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Team Nolan Beach Walk raises over $18,000

The 3rd Annual Heart Warriors & Angels Beach Walk took place on 7 Feb. at Seven Mile Public Beach, raising over $18,000 for Team...

Calling all Heart Warriors and Angels for annual beach walk

On 25 Jan. 2018, baby Nolan Evans passed away from complications of congenital heart disease. Since then, his parents Ailian and Sean Evans have channelled...

Cayman Heart Fund donates life-saving devices to police

The Cayman Heart Fund has donated 22 battery packs for defibrillators and 20 CPR kits to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.

International heart symposium postponed amid virus fears

The Cayman Heart Fund has postponed its annual international symposium, which had been scheduled for next week, amid travel warnings over coronavirus.
Incubator donated to HSA

Incubator donated to hospital neonatal unit

An incubator that can be used to transport babies between medical facilities is now in use at the Health Services Authority’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Heart heroes celebrated

The Cayman Heart Fund raised more than $23,800 at its Heart Heroes Awards Brunch at Ristorante Pappagallo in West Bay on Sunday.

Listen to your heart this month

If you are wondering why people are wearing a bit more red this month, it isn’t just for Valentine’s Day. February is Heart Month; not...

Heart ‘warriors’ walk to raise awareness

More than 100 ‘warriors and angels’ of all ages and sizes descended on Seven Mile Public Beach for the second annual beach walk to support children born with congenital heart defects.

Wear red for Heart Month

The Cayman Heart Fund is reminding the public that February is Heart Month, a month-long initiative to help raise awareness about cardiovascular disease and its effects.
Dr. Bella Beraha

International speakers to feature at heart symposium

The Cayman Heart Fund’s 13th annual International Symposium in March will feature cardiovascular disease specialists who will talk about the latest research, technology and advancements in heart medicine and healthcare.

Team Nolan helps baby suffering with four congenital abnormalities

The Team Nolan programme donates $5000 to family of ailing baby Mirella Castaneda who has four congenital abnormalities.

Money donated for neonatal transport incubator

A donation last week of US$12,600 will pay for a neonatal transport incubator for the Cayman Islands Hospital.
Dr. Bella Beraha

Cayman Heart Fund names new directors

The Cayman Heart Fund has made changes to its board of directors. Dr. Bella Beraha is the new chairman, Maureen Cubbon takes up the role of vice chairman and Colleen Mellott joins as a director.

Defibrillator donated to boxers

The Cayman Heart Fund has donated a defibrillator to the Cayman Islands Boxing Association.

New faces at Cayman Heart Fund

Cayman Heart Fund has a new coordinator and board appointees. Angelique Bodden has been appointed the coordinator and Ailian Evans, Barrie Quappe and Teri Quappe have joined the board.

Governor and wife become patrons of Cayman Heart Fund

Governor Martyn Roper is carrying on the tradition of previous governors by becoming, along with his wife Elisabeth, a co-patron of the Cayman Heart Fund.

Golfers raise $4,575 for Heart Fund

The first-ever Calico Jack’s charity golf tournament raised $4,575 for the Cayman Heart Fund.

Cayman Health winner

Congratulations to Tanya Gordon for winning a Fitbit Charge 3 from the Cayman Compass sister publication, Cayman Health, at the Cayman Heart Fund’s International Symposium.

Paddling with heart

It’s time once again to pick up a paddle for the Cayman Heart Fund.
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Heart health symposium to be held next month

The 12th Annual International Symposium, organized by the Cayman Heart Fund, will be held at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort on Thursday, March 15.

Student donates to Cayman Heart Fund

A 12-year-old student has raised $645 from friends and family to donate to the Cayman Heart Fund to help a newborn baby in need of medical care.

Cayman Heart Fund recognizes ‘heroes’ at luncheon

Cayman Heart Fund hosted its second heart health luncheon at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort on Friday.

Cayman Heart Fund heroes luncheon

For years, the Cayman Heart Fund organization has raised money and awareness, centered around cardiovascular health. February is officially heart month, and the charity often holds its annual gala at that time, but it also holds luncheons, like the one on Sept. 28, when "Heart Heroes" speak about their survival journey to inspire others.

