Tag: Cayman Islands Red Cross

Golf Tournament raises funds for disaster relief

Golf Tournament raises funds for disaster relief

| 11/09/2019 | 0 Comments

As 128 competitors for the 22nd Annual Red Cross Golf Tournament gathered at the North Sound Golf Club on Friday, 6 September, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson thanked the Cayman Islands Red Cross for being there for the people of Cayman during Hurricane Ivan in 2004. He noted that the catastrophic impact of Hurricane Dorian on […]

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Savannah volunteers ready for emergencies

Savannah volunteers ready for emergencies

| 20/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Savannah Meadows has become the seventh community to establish a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) following a graduation ceremony held 14 August at Bodden Town Civic Centre. The 10 volunteers comprising the team completed 26 hours of training across over five weeks which covered topics on search and rescue, vulnerability and capacity […]

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Cayman Islands Red Cross Thrift Shop

Cayman Islands Red Cross Thrift Shop

| 18/07/2019 | 0 Comments

Due to renovations at the Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) Thrift Shop and HQ, the Shop has temporarily moved to Cannon Place, 294 North Sound Road, unit 130. Please do not drop off donations at the original shop, as it is unsafe due to construction. Small donation bags can be dropped off at the Cannon […]

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Martyn Bould to climb Mt Kilimanjaro for Red Cross

Martyn Bould to climb Mt Kilimanjaro for Red Cross

| 18/07/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): One man’s efforts to climb Mt Kilimanjaro in Tanzania is merging with a Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) campaign to raise hurricane awareness with the launch next month of the “Climb for Red: Peak of Preparedness” initiative. Martyn Bould, who has lived in Cayman for some 50 years, has been training the […]

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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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Governor hosts celebration of Red Cross

Governor hosts celebration of Red Cross

| 17/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): In recognition of International Red Cross Day, Governor Martyn Roper hosted 115 volunteers and partners of the Cayman branch of the charity at Government House on 8 May. In welcoming the group, Roper noted the importance of the work of the Red Cross volunteers locally, regionally and globally.

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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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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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Training offered for violence prevention

Training offered for violence prevention

| 26/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) and Ministry of Education are partnering to ‘train the trainers’ for a youth violence-prevention programme that has been in place here since 2017. The master training is for the “It’s Not Your Fault” initiative, an evidence-based programme created by the Canadian Red Cross more than 30 […]

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Wants to donate used items

Wants to donate used items

| 11/03/2019 | 2 Comments

I watched Marie Kondo on Netflix (the tidying and decluttering expert) and I am going to try and retake control of my house. After I have thanked and said goodbye to my shoes, clothes, fax machines, modems, printers, where should it go? I do not like the idea of just throwing away things I no […]

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