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Press Releases: August 2001

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One Million for Parks
The Dart Foundation will develop parks in five Grand Cayman communities. Published 18th September, 12:00am
Pregnancy and Diabetes
This topic will be presented at the next Cayman Islands Diabetes Association (CIDA) meeting on Wednesday, 5 September.  Published 17th September, 12:00am
Dart Supports Human Rights Today
Human rights affect what happens in the home and workplace points out a Dart official.  Published 17th September, 12:00am
Business and Professional Women's Club Celebrates
The organisation has spent 25 years educating and informing other women of the community.  Published 10th September, 12:00am
Human Rights and High School Curricula
Human Rights Today symposium speaker Richard Bourne developed a curricular framework and teachers' guidebook for human rights education in the Commonwealth. Published 10th September, 12:00am
Juvenile Drug Treatment Coming
A multidisciplinary group will start a day-programme soon. Published 2nd September, 12:00am
New Government School Teachers
Some 32 are set to join the Islands' teaching staff, four Caymanians.  Published 2nd September, 12:00am
Applying for Status
Guidelines for persons who submitted status applications on grounds of residence or naturalisation, 1 January 1991-31 December 2000.  Published 2nd September, 12:00am
Education Consultant Pleased by First Visit
Government's education professionals developed new job descriptions and assessment measures as suggested by the Millett Report. Published 2nd September, 12:00am
School Works Update
Education Minister Roy Bodden and representatives from the Education and Public Works departments visited three new classroom blocks. Published 2nd September, 12:00am
Aggregate and Fill Study
The public has 14 days to comment on the draft report that covers dredging and quarrying.  Published 31st August, 12:00am
HMS Coventry Arrives for R&R
Sailors onboard this Royal Navy Frigate will participate in a number of sporting and social events.  Published 31st August, 12:00am
Young Graduate Takes Up Ministry Post
Estella Scott concentrates her efforts on the social betterment of women and children.  Published 31st August, 12:00am
Information Workshops For Entertainers
An international organisation that protects musicians' intellectual property rights will meet with locals. Published 31st August, 12:00am
Chevening Scholar 2001
CUC's Karen Edie heads for Scotland to pursue a master's degree.  Published 30th August, 12:00am
Bodden Town Football Camp
Almost 100 children enjoyed five days of fun and exercise as they learned new skills.  Published 30th August, 12:00am
GT Development Plan Review Public Meetings
The George Town volunteer district subcommittees invite the public to presentations and discussions. Published 30th August, 12:00am
Teacher Development Conference
The Education Department's largest conference will present information on some 16 topics requested by teachers.  Published 20th August, 12:00am
"GIS Journal" Staffer Trains in Europe
Associate producer Ward Scott will attend one of Europe's most prestigious film schools. Published 17th August, 12:00am
Conflict Resolution Services
Social Services' Mrs. Tanya Nelson, with a recently completed Masters degree, offers divorce mediation. Published 17th August, 12:00am
"Focus" on Immigration and Legal Issues
Information for domestic abuse victims on their rights, including avenues for legal advice.  Published 16th August, 12:00am
Aggregate Regulations
New rules on loading, unloading and landing of aggregate came into effect 7 August. Published 16th August, 12:00am
Carmen Conolly, Craft Treasure
Her favourite pieces in a wide range of media are sophisticated and inspired by many sources.  Published 15th August, 12:00am
Music Initiative
A UK-based Caribbean musician will start programmes to strengthen the local performing arts community. Published 14th August, 12:00am
Information from the Employment Services Centre
A series of booklets will inform the public about good practices in human resources management. Published 14th August, 12:00am
Fire at Hyatt
Fire officer says alarm system saved laundry building. Published 14th August, 12:00am
Caribbean Haven Begins New Session
Need information about the substance abuse treatment programme? Need to arrange for admission? Published 10th August, 12:00am
2001 Scholarship Recipients
Education Council funds studies in physical therapy, art and music education, videography, veterinary medicine, nutrition and more.  Published 10th August, 12:00am
Alternate Lockup for Young People
Concerned that there is no purpose-built juvenile detention facilities, Government has plans to modify Fairbanks.  Published 10th August, 12:00am
West Bay Lockup Fire
Two fire trucks responded to a fire at the police station. Published 10th August, 12:00am
Sports Policy Task Force Begins Work
Objectives are to promote participation in physical and sporting activities and to ensure the provision of facilities. Published 10th August, 12:00am
Cayman Retains Category One Aviation Status
The Islands remain compliant with international standards. Published 10th August, 12:00am
Contestants Ready for Miss Cayman
Preparations for the potential role as Cayman's ambassador keep five young women busy. Published 10th August, 12:00am
Accelerated Programme Focuses on Media
High-achieving primary school students spent two weeks learning the newspaper business.  Published 10th August, 12:00am
Donation to Dental Clinic
Foster Brothers is distributing samples from Pfizer pharmaceuticals.  Published 8th August, 12:00am
New Chair For Liquor Licensing Board
Magistrate Miss Nova Hall has been appointed. Published 8th August, 12:00am
Media Training for Contestants
Five Miss Cayman contestants learned how to handle media encounters thanks to Government Information Services. Published 8th August, 12:00am
Something for Everyone at Human Rights Today
Some 20 speakers will address delegates on topics ranging from the practice and enforcement of law to the worlds of business, the workplace, and the home. Published 8th August, 12:00am
School is Fun for Summer Students
An emphasis on hands-on learning motivates students to become involved in their own education. Published 8th August, 12:00am
U.S. Naval Vessels to Visit
Two will stop briefly for fuel and logistic purposes. Published 7th August, 12:00am
Cadet Corps
Two RCIP officers will instil punctuality, duty, patriotism, respect for authority, physical and mental endurance and camaraderie in corps youth. Published 6th August, 12:00am
Pensions Board Recognises Employees
To show gratitude, boost morale and strengthen the team, the Board honoured those who "go the extra mile."  Published 4th August, 12:00am
Young Parents Graduate
Fifteen secure more stable futures for themselves and their children after completing the programme. Published 4th August, 12:00am