The Baha'i community of the Virgin Islands joined five million Baha'is worldwide in an annual period of fasting and celebrating, March 1-20. Baha'is abstain from food and drink during the daylight hours, sunrise to sunset.
The executive management and staff of the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center (JFL) congratulates the pharmacy department for being recognized nationally for its recent Med-to-Bed initiative, which was launched last year.
February is Heart Health Month. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease.
Three Virgin Islanders took a trip recently to the Andes Mountains near Santiago, Chile, to attend the dedication of the latest Baha’i House of Worship. They were joined by nearly 5,000 people from 110 different countries.
The 2017 Winter VI Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program will begin in the second week of January. Once Ridge to Reef (R2R) Farm’s CSA program is sold out, the farm will be closing registration to new full season members.
In recognition of American Diabetes Month, the Virgin Islands Department of Health (DOH) and its community partners will host the 3rd annual “Wheel-Out.” Their purpose is to promote physical activity and healthy eating.
Virgin Islands Baha’is will join millions of fellow believers in universally celebrating the births of Bahá’u’lláh, founder of their Faith, and the Báb, his forerunner, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. For Bahá’ís, these two days are “as one in the sight of God.”