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Eighteen delegates of Cayman Girls’ Brigade are jetting off to Africa to attend the International Conference of the Girls’ Brigade. Chairperson of the Cayman Girls’ Brigade, Debbie McLaughlin, said the conference, which occurs every four years and is being hosted in Zambia this year, takes place July 21-28.
More than 200 guests were welcomed by winter fairies, magical wands, parading peacocks and a gleeful goose at the Girls’ Brigade Winter Fairyland Tea Party on Saturday.
The Cayman Islands Girls’ Brigade continued its 70th anniversary celebrations with a Feb. 25 tea party at East End. The afternoon ceremony honored the history of the organization with a fashion show demonstrating historic brigade outfits and a slide show documenting seven decades of work.
The Cayman Islands Girls’ Brigade is celebrating its 70th anniversary, and a host of celebratory activities are planned both for the end of this year and throughout next year.
The annual Remembrance Sunday ceremony will be held on Sunday, Nov. 13, to pay tribute to war veterans. The ceremony will be held at the cenotaph outside Elmslie Memorial Church in George Town, starting at 10:45 a.m.
In the March 16, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, West Bay correspondent Leila Yates wrote: “Mr. and Mrs. Ackerman Ebanks and daughters Treaty Mae and Patricia arrived on the 12th from New York where they have been residing for a year. Treaty Mae plans to marry Mr. Carlyle Glidden on the 25th."