Tag: Governor Martyn Roper

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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Governor learns about work of DCFS

Governor learns about work of DCFS

| 07/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of his continuing familiarisation tours of the civil service, Governor Martyn Roper visited the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) on Wednesday, 3 April. He was accompanied by the Ministry of Community Affairs Chief Officer, Teresa Echenique, and the department’s Director, Paulinda Mendoza-Williams. During the visit, he met senior […]

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Governor hosts Honouring Women Month reception

Governor hosts Honouring Women Month reception

| 04/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): This year’s Honouring Women Month activities were celebrated with a final event at Government House to recognise all those who had supported the annual March initiative. The Family Resource Centre (FRC) marked the month-long observance by organising a variety of awareness-raising events to promote gender equality.

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Special Olympians take tea with governor

Special Olympians take tea with governor

| 07/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper hosted an outdoor reception for Special Olympics Cayman Islands (SOCI) at Government House this week. A delegation of about 40 athletes plus coaches and officials attended the afternoon tea Monday, 4 March, ahead of the squad’s departure for the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi and […]

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Canadian High Commissioner visits

Canadian High Commissioner visits

| 11/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Laurie Peters, the High Commissioner of Canada who is stationed in Jamaica, met with top Cayman government officials during her two-day visit last week (6 and 7 February). One day one, which was her first official stop in Cayman, she met Deputy Premier Moses Kirkconnell and Attorney General Samuel Bulgin.

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Governor attends beach clean-up

Governor attends beach clean-up

| 14/01/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper and his wife, Elisabeth, stopped by a clean-up at Barefoot Beach on Saturday, 12 January, which was organised by Plastic Free Cayman, a non-profit dedicated to reducing single-use plastic in the Cayman Islands, and Red Sail Sports. The couple joined a group of 70 volunteers who were collecting rubbish […]

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Cayman’s first governor turns 100

Cayman’s first governor turns 100

| 03/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper was one of the guests at the Pines Retirement Home who this week helped celebrate the 100th birthday of Cayman’s first governor, Athel Long. In both a tweet and Facebook post on 2 January, Roper congratulated Long and said he was honoured to take part.

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Carollers perform at Government House

Carollers perform at Government House

| 27/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper and his wife, Elisabeth, recently hosted a Christmas carol party at Government House, their last official function for 2018. Those invited to the 18 December event passed by the residence’s eight-foot Norway spruce Christmas tree and a tiny hand-knitted nativity scene (a Roper family favourite), on their way to […]

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Crisis Centre opens helpline for kids

Crisis Centre opens helpline for kids

| 25/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC) launched its Kids Helpline — 649-KIDS (5437) — on Thursday, 22 November, offering help and support at the end of a phone line to children and young adults up to age 18. Reaching out to young people was a “dream” of the Crisis Centre, which opened […]

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Governor visits Health City

Governor visits Health City

| 19/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper toured Health City Cayman Islands on Thursday, 15 November, accompanied by his wife, Elisabeth, and a group of hospital officials. Roper spent a few hours at the tertiary care medical facility in East End, receiving a full tour of the hospital’s operations.

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