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Tag: Family Resource Centre

Students embrace anti-bullying messages

Students embrace anti-bullying messages

| 31/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The anti-bullying STOOD UP Fair took place Saturday, 21 October 2017 attracting dozens of students from across Grand Cayman. Aimed at encouraging children and youth to be creative in exploring ways they can address bullying, the fair featured student booths showcasing their anti-bu [...]

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Students urged to stand up against bullying

Students urged to stand up against bullying

| 11/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Counselling Services’ Family Resource Centre (FRC), is inviting students to take a stand against bullying at the STOOD UP Fair 2017. The event, held in partnership with Dart, Hurley’s Media, Rotary Sunrise and local author Paul Schreiner, will take place at th [...]

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Cayman community asked to promote peace

Cayman community asked to promote peace

| 20/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Family Resource Centre (FRC) is encouraging the public to join it in observing International Peace Day today (21 September), which calls for individuals to put aside their differences and promote peace at home, in schools and the community. This year’s theme is “Together fo [...]

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Family Resource Centre celebrates dads

Family Resource Centre celebrates dads

| 20/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A group of 25 fathers, who were acknowledged and nominated by their family members, have won prizes in the Family Resource Centre’s (FRC) #beadaddaily challenge. Tying the annual contest in with last month’s Father’s Day, the centre asked children across the Cayman Islands to [...]

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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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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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Sex equality on agenda at Women’s Day event

Sex equality on agenda at Women’s Day event

| 28/02/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): An American cultural theorist will be speaking in Grand Cayman next Wednesday on the topic, “Gender on the Agenda: Why equality between the sexes is a critical issue for women and men”. Dr Jackson Katz, gender equality campaigner, academic and author, will be the key note speak [...]

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Local author raises funds to prevent bullying

Local author raises funds to prevent bullying

| 09/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Local author Paul Schreiner for the second year running raised money for the Family Resource Centre’s (FRC) anti-bullying campaign through sales of his children’s book, Rudolf discovers the Cayman Islands, over the holiday season. The book raised $3,500 for the campaign, which [...]

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Children’s book aids anti-bullying campaign

Children’s book aids anti-bullying campaign

| 30/11/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Rudolf discovers the Cayman Islands, the children’s book by local author Paul Schreiner, is again being sold to raise funds for the Family Resource Centre’s (FRC) “Take a Stand Against Bullying” campaign. Sales over the 2015 holiday season, when the Christmas-themed book wa [...]

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Workshop offered on domestic violence

Workshop offered on domestic violence

| 24/11/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Family Resource Centre is holding a free three-day Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme workshop, from Tuesday, 29 November to Thursday, 1 December 2016. Suitable for front-line professionals or those wanting to learn more about the dynamics of abusive relations an [...]

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Anti-bullying campaign targets high schoolers

Anti-bullying campaign targets high schoolers

| 03/10/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Family Resource Centre (FRC) of the Department of Counselling Services has organised events to recognise Bullying Prevention Month. The slogan for this year’s campaign is “Take a Stand Against Bullying” and marks the fourth local observance. The campaign, run every Octobe [...]

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Cayman invited to celebrate families

Cayman invited to celebrate families

| 13/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands will join the rest of the world in celebrating International Day of Families on Sunday, 15 May. This year’s theme is “Families, Healthy Lives and Sustainable Futures.” Miriam Foster of the Family Resource Centre (FRC) said of the theme: “FRC, as part of the Departme [...]

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Attorney recognised for volunteer work

Attorney recognised for volunteer work

| 26/04/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Attorney Benjamin Woolf has received the Lee A. Freeman award for volunteering his legal services to the local community, as part of the Family Resource Centre’s (FRC) Legal Befrienders clinic. FRC programme coordinator Miriam Foster explained the award is named in honour of a much-valued [...]

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Cayman gets ready to celebrate peace

Cayman gets ready to celebrate peace

| 15/09/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Family Resource Centre (FRC) is planning to celebrate Peace Day on Monday, 21 September, with a flash mob in George Town and special workshops throughout Grand Cayman. As it has for the past four years, the FRC will lead a traffic-stopping flash mob and peace-building sessions. [...]

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