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

Business

USDA Applications Now Available for Value-Added Producers Grants

The Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program helps agricultural producers enter in value-added activities related to the processing and/or marketing of new products.
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SBA Administrator Encourages Small Businesses to Comment on Changing Federal Regulations

Administrator Linda McMahon, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), is encouraging small businesses to comment on the Federal Register notice posted earlier this month.
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SBA Launches New HUBZone Maps to Give Small Business Owners Easier Access to Contracting Opportunities

According to SBA Administrator Linda McMahon, this is the first step in the modernization effort of SBA’s federal contracting programs. SBA has partnered with the U.S. Digital Service to streamline and enhance online services for small businesses.
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Viya to Introduce Gig E for Business and Residential Customers at St. Croix Customer Center

Viya’s CEO Alvaro Pilar will host “Tech Talk With Viya,” an opportunity for businesses and residential customers to experience, via demonstrations, the capability of Viya’s network.
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Business View Magazine Highlights viNGN Progress in USVI

The featured article highlighted viNGN’s work as a wholesale broadband Internet bandwidth provider that supplies bandwidth to the territory’s local Internet Service Providers (ISPs).
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Scotiabank Presents Check to Virgin Islands for Veterans Inc.

The veterans’ organization is a veteran operated and organized non-profit public charity that was developed by veterans for service members, fellow veterans and their family members.
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SBDC Offers Free Seminar for Outdoor Workers on Aug. 18

The seminar will cover topics such as the dangers of working outdoors, minimizing risks of weather conditions and mosquito borne illnesses, establishing a complete illness prevention program and much more.
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Limetree Bay Terminals Awards Scholarships to 17 H.S. Graduates

Each recipient was selected based on scholastic records and financial need compared to other applicants.
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IBCVI & Co., Kingdom Konsultants Hosting Young Innovative Entrepreneurs Summer Program

“We believe that all people deserve the right to financial freedom and an opportunity to build generational wealth,” said Abbelle Bakr IBCVI & Co.’s managing director.
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Diageo USVI, St. Croix HTA, Chamber of Commerce Award Scholarships to Students to Study Hospitality at UVI

Diageo USVI, the St. Croix Hotel & Tourism Association (HTA) and the St. Croix Chamber of Commerce awarded $15,000 in scholarship funds to four local students on Aug. 2.
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