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Voices for Hospices set to hit the stage

Singrays a capella group is among the performers appearing at Voices Around the World, with shows on Thursday and Friday at the Harquail Theatre.

Jasmine receives donation from EY

Jasmine, formerly known as Cayman HospiceCare, received a US$10,000 donation from EY Cayman on Wednesday.

Marathon raises US$9,000 for charities

Participants in last year’s Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon raised more than US$9,000 online for several local charities.

LIVE UPDATES: Royal Visit 2019

Throughout Wednesday and Thursday, this page will be updated regularly with ongoing news coverage of the royal visit to the Cayman Islands by Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.

EDITORIAL – Hello, ‘Jasmine’: A new name for a venerable charity

The angelic souls behind Jasmine (nee Cayman HospiceCare) unfailingly step forward to preserve clients’ dignity and provide comfort during their most vulnerable moments.

HospiceCare will now be known as ‘Jasmine’

Cayman HospiceCare is getting a name change. The long-standing Cayman Islands nonprofit that provides hospice services and more is becoming Jasmine.

Drivers urged to watch for cyclists in bike race

Police have issued an advisory to motorists, asking them to exercise caution when driving during the Pete Ribbins Memorial Ride on Sunday morning, Nov. 18.

Cayman rides in memory of Pete Ribbins

Cyclists are getting ready to pedal long distance in support of Cayman HospiceCare.

Hospice facility set to open in December

Officials with Cayman HospiceCare are pushing toward a Dec. 4 grand opening of their new facility off of West Bay Road.

Palliative care conference held

Presenters line up at the Cayman HospiceCare’s sixth biannual Caribbean Palliative Care Conference, held at the Westin resort on Sept. 27.

Lanterns to light up Sky of Hope

On a particular night in September 2016, anyone walking Seven Mile Beach would have seen the dark sky lit up by the dance of many glowing lanterns as they made their way heavenward.

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.

HospiceCare hosts annual Big Bash gala event

Cayman HospiceCare held its 18th annual Big Bash gala event Friday night at Ristorante Pappagallo in West Bay.

HospiceCare’s Big Bash promises entertainment aplenty

For 18 consecutive years, Cayman HospiceCare has celebrated its annual gala event, also known as the “Big Bash” at Ristorante Pappagallo in West Bay.

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.

EDITORIAL – An island-wide ‘Thank You’ to the HospiceCare donor

The US$1 million gift is the largest anonymous donation HospiceCare has ever received.

HospiceCare receives $1 million donation for new facilities

Cayman HospiceCare announced on Thursday that it has received a US$1 million donation, which will be used to help construct its new 6,000-square-foot building.

Flag Day volunteers out in force

Darren Trickett juggles while collecting money for Cayman HospiceCare with his wife Danielle Coleman and daughter Alianne Trickett on Saturday.

Hospice Flag Days this weekend

Cayman HospiceCare kicked off its annual Flag Day fundraising and awareness campaign this week with a “dress as your favorite superhero” event at Cayman Prep and High School.

Charities benefit from LiveWell event

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

Burns Supper for Cayman HospiceCare

Don ye tartans and raise a glass, as the Cayman Islands once again celebrates the life of Robbie Burns, Scotland’s famous lyricist and national poet.

Ribbins memorial ride raises more than $6,000 for HospiceCare

The annual Cayman Water Pete Ribbins Memorial Ride/Run raised $6,261.08 from registrations, donations by participants, local and Florida staff, and after Cayman Water’s matching funds.

Voices for Hospices comes to Harquail Theatre

Lights, camera, action! Cayman HospiceCare will once again entertain the Cayman community with Voices for Hospices on Oct. 13 and 14 at the Harquail Theatre.

MUFG donates to HospiceCare

MUFG Investor Services showed its support for Cayman HospiceCare with a $1,000 donation on Thursday. The donation was the result of a terminated trust that needed to be donated to a Cayman Islands-based charity.

Stakeholders break ground on nation’s first hospice facility

Cayman HospiceCare celebrated a long-awaited milestone Thursday evening with the groundbreaking of the islands’ first dedicated home for end-of-life care. The four-bed respite facility and administrative offices, planned for completion next year, are the result of extensive community support and one of the most successful private fundraising efforts in Cayman Islands history.

HospiceCare finds a place to call home

Cayman HospiceCare celebrated a long-awaited milestone Thursday evening, with the groundbreaking of the islands’ first, dedicated home for end-of-life care. The four-bed respite facility and administrative offices, planned for completion next year, come as the result of extensive community support and one of the most successful private fundraising efforts in Cayman Islands history.

Watercolours auction raises $22K for charity

The Cayman Watercolours Charitable Trust launched its 2018 watercolors calendar at Luca restaurant on Tuesday night, benefitting Cayman HospiceCare and the National Council of Voluntary Organisations.

