October 20, 2019

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CNB and Junior Batabano fuses culture and the arts with T-shirt design competition

The vibrant artwork on the T-shirts that will be worn by marshals, teachers, parents, and other volunteers at the Junior Batabano Street Parade and Family Fun Day this Saturday April 28th, 2018, was designed by 15-year-old St. Ignatius student Samruddhi Tagalpallewar, who won the carnival’s annual T-Shirt design competition to capture the honor, along with a digital Tablet.
Sponsored by Cayman National Bank (CNB) this year, the Junior Batabano T-shirt design competition is an initiative that adds another level of fusion between carnival, culture, and the creative arts in local schools.
“Cayman National is proud to sponsor the T-shirt competition of Junior Batabano as it touches on two of the key pillars of our corporate social responsibility which are youth and the arts,” said Shari Welcome, Manager of Bank Marketing. “As Batabano continues to grow from strength to strength year on year with vibrancy while staying true to our culture, we applaud the drive to keep the celebration of Batabano alive for our future generations.”
The competition is extended to all schools on Grand Cayman each year. The design theme this year was “We are Batabano”, and there were more than 100 entries from six schools.
“The Junior Batabano T-Shirt Competition has been an important creative part of Juniors from its inception, and with Junior Batabano seeing a record participation of some 450 students this year, we are more than grateful and thrilled about CNB’s sponsorship making the production of extra T-shirts possible this year,” said Junior Batabano Co-Ordinator WendyAnn George of the Cayman Carnival Batabano Committee, which organizes Junior Batabano.
The public can see Samruddhi’s T-shirt design at the Junior Batabano Parade and Family Fun Day on Saturday, April 28th, 2018 from 1 pm to 4 pm. The parade starts at 2 pm. For more details visit www.caymancarnival.com.

Cayman Islands Scholarship Deadline is Monday, 30 April 2018

The Ministry of Education wishes to inform the general public that the receipt of applications for local scholarships for the 2018/2019 academic year ends on Monday, 30th April 2018.

All who are planning to apply for a government scholarship for the 2018/2019 academic year are invited to complete the required forms online by visiting www.education.gov.ky/scholarships or using the online application link: https://local-kygov.fluidreview.com/.

Year 11 Clifton Hunter High School, John Gray High School, and Layman Scott High School students wishing to pursue A Level studies beginning in September 2018 must also complete this online application process.

All applications must be submitted online and no late applications will be accepted.  Applications should not be delayed because final grades or acceptance letters are not yet available, as they can be uploaded after the deadline.

Contact the Scholarships Secretariat if any additional information is required via email at [email protected] or call 345-244-2482.

 

Cayman Islands: Road Closures for Batabano Events, 26 April – 5 May

The RCIPS is informing the public about the following road closures taking place over the next two weekends in order to facilitate events for Cayman Carnival Batabano.

Insane Wet Fete:

Thursday, 26 April – 6:30PM to 3:00AM

– Harbour Drive will be closed between Shedden Road and Fort Street in order to facilitate preparation.

Friday, 27 April – 6:00PM to 5:00AM

– Harbour Drive will be closed between Shedden Road and Fort Street.

Junior Batabano Parade:

Saturday, 28 April – 3:00PM to 6:00PM

– Elgin Avenue will be closed between Shedden Road and the Glass House.

– The parade travels north from the Glass House on Elgin Avenue, turns left onto Shedden Road, right onto Harbour Drive, Right onto Fort Street, Right onto Edward Street, then continues onto Elgin Avenue and finishes at the Glass House. Officers will be directing traffic on these roads during the parade and motorists are asked to exercise caution in these areas.

Carnival Friday Night Fete:

Thursday, 3 May – 8:00PM to 11:00PM

– Harbour Drive will be closed between Warwick Drive and Fort Street to facilitate preparation.

Friday, 4 May – 6:00PM to 3:30AM

– Harbour Drive will be closed between Warwick Drive and Fort Street.

