July 26, 2021

iNews Briefs & Community Events (From BIG FISH 95.5)

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Cayman Islands teen starts adult life in jail

Michael Aaron Bush was 17 when he and another masked man held up Deliza’s Grocery store on North West Point Road, West Bay with an imitation hand gun last September.

His start to his adult life is to spend three years in jail!

Bush was recognized by one of the employees as an earlier customer.

He was arrested the following day and admitted his part in the robbery citing a drug dependency problem.

 

Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman up for sale again

Local Cayman Islands broker Kim Lund has confirmed The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman owners’ Connecticut-based Five Mile Capital want to sell the property that is considered to have one of the best hotels in the Caribbean.

On Oct. 31, 2012 Five Mile Capital acquired the 136-acre Ritz-Carlton property at auction for US$177.5 M.

The property includes the hotel, the nine-hole Blue Tip golf course and future development land.

 

Jean Lapierre reportedly among plane crash dead

Screen Shot 2016-03-29 at 4.27.53 PMRadio personality and former federal cabinet minister Jean Lapierre was reportedly a passenger on a small plane that has crashed in the Iles-de-la-Madeleine, killing all on board.

SOURCE: iPolitics More at: http://ipolitics.ca/2016/03/29/former-liberal-cabinet-minister-jean-lapierre-reportedly-in-plane-crash/

 

Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly date set

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Following the agreement of Cabinet at its meeting on Tuesday, 22 March, 2016, the Premier has asked the Speaker of the House to summon the Legislative Assembly to meet on Monday, 25 April, 2016.

Government is expected to present several bills for debate and passage, including:

• Statistics (Amendment) Bill (2016)

• Standards in Public Life (Amendment) Bill (2016)

• Accountants Bill (2016)

• Companies Law (Amendment) Bill (2016)

• Limited Liability Companies Bill (2016)

• Legal Practitioners Bill (2016)

• Special Economic Zones (Amendment) Bill (2016)

Also to be dealt with are various private member motions and parliamentary questions.

 

Public Meeting to Discuss Trade and Business Licensing Law Requirements

A public meeting on the new Trade and Business Licensing Law, specifically health insurance and pension requirements, is being held at 7pm on Thursday, 31 March, at the Town Hall in George Town.

Representatives from the National Health Insurance Commission and the Department of Labour and Pensions will be present, along with the Chamber of Commerce and the Cayman Islands Small Business Association.

For more information, email [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]>.

Children’s Film Competition Registration Extended

The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) has extended its registration deadline for students wishing to enter their short films in the Young Image Makers (YIM) competition.

Budding filmmakers can now submit their entries now through Wednesday, 13th April, 2016.

The Foundation is allowing students more time over the Easter holidays to work on their films.

Interested persons can submit films to CNCF offices behind Harquail Theatre by 5.00 p.m. Registration forms can be downloaded at www.artscayman.org/young-image-makers , for more details, email [email protected]

 

Cayman Islands Humane Society Book Loft March Monthly Sale

50% Sale on all books

Self Help

Spiritual

Parenting

Biographies

Sport’s

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Buy 1 CD Get 1 FREE

Tel: 946-8053

Location – next to ALT’s on North Sound Road

 

Minister Marion Hall heads to Grand Cayman

High profile dancehall artiste turned gospel minister, Marion Hall, formerly known as Lady Saw is heading to Cayman.

Hall is scheduled to perform at Concert at the Lion Center in Grand Cayman on June 5.

“I will be there in the name of Jesus,” said Hall on Instagram as she shared a promotional flyer for the event.

Hall is also expected to make her gospel debut overseas from March 25-27.

SOURCE: http://www.loopjamaica.com/content/minister-marion-hall-heads-grand-cayman

 

Art through Cancer- Cancer through Art

Thu April 7 – May 12

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National Training Programme – Passport2Success

The Passport2Success Programme is currently seeking applicants for its 20th cohort which will begin on April 25th 2016. This cohort is geared to young Caymanians between the ages of 17 and 23. Application deadline is 1st April 2016. Email [email protected] or call 945-3114 for more information. Visit www.passport2Success.ky to apply.

Internship with Prosperity Capital Management

This internship is being offered by Prosperity Capital Management Ltd, as part of the National Internship Programme. The role offers a unique opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and experience of accounting as well as some specifics of the funds industry. Various practical training sessions will be offered combined with the daily hands-on experience. The internship opportunity is available for those studying finance or accounting at a local college/university. Email [email protected] or call 945-3114 for application forms. Deadline is April 24th 2016.

Cayman Islands Meals on Wheels Annual Coin Collection Drive

Please note that the Meals on wheels Coin Collection drive will be held this year a little later on May 27th and 28th. volunteers will be outside all supermarkets on the island as well as Kirks Home Centre and AL Thompsons hardware. for those companies that see heavy traffic i.e. banks, collection boxes will be available for that week.

For more information please don’t hesitate to call

Pat Bazell-Taylor

916-6249

British Airways Nassau / Grand Cayman Aircraft Changes from July 2016

By JL From Airline Route

British Airways starting 01JUL16 is increasing capacity on London Heathrow – Nassau – Grand Cayman route, as the airline plans to operate 3-class Boeing 777-200ER aircraft, instead of 767-300ER.

