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Tag: Osbourne Bodden

Brac sports officials learn about child abuse prevention

Brac sports officials learn about child abuse prevention

| 20/02/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): A delegation from the Ministry of Community Affairs, Youth and Sports travelled to Cayman Brac on Thursday, 9 February, to kick off the first in a series of child abuse prevention training sessions specifically targeting sports administrators and officials. The sessions, which are [...]

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Brac ceremony honours retiring caregivers

Brac ceremony honours retiring caregivers

| 14/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The lengthy careers of two of Kirkconnell Community Care Centre’s (KCCC) longest serving staff members were celebrated by colleagues, management and government representatives at a retirement luncheon held Thursday, 9 February. Carmen Francis and Yvonne Earle were honoured for th [...]

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New youth ambassadors named

New youth ambassadors named

| 13/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 2017-2019 CARICOM youth ambassadors (CYAs) for Cayman are Camille Angel, 26, and her male counterpart, Andrel Harris, 24. The announcement of the new ambassadors was made at a meeting last week, which was also attended by outgoing ambassadors James Geary, 26, and Takiyah Smith, [...]

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Minister’s message: International Day of Older Persons

Minister’s message: International Day of Older Persons

| 30/09/2016 | 0 Comments
Community Affairs Minister Osbourne Bodden: The elderly are the nation’s conscience. They, more than any other part of the community, give us a sense of cultural continuity and self. How appropriate then for us to mark their sterling nation-building efforts by honouring them during International D [...]

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Nominations sought for 5th ‘Proud of Them’ campaign

Nominations sought for 5th ‘Proud of Them’ campaign

| 09/12/2015 | 12 Comments
(CNS): With local teenagers facing numerous challenges and often getting a bad reputation for being troublesome, the minister responsible for youth is urging the community to nominate deserving young people for the latest round of the “Proud of Them” campaign. An initiative that puts young p [...]

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Cayman celebrates senior citizens

Cayman celebrates senior citizens

| 05/10/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): More than 200 seniors helped celebrate International Day of Older Persons at a special lunch on Thursday, 1 October 2015. The event also marked the start of Older Persons Month in Cayman. As it does every year, Cayman National Bank hosted the lunch, which was served by members of the Lions Cl [...]

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Minister’s Message: International Day of Older Persons

Minister’s Message: International Day of Older Persons

| 01/10/2015 | 0 Comments
Community Affairs Minister Osbourne Bodden: It is fitting that we take time every year to honour the older members of our community. They are our cornerstones, and remind us of who we are and where we have come from. Many of those aged 60 and over today would have been young people and even childr [...]

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Young people encouraged to join Cadet Corps

Young people encouraged to join Cadet Corps

| 16/09/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Cadet Corps is looking for students to join its ranks for 2015/16. Recruitment is now open at all government schools, including those on Cayman Brac. Students at Triple C can again enrol at their school. Chairman of the Cayman Islands Cadet Corps Committee (CICCC), former High Court Judge [...]

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Minister Bodden’s Child Month Message

Minister Bodden’s Child Month Message

| 01/05/2015 | 0 Comments
(Government): As the new Minister for Community Affairs, Youth and Sports, it brings me great pleasure to launch – for the first time – the Cayman Islands’ 19th annual Child Month celebrations. [...]

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