Tag: Special Olympics Cayman Islands

Charity event pulls in funds for Special Olympics

Charity event pulls in funds for Special Olympics

| 06/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Ahead of the opening of the Special Olympics National Games this week, the inaugural Kirkland Franklin Memorial Fire Truck Pull attracted six teams in an effort to raise money for Special Olympics Cayman Islands (SOCI) athletes. Representatives of four law enforcement agencies, alo [...]

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Charity event honours Kirkland Nixon

Charity event honours Kirkland Nixon

| 22/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics committee (LETR Cayman Islands) is organising the first annual Kirkland Nixon Memorial Fire Truck Pull to pay tribute to the former fire chief, who died last month. The event, set for Saturday, 26 May, from 9am-1pm a [...]

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Special Olympics gets corporate boost

Special Olympics gets corporate boost

| 31/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Special Olympics Cayman Islands (SOCI) has received three years of sponsorship totalling $45,000 from the Red Sail Group, which extends its support through 2020 at $15,000 annually. Red Sail Group first became a SOCI corporate partner in 2015, contributing funds towards the nonprof [...]

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Relay race to support Special Olympians

Relay race to support Special Olympians

| 15/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 44th annual Cross Island Relay, co-hosted by the Fidelity Group and Cayman Hash House Harriers, will once again raise funds for Special Olympics Cayman Islands (SOCI). At the event, which will take place on Sunday 4 February, six-person teams will race over a 24-mile course fro [...]

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Olympic icon Bob Beamon attending Special Olympics events

Olympic icon Bob Beamon attending Special Olympics events

| 17/01/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): US Olympic gold medallist and record-holding long jumper Bob Beamon is coming to Cayman for the Special Olympics Cayman Islands (SOCI) signature fundraising golf tournament and awards evening. On Friday, 20 January, the Special Olympics ambassador will attend the sixth annual Cayma [...]

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Charity campaign proves every second counts

Charity campaign proves every second counts

| 25/06/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Aon Cayman is challenging everyone to “be a hero and do something amazing with your extra second”. On 30 June at midnight the atomic clock gains a ‘leap second’ to keep it synced with the earth’s rotation. Because the earth’s spin is not constant, scientists created the atomic clo [...]

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Sea swim sails to exciting finish

Sea swim sails to exciting finish

| 02/06/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): More than 120 people took the plunge for the 13th Annual Butterfield 800m Sea Swim 30 May, with university student Geoffrey Butler coming home for the summer in time to win in a tight finish. Catrionae MacRae of the Stingray Swim Club (SSC) took top honours among female competitors. [...]

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DG’s charity race a runaway victory

DG’s charity race a runaway victory

| 21/05/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Deputy Governor’s 5K walk/run set a new record for donations, raising $50,000, more than double the $20,000 goal organisers had set to benefit Special Olympics Cayman Islands (SOCI). The funds will be used to assist Special Olympians and chaperones in representing the Cayman Islands at [...]

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