Charity offers financial help for kids with heart defects

Hart for Hearts is offering financial assistance to families with children born with congenital heart defects.

Heart Fund helps keep kids healthy this summer

The Cayman Heart Fund helped children have a healthy summer this year by hosting a summer camp that introduced them to basic cooking skills.

Life-saving classes offered at St. Matthew’s

Ongoing CPR and basic life support classes at St. Matthew’s University are not only teaching people how to save lives in an emergency, but are also raising funds for the Cayman Heart Fund.

Annual ‘CharityDrive’ begins Tuesday

It’s that time of year again when simply driving around one of Cayman’s roundabouts or “liking” the event on social media will help raise thousands of dollars for three local charities.

Students raise funds for children’s heart health

Students from Little Trotters Farm & Nursery School and St. Ignatius Catholic School raised thousands of dollars for Hart for Hearts, the pediatric arm of Cayman Heart Fund.

Appleby awards funds to nonprofits following its annual Charity Day

Appleby held its fifth annual Charity Day and selected nine nonprofit organizations in child and family welfare, education and animal welfare to receive financial assistance.

Cayman seeks to improve detection of heart disease

The Cayman Heart Fund has provided a US$14,000 donation that will be used by the Health Services Authority to further train professionals in detecting and managing heart disease and heart rhythm problems.

Top cardiologists speak at Cayman Heart Fund’s health symposium

More than 180 medical students, doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare practitioners attended the Cayman Heart Fund’s 11th annual symposium at the Marriott resort on Wednesday.
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Paddling for heart health awareness

The Cayman Heart Fund is inviting people to save the date for its upcoming “Coconut Cup” event next month.

Queensgate honors young heart patient

The staff at Queensgate Bank and Trust Company Ltd. found a fitting way to celebrate Heart Month this month and Wear Red Day on Feb. 2.
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‘Wear Red Day’ slated for Friday

Cayman Heart Fund is inviting the public to wear red on Friday, Feb. 2, to help mark Heart Month.

Charities benefit from LiveWell event

This month’s inaugural LiveWell event raised nearly $5,500 for three local charities.

Heart Survivors Wall unveiled at hospital

The Cayman Heart Fund and the Health Services Authority presented the Heart Survivors Wall on Friday at Cayman Islands Hospital, a tableau of local people who have survived a bout with heart disease.

Wall to be dedicated to heart survivors

The Cayman Heart Fund plans to install a Heart Survivors wall at the Cayman Islands Hospital and is seeking survivors to include in the project.

Paddle for Heart Challenge supports families

Paddlers, kayakers and anyone who owns a non-motorized watercraft are welcome to sign up for the Paddle for Heart Challenge on Sunday afternoon. This 3-mile paddle event aims to raise money for the Hart for Hearts foundation, which raises awareness of the problems associated with infants born with congenital heart defects and seeks donations to assist families with expenses.

Heart health forum brings latest research to Cayman

Heart doctors gathered in Grand Cayman to share the latest in cardiovascular research and technology as part of Cayman Heart Fund’s 10th annual symposium at the Marriott resort on Thursday.

Cayman Heart Fund’s annual symposium next week

The Cayman Heart Fund will host its 10th annual International Symposium at the Marriott resort next week. The symposium will bring together several international speakers, with presentations by doctors specializing in heart disease from the Cleveland Clinic, Holy Cross, JMH International, Memorial Global Health and the Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida.

Red Dress Gala raises funds for heart health

Sounds of the ‘60s rocked the annual Red Dress Gala, hosted by the Cayman Heart Fund, which was celebrating its 10th anniversary in glamorous and colorful style Friday night at the Kimpton Seafire resort.

Partners come together for community health screening

Several groups came together last month to offer Savannah residents a free health screening clinic.

Cayman Heart Fund gives new ambulance to HSA

Thanks to the Cayman Heart Fund, the Health Services Authority has added a brand-new ambulance to its fleet.

Heart Heroes recognized by Heart Fund

Some young, some old and even those with a history of heart problems, were recognized by Cayman Heart Fund on Friday for fighting for every heartbeat. Close to 300 people gathered in the Marriott Beach Resort to enjoy a thanksgiving lunch and lend their support to those who were either born with a heart condition or are suffering from a heart problem.

