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NCVO gears up for Radio Telethon

NCVO gears up for Radio Telethon

| 21/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(NCVO): The National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) is hosting its annual Radio-Telethon on Saturday, 20 October. The fundraiser takes place at the Prospect Playhouse and is broadcast simultaneously on Radio Cayman and Cayman 27 from 7:00pm to midnight. This is the largest fundraiser held [...]

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Heroes needed to support childhood cancer research

Heroes needed to support childhood cancer research

| 20/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(Hannah’s Heroes): With just a week to go until this year’s Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave, organisers are making final preparations for this year’s event and encouraging supporters to join the fight against childhood cancer by supporting the St Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest non-government [...]

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CCMI internships for budding ocean scientists

CCMI internships for budding ocean scientists

| 18/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) has recently secured a three-year grant to support young local students who are interested in the ocean sciences. The new Ocean Science Scholars programme, funded by the Edmund F. and Virginia B. Ball Foundation, includes two internship [...]

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IMAC awards six scholarships

IMAC awards six scholarships

| 18/09/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Six students have been granted scholarships this year through a fund formed by the Insurance Managers Association Cayman (IMAC). These new awards bring the number of full-time students being supported to 20. Erin Brosnihan, director of the IMAC Educational Scholarship Fund, congrat [...]

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New knees for videographer

New knees for videographer

| 17/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): An American videographer based in Honduras recently underwent bilateral knee replacement at Health City Cayman Islands (HCCI) and can now walk freely without pain. Tim Blanton’s painful condition led him to consult with orthopedic surgeon Dr Alwin Almeida, and specialist in joint [...]

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Theresa Pitcairn takes on role in Caribbean Football Union

Theresa Pitcairn takes on role in Caribbean Football Union

| 17/09/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands attorney Theresa Pitcairn has been appointed administrative consultant of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU), succeeding former general secretary Neil Cochrane, whose contract ended 31 July 2018. Cochrane had stayed on with the organisation for an additional month t [...]

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Cayman joins global sailing event

Cayman joins global sailing event

| 13/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands sailing community will be participating in the global Bart’s Bash event this Sunday, 16 September. This is the fifth edition of the race, which takes place at hundreds of venues around the world, with thousands of sailors in different classes of boat. This year [...]

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Training intensifies for triathlon

Training intensifies for triathlon

| 12/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Athletes are already gearing up for the Cayman Islands Triathlon, one of the most gruelling athletic events on the island’s sporting calendar, which is scheduled for Sunday, 4 November. The annual event of the Cayman Islands Triathlon Association is the highlight of the triathlon [...]

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September a time to focus on recovery

September a time to focus on recovery

| 12/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Counselling Services (DCS) is observing Recovery Month during September. This year’s theme, “Join the Voices for Recovery: Invest in Health, Home, Purpose, and Community,” explores how integrated care, a strong community, sense of purpose, and leadership con [...]

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Rotary Sunrise donates school supplies

Rotary Sunrise donates school supplies

| 11/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Rotary Sunrise recently donated backpacks filled with school supplies for deserving students ahead of the new academic year. The service club gave the 24 backpacks to the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) to distribute to the students. “Rotary Sunrise knows how im [...]

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Primary school football kicks off

Primary school football kicks off

| 10/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(GPFL): The always entertaining primary school football returns this weekend. The CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) opening rally kicks off the 2018 season on Saturday, 15 September, at the Annex Field in George Town starting at 9am. The boys start their season with the CUC Primary Footbal [...]

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CIAA employee earns airport security certificate

CIAA employee earns airport security certificate

| 10/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) employee this month received his certificate in airport security after completing online training. Anthony Wedderburn, hold bag screening supervisor, completed the two-week course through the Airports Council International Online Learning [...]

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LIFE donates books to Maple House

LIFE donates books to Maple House

| 07/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Ahead of International Literacy Day (8 September), Literacy Is For Everyone (LIFE) donated 55 lightly used picture books to the special needs children and young adults who reside at Maple House. LIFE executive director Marilyn Conolly donated the books on Wednesday, 5 September, wi [...]

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Diary of Anne Frank opens a window to history

Diary of Anne Frank opens a window to history

| 05/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Upon entering the theatre at the Prospect Playhouse it is immediately clear that Cayman Drama Society’s (CDS) performance of The Diary of Anne Frank, which opens 6 September, is going to be unique. The theatre has been transformed, with the seating area becoming part of the stag [...]

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DoE officer praised for commitment to turtles

DoE officer praised for commitment to turtles

| 05/09/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Department of the Environment (DoE) conservation officer Chadd Oliver Bush has been named the Cayman Islands Government Employee of the Month for July 2018. Deputy Governor Franz Manderson presented the certificate to Bush on Friday, 31 August, for developing “exceptional leaders [...]

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