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FUVI Celebrity Golf Classic Scheduled for June 8-11 on St. Croix
Virgin Islands golfers, as well as the general public, are invited to join in the fun of the Foundation for the University of the Virgin Islands' (FUVI) Second Annual Celebrity Golf Classic scheduled for June 8 through 11 on St. Croix. Golf Classic events take place at the Carambola Golf Course, the Buccaneer Hotel, UVI's St. Croix campus and the Divi Carina Bay Casino. Free youth sports clinics in football and golf are set for 3 p.m. on Friday, June 9. Call UVI at 692-4023 to sign up for the football clinic on the St. Croix campus and the Carambola at 778-5638 for the golf clinic. Area golfers are invited to play with the celebrities at the tournament which begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 10, at the Carambola. More than 20 actors, professional athletes and TV personalities will participate. Early sign-up — through the Carambola or UVI's Office of Institutional Advancement at 693-1040 — costs $115 per player. At-the-door registration is $125 per player. A web site with all the details is available from a link on the UVI home page – www.uvi.edu or at this direct link: FUVI Classic link.
UVI's Reichhold Center for the Arts May Schedule
May 27-28, 2006 — The Sound of Music — presented by the Venzen/Green Classical Theater. Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets are $40 (covered) $25 (uncovered-lower section) and $15 (uncovered-upper section).
UVI Student Art Exhibit to Open May 26 at VI Council on the Arts
The UVI community is invited to an art exhibit of paintings and drawings by UVI students who were enrolled in basic drawing and painting courses during the 2006 Spring Semester. The exhibit will open with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 26, at the Virgin Islands Council on the Arts Building at 41-42 Norre Gade in Charlotte Amalie. The exhibit was coordinated by instructors Susan Edwards and Shanda Chiumento. It is sponsored by the Virgin Islands Council on the Arts and UVI's Humanities and Social Science Division. The exhibit will hang from May 26 through June 9 at the Arts Council building. The Arts Council is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call 774-5984.
Carabana Theater to Perform 'Distant Voices' on May 26-27
The Carabana Ensemble Theater Company "Distant Voices" at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 26, at the University of the Virgin Islands Little Theatre, in association with the UVI Communication Excellence Club. "Distant Voices" is a dramatization of Caribbean Slave Narratives written and compiled by Carabana's Artistic Director Clarence Cuthbertson. It features Savannah Lyons Anthony, Dr. Gilbert Sprauve, Daouud Nydere, Vanessa Olivacce, Afreekan Southwell and Kathleen Pascal. Tickets for this free performance are available at the UVI Bookstore. A second performance is scheduled for 8 p.m. on May 27, at the Gwendolyn Kean-Strength to Strength Cultural Center. For more information contact the Carabana Ensemble at 693-9150 or carabanavi@aol.com.
UVI to Close for Memorial Day, Monday, May 29
The University of the Virgin Islands will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 29. Summer Session I classes will resume and administrative offices will reopen on regular schedules on Tuesday, May 30.
Public Invited to World Forum of UVI's Summer Institute
The public is invited to the World Forum session of UVI's 2006 Summer Institute for Future Global Leaders in the Caribbean on May 29. The institute — an intensive leadership development course designed to broaden student knowledge of the impact technology, commerce and communications have on the Caribbean — continues through May 30. The World Forum will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Monday at UVI's Reichhold Center for the Arts. The World Forum will feature a distinguished panel debating the topic: The Benefits of Globalization Outweigh the Problems it Causes. Some 45 university juniors, seniors and first-year graduates from throughout the Caribbean, the US mainland and Europe are participating in the two-week institute. The 2006 institute theme is "Building Capacity for Managing Global Opportunities and Challenges." For details, contact the Summer Institute office at 693-1309.
Pesticide Safety Training Set for St. Thomas, St. Croix in June
UVI's Cooperative Extension Service will hold free sessions in Core Pesticide Safety Education Training for commercial and private applicators in June. On the St. Thomas campus, the training is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 7 at the Cooperative Extension Service (New House) Building. On the St. Croix campus, the training is slated for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 14 in room 139 of the Research and Extension Center. Registration is required. For more information, call Dr. Jeff Keularts at 693-4052 or 692-4048. Send email to jkeular@uvi.edu.
For more about the University of the Virgin Islands, visit the Web site: www.uvi.edu.

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