefit the victims of the devastating storm. “Hurricane Irma affected the majority of the Caribbean and we rea [...]

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Red Cross big winner at golf fundraiser

Red Cross big winner at golf fundraiser

| 08/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): RBC Royal Bank continued its 20-year partnership with the Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) with their recent charity golf tournament, held 1 September. The oversubscribed event, which featured a four-man scramble format with a shotgun start, was held at the North Sound Club. More t [...]

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Students receive training in violence prevention

Students receive training in violence prevention

| 14/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Ministry of Education, with the support of the Cayman Islands Red Cross, has been piloting a programme that aims to empower youth with information on topics like violence, gender and sexuality. “It’s Not Your Fault”, a violence-prevention programme from the Canadian Red C [...]

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Vetting procedures for youth leaders

Vetting procedures for youth leaders

| 11/05/2017 | 7 Comments
What types of background checks are carried out on persons wishing to work as a youth leader? I have a concern that a certain youth leader was involved with some explicit text messages with some of the female youth in a particular church back in 2007 and wonder how come this individual has been allo [...]

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Golf fundraiser scores for the Red Cross

Golf fundraiser scores for the Red Cross

| 26/09/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): RBC Royal Bank continued its 19-year partnership with the Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) during their recent fundraising golf tournament. This year’s event featured the Canadian Olympian Jamie Broder and raised more than $50,000 for the charity. More than 100 participants from [...]

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Community asked to run for Red Cross

Community asked to run for Red Cross

| 26/07/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The annual Running for Red race in support of the Cayman Islands Red Cross is set for Saturday, 27 August. Hosted by the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants (CIIPA), the event is open to runners and walkers of all levels. “CIIPA’s social committee is proud to host Runnin [...]

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DCI staff to assist Red Cross Thrift Shop

DCI staff to assist Red Cross Thrift Shop

| 26/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI), as part of its new social-responsibility mandate, will volunteer at the Cayman Islands Red Cross on Monday, 30 May. Staff members will be working in the Red Cross Thrift Shop from 1:30pm to 4:30pm, handling multiple tasks, from unloading and so [...]

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Volunteers needed for airport emergency drill

Volunteers needed for airport emergency drill

| 23/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) is seeking volunteers to act as injured passengers in the upcoming full-scale airport emergency exercise scheduled for Wednesday, 25 May 2016. The CIAA arranges this event to test the readiness of emergency responders to handle an aircraft accident [...]

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Sex abuse awareness campaign benefits companies

Sex abuse awareness campaign benefits companies

| 25/02/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): As part of the “Protection Starts Here” project to promote awareness of child sexual abuse, a partnership of Cayman organisations recently made a presentation on the topic, including a local documentary, to car-supplies retailer Automotive Art. Company managing director Wayne Kirkconnell [...]

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