January 26, 2021

Mountains and Marathons challenge for Have a Heart Cayman Islands

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Members of the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman celebrated the presentation of US$155,384.72 to Jennifer McCarthy of Have a Heart Cayman Islands at their weekly lunch on the 18th May, 2017. The funds were raised from the Mountains and Marathons challenge in support of the charity during 2016. Under the patronage of Her Excellency Governor […]

Cayman Marathon Man HAINES 2nd!

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Marathons and volcanoes challenge appeal for CCMI update A significant donation of CI$15,000 from “Butterfield Bank (Cayman) Limited” together with contributions from DART Cayman and Jacques Scott to the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) appeal set Derek Haines off with a happy heart at the Lake Atitlan, Guatemala, marathon on the 30th April. Derek (68) […]

Rotary Club of Grand Cayman invited to cutting ribbon ceremony in the Guatemala Literacy Project [GLP]

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Past Presidents Chris Johnson and Derek Haines of the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman (RCGC) were late arrivals for the GLP this year but joined Directors and staff from the Cooperative for Education (CoEd), together with fellow Rotarians from the USA and Canada in Antigua City in time to celebrate the inauguration of a new […]

The Editor Speaks: Turkeys and scumbags

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I hope you all had a typically Merry Christmas and remembered whose day we were celebrating – Jesus Christ. Did you all eat the traditional turkey dinner? We did at our house and it was scrumptious. However, some of our Jamaican friends do not eat turkey. They will eat chicken but not turkey. One comment […]

Cayman Islands ‘Vintage’ Marathon Man

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Cayman Islands ‘Vintage’ Marathon Man completes Dublin Marathon Cayman Islands veteran runner Derek Haines completed the 35th SSE Airtricity Marathon today (Mon 27) in a time of 4hrs 15 minutes. With a temperature of about 64 deg F taking into account the wind chill factor, gale force winds for first two hours and Derek hampered […]

MaplesFS clients show support for Cayman HospiceCare

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (30 June 2014): The MaplesFS Community Service Committee on behalf of MaplesFS clients recently donated CI$33,101.38 to Cayman HospiceCare in aid of the not-for-profit organisation’s ongoing operational costs and educational outreach efforts. Cayman HospiceCare provides dignified, quality comfort care, free of charge, to everyone living in the Cayman Islands with cancer […]

Funds Support Deputy Governor’s Challenge

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Deputy Governor (DG) Franz Manderson last week accepted contributions in support of the upcoming DG’s 5K Challenge, from corporate sponsors Dart Cayman Islands and Cayman Islands National Insurance Company (CINICO). The funds were presented by Dart representative Derek Haines and CINICO’s CEO Lonny Tibbetts. Thanking the benefactors for their generosity, Mr. Manderson said the aim […]

Inaugural event- Cayman Islands Deputy Governor’s 5K challenge

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Are you up to the challenge? Want to support your health and give back to the community – then please join the Deputy Governor Hon. Franz Manderson on 25 May 5, 2014 inagural event Deputy Governor’s 5k Challenge Start/ finish at Truman Bodden Sports Complex at Walkers 630am / Run 7am Charity: the New Hospice […]

Haines all set to raise his $1M for Hospice

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Veteran long distance runner Derek Haines collected a cheque from former Rotarian, Peter Kandiah, for $100,000, and is confident he will raise the $1M challenge he has set himself for Cayman HospiceCare. Haines intends to run six marathons this year to raise the $1 million for a new hospice building and has completed one third […]