76.7 F
Charlotte Amalie
Friday, December 2, 2022
HomeNewsArchivesFYI: Governor Extends Mother’s Day Greetings

FYI: Governor Extends Mother’s Day Greetings

The following material is being published, unedited, exactly as it was received via e-mail from the office of the government official named below, as a Source community service. Government office holders wishing to contribute to the bulletin board must e-mail visource@gmail.comThe Source reserves the right to choose what is published.
May 9, 2009 – Governor John P. deJongh Jr. today extended Mother’s Day greetings to all mothers of the Territory.
“This weekend is that special time of year for each of us to extend heartfelt greetings and best wishes to all ladies of the Virgin Islands who have given of their time and effort towards the raising of our children. I encourage all members of the community to take a moment on Mother’s Day to express both your love and appreciation to those very special individuals who are rearing and nurturing our young people,” deJongh said.
There is no question that each of our young people are a treasured gift, which requires an entire family, indeed an entire village, to nurture our children into productive citizens complete with sound, moral character, deJongh added.
“May God bless all mothers, their family and friends with an abundance of good health, peace and prosperity.”

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.

Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.