Cayman Carnival Food Festival:

Saturday, 5 May – 7:00AM to 12:00AM

– Cardinal Avenue and Albert Panton Street will be closed.

Adult Batabano Parade:

Saturday, 5 May – 12:00PM to 6:00PM

– The junction of West Bay Road and the Esterly Tibbets Highway, north of Duke’s restaurant, will be closed from 12:00PM

– The parade will proceed south along West Bay Road from 1:00PM and road junctions will be closed as the parade proceeds.

– As the procession passes closed junctions, these will be re-opened to afford motorists the use of the road to the rear of the procession.

– The procession will continue onto North Church Street all the way to Harbour Drive.

– Harbour Drive (between Fort Street and Shedden Road), Fort Street, Edward Street, and Shedden Road (between Harbour Drive and Edward Street) will be closed to facilitate the parade and following events.

Cayman Carnival Street Dance:

Saturday, 5 May – 6:00PM to 12:00AM

– Harbour Drive and South Church Street will be closed between Fort Street and Boilers Road.

 

Cayman Islands Chief Justice issues statement re – Justice Ingrid Mangatal

Chief Justice Anthony Smelliehas issued a statement regarding Justice Ingrid Mangatal’s recent conviction for Driving Under the Influence. He confirmed she will remain on the bench and he was satisfied no further action was required.

The statement says:

“The Chief Justice confirms that Justice Mangatal has continued without interruption to discharge her duties as a judge.

“Regrettable though the incident of driving was, fortunately no one was hurt and the court has quite properly dealt with the case according to the law.

“Justice Mangatal’s explanation, including very importantly the absence of any deliberate intention on her part to drive the car, was not refuted or opposed by the prosecution. The Chief Justice is entirely satisfied that no further action is required.”

 

Extension for all Cayman Islands contractors to Register

The Builders Board has extended the deadline for all local contractors to register with the board. The contractors’ deadline is now Tuesday 31 July, 2018.

This registration requirement is for general and civil contractors, residential and building contractors as well as trade contractors.

For fees and registration forms that are available online, contractors should visit www.planning.ky/boards-all/builders-board

 

Cayman Islands: CARE Quiz Night is on Wednesday, 2nd May

Come join in the fun and test the gray matter!

Not able to make it on Wednesday, then please help us raise much needed funds by spreading the word about our quiz night. You can download the quiz poster by clicking on the following link and spread the word in your office and on community boards.

 

General Registry to Promote Online System, Beneficial Ownership, and NPO Filing Requirements on Cayman Brac

Business owners and charitable organisations in the Sister Islands, who still need to comply with Cayman’s legal requirements for beneficial ownership and registering as a non-profit organisation, are asked to attend information sessions this Friday, 27 April, from 8:30am to 4:30pm, in the Brac Reef conference room.

Hosted by General Registry, the sessions will show how registering for the online Cayman Business Portal will make it easier to comply with these obligations, as well as make it easier to manage your business transactions with General Registry.

Business owners and charitable organisations in all three Cayman Islands are reminded that there are penalties for failure to comply with legal obligations.

For more information on the Brac information sessions, email General Registry at [email protected]

 

May is Child Month in Cayman Islands

The Department of Children and Family Services () is celebrating Child Month in May with more than 30 interactive and family friendly events across the Cayman Islands. The month’s motto is Rise Up and A.F.F.I.R.M. (Acknowledge, Friend, Favour, Influence, Respect and Motivate our children).

The observance will officially open with a Child Month church service on Sunday, 29 April 2018. The 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Church of God Chapel, Walkers Road, George Town.

The service will be followed by Celebrity Reading Day, which will take place in all Cayman Brac’s primary schools and day care centres on Tuesday, 1 May, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The event will involve several well-known local residents visiting classrooms to promote literacy by reading popular children’s books.

For the full listing of Child Month 2018 events, visit the department’s Facebook page.

 

Caribbean Judge appointed adviser to UN Judicial Entity

From Prensa Latina

Port-au-Prince, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) Trinity Judge Justice Saunders was elected member of the Advisory Board of the Global Judicial Integrity Network of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the Caribbean Community announced today.

