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DG’s Challenge supports YMCA camp

DG’s Challenge supports YMCA camp

| 28/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A group of 10 young people from Cayman Brac recently travelled to Grand Cayman for a week-long, YMCA summer camp and leadership programme. The camp was held from Sunday, 13 August to Friday, 18 August. The trip was made possible by a portion of the funds raised for the YMCA at the [...]

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YMCA Brac camp showcases Cayman culture

YMCA Brac camp showcases Cayman culture

| 21/08/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): More than 30 kids in Cayman Brac spent two weeks immersed in history and culture at a camp organised by the YMCA in partnership with Brac native Simone Scott. The Cayman Brac Culture Camp took place from 31 July to 11 August at the Heritage House, and included such activities as fi [...]

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DG’s Challenge lifts the YMCA

DG’s Challenge lifts the YMCA

| 08/06/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 2017 DG’s 5K Challenge raised $85,000 for the YMCA of the Cayman Islands, $25,000 more than the goal Deputy Governor Franz Manderson set for the event, which was held in April. In announcing the total collected, he said, “I am delighted we raised such a huge sum of money fo [...]

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Record numbers take up DG’s 5K Challenge

Record numbers take up DG’s 5K Challenge

| 01/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): There was a sea of blue T-shirts in George Town Sunday, 30 April, as walkers and runners took part in the 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge. Wearing the event’s signature colour, participants helped raise money for this year’s chosen charity, the YMCA of the Cayman Islands. [...]

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Brackers come out for DG’s 5K challenge

Brackers come out for DG’s 5K challenge

| 25/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge kicked off Sunday, 23 April, with the first part of the event held on Cayman Brac. Almost 150 people took part in the walk/run, including a number of participants who travelled from Grand Cayman for the occasion. The Grand Cayman race takes [...]

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DG challenges public to take part in 5K

DG challenges public to take part in 5K

| 20/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As the Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge rapidly approaches, Franz Manderson is inviting everybody in the Cayman Islands to take part in the event. The annual walk/run takes place on Cayman Brac Sunday, 23 April and Grand Cayman Sunday, 30 April. The deputy governor personally leads [...]

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YMCA gets corporate boost

YMCA gets corporate boost

| 23/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The YMCA Cayman Islands has received a $50,000 donation from the Maples Foundation to help fund its various initiatives. The non-profit organisation was established in 2012 to inspire youth, build character and strengthen the community of the Cayman Islands. Through the Extended Af [...]

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Registration opens for DG’s 5K Challenge

Registration opens for DG’s 5K Challenge

| 16/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Registration has opened for the 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge, which is being held in April. This year, registration will be online for the first time to make it simple for walkers and runners to sign up for the event. The CaymanActive website is hosting registration, with [...]

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DG leads annual fitness drive

DG leads annual fitness drive

| 08/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson launched the Off the Couch fitness programme Monday, 6 March, ahead of his annual DG’s 5K Challenge. The weekly walk/run, which is free, aims to get people in shape for the 5K Challenge to raise money for the YMCA of the Cayman Islands. Off the Cou [...]

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DG’s 5K Challenge races to help YMCA

DG’s 5K Challenge races to help YMCA

| 10/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge will be benefiting the YMCA of the Cayman Islands in 2017. Led by Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, the annual walk/run this year aims to raise $60,000 for the youth-oriented organisation. The money will go towards building a “ropes challenge c [...]

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YMCA hosts youth conference

YMCA hosts youth conference

| 13/01/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The YMCA of the Cayman Islands is hosting two days of learning for more than 100 staff, volunteers and community partners to support the work they do with Cayman’s youth. The second annual Leaders for Youth Conference, which starts today (13 January), and finishes tomorrow, is th [...]

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