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Genealogy Classes: Researching West Indian Ancestors: Strategies and Resources

Upcoming Classes: Researching West Indian Ancestors: Strategies and Resources will be offered on two dates in May: 2 p.m., May 25 and 5:45 p.m., May 29.

VI Housing Authority and Disability Rights Center of VI Partner to Empower Residents to Advocate

The alliance, driven by a shared vision of fostering effective and innovative advocacy, represents a significant leap forward in addressing pressing issues faced by individuals with disabilities within the housing community.

St. Croix American Legion Post 102 Schedules Memorial Day Events

American Legion Post 102 Memorial Day activities will be conducted on the following dates and times.

Upstreet, Inc. Health & Wellness Committee to Host Cancer Support Group

Upstreet, Inc. Health & Wellness Committee will host a Cancer Support Group 4th Workshop on Saturday, May 25, at 10:00 a.m. at the Celestino A. White Senior Community Center, 2nd Floor.

HSSTT Open House: Come See the Improvements and Adopt a Furry Friend!

The Humane Society of St. Thomas will hold an open house on Sunday, June 2, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. to update the community on new happenings at the shelter.

WCSC 40th Annual Women Race: Run4Her

The Women’s Coalition of St. Croix's 40th Annual Women Race is set to take place on Sunday, June 2, at 4:45 p.m. in Frederiksted. The virtual race will be held from May 31, 12:05 a.m., to June 1, 2024, at 11:55 p.m. 

St. Croix Animal Welfare Center Hopes to Raise $50,000 With Pledge-a-Thon

On May 24, the St. Croix Animal Welfare Center is going live from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. across the internet and over the radio. The St. Croix Animal Welfare Center has been operating under critical animal capacity for over a year.

St. Croix Foundation Hosts KIDS COUNT USVI Summit: ‘We Are the System and the Solution

St. Croix Foundation for Community Development’s (SCF) KIDS COUNT USVI Team hosted its first KIDS COUNT USVI Summit, April 16-17, on St. Croix at The Grange Event Center near Anna’s Hope.

Virgin Islands Architecture Center Seeking Teens for Summer Enrichment STREAMS Program

The students will design and engineer, learn LIDAR and drone technology, Geocache the Old Barracks, develop the art of place keeping and explore woodworking, masonry and other building crafts.

Miss Universe U.S. Virgin Islands Returns

The pageant is now seeking local sponsors and vendors who are interested in promoting the USVI and its brand internationally.

Ocean Point Terminals Recognizes Local Charities for Community Work, Donates $300,000 to 20 Non-Profits

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

USVI Chess Federation Hosts Territorial Scholastic Chess Tournament

Students from 10 Virgin Islands schools competed in three divisions in a five-round chess tournament.

St. Croix’s Alessandra M. Evangelista Crowned Cherry Blossom Queen in Washington, D.C.

The Virgin Islands Association, D.C. (VIADC) announces that Alessandra Maria Evangelista of St. Croix was crowned as the 2024 U.S. Cherry Blossom Queen at the National Conference of State Societies Official Gala on Friday, April 12, in Washington, D.C.  

LEPC Accepting Proposals for Funding Opportunities for Federal Victims of Crime Assistance Grants

The Office of Victims of Crime makes available Victims of Crime Act Formula Grants to non-profit victim services entities and government agencies to provide direct services to assist victims recovering from victimization.

LEPC Accepting Proposals for Federal Violence Against Women Grants

LEPC, with funding through the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women, makes available Violence Against Women Formula Grants to private non-profit organizations.

CGL to Present Lecture on the D. Hamilton Jackson and Casper Holstein Collaboration

The Caribbean Genealogy Library will host a lecture, entitled “D. Hamilton Jackson and Casper Holstein: Early Collaboration in Fighting for Political Reform 1921-1927.”

CFVI Announces USVI Center for the Book’s ‘Great Reads from Great Places’ Youth and Adult Selections for 2024

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI), which serves as the Library of Congress’s Center for the Book, U.S. Virgin Islands affiliate, has announced the two books selected for the USVI 2024 “Great Reads from Great Places.”

STJ Rescue Launches Junior Rescue Program and Other Initiatives

When a car plunges off a road, when a person goes missing, or when a community event requires extra volunteers, St. John Rescue is always on hand.

Education and VIEDA Approve Children’s Museum of St. Croix to Be Public-School Program

“We believe that the museum will complement the traditional classroom setting by providing a unique and immersive learning experience for children of all ages.”

USVI 175th Emancipation Commemoration Committee Marks International Women’s Day 2024

Carol M. Burke, chairwoman of the 175th Emancipation Commemoration Committee, noted that throughout the history of the Virgin Islands, women have been central figures in shaping the islands’ culture, heritage and progress.

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