Have a ball at the Big Bash Gala

It is that time of year again - the clock is ticking toward the night of the party and tickets are going fast.

Golf loses standout character Hobday

Golf champion Simon Hobday, the brother of Cayman HospiceCare’s medical director Dr. Virginia Hobday, passed away at the age of 76 after a battle against cancer on March 2. Mr. Hobday was known as much for his outstanding ball striking as his fun-loving, easygoing attitude.

Sir John A. Cumber students help out hospice

Students from Sir John. A. Cumber Primary School supported Cayman HospiceCare’s annual Flag Day awareness and fundraising drive by organizing a dress-up day. HospiceCare is committed to providing extraordinary care to anyone living with end-stage terminal disease.

Wave a flag this weekend for Cayman HospiceCare

For the 17th year, Cayman HospiceCare is holding its annual Flag Day awareness and fundraising weekend on Friday and Saturday, when more than 250 volunteers will be blanketing the island, easily recognizable in their bright green volunteer T-shirts.

YMCA to benefit from DG’s 5K run

Proceeds from Deputy Governor Franz Manderson’s annual 5K run this year will go to the local chapter of the YMCA. Mr. Manderson said he hoped the event could raise $60,000 for the charity. The money will go toward a “ropes challenge course” in Grand Cayman.

Burns Supper benefit for Cayman HospiceCare

Having recently brought in the New Year with the familiar melodious tune of “Auld Lang Syne,” written by the Scottish poet Robert Burns, it seems only appropriate that Cayman HospiceCare is hosting its second annual Burns Supper on Jan. 21 at Grand Old House.

The only calendar you’ll need this Christmas

There are already Christmas items in the shops and festive ads on the television, now that the holiday season is near. The local calendar is filling up with events guaranteed to get people in the holiday spirit, beginning with the Christmas tree lighting at Camana Bay on Saturday.

‘Light up a Life’ in remembrance

The festive season is approaching, and in the midst of all the parties and present buying, Cayman HospiceCare is inviting the Cayman community to take time out to remember and celebrate loved ones who have passed or are far away during the season, yet remain very close to hearts here.

The only calendar you’ll need this Christmas

There are already Christmas items in the shops and festive ads on the television, now that the holiday season is near. The local calendar is filling up with events guaranteed to get people in the holiday spirit, beginning with the Christmas tree lighting at Camana Bay on Saturday.

Put Cayman Watercolours Calendar on your list

With Christmas nearly upon us, we may already be wracking our brains for gift ideas. There are those upon whom we’ll spend a good amount of money, but then what about friends and family overseas, or visiting acquaintances, or stocking stuffers?

Cancer registry participation increases

Participation in the Cayman Islands’ voluntary cancer registry continues to increase, with more than 300 people registered. A press release from the Health Services Authority attributes the rise to doctors and cancer-related organizations regularly referring patients to the registry.

‘Sky of Hope’ lanterns honor those who have passed

Hundreds gathered at Public Beach on Wednesday night to release paper lanterns honoring loved ones who have passed, at the “Sky of Hope” fundraiser for Cayman HospiceCare. HospiceCare’s Danielle Coleman said more than 200 people came to the beach for picnic dinners and sparkling wine as they released the glowing paper lanterns into the night sky, with a backdrop of lightning storms over the sea.

Young cyclist donates $3,700 to charities

Nine-year-old Alex Dailey, who took part in a bicycle ride across Iowa this summer, has donated the money he raised to three local charities. The Cayman Prep student, his father Tim and another rider from Cayman, Sarah Burton, spent seven days cycling across the U.S. state in the Des Moines Register’s Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa.

Lanterns fly into ‘Sky of Hope’ on Seven Mile Beach

Members of the public are invited to buy tickets for Cayman HospiceCare’s “Sky of Hope,” scheduled for Wednesday from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Seven Mile public beach. Biodegradable lanterns will be released into air to celebrate life, raise awareness of Cayman HospiceCare, and raise funds for the important charitable organization.

Plans approved for new hospice facility

Plans have been approved for Cayman HospiceCare’s new $2.5 million, four-bedroom facility on West Bay Road, paving the way for construction on the community funded project to begin before the end of the year.

Father and son cycle for Cayman charities

Nine-year-old Alex Dailey has surpassed his goal of fundraising for charities in Cayman after cycling with his dad across the U.S. state of Iowa.

Cyclists gear up for Pete Ribbins Ride along the western peninsula

The fourth annual Pete Ribbins Memorial Ride will be held on Sunday, Aug. 14.

Hope students show their giving spirit

In the spirit of helping those in need, Hope Academy students recently raised funds and collected books and clothing donations destined to benefit Cayman HospiceCare, the Cayman Islands Humane Society, and the Red Cross.

St. Ignatius donates to Hospice

St. Ignatius Catholic School presented $1,500 to Cayman HospiceCare on Thursday, April 28 as part of the charity’s yearly ‘Big Bash’ event.