According to the source, the 10 council members were chosen for their active participation in advancing judicial integrity, and will help identify and address the priority challenges, within the framework of the Doha Declaration on the Integration of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.

On the other hand, the international organization will provide bilateral and regional technical assistance to support the judiciary powers in the development and implementation of strategies and measures to strengthen integrity and accountability within the judicial system.

The judge from Trinidad and Tobago will also assume the presidency of the Caribbean Court of Justice on July 4th.

For more: http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=27519&SEO=caribbean-judge-appointed-adviser-to-un-judicial-entity

 

New Royal Caribbean Video

Royal Caribbean wants to let you know about a video they just launched, “Royal Caribbean Redefines Family Adventure: Ultimate Family Suite Unveiled on Symphony of the Seas.” Imagination brings the one-of-a-kind Ultimate Family Suite to life with swoon-worthy features, whimsical color schemes and a whole lot of awesome.

View Video Here: https://www.royalcaribbeanpresscenter.com/video/1026/royal-caribbean-redefines-family-adventure-ultimate-family-suite-unveiled-on-symphony-of-the-seas/

 

Symposium Europe – The Caribbean

26/04/2018

27/04/2018

HOTEL LA BATELIÈRE

20 Residence les Alizes de Bateliere

97233 Schoelcher

Martinique

The symposium will tackle several key issues EU outermost regions are facing:

Diplomacy and the Outermost Regions: the European Union’s presence and role in the world

Climate change and island resilience? How can we deal with them more effectively within the European Union?

What financing for SMEs? Comparison with the other outermost regions of the European Union.

Amongst the speakers, French and European parliamentarians will take the floor as well as Caribbean parliamentarians, local elected representatives, experts and representatives from the Spanish and Portuguese outermost regions.

Attachment Size

20180423 Programme PDE EN.pdf at ; http://www.democrats.eu/sites/default/files/agenda/attachments/20180423%20Programme%20PDE%20EN.pdf

 

May is Child Month and will be celebrated in Cayman Islands

The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is celebrating Child Month in May with more than 30 interactive and family friendly events across the Cayman Islands. The month’s motto is Rise Up and A.F.F.I.R.M. (Acknowledge, Friend, Favour, Influence, Respect and Motivate our children).

The observance will officially open with a Child Month church service on Saturday, 29 April 2018. The 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Church of God Chapel, Walkers Road.

The service will be followed by Celebrity Reading Day, which will take place in all Cayman Brac’s primary schools and day care centres on Tuesday, 1 May, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The event will involve several well-known local residents visiting classrooms to promote literacy by reading popular children’s books.

For the full listing of Child Month 2018 events, visit the department’s Facebook page.

 

Cayman Islands Community clean-up Sat April 28

A community-wide clean-up will be held in the Rock Hole Community in George Town Saturday, 28 April, starting at 6:30 a.m. at the Government site. Refreshments, drinks and bags will be provided courtesy of District Representative Hon. Joey Hew. For more information contact Frank Cornwall at 926-5165 or 917-1752.

 

Cayman Islands; PAC Public Hearings in May 2018

Please be advised that the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee has scheduled public hearings on the dates below:

§ Wednesday, May 2nd 2018 at 10:00 am (confirmed)

§ Thursday, May 3rd 2018 at 10:00 am (confirmed)

§ Friday, May 4th 2018 at 10:00 am (pending not confirmed)

§ Wednesday, May 9th 2018 at 9:30 am (confirmed)

§ Thursday, May 10th 2018 at 10:00 am (confirmed)

 

UK: Two men stabbed outside Tooting Bec tube station

From Wandsworth Guardian

Two men have been stabbed after a fight outside Tooting Bec tube station.

The pair were found with knife wounds on Upper Tooting Road, near Tooting Bec Underground, at around 6pm on Saturday, Scotland Yard said.

One man’s injuries are not life-threatening, while the condition of the other remains unknown, police added.

