September 20, 2017 10:54 am Last modified: 4:47 am

HTA, Chamber of Commerce Award $3,000 to Children’s Organizations

left to right: Gail Shearer of CASA/VIVA; Suzanne Rosbach – St. Croix Hotel & Tourism Assn. president; Edgar Bengoa of St. Croix Chamber of Commerce; Fran Geocaris of HTA Scholarship Committee/ Holiday Hope Chair; Neil Canton of Boys & Girls Clubs of the V.I.

On Wednesday, May 17, the St. Croix Hotel & Tourism Association and the St. Croix Chamber of Commerce awarded $3,000 in donations: $1,500 to CASA/VIVA for Children and $1,500 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virgin Islands.

CASA/VIVA represents and advocates on behalf of abused and neglected children while they are in the foster care system.  The Boys & Girls Clubs serve children from 5 to 18 years, focusing on education, good character, good citizenship and healthy lifestyles.

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Donated funds are a product of the annual Holiday Hope Benefit. Held every December, Holiday Hope raises funds for these two organizations for children as well as the Richard Patrick Henry Hospitality Scholarship program.  

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