Two popular St. Croix chefs will join the Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) and other community leaders to lend-a-hand at one of the points of distribution established to provide basic commodities after both Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria.
The executive chefs are Chef Scott of The Palms at Pelican Cove and Chef Ron Duprat of the Renaissance Carambola Beach Resort. They will be at the Juanita Gardine School point of distribution at noon on Thursday, September 28. They both feel it is important to be a part of causes and charities in their local communities.
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That is why the absence of a sense of urgency in the territory – a chronic problem across multiple areas and sectors – is so disturbing. While other places have moved to plan and implement actions to harden infrastructure, tighten building codes and improve design, here is what the Virgin Islands – in the words of the incumbent governor – has done: established an Office of Climate Change (almost four years ago,) which will hold its first meeting this month. Being the land of task forces, committees, councils and dysfunctional boards has never worked in the past. It won’t work in the future. And the stakes are now much higher. ... See MoreSee Less
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