July 4, 2020

Child readings kick off Child Month


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Child_readings_-_rite_start_0519webTo launch Child Month 2013 “celebrity readings” took place at dozens of pre-schools and primary schools throughout the Cayman Islands this morning (Wednesday, 1 May).

Readers included Community Affairs Minister Dwayne Seymour and Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Director Alicia ‘Jen’ Dixon.

Others represented the Sports Office, Pines Retirement Home, Royal Cayman Islands Police Child_readings__DS_0540webService (RCIPS), Immigration Department, Early Childhood Association, National Drug Council (NDC), International College of the Cayman Islands (ICCI), Government Information Services (GIS), Rotary Sunrise, Lions Club, Cayman Crosstalk and Meals-on-Wheels.

The month-long activities continue this week with a National Day for Teen Pregnancy Awareness, this Friday, 3 May, and a similar initiative at the DCFS Batabano booth, this Saturday, 4 May.

A service of celebration is also set for Elmslie Memorial Church this Sunday morning (5 May).

Child_readings_co___006webFor a full list of Child Month events or for more information, contact DCFS at 946-0024, or email [email protected]


Photo captions: Photos by Information Officer Lennon Christian

1.         Some teachers and children at Rite Start pre-school.

2.         Minister Dwayne Seymour reads at Savannah Primary School.

3.         Community Affairs Ministry’s Chief Officer Dorine Whittaker shares a yarn at St George’s Pre-school.



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