Dive into breast cancer awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and around the world events are being organised to raise both money and awareness to help fight the disease. Here’s a few of the events in which you can participate in Cayman to help a great cause:

Dive for a Good Cause

On Saturday, October 13, Divetech is inviting people to dive for the cause: they’re offering shore dives from both their West Bay locations – Lighthouse Point and Cobalt Coast – including tanks, weights and Divers Against Cancer T-Shirts for a minimum donation of $25. One hundred per cent of the proceeds will go directly to the Cayman Islands Cancer Society.

Because pink is the colour associated with breast cancer awareness, Cobalt Coast will be providing snacks and pink refreshments to participating divers and prizes will be awarded to male or female divers who show up in their (or someone else’s) bra – or wearing something pink.

Divers are welcome after 1pm on Saturday and prize giving will take place from 4pm onward at Cobalt Coast.

Go for the Chop

Eclipze Hair Design and Day Spa will once again be opening their doors to the public on Sunday, 21 October between 2 and 6pm for their annual Cut-A-Thon. No appointments will be taken, so it will be first come, first served for mini manicures, wet cuts, threading, and massages for $1 per minute. The Eclipze stylists will be joined by volunteer stylists from other salons on islands including Lion’s Den, Renaissance, Focus, Spa Esprit, Artista and La Mer.

All proceeds from the afternoon will go to the Lion’s Club of Tropical Gardens for Breast Cancer Awareness.

Pampering for the Greater Good

Sameena’s Beauty is holding a Day of Beauty in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month on Sunday, October 28.

The beauty salon on the waterfront in George Town will be open for business as usual on Sunday, offering their full range of services – including manicures, pedicures, hair styling, massage, facials, threading and waxing. Prices to the public will the standard prices – but Sameena’s will be donating one hundred per cent of the proceeds to the Cayman Islands Cancer Society.

There can be few better justifications for splashing out on a little pampering on a Sunday. Sameena’s will be open from 10am to 4pm on 28 October.

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