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Vaccination Week in Cayman offers free clinic for children

The Cayman Islands and several other members of the Pan American Health Organization are marking the 15th anniversary of Vaccination Week in the Americas and the 40th anniversary of the Expanded Program on Immunization.

DG’s 5K Challenge kicks off on Brac

The 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge kicked off last weekend on the Brac with an enthusiastic turnout and great weather.

Retreats offered on Little Cayman

Debbi Truchan, owner of D’Art of Living, is offering “life-clarifying” retreats on Little Cayman.

50 years ago: Retired Navy Cmdr. Roy Stoor visits family

In the May 3, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, Cayman Brac correspondent Lilian Ritch wrote:

Business in brief: Appleby’s hosts charity day

Several local charities are able to offer continued services in animal care, child and family welfare and education in the Cayman community as a result of Appleby’s Cayman charity day event.

Time to register for DG 5K Challenge

Registration is open online only until 6 p.m. Friday for the 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge on Sunday, April 30, on Grand Cayman.

UPDATED: Emergency airport exercise on Little Cayman canceled

Cayman Airways is advising the public, particularly residents in Little Cayman, that the airline will be conducting a full-scale emergency exercise at the Edward Bodden Airfield on Little Cayman on Tuesday, April 25.

Hedge fund conference attracts 530 delegates

GAIM Ops Cayman, one of the largest financial conferences on Cayman’s events calendar, opened Monday at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman.

Fishing tournament has Barkers abuzz

Barkers bay was filled with campers, participants and spectators at the second annual Gressy Barkers Bay Fishing Tournament on Easter Monday, April 17.

50 years ago: Fire sweeps through Mount Pleasant

In the April 26, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, West Bay correspondent Leila Yates wrote:

Attorney opens new office

Attorney Lloyd Samson has opened a new legal office in downtown George Town. He and partner Prathna Bodden will operate under the banner of Samson Law Associates from their waterfront office in the Harbour Centre.

Jury notice

All Grand Court jurors who are in the April 5–July 4 session are now advised that they are to report for jury duty on Monday, May 1, at 9:45 a.m.

Cadet Corps HQ opens in George Town

The new Cayman Island Cadet Corps headquarters was officially opened at Middle Road in George Town earlier this month.

Cayman Male Voice Choir celebrates Good Friday with song

The Cayman Male Voice Choir held a Good Friday concert at the Elmslie Memorial Church in George Town.

50 years ago: Visitors come and go

In the April 26, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, news from George Town included: “Miss Norma Jackson of Seagas Travel Services of Kingston who arrived on the island on the 15th was the weekend guest of Mr. and Mrs. Ainsley Bodden.

Armed robber holds up an East End gas station

An armed robber held up an East End gas station at gun point Thursday night. The man burst into the Rubis gas station on Sea View Road with his face covered, just before 10 p.m.

Customs intercepts illegal drugs, firearm at airport

Two people were detained at the Owen Roberts International Airport Monday for importing an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

Irish Jog raises $15,000 for charity

The 25th annual St. Patrick’s Day Irish Jog raised $15,000 for the Special Needs Foundation Cayman.

Hero’s welcome for Cayman’s swimmers after best-ever Carifta Games

At the Carifta Swimming Championships in Nassau, the Bahamas, from April 15-19, 19 teams competed in the pool and the Cayman Islands finished third with 621.5 points.

Basketball association courts new players

Several leagues and clinics are under way in this year’s basketball season, and the Cayman Islands Basketball Association is inviting interested players to come shoot some hoops.
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