Tibbetts family donates to charities

A company that has contributed to the islands’ business community for a very long time on Thursday donated more than US$150,000 to 14 deserving Cayman Islands charities.

Representing the various charities, Ms Olive Miller thanks Mr. and Mrs. Linton Tibbetts, seated, for the donations at Cox Lumber Company.

Representing the various charities, Ms Olive Miller thanks Mr. and Mrs. Linton Tibbetts, seated, for the donations at Cox Lumber Company on Thursday. Photo: Jewel Levy

In a small informal ceremony held at the Cox Lumber Company on Eastern Avenue Mr. Linton Tibbetts, owner of the company, along with his wife Polly presented the cheques in front of family and well-wishers.

Mr. Tibbetts and his wife Polly said they were proud to present the donations and hoped the money would help bring relief to those in need.

Recipients were then presented cheques on behalf of the various charities after a small speech by Leader of Government Business Kurt Tibbetts.

Charities receiving donation were:

Bonaventure Boys Home $5,000; Cayman Islands Baptist Church $15,000; Eagle House $5,000; First Baptist Church of Grand Cayman $15,000; Francis Bodden Girls Home $5,000; Good News Baptist Church $5,000; The Jack and Jill Nursery ad Early Learning Centre $5,000; The Lighthouse School $5,000; Maple House $5,000; Miss Nadine’s Pre-School $5,000; The Pines Retirement Home $25,000; Sunrise Adult Training Centre $5,000 and Triple C School $10,000.