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IN FOCUS: Rotaract Blue’s ‘Open Arms Gala’ encourages inclusivity

Members of Rotaract Blue, the service club with a membership of 18-30 year-olds, created a night of glitz and glamour at Ristorante Pappagallo on Saturday night.

Duchess Sarah Ferguson to speak at cancer gala

The Breast Cancer Foundation of the Cayman Islands revealed Thursday that the guest speaker for its 2019 gala, to be held on Oct. 5 at The Ritz-Carlton, will be Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York.

Annual Furball has Shakespearean theme

It can be ruff being a stray animal in Cayman, but luckily organisations like the Cayman Islands Humane Society are purrfectly wonderful at finding dogs and cats furever homes.

A whole lotta ‘Hatitude’ goin’ on!

Time to don your fanciest chapeau and head to Grand Old House for the annual Hatitude brunch, being held on Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

In Focus: Cayman Islands National Gallery’s annual gala

Fashion and art have always been intertwined and this fusion of the two disciplines was celebrated on Friday, Nov. 30, at the Cayman Islands National Gallery’s annual gala.

Hedge Funds Care hosts vintage circus evening

Dressed as ringmasters, harlequins and performers, supporters of Hedge Funds Care Cayman attended the charity’s glitzy annual gala at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman on Friday night.

‘Art of Fashion’ is gala theme for 2018

Last year, it was the fashion of the future. In other years, guests have dressed in Cuban style, as circus entertainers and other themes.

Hedge Funds Care Gala: ‘Vintage Circus’

On Nov. 16, the business community of the Cayman Islands will gather at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman to enjoy an evening of networking and glamour with purpose at the annual Hedge Funds Care Cayman Benefit.

Champions of the sea honored at gala

Cayman’s ocean warriors were out in force Saturday night at the annual Festival of Seas gala, hosted by the Central Caribbean Marine Institute.

Festival of Seas gala makes a splash for CCMI

With the beautiful backdrop of the Caribbean Sea and the elegant ambiance that defines Grand Old House as a true Cayman favorite, the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) will be going all out for the Festival of Seas Awards and Gala on Saturday.

In Focus: Over $300K raised at Breast Cancer Foundation Gala

Organizers estimate that more than $300,000 was raised at Saturday night’s Breast Cancer Foundation Gala, an annual event that is the charity’s main fundraiser for the year.

Breast Cancer Gala is in the pink

Supporters of the Breast Cancer Foundation were out in force Saturday as they attended the organization’s glitzy annual fundraising gala at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman.

Top beauty tips: Look like a million bucks for less

Gala season is upon us, so it is time to get the arsenal of outfits, makeup and hair accessories out of their various hiding places. Expensive treatments and products can really add up, or you could find yourself out of crucial items when you are already one foot into the shower.

Accounting fraternity celebrates milestones

Cayman’s accounting fraternity welcomed new accountants and celebrated its achievements over the past year Saturday night at the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants’ 11th annual awards gala at the Kimpton Seafire resort.

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.

​Doherty is guest speaker at Breast Cancer Gala

It is that time again, when the annual Breast Cancer Gala, held at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman on Oct. 6, recognizes Breast Cancer Month in an evening of heartfelt speeches, entertainment and good company.

Scuba Hall of Fame seeks local honorees

The Ministry and Department of Tourism are searching for a few local legends in the dive community.

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.

Meals on Wheels stages Orange You Glad gala

The Cayman chapter of Meals on Wheels staged its annual Orange You Glad gala on Saturday, and it experienced an uptick in support from previous years. Erin Bodden, general manager of Meals on Wheels, said the gala sold 300 seats and that organizers are still tabulating the returns.

Shannen Doherty to speak at Breast Cancer Gala

The Breast Cancer Foundation of Cayman announced that Shannen Doherty will be the guest speaker at this year’s Breast Cancer Foundation Gala, which will be held on Oct. 6 at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman.

Actress Shannen Doherty to speak at cancer gala

Organizers of the annual Breast Cancer Foundation gala announced that Shannen Doherty, star of TV shows “Charmed” and “Beverley Hills, 90210,” will be the guest speaker at this year’ fundraiser.

Barefoot Beach Gala supports Special Needs Foundation

The 100 Women in Finance organization invites the public to join them for dinner and dancing under the starry Caribbean sky on March 10 for their fifth annual Barefoot Beach Gala, to be celebrated James Bond-style.

MS Foundation to raise awareness at annual gala event

The MS Foundation is inviting people to save the date for its upcoming second annual gala fundraiser at Pedro St. James Castle next month.

CIASA recognizes generations of swimmers

Cayman’s best swimmers were honored late last month at the annual Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association Awards gala brunch at The Grand Old House.

‘Fanta-Sea’ is theme for Hatitude Brunch

The National Trust will hold its 5th annual  under the theme “Fanta-Sea” at Ristorante Pappagallo in West Bay on Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cayman developer takes global award for local property

Local and international architect and developer Encompass has won the “Best Single Residential Property in the World” for their Cayman Kai, five-star, six-bedroom Sun Serenity accommodation at London’s Dec. 4 gala International Property Development Awards.

Maples celebrates golden anniversary

From humble beginnings as a one-man show in the back of a Volkswagen camper van, the law firm of Maples and Calder has grown, over five decades, into a global industry leader, employing hundreds of people across 15 locations.

In Focus: Toga-clad Crisis Centre supporters fill Ristorante Pappagallo

Clad in togas and tuxedos, supporters of the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre gathered at Ristorante Pappagallo restaurant in West Bay Saturday night for the “Opa! My Big Fat Greek Gala!” fundraiser.

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National Gallery goes Cuban for gala event

Grab your tropical frock, guayabera shirt, or fedora; perfect your 1930s paseo runway look; and get ready to celebrate, Cuban style!

Young Caymanians lead the way at gala

The Young Caymanian Leaders Foundation will hold its awards gala on Saturday at the Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa.

Accountants gala honors dozens of Caymanians

Nearly 30 Caymanian accountants who have recently received either their bachelor’s or master’s degrees, or who have attained a professional qualification, were honored at the annual Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants gala at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman on Saturday night.

Red Cross Gala returns

Get into the groove at the “Flashback to the ‘80s” Red Cross Dinner Dance Fundraising Gala on Sept. 3.

Kiwanis ‘Breakfast for Dinner’ helps local students

The Kiwanis Club of Grand Cayman is holding its annual “Breakfast for Dinner” event at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort on Saturday, starting at 6:30 p.m.

Material Girl tribute singer to headline Red Cross gala

Get into the groove at the “Flashback to the ‘80s” annual Red Cross Dinner Dance Fundraising Gala next month on May 7. The dress code for the event at the Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa is either elegantly eccentric retro wear or formal.

‘Orange You Glad’ to help Meals On Wheels

For one day, every year, the setting sun is eclipsed by a sea of orange heading out for a night of dinner and dancing.

Show off your ‘Hatitude’ at Brunch Upon a Time

The National Trust for the Cayman Islands invites supporters to dress up as their favorite historical character, or wear a historical hat at its third annual “Hatitude” gala from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday.

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