Happening this week: Christmas Tree Lighting, school play and more

2016 Heart Heroes Awards Luncheon Nov. 18: The lunch is to honor all survivors of cardiovascular disease. There will be a few Heart Heroes Awards...

Heart Heroes Award Luncheon

In an effort to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease and honor survivors in the Cayman Islands, the Cayman Heart Fund is eschewing the idea of a night event in favor of a Friday lunch.

Awards ceremony to honor cardiac survivors

The Cayman Heart Fund is hosting a “Heart Heroes Award” luncheon in November to celebrate people who have survived cardiac problems.

Donated defibrillators boost police response for heart emergencies

The Police Service received a donation of 20 automatic external defibrillators, AEDs for short, this week from the Cayman Heart Fund.

EDITORIAL – When private funds subsidize government responsibilities

When the private sector pitches in to shoulder what should be government’s burden, it allows our officials to avoid making tough, but absolutely necessary, decisions.

Discovery Day 5K run puts Heart Fund over finish line

The Discovery Day 5K walk/run on Monday topped off the Cayman Heart Fund’s goal of $150,000 to buy a new ambulance for the Health Services Authority.

Thousands turn out for DG’s run/walk

More than 1,000 registered runners and walkers took part in the Cayman Islands Deputy Governor’s annual 5K Challenge on Sunday to raise money for a new Health Services Authority ambulance.

Lace up your running shoes for Deputy Governor’s 5K

The Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge returns for its third year, taking place on Sunday and benefitting the Cayman Heart Fund.

Strong turnout for Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge

Dignitaries and government officials joined nearly 200 participants from the Cayman Brac community for the 2016 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge.

Don’t miss these events on Brac

A roundup of upcoming events on the Brac.

Public urged to back ambulance fundraiser

Former Cayman 27 reporter Kevin Watler recently recovered from open heart surgery. Now, he is urging people to support efforts to raise funds to buy a new ambulance for the Cayman Islands.

Hundreds turn out for free health checks

Cayman Islands residents wanting to get a free health exam started lining up between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. – more than an hour before opening – at Camana Bay’s ARC building for the 9th annual Cayman Heart Fund health fair.

In Focus: Ruby Luncheon

Hundreds donned their reddest outfits on Friday for the Cayman Heart Fund’s annual Ruby Luncheon.

Make life a priority: Heart Smart Health Fair

Cayman Heart Fund is hosting its free annual Heart Smart Health Fair on Saturday between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Arts and Recreation Centre, Camana Bay.

Heart health focus of weekend events

For years, the Cayman Heart Fund has been working to reduce the instance and impact of cardiovascular disease in the Cayman Islands. Two events this weekend aim to support its cause.

Heart Fund lunch has ‘Ruby Red’ theme

The Cayman Heart Fund has been at the forefront of cardiovascular disease education and prevention – the islands’ No. 1 health issue – for almost a decade.

Miss Cayman helps launch fitness program

Miss Cayman Islands Monyque Brooks joined with Deputy Governor Franz Manderson and other civil servants on Monday to launch an eight-week fitness program, “Off the Couch.”

EDITORIAL – Suzy Soto: A true treasure of these islands

Let us take a moment to pay tribute to Suzy Soto for her immeasurable contributions to the Cayman Heart Fund, other causes, the hospitality industry and the Cayman Islands as a whole.

In Focus: Red Dress Gala

The Cayman Heart Fund’s annual Red Dress Gala fundraising event took place Friday Feb. 19 at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort.

Shake your groove thing for Cayman Heart Fund

The Cayman Heart Fund Red Dress Gala dinner is slated for Feb. 19 at the Grand Cayman Marriott, where guests are encouraged to dress up in their finest disco togs. Why? Because the theme is “Disco Fever” of course!

5K Challenge to help pay for ambulance

Money raised in this year’s Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge will go toward the Cayman Heart Fund’s efforts to buy a new ambulance.

Foster’s celebrates 35th anniversary with ‘Year of Giving’

To mark its 35th year, which began in December, Foster’s Food Fair is picking a different charity to promote every month in the company’s “Year of Giving.”

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