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13 April 2011
Irish Jog Raises Thousands for Charity

 Butterfield’s Rebecca Ebanks and Rhonda
Serrano (far left) and Grand Cayman Beach
Suites’ Marina Flynn and Noelle Kelly (far
right) present the Irish Jog proceeds to the
Lighthouse School’s Elroy Bryan and Jonathan

(Grand Cayman – 13 April 2011) The 19th Annual St. Patrick’s Day 5K Irish Jog held on Thursday, 17
March 2011 saw a record number of participants. Over 1,100 enthusiastic runners, walkers and joggers
crossed the finish line at the Britannia Golf Course.


As in previous years, all of the proceeds raised from the Irish Jog are donated to a local charity, and
Butterfield and Grand Cayman Beach Suites – the co-sponsors of the event – proudly donated $11,073 to
the Lighthouse School. Carla MacVicar, principal of the Lighthouse School, explained that a portion of the
proceeds will be used to upgrade the School’s present main playground, as well as to prepare and
resurface their new infant playground.


“On behalf of the Lighthouse School, we wish to express thanks to everyone who had a part to play in the
Irish Jog,” said Ms. MacVicar. “We are most thankful that Lighthouse School was chosen as this year’s
recipient of the monies raised. Without the support of the community, our students would not have as
many opportunities to get what they need when it comes to their education.” 


“The Irish Jog continues to attract hundreds each year, which provides Butterfield and Grand Cayman
Beach Suites with the perfect opportunity to give back to the local community,” said Butterfield’s Rhonda
Serrano. “We want to thank the public, prize sponsors and volunteers for making this event a
tremendous success.”


Marina Flynn of Grand Cayman Beach Suites commented, “We are so pleased with this year’s turn out
and the outpouring of support. The Irish Jog is certainly one of Cayman’s most popular fun run/walks for
charity, and we take pride in being able to sponsor it each year with Butterfield. I am looking forward to
an even bigger event next year!”


The Lighthouse School is a public school for primary and secondary students with special education
needs.  The school has been in existence from 1976. Presently there are 84 students enrolled at the




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