Images on social media showed several police vehicles at the scene and parts of the road cordoned off while officers made inquiries.

London has been rocked by a spike of stabbings and shootings, with more than 60 murder investigations launched by the Metropolitan Police so far this year.

For more: http://www.wandsworthguardian.co.uk/news/16176021.Two_men_stabbed_outside_Tooting_Bec_tube_station/?ref=nuo

 

Hedge fund accountant Rob Patraulea fights for license in Cayman Islands

By David Marchant From OffshoreAlert

Robert Patraulea v. Council of the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants: Notice of Originating Motion

Canadian hedge fund accountant Robert Patraulea, who has worked in Cayman since at least 2004, is appealing against a decision by the Council of the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants not to renew his license to practice.

For more: https://www.offshorealert.com/robert-patraulea-fights-for-accounting-licence-in-cayman-islands.aspx

 

Later opening of Cayman Islands DVDL Office on 25 April cancelled

The planned late opening of all Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) offices on Grand Cayman, for Wednesday 25 April is now cancelled.

The late opening was planned to facilitate a staff meeting, which has now been cancelled. As such normal operations will take place on Wednesday, 25 April with the Crewe Road office opening at 8:30 a.m., and the Breakers and West Bay offices opening at 10:00 a.m.

 

Cayman Islands: Rundown is back! Get your tickets now!

THE RETURN OF DAVE MARTINS!

True fans and followers of Rundown will be delighted to hear that the first week of the show will feature a special appearance by show creator Dave Martins who has written a special song for the show. Dave left the island a few years ago to return to his homeland of Guyana after making his mark on Cayman’s culture for 30-plus years. We are so excited that he’s decided to come back this year! Watch the video for a special invitation from the man himself!

See video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OWbPJJDZoc&feature=youtu.be

OPENING WEEKEND SPECIAL FOR GROUPS ONLY!

Are you a group of 10 or more adults? A corporate team? A social club? Rundown is an entertaining way to learn more about Cayman culture, a great team building activity. For opening weekend only, we’re offering a 10 percent discount for groups of 10 or more ADULTS.

Whether you’re new to the island or you’ve been here for years, we think you will be able to relate to Rundown and you’ll also learn a lot about our three islands. Think of it as a cultural lesson for your group! Call us on 949.5477 or email us here.

Ghost net found by Cayman Islands DOE

Cayman Islands Department of the Environment have now confirmed the ghost net that has featured highly in even media world wide has been discovered.

The net that was floating in Cayman waters and disappeared was found on the reef was found by Captain Charles Ebanks and towed to Harbour House Marine with help from DoE staff last Friday (20).

 

Cayman Islands Premier’s visit to London – Video

Please see below a link to a video of the Premier speaking about his trip to London this week.

https://vimeo.com/265675899/87d5251547

 

Concacaf cancels remainder of Concacaf Women’s Under-17 Championship 2018 for security concerns

Miami (Sunday, April 22, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced today the cancellation due to force majeure of the remainder of the Concacaf Women’s Under-17 Championship 2018, which is taking place in Managua, Nicaragua.

Concacaf determined that to guarantee the safety of the delegations, and all participants and fans, the cancellation will apply to all matches and events and take immediate effect.

The Confederation has taken the decision to cancel the remainder of the tournament following vigilant monitoring of the situation as it has developed, and in close coordination with the Nicaraguan Football Federation and local authorities.

Concacaf will determine future steps regarding this tournament and the related qualifying process for Concacaf teams for the FIFA Women’s World Under-17 Cup Uruguay 2018. The timing of those decisions will be communicated as they are determined.

 

Cayman Islands: Diving exercise at the Kittiwake on Monday, 30 April

On Monday, 30 April, the RCIPS will be conducting a dive exercise on the Kittiwake, as part of underwater search and rescue/search and recovery training. Police officers, as well as civilian staff, will be participating in this training, which aims to expand our joint capacities to conduct such water searches and recoveries.

