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Charlotte Amalie
Friday, July 19, 2019
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Virtue of the Week: Purposefulness

Being purposeful is having a clear focus. Begin with a vision for what you want to accomplish, and concentrate on your goal. Some people let things happen; when you are purposeful, you make things happen. 

Dr. Christensen on the Decision by the WAPA Board Not to Extend Hodge’s Contract

The vote to not extend Hugo Hodge's contract is not just a disappointment, it is a travesty.

Source Manager’s Journal: Dignity and Hope

The coarsening of our public life and political discourse is a dangerous trend. The term "dignity" is easily defined. A "quality of being worthy of honor or respect," "a composed or serious manner," "a sense of pride in oneself."

Virtue of the Week: Diligence

Diligence is working hard and doing your absolute best. You take special care by doing things step by step. Diligence helps you get things done with excellence and enthusiasm. Diligence leads to success.

The WCSC 2016 Calendar Comes Under Criticism

Dr. Gloria I. Joseph and Ulla Neuburger, former board members of Women’s Coalition of St. Croix, find much to fault about the WCSC 2016 calendar.

Thank You, Claire Roker

Carlene Woods praises the work and dedication of Claire Roker, who has spent her life preparing young women for Caribbean, national and international pageants.

Virtue of the Week: Determination

You focus your energy and efforts on a task and stick with it until it is finished. Determination is using your willpower to do something when it isn't easy. You are determined to meet your goals.

Raising Awareness on Stalking, Human Trafficking, Social Consciousness

Khnuma Simmonds-Esannason, Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Council (DVSAC) executive director, reflects on past accomplishments and thanks supporters in advance for what will be a recharged, productive future.

Corporate Welfare Is Alive and Flourishing in U.S.V.I.

Eddison T. Walters, business professor, writes that the Virgin Islands Government has just given away the store with its agreement to the deal for the sale of the St. Croix refinery.

Virtue of the Week: Perseverance

Perseverance is being steadfast and persistent. You commit to your goals and overcome obstacles, no matter how long it takes. Like a strong ship in a storm, you don't become battered or blown off course. You just ride the waves.

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