EDITORIAL – Franz Manderson: Walking the walk

In the long run, the deputy governor’s continued focus on improving the health of the civil service, and the wider Cayman community, may prove extremely beneficial.

Cayman in Focus: HospiceCare fundraiser

Nearly 300 people turned out for the annual Cayman HospiceCare fundraiser Friday night at West Bay’s Ristorante Pappagallo.

Cayman HospiceCare’s Big Bash

The Cayman HospiceCare Big Bash at Ristorante Pappagallo on Friday promises to be a successful event.

Another marathon fundraiser for Derek Haines

Having run six marathons worldwide and raised more than $1 million for Cayman HospiceCare in 2014, Derek Haines is now setting his sights even higher: He’ll climb three mountains in Bolivia and run two marathons this year in his effort to raise at least another $1 million for Have a Heart Cayman Islands.

Two-day fundraiser begins for HospiceCare

Throughout Grand Cayman on Friday and Saturday, more than 225 volunteer fundraisers will be collecting money for Cayman HospiceCare.

Street hockey tournament raises nearly $4,000 for charity

More than 200 kids and parents braved the rain and the wind on Jan. 30 to participate in the sixth annual Camana Bay Street Hockey Tournament, which raised nearly $4,000 for Have a Heart Cayman.

100 Women give to Alzheimer’s association

Recently formed charity group 100 Women Who Care donated nearly $30,000 to the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort on Tuesday evening.

Traveling art show makes a move

Travelling art exhibition 'What does HOPE look like' moves to its next venue, the Cayman Islands Hospital, in January.

Helping out during the holidays

Between the unwrapping of Christmas gifts and popping of New Year’s champagne bottles, let’s take a moment to recognize some of the good works being done this holiday season by Cayman Islands residents.

New HospiceCare site announced

It’s an empty dirt lot now, but possibly as soon as the end of next year, a site on West Bay Road will be the new home of Cayman HospiceCare.

Party with a purpose: Annual Mistletoe event

The 8th Annual Mistletoe Party at Abacus should be top of your list this Friday - just remember to wear white!

Tour the lights with National Trust or solo

If you weren't lucky enough to get a seat on the National Trust's bus tour of Christmas lights, just jump in the car with friends and family to do the tour yourselves.

Cayman business in brief

Only 58 percent of hedge funds deliver positive returns; Tortuga obtains license to export rum to the US; Appleby advised Fosun on acquisition of Ironshore Insurance; Charities featured on Butterfield roundabout

Marathon runners take to the streets

Runners reported a hot, humid course for the annual Cayman Islands Intertrust Marathon. Some 1,300 turned out for the marathon, half-marathon and relay.

Compass sports editor raises cash for hospice

Cayman Compass sports editor Ron Shillingford handed over a parting gift of $1,920 to Cayman HospiceCare on Thursday.

Christmas charity calendars and cards

One of the ways you can support a local charity this season is to buy specially created calendars, cards or tree ornaments that donate funds directly to specific organizations.

Christmas schedule: merry seasonal events

The schedule of festive events is packed and varied, with something for everyone.

Pink Ladies annual Christmas Bazaar and Tea

The Pink Ladies Christmas Bazaar will be held this Saturday at the ARC from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. so mark your calendars for this popular annual event.

Shillingford's sports snaps raise charity cash

If you’ve run a mile, ridden a bike or kicked a ball in the Cayman Islands over the last eight years, chances are you’ve been photographed by Ron Shillingford.

James Bond event helps HospiceCare

James Bond is notorious for blowing things up, and he does not disappoint in “Spectre,” the latest installment in the long-running film franchise, which set the Guinness World Record for the largest film stunt explosion ever.

Sports journalist's exhibit benefits HospiceCare

Sports photographer and journalist, Ron Shillingford, will be selling his images at an exhibition in Chelsea's Bar this Monday to raise money for Cayman HospiceCare.

Haines hopes for more pledges

Marathon veteran Derek Haines has had a quieter year than last, but he is still pounding the roads preparing for the big race and raising money for a worthy cause.

Adventist run includes Haines

The Cayman Islands Conference of Seventh-day Adventists 10K run, which has been a long-standing fixture in the community calendar, will be staged again on Sunday.

Bond evening aims to be an action-packed thriller

If you like your martinis shaken, not stirred, you'll want to reserve your tickets for the special Spectre dinner being hosted by the Grand Old House on Nov. 7.

Royal reward for hospice heroes

Charity marathon runner Derek Haines and Cayman HospiceCare medical director Dr. Virginia Hobday received their MBE awards from Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday.

Voices unite to support hospice care

Voices in the Cayman Islands joined in harmony with thousands around the world on Oct. 9 and 10 to support hospice care with a special musical event.

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