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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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V.I. Entertainers Are Touring Denmark

The Ten Sleepless Knights Production, under the directorship of Eugene Doc Petersen, has taken “A Virgin Islands Cultural Expose` and Extravaganza” on tour to Copenhagen, Denmark.

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2016-08-24 12:21:21
The Future: A 'Back Door' Warning

In his new book economist John Kenneth Galbraith writes that Greece could become like "a Caribbean dependency of the United States. Its professional population will continue to leave, and its working classes will also either emigrate or sink into destitution"

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2016-08-24 11:04:40
CFVI’s Anderson Family Fund Announces Availability of Teacher Grants

The Anderson Family Fund at the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) is once again offering teacher grants for the 2016-2017 school year. This will be the 15th consecutive year that the Anderson family is offering funding to educators in the territory.

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2016-08-23 18:04:02
Business — St. Croix
TURNOUT GOOD FOR COMMERCIAL BOATING SEMINAR

A "Who's Who" of Virgin Islands commercial boat owners and operators gathered Friday at the St. Thomas Ritz-Carlton Resort with local and regional Coast Guard inspectors to discuss safety requirements in general and regulations soon to take effect in particular.

Read entire articleSep 29 2001 - 4:28pm
CORAL BAY ORGANIC GARDENS: A GROWTH VENTURE

Hugo and Josephine Roller started their Coral Bay Organic Gardens business small and expanded it with deliberation. Seventeen years later, it's still growing, in more ways than one. Coming soon: a commercial venture into something that's been done experimentally on St. Croix for years -- tilapia farming.

Read entire articleSep 16 2001 - 8:09pm
MEETING SET ON NEW BOATING REGULATIONS

Regional U.S. Coast Guard officials are encouraging St. Croix commercial boaters to attend a meeting on the morning of Sept. 28 on St. Thomas to go over marine safety regulations coming into effect this season and to review those already in place.

Read entire articleSep 15 2001 - 7:51am
CHAMBER AFTER HOURS AT UVI

The University of the Virgin Islands, St. Croix Campus, will host the St. Croix Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Student Center.

Read entire articleSep 13 2001 - 8:39am
ENERGY REBATE MEETING SET FOR BUSINESSES

If you've got a business that sells energy-efficient products such as wind generators, solar panels, solar hot water systems, and compact flouroescent lightbulbs, the V.I. Energy Office invites you to a meeting on St. Croix or St. Thomas about participating in an upcoming federal rebate program.

Read entire articleSep 11 2001 - 12:56pm
FOUNDATION HAS MADE $1 MILLION IN LOANS

Through its Intermediate Relending Program and the recently launched Women's Business Center-Citibank Micro Loan Program, the St. Croix Foundation has provided $1 million in loans to small businesses in the territory.

Read entire articleSep 10 2001 - 7:16pm
CHAMBER HOSTS TROPICAL SHIPPING EXECUTIVE

Jennifer Nugent-Hill, assistant vice president of Tropical Shipping will address the St. Croix Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 22 about "The Challenge of Cargo Transportation."

Read entire articleAug 13 2001 - 8:07am
HR EXPERTS TO ADDRESS CONFERENCE

The Virgin Islands Human Resources Management Association (VIHRMA) in collaboration with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak and Stewart, LLC (Ogletree Deakins), will be hosting a workshop entitled "Winning the Human Resources Challenge in the Virgin Islands." The full-day event will be held on beginning at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 6, at the Wyndham Sugar Bay and Beach Resort. The featured speakers for the event include Reginald E. Jones and W.A. Hilton Clarke.
Sponsored by Ogletree Deakins

Read entire articleAug 2 2001 - 5:59pm
INNOVATIVE CENTRAL OFFICES CLOSURE

The Innovative Business Central Offices of Innovative Telephone, Wireless and Cable TV will be temporarily closed for business on Saturday, Aug. 4.

Read entire articleAug 2 2001 - 11:46am
BRYAN ECONOMIC PLAN IS CHAMBER FORUM TOPIC

The St. Croix Chamber of Commerce is hosting a luncheon forum for the business community on Friday at the Hibiscus Hotel to review and discuss details of Sen. Adelbert Bryan's "Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy."

Read entire articleJul 17 2001 - 9:23pm