 

Cayman Business Men’s Breakfast

The Grand Cayman chapter of the Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International is having its monthly breakfast on Saturday April 28, 2018 at 7:30am, at Lola’s restaurant in Camana Bay. The speaker will be Mr. Roy Bodden, formerly of Radio Cayman.

 

Inspire Cayman – 2018 International Scooter Tournament

Friday, June 29, 2018 9:00 AM

Sunday, July 1, 2018 5:00 PM

Black Pearl Skatepark

A Scooter competition in the CAYMAN ISLANDS? Why would you not go? Event is located at the Black Pearl Skatepark and will have 4 divisions including Pro. Please visit their instagram @inspire_cayman for updates and details on registration!

 

Cayman Islands: Suspected Arson in Bodden Town Friday, 20 April

From RCIPS

On Friday, 20 April, just after 11AM, police and fire officers responded to a report of a fire on Nettie Levy Close in Bodden Town that had caused significant damage to a house.

Arson was suspected, and police arrested two men of Bodden Town, ages 60 and 59, on suspicion of Arson. They were taken into Police custody.

 

Cayman Islands: in East End Friday, 20 April

From RCIPS

Friday, 20 April, just before 9am, a 70-year-old woman fell into difficulties while scuba diving off East End. CPR was attempted on the victim, but she was pronounced dead after she was transported to Cayman Islands Hospital by ambulance.

The woman was visiting the island from the United States.

 

Cayman Islands Elections Office Opens 2.30 pm Tuesday, 24 April 2018

The Elections Office will be closed in the morning and open from 2.30 to 5 pm on Tuesday, 24 April 2018 to facilitate staff training.

The office will re-open at 8.30 am on Wednesday, 25 April 2018.

Elections Office staff apologise for any inconvenience this closure may cause.

(GIS)

 

Cayman Islands Older Persons Council to Meet the Public

The Older Persons’ Council is seeking input from older persons and their families through a series of meetings in each of the Cayman Islands’ six Districts, from mid-April through mid-May. These take place as follows:   

 

North Side                   Wednesday, 25 April – 7-8.30 p.m.                Civic Centre

West Bay                    Saturday, 28 April5.30 -7 p.m.                    Sir JACPS Hall

Bodden Town              Saturday, 5 May – 5.30-7 p.m.                       Civic Centre

East End &                  Saturday, 12 May – 5.30- 7p.m.                     East End United Church Gun Bay                                                                                         Hall

Light refreshments will be available.

 

Cayman Islands hurricane shelter volunteers wanted

Caymanians or legal residents interested becoming hurricane shelter volunteers for the 2018 hurricane season should register by emailing [email protected] or calling the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) on 949-0290 by the deadline of Tuesday, 1 May 2018. No experience is required.

Once registered, interested parties must attend both training sessions being held by the Department and the Hazard Management Cayman Islands on Tuesday, 8 and Wednesday, 9 May, John Gray High School canteen/hall, 5.30 p.m. (sign in), sessions 6 p.m. – 8.30 p.m.

Those who are then selected to become shelter managers or district representatives must attend a further training session on Tuesday, 29 May, Government Administration Building, Room 1038, 5.30 p.m. (sign in), session 6 p.m. – 8.30 p.m.

(GIS)

 

The Lions Club of Tropical Gardens celebrate 25 years

You are cordially invited to a black tie 25th Anniversary Gala on Sat 28th April at The Cracked Conch Restaurant, West Bay.

Tickets $100. Call Pat Bazell-Taylor at 916-6249

 

CITA Annual General Meeting & Election of the 2018/2019 Board of Directors

Wednesday, 9th May 2018

The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

(Reception will immediately follow)

Those members who wish to provide promotional material (geared towards fellow members) for display at the may contact us at [email protected] or on 345-949-8522 to discuss this.

In preparation for the AGM, please RSVP HERE. If you are unable to attend but would like your member business to be represented and participate in the voting process, please complete either the Proxy Form or the Appointment of Temporary Designated Representative. Click here to download the form.

