June 29, 2017 3:26 am Last modified: 5:04 pm

Lifestyles

DOH to Host Wheel-Out Events for Diabetes Awareness

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.
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Baha’is Observe Holy Days: Day of the Covenant, Ascension of ‘Abdu’l-Baha

The Baha’i community of the Virgin Islands will observe the Day of The Covenant on Nov. 25 and The Ascension of ‘Abdu’l- Baha on Nov. 27. The Day of the Covenant, is a Baha’i holy day established to observe and honor the covenant established between God and hum
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Hebrew Congregation to Host Author Maggie Anton

The Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas welcomes the entire St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John community to a special weekend with world famous author Maggie Anton.
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Bahá’ís to Celebrate Births of Bahá’u’lláh, Báb on Oct. 31/Nov. 1

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.”
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Three Graduate From SRMC Laboratory Technician Program

Schneider Regional Medical Center (SRMC) has announced the graduation of three students from its laboratory technician assistant program. They have completed a clinical laboratory assistant program offered by Weber State University and one year of clinical training at the SRMC.
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SRMC Reaches Agreement on Elective Hip and Knee Implants

This year, as part of a broader effort to attain financial solvency, Schneider Regional Medical Center (SRMC) suspended non-emergency knee and hip implant procedures.
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Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: Zika!

The blood that shot to my eyes a week ago, an immune reaction to the Zika virus, is almost gone, and the aches and pains getting out of bed Saturday morning seemed to be related more to age than Zika.
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The Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: Raw

The best I ever felt physically until now were the years that I could call myself a raw foodist. The designation is for purists, but if you are eating anything raw you are ahead of most Americans.
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King of the Wing Raises More Than $58,000 for V.I. Junior Achievement

This is a wing excerpt about which I have little to say. Just checking.This year’s winners in the restaurant division were: Rum Shandy, first place; Vicars Bar & Grill, second place; Fatty’s Bar & Grill/Taco Hell, third place. In the non-restaurant division winners were: Wo
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V.I. Baha’is to Celebrate Declaration of the Bab on May 23

The Baha’i Faith of the Virgin Islands will be celebrating the Declaration of the Bab on May 23. The Baha’i Faith is a world religion with followers of every racial, ethnic and socio-economic status in virtually every country on the planet.
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