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AARP-VI Applauds Bryan on Commitment to Older Adults in State of Territory Address

AARP-VI supports the governor in addressing critical challenges that desperately need attention as the territory continues to age.

Ribbons for a Cure Increases Financial Assistance Funds for Cancer Patients

Funding for Ribbons for a Cure Inc.'s financial assistance program has been increased to $500 per person for the year 2022.

World Central Kitchen Names Nine V.I. Recipients of 4th Round of Grants

The funds will be used by program participants to finance capital improvements such as building chicken coops, upgrading food packing facilities, installing irrigation systems., and much more.

MBW Plans Virtual 5th Annual Mystery Event for February 26

My Brother’s Workshop (MBW) will host “Mystery in Paradise” set to the theme of Clue by Hasbro from 7-10 p.m. (AST) on Saturday, Feb. 26.

Seven Seas Water Donates $1,600 to My Brother’s Workshop

Seven Seas Water made its first donation to My Brother’s Workshop (MBW) in 2012 and is proud to support it again this year with a $1,600 donation, making its total donations to MBW through the years $21,750.

‘C’mon Man Radio Show’ and CAPA Announce Scholarship Program

This scholarship program will award $1,000 per 10 students, five boys and five girls, who must be graduating this year from a high school in the territory.

Vialet and The Emerald Gems Foundation Give Away 425 Christmas Turkeys

Milwaukee Bucks assistant general manager Milt Newton and his wife Shalaun Newton hosted the Christmas Turkey Giveaway that provided 425 turkeys territory-wide to non-profit organizations and families in need of a holiday blessing.

2021 USVI Chess Federation Returns to Chess Tournaments

This past weekend, Dec. 18 and 19, two round robin chess tournaments were conducted on St. Croix.

St. Thomas Lodge 9679 Brings Holiday Joy to 40 Foster Children

Every child, no matter what their home life looks like, should experience goodwill and joy, especially during the holiday season. That is why St. Thomas Lodge 9679 (the Lodge), with the help of the Division of Children and Family Services, decided to organize a day of play, Santa and gifts for over 40 children who are currently being fostered.

Christmas Festivities Planned on St. John This Week

The Coral Bay Community Council will host a visit from Santa on Wednesday, and on Christmas Eve, Caneel Bay Resort will hold a celebration with Santa and his merry helpers at Frank Powell Park in Cruz Bay.

Children’s Museum of St. Croix Offering Free Program: Countdown to Kindergarten

The museum is now registering children on St. Croix who will enter kindergarten in September 2022 and who are not enrolled in a preschool program.

Non-Profit Island Green Surpasses 1,000,000 Cans Recycled; Senate President Tours Facilities

Established in 2004, Island Green Living Association is a not for profit organization on St. John dedicated to sustainability throughout the United States Virgin Islands.

St. Croix Foundation Announces Release of 2021 KIDS COUNT USVI Data Book

KIDS COUNT is seen as a vital means of providing critical data about child well-being for many federal, state and local government agencies.

2022 Young Farmer Grant Program Applications Now Available

The National Young Farmers Coalition (Young Farmers) offers grants to help young and beginning farmers as well as ranchers start up and grow their businesses.

New Law Establishes Nurse Licensure Compact

The new law will establish the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) to create a Multistate Nursing License in the Virgin Islands.

DHJ and ‘Do My People, Do!’ Partnership Ceremony Held at D.H. Jackson Bandstand

The historic partnership between DHJ and “Do My People, Do!” provides vocational training for youths ages 6 to 22 on St. Croix.

DHJ and Do My People Do! Partner to Expand Disaster Recovery, Youth Development

The historic partnership between D. Hamilton Jackson and Do My People Do! allows the entities to optimize leadership and training opportunities in construction and carpentry for young men and women from ages 12 to 22 in the community.

Public Can Now Bid on SEA’s Holiday Auction Items

The Holiday Online Auction is full of fantastic local goods, staycations, eco-services and island activities. From kayak trips, to restaurant gift certificates, to Buck Island trips, to local art, to jewelry, to hotel stays, to spa days or a garden consultation.

DHJ Long-Term Disaster Recover Committee Honors Anya Stuart, Awards Scholarships

The committee honored Anya Stuart, executive director of the Family Resource Center for her 21 years of service and commitment as an advocate for victