October 15, 2018

Cayman Islands: DG’s 5K Challenge raises close to $90,000

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The event raised a total of $89,000. Funds to support five causes which aim to feed children and the elderly. The total exceeded the goal by close to $30,000.   GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The 2018 DG’s 5K Challenge raised a total of $89,000 for the five charitable causes, which focus on feeding the most […]

DG’s 5K Challenge debuts on Little Cayman

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The Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge was held for the first time on Little Cayman yesterday (Sunday, 22 April 2018), with nearly half the population signing up for the event. More than 60 people registered and around 45 actually participated in the walk/run, which was raising money for a “grow box” at the island’s two-student school. […]

DG’s 5K on Cayman Brac

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DG’s 5K Challenge Kicks Off on Cayman Brac It was a double-win for the Health Services Authority (HSA) at the 2018 DG’s 5K Challenge on Cayman Brac yesterday (Sunday, 15 April). Lizzette Yearwood, HSA’s CEO, took the title of overall fastest female for the third year running, while HSA anaesthetic technician Gregley Gayle scooped the […]

YMCA ropes challenge course

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Deputy Governor first to climb on YMCA ropes challenge course Deputy Governor Franz Manderson was the first person to climb on the YMCA’s ropes challenge course after a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the facility today (Wednesday, 11 April 2018). The course was built by the YMCA of the Cayman Islands with cash from the 2017 Deputy […]

Cayman Islands: Registration opens for 2018 DG’s 5K Challenge

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Registration opens on Sunday, 1 April tor the 2018 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge, which is being held in all three islands later in the month. Led by Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, the aim of the annual event this year is to fundraise towards a target of $60,000 for five good causes. In Grand Cayman, these […]

DG’s 5K Challenge

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Five good causes to benefit from fifth year of Cayman Islands DG’s 5K Challenge The Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge is celebrating its fifth anniversary by selecting five good causes to benefit from the 2018 event, which takes place in April. To mark the five-year milestone, the walk/run will also be held in Little Cayman for […]

Ground broken for DG’s 5K-Funded Ropes Course

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A ground-breaking ceremony was held today (Saturday. 9 December 2017) for the ropes challenge course being built by the YMCA with funds from the 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge.. The event, which took place in April with around 2,000 participants, raised a record $85,000 from the walk/runs held in Cayman Brac and Grand Cayman. “I […]

YMCA celebrates 5 years in the Cayman Islands!

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Celebrating 5 Years of the YMCA in the Cayman Community The YMCA of the Cayman Islands is celebrating five years of service and commitment to the community this month. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Cayman Y has quickly and significantly made a positive impact on our Islands. Over […]

DG 5K Challenge funds support Cayman Brac youth camp

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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 DG’s 5K Challenge […]

Cayman Islands 2017 DG’s 5K Challenge Raises $85,000 for YMCA

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The 2017 DG’s 5K Challenge raised $85,000 for the YMCA of the Cayman Islands, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson announced last night (Tuesday, 6 June 2017). The grand total is $25,000 more than the goal Mr. Manderson set for the event held in April. “I am delighted we raised such a huge sum of money for […]