Tag: Derek Haines

Hospice staff get free disaster training

Hospice staff get free disaster training

| 27/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Derek Haines, well-known as a champion fundraiser for the hospice, last week offered different assistance to Jasmine Villa when he conducted a free training session in disaster preparation and business continuity for staff members at the dedicated facility on West Bay Road. While the focus was mainly on the threat from hurricanes, […]

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Haines set to go coast to coast for Special Needs

Haines set to go coast to coast for Special Needs

| 05/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Veteran runner and fundraiser Derek Haines, together with hiking partner Mike (Burco) Burcombe, will be setting off early next month on their Coast 2 Coast Pyrenees Challenge, a trek from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea to raise money for Special Needs Foundation Cayman (SNFC). The more than 550-mile route will […]

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Derek Haines treks for Special Needs

Derek Haines treks for Special Needs

| 07/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Veteran marathoner and fundraiser Derek Haines (70) is undertaking yet another physically demanding challenge as he and his friend Mike Burcombe train to climb 550 miles of the Pyrenees mountain range later this year to benefit Special Needs Foundation Cayman (SNFC). Fundraising as part of the Coast to Coast Pyrenees Challenge campaign […]

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Haines ends marathon year with boost to CCMI

Haines ends marathon year with boost to CCMI

| 08/12/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Derek Haines, Cayman’s remarkable fundraiser, completed a year of raising money for the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) by taking part in the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon Sunday, 3 December. He ended his 2017 “Volcanoes and Marathons” challenge by running 26.2 miles as part of his goal to raise $50,000 to support […]

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Rotarians athletes to raise funds for CCMI

Rotarians athletes to raise funds for CCMI

| 02/11/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Two Cayman Islands athletes, Rotarians Chris Bailey and Derek Haines, are gearing up to raise CI$50,000 for the Central Caribbean Marine Institute’s new virtual live programme. Bailey is competing in the Ironman Florida on 4 November at Panama City Beach. Then, on 3 December Haines, who just turned 69, will be taking […]

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Haines scales two volcanoes in aid of CCMI

Haines scales two volcanoes in aid of CCMI

| 10/07/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s marathon man and champion fundraiser Derek Haines is well into his next effort – raising $50,000 for the Central Caribbean Marine Institute’s (CCMI) reef research project by climbing two volcanoes and running three marathons this year. After finishing a marathon 30 April in Guatemala, he returned to that country last month to […]

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Hospice breaks ground on forever home

Hospice breaks ground on forever home

| 25/06/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): After moving four times since being established in 1998, Cayman HospiceCare will finally be getting a permanent home, a milestone celebrated Thursday, 15 June with an official groundbreaking on its new headquarters that will be located on West Bay Road. A yearlong fundraising effort by marathoner Derek Haines brought in $1.4 million […]

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Marathon fundraising effort boosts Have a Heart

Marathon fundraising effort boosts Have a Heart

| 22/05/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): More than US$150,000 was donated to Have a Heart Cayman Islands through the fundraising efforts of marathoner Derek Haines and the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman. A cheque was presented to Jennifer McCarthy of Have a Heart at a Rotary lunch on 18 May 2017. The funds were raised from the Mountains and […]

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Haines completes first challenge in CCMI fundraiser

Haines completes first challenge in CCMI fundraiser

| 17/05/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Derek Haines finished second in his age group at last month’s Lake Atitlan marathon in Guatemala, a challenge he took up as part of fundraising efforts in support of the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI). Haines, 68, ran knowing he already had a pledge of $15,000 from Butterfield Bank along with contributions […]

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Derek Haines tackles marathons and volcanoes for CCMI

Derek Haines tackles marathons and volcanoes for CCMI

| 31/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Veteran fundraiser Derek Haines will be running three marathons and climbing two volcanoes this year to raise $50,000 for the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI), which has developed a pilot project that will transform how children are taught about the ocean. Haines, 68, will first run a marathon 30 April at Lake Atitlan, […]

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