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Sunday, January 29, 2023


The Kiwanis Club of St. Croix Plans Event to Celebrate Charter on Feb. 15

The Kiwanis Club of St. Croix will be celebrating our charter Feb. 15 at the Palms. The buffet is $35 per person.

Veterans Town Hall Meetings Scheduled for Each District

Representatives from the headquarters of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, the Veterans Integrated Services Network, the VA Caribbean Health Care System and the V.I. Office of Veterans Affairs are collaborating to hear voices of the veterans within the USVI community.

Liberty Foundation Awards $10,000 Grant to the Children’s Museum of St. Croix

The grant will be used to help the organization coordinate pop-up exhibitions at community events, where children and families can engage in hands-on learning activities together.

CFVI’s Virtual Giving Tree Project Distributes $56,266 to 21 USVI Nonprofits

Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands donations help with holiday-related needs for children, youth, families and seniors.

Ocean Point Terminals Awards Over $500K in 2022 Charitable Giving

Under Ocean Point Terminal’s Charitable Contributions program, donation requests must support the advancement of education, environmental stewardship and community sustainability.

Project Promise Launches New ‘Empowered Me’ Program

Empowered Me is an enrichment program designed to empower St. Croix youth ages 10 to 18 with the tools and attitudes they need to be winners in life.

A Christmas of Comfort!

It is a Merry Christmas for all the residents at Flambouyant Gardens this holiday season! On Dec. 21, Ocwen USVI Services LLC brought several household items for all 58 Flambouyant Gardens residents.

Crisis Intervention Fund Opens Application Period for Mini-Grants to Support Youth/ Families

The award period for the DHS Crisis Intervention Fund will be from Jan. 1, 2023 – Sept. 30, 2023.

Friends of Virgin Islands National Park, St. John Rescue Offer Life Guard Training

all participants should be willing to sign a letter of intent to be involved with the Friends’ Learn to Swim Program in some capacity, whether as a lifeguard, water safety instructor or beachside presenter. 

Liberty Foundation Awards a $10,000 to Friends of VI National Park for Environmental Preservation

Liberty VI employees also participated in a volunteer effort to clean a trail and help keep the park’s grounds clean and healthy.

St. Croix Foundation to Release the 2022 KIDS COUNT USVI Data Book on Dec. 14

A national initiative of the Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF), KIDS COUNT has evolved into one of the largest, long-standing data repositories in the United States focused on the status of children and families.

Hurricane Hunters from Mississippi Return to Queen Louise Home Bearing Toys

Queen Louise Home has received support and resources from this wonderful group for over 12 years.

McDonald’s to Celebrate ‘Great Day’ Fundraiser to Support My Brother’s Workshop

For the 10th year, USVI McDonald’s will donate funds from every Big Mac® sold on Thursday, Dec. 8, to a local charity that serves youth and families.

Packaged Food/Beverage Manufacturers Have Opportunity to Grow With Three Queens Ventures

Women business owners in the U. S. Virgin Islands can build viable, resilient businesses that will have a global market presence.

CFVI Announces 2022 Recipient of Judith A. Towle Environmental Studies Fund Award

The Judith A. Towle Environmental Studies Fund has chosen Christian Torres-Santana from Puerto Rico to receive this year's award.

USVI Tournament Shows Territory’s Growing Interest in Chess

Over the Nov. 12-13 weekend, the USVI Chess Association (USVICA) held a US Chess-rated tournament at the Research and Technology Park on the St. Croix campus of the University of the Virgin Islands.

Student Music Makers Win Big at USVI BreakBeatCode Hackathon

Because of an amazing Google team and eight coaches from the USVI who learned the BreakBeatCode curriculum, over 20 children, ages 12-17, got the opportunity to learn to create their own beats on a computer.

UVI School of Agriculture Invites Community to Annual 4-H Christmas Ornament Festival

The annual 4-H Christmas Ornament Festival is called "Unmask the Holiday Spirit" and will be held on Dec. 11.

Deadline Looms for Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Internships

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation is offering several internship programs for spring 2023 and applications are due by Wednesday, Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett announced Monday.

Access to Racial and Cultural Health Institute and UVI Receive Grant to Address Structural Racism

The grant helps communities use data to improve community conditions that have been shaped by structural racism.
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