Do you need to update your membership information? Click here download this form: (insert Member Info Form – attached).

Please note that to be eligible to vote for the above-mentioned candidates at the AGM, you will need to ensure your membership for the 2018/2019 year is renewed through payment of the requisite annual fees at the CITA office. If you have not yet received an invoice or need more information on the related fees, you may call 949-8522 or email [email protected]

We look forward to seeing you at The Westin on May 9th!

 

Cayman Islands Special Olympics June 5th-11th

Posted by Jessica Powell

The Special Olympics is coming up, starting this Saturday, June 5th. Dozens are needed at the opening Ceremony (with the ceremony starting at 3pm, volunteers are needed from 11am-5pm), so make an attempt to come out for an hour or two whenever you’re available! There are various events being held next week as well, all of which need volunteers and supporters. If you’re interested in helping out or want to find out more about a specific day or activity, feel free to contact Jessica at [email protected].

 

Cayman Islands 21st Anniversary International Fishing Tournament

Cayman Islands Public Holidays for 2018 Confirmed

The list of Cayman Islands Public Holidays for 2018 is now officially confirmed and released by the’s Office.

The list is as follows:

New Year’s Day: Monday, 1 January 2018;

National Heroes Day: Monday, 22 January 2018;

Ash Wednesday: Wednesday, 14 February 2018;

Good Friday: Friday, 30 March 2018;

Easter Monday: Monday, 2 April 2018;

Discovery Day: Monday, 21 May 2018;

Queen’s Birthday: Monday, 11 June 2018;

Constitution Day: Monday, 2 July 2018;

Remembrance Day: Monday, 12 November 2018;

Christmas: Tuesday, 25 December 2018; and

Boxing Day: Wednesday, 26 December 2018.

COMMUNITY EVENTS (Date Order)

SUN APR 15 – SAT MAY 5

Jesus Is Still the Answer

Seventh Day Adventist Church presents Jesus Is Still the Answer with Pastor Robert Williams at Creek Seventh-Day Adventist Church from April 15th – May 5th.

 

WED APR 25

Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing Closure

Offices of the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing will open later Wednesday (25 Apr) in all its locations since they will be closed from 8.30-10 am to facilitate a staff meeting.

Older Person’s

The Older Person’s Council is hosting a series of meetings for older persons and their families.  The next meeting is Wednesday (25 Apr) from 7 – 830pm at the North Side Civie Center.

 

THU APR 26

Community Thatch Plaiting Class

The Community Thatch Plaiting Class is from 7 to 9pm at Heritage House on Thursday (26 Apr).

Little Cayman Vehicle Licensing Visit

The Little Cayman Vehicle Licensing Visit is Thursday (26 Apr) from 9am to 230pm at the Little Cayman District Office.

Cayman Islands International Fishing Tournament

The Cayman Islands International Fishing Tournament is Thursday – Sunday (26 – 29 Apr). Log on to fishcayman.com for more information.

 

FRI APR 27

Special Evangelistic Services

The Church of God Full Gospel Hall in Savannah invites everyone to Special Evangelistic Services at 715pm nightly Sunday – Friday (22 – 27 Apr). For transportation, call 926.8180.

 

SAT APR 28

NCFA Sister Islands Final Concert

The National Children’s Festival of the Arts Sister Islands Final Concert is April 28th at the Aston Rutty Center.

Little Cayman Agriculture Show

The Little Cayman Agriculture Show is Saturday (28 Apr) from 10am to 4pm at Blossom Village Community Park.

All White Alter Worship

 You’re invited to the All White Alter Worship Event featuring Jonathan Nelson on Saturday (28 Apr) at Mary Miller Hall.

Meg Bodden Fundraiser Breakfast and Garage Sale

The Meg Bodden Fundraiser Breakfast and Garage Sale is Saturday (28 Apr) from 6 to 930am in the First Baptist Church Gym. All proceeds will go to Ms. Bodden to help offset the expenses she is incurring during her treatment for brain cancer. For more information, call 938.9394.