The airline operates this route 4 times a week.

BA253 LHR1030 – 1450NAS1605 – 1640GCM 777 57

BA253 LHR1035 – 1450NAS1605 – 1640GCM 777 1

BA253 LHR1045 – 1505NAS1605 – 1640GCM 777 3

BA252 GCM1830 – 2100NAS2225 – 1200+1LHR 777 57

BA252 GCM1830 – 2100NAS2230 – 1205+1LHR 777 13

For more: http://airlineroute.net/2015/11/23/ba-nasgcm-jul16/

COMMUNITY EVENTS (Date Order)

WED MAR 30

Love Shouldn’t Hurt Lunch and Learn Series

Love Shouldn’t Hurt Lunch and Learn Series is Wednesday (30 Mar) from 12pm until 1pm at the Family Resource Center.

 

THU MAR 31

Trade and Business Licensing Law Meeting

A public meeting on the new Trade and Business Licensing Law, specifically health insurance and pension requirements, is being held at 7pm on Thursday (31 Mar) at the Town Hall in George Town. Representatives from the National Health Insurance Commission and the Department of Labour and Pensions will be present, along with the Chamber of Commerce and the Cayman Islands Small Business Association.

Dress Down in celebration of Earth Day

Dress Down in celebration of Earth Day. Visit www.nationaltrust.org.ky to order your shirt today.

SME Workshop

The Chamber of Commerce presents a SME Workshop on Thursday (31 Mar) from 5:30 p.m. — 7:30 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce office in Governors Square. Register online at www.caymanchamber.ky

Debt Collection: How to Avoid and Collect Bad Debt

The Chamber of Commerce presents Debt Collection: How to Avoid and Collect Bad Debt by Sarah Allison on Thursday, (31 Mar) from 9:00 a.m. — 11:00 a.m. at the Chamber of Commerce office in Governors Square. Register online at www.caymanchamber.ky

Step it Up for Gender Equality

In an effort to organise activities that embody this year’s Honouring Women’s Month theme, “Step it Up for Gender Equality” the Family Resource Centre is encouraging employers from various fields and all levels of employees to participate in Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day throughout the month of March. For more information contact the Family Resource Centre on [email protected] or 949-0006.

Cardinal Avenue Street Fair

The Cardinal Avenue Street Fair is Thursday (31Mar) from 9am until 4pm.

All Taxi/Limousine Operators & Drivers Permits

All Taxi/Limousine Operators & Drivers whose permit expires at the end of March are asked to contact the Public Transport Unit in Rankin’s Plaza on Eastern Avenue to have their permits renewed on or before Thursday (31 Mar).

FRI APR 1

Mouth Cancer Awareness Day Free Screenings

Mouth Cancer Awareness Day is Friday (1 Apr) and the Cayman Cancer Society is offering free mouth cancer examinations at several dental and ear, nose and throat clinics. Call the Cancer Society for more information.

Passport2Success Programme Applications

The Passport2Success Programme is currently seeking applicants for its 20th cohort which will begin on April 25th 2016. This cohort is geared to Young Caymanians between the ages of 17 and 23. Application deadline is April 1st. Email [email protected] or call 945-3114 for more information. Visit www.passport2Success.ky to apply

 

SAT APR 2

Mustang Track Club car wash fundraiser

The Mustang Track Club car wash fundraiser is Saturday (2 Apr) from 830am until 430pm at the SMB Burger King.

St. Ignatius Church Garage Sale

St. Ignatius Church is having a garage sale and car boot on Saturday (2 Apr) from 1am until 11am at Loyola Hall.

Discovering Relational Wisdom

The Church of God Chapel in George Town, Grand Cayman, is sponsoring a live interactive seminar on Discovering Relational Wisdom. The venue is the Family Life Center and the time is from 9:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday (2 Apr.)

Women in the Church Bake Sale

The Boatswain Bay Presbyterian Church Women in the Church Bake Sale is Saturday (2 Apr) at the A.L. Home Depot parking lot at 7am

 

WED APR 6

Wednesday 6th April is Quiz Night

CARE – Cayman Animal Rescue Enthusiasts

Why not get a team together and join us for the first Wednesday of every month for Quiz night at PD’s!

If you are unable to make it but would like to help spread the word about our Quiz, please click the attached image to download the flyer to share on your office notice board.

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THU APR 7

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat

The Cayman Drama Society presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat with shows on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday from April 4th through April 24th at 730pm. There will also be matinees on April 17th and 24th at 5pm.

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SAT APR 9

Human Society’s Bargain Blow Out Book Sale

The Cayman Islands Human Society’s Bargain Blow Out Book Sale is Saturday (9 Apr) from 9am until 4pm outside AL Thompson’s Main Entrance.

Meals on Wheels Orange You Glad Gala

The Meals on Wheels Orange You Glad Gala is offering sponsoring and advertising opportunities on Saturday. The event is April 9th from 6pm to midnight at the Marriott Hotel. For more information call 949.3905.

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