Pink Ladies photos reflect long history with hospital

From left, Lizzette Yearwood, CEO of the Health Services Authority, with the Pink Ladies' Julia Kandiah, Olive Miller and Jane Moon, in front of the framed photo presentation.

When the Pink Ladies ended their 35-year tenure at the Cayman Islands Hospital in 2016, they were presented with framed photographs commemorating their work at the hospital. Now, those photos have been placed on display at the hospital’s entrance.

The framed presentation features two photographs – one from the opening of the coffee shop in 1981 and the other from its last day on Dec. 16, 2016. “The HSA is honored to accommodate and knows that its placement will evoke great memories and smiles to our many staff, patients and visitors,” the Health Services Authority said in a statement.

The Pink Ladies closed the coffee shop because of the increasing costs of running it and fewer volunteers available to work in it.  However, the Pink Ladies Volunteer Corps remains active in the community, with their largest fundraising event being their Christmas Tea and Bazaar.

For more information about the Pink Ladies or to volunteer, email [email protected] or call 525-0379.

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