Older Person’s Council Meeting

The Older Person’s Council is hosting a series of meetings for older persons and their families.  The next meeting is Saturday (28 Apr) from 530 to 7pm at the Sir JACPS Hall.

 

SUN APR 29

Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge Grand Cayman

Registration is now open for the 2018 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge. The walk/run is being held on Grand Cayman: Sunday, 29 April. Beneficiaries are Feed our Future, Meals on Wheels and the Kiwanis Buy-a-Kid-Breakfast Program. Register at www.caymanactive.com/dg5k.

 

MON APR 30

Older Persons Healthcare Survey

The deadline for persons to share their opinions on how the Cayman Islands can better meet the unique healthcare needs of older persons has been extended to Monday 30 April 2018. Residents of all ages have until then to complete the survey which will help health insurance officials evaluate the possible development of a Standard Health Insurance Contract (SHIC) for those aged 65 and older. Interested persons may download the form or complete the online survey at the Department of Health Regulatory Services website www.dhrs.gov.ky. Hard copies are available from the kiosk on the ground floor of the Government Administration Building and from all district health clinics on all three islands, and may be returned to these places.  Additional information is available from[email protected].

Sister Islands Brown Bag Exercise

The Rotary Club of Cayman Brac invites you to participate in the annual Sister Islands Brown Bag Exercise to clean out your medicine cabinet of any old, expired and unused medicine. You’re encouraged to return those drugs to your pharmacy.

UCCI’s Commencement Ceremony Deadline

This is a friendly reminder that UCCI’s Commencement Ceremony is being planned for Thursday, November 1, 2018.

The deadline to apply for graduation, (participating or not) is Monday, April 30, 2018.

If you plan to complete your studies by the end of Summer semester 2018, please apply as soon as possible.

Applications are accepted while courses are still in progress for Spring 2018 and if even if you intend to register for classes in Summer 2018.

It is recommended that you meet with your advisor to review eligibility prior to submitting their applications.

For additional information students should visit the graduation page on our website: http://www.ucci.edu.ky/academics/graduation.shtml.”

 

TUE MAY 1

Hurricane Shelter Volunteers

The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) wants people to sign up as hurricane shelter volunteers for the 2018 hurricane season. If you are interested training to offer support and immediate on-scene assistance, you need to register and attend both shelter volunteer training sessions being organised by the DCFS and Hazard Management Cayman Islands, on Tuesday, 8 and Wednesday, 9 May 2018 from 6 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. Sign the attendance list on both evenings from 5.30 p.m. Attendees are asked to be punctual. A location for the training will be announced shortly. The registration deadlineis Tuesday, 1 May 2018. For further information and to register, please call the Department on 949-0290 or email [email protected].

 

FRI MAY 4

Hope Academy Fundraiser

Hope Academy PTA is hosting a fundraiser for school projects and scholarships on Friday (4 May) at the Black Pearl Skate Park

 

SAT MAY 5

Older Person’s Council Meeting

The Older Person’s Council is hosting a series of meetings for older persons and their families.  The next meeting is Saturday (5 May) from 530 to 7pm at the Bodden Town Civic Center.

Jesus Is Still the Answer

Seventh Day Adventist Church presents Jesus Is Still the Answer with Pastor Robert Williams at Creek Seventh-Day Adventist Church from April 15th – May 5th.

 

SAT MAY 12

Breakfast for Dinner

Breakfast for Dinner in support of Kiwanais Club of Grand Cayman’s Buy a Kid for Breakfast program is Saturday (12 May) at the Marriott Beach Resort from 630pm. Call 916.8664 for ticket information.

Older Person’s Council Meeting

The Older Person’s Council is hosting a series of meetings for older persons and their families.  The next meeting is Saturday (12 May) from 530 to 7pm at the East End United Church.

 

SUN MAY 27

Wind of Hope 5K

You’re invited to Wind of Hope’s charity 5K walk/run in aid of Nadine Andreas Residential Foster Home on Sunday (27 May) at Smith Cove.

 

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