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DOH to Host Annual Wheel-Out Event: Get Fit to Fight Diabetes
In recognition of American Diabetes Month, the Virgin Islands Department of Health and its community partners will host the 3rd…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Beach Advisory for December 5-9

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2016-12-10 02:42:40
Sunday, Dec. 18, Is for the Birds and the Christmas Bird Counters

Volunteers on St. Croix will be participating in the Audubon Society’s Annual Christmas Bird Count on Sunday, Dec. 18. This year will be the 117th time the international organization has hosted the count all over the world.

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2016-12-10 02:34:40
Boat Parade to Kick Off Crucian Christmas Carnival

St. Croix's month of Christmas festivities gets going this weekend with the annual boat parade in Christiansted harbor, followed by Crucian Christmas Carnival competitions, fairs and tramps.

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2016-12-09 00:15:53
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Innovative Awards Albert A. Sheen and UVI Scholarships

Innovative today announced that 14 students were selected as recipients for the Albert A. Sheen and Innovative-UVI Scholarships.

Read entire articleJul 8 2011 - 8:16pm
Real Estate Sales Course Offered by UVICELL

Individuals interested in learning more about the real estate industry are urged to register for the Real Estate Sales course offered by the University of the Virgin Islands – Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning (UVICELL) Center. 

Read entire articleJul 7 2011 - 10:09pm
SBDC Offers New Contracted Services Through Small Jobs Act Funding

            The Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center recently contracted the services of TIA & Associates through its principal, Dr. Anita Roberts, and Crucian Heritage and Nature Tourism (CHANT) to provide services to Virgin Islands small businesses.

Read entire articleJun 27 2011 - 10:23pm
VITEMA Now Accepting Curfew Pass Applications

The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) has announced that Curfew Pass request forms are available at its offices territory-wide and online. 

Read entire articleJun 22 2011 - 6:52pm
SBA Hosts Webinar on Crisis Communications Planning

When a disaster occurs,  an emergency, precise, effective communication—within the organization, and out to the public—is vital.

 

Read entire articleJun 14 2011 - 12:21pm
VIWMA Hosts Public Meetings on Grant Program

The VI Waste Management Authority invites the public to a series of meetings to introduce the authority’s 2011 Community Enrichment Grant (CEG) Program.

Read entire articleJun 13 2011 - 3:10pm
VIWMA Enforces Policy on No Acceptance of Liquid Waste

The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) reminds business owners that a licensed and permitted waste hauler is required for the proper disposal of all liquid waste, including cooking oil. 

Read entire articleJun 13 2011 - 3:08pm
Emergency Planning Workshops for Business Community Scheduled

 In observance of National Safety Month and as the territory prepares for the 2011 hurricane season, one small unit is doing its part to ensure that the business community is prepared to respond to emergencies.  

Read entire articleJun 9 2011 - 9:57pm
Online SBA Tool Helps Small Businesses Develop Export Business Plan

 

Small businesses interested in starting or expanding sales of their goods and services overseas have access to a new, free online tool that will gauge their readiness to export and help them develop an export business plan.

 

Read entire articleJun 7 2011 - 4:17pm
Innovative Launches Leadership Development Internship Program

Innovative, the leading telecommunications provider in the U.S. Virgin Islands, announces the 4th annual Leadership Developmental Internship Program.

Read entire articleJun 6 2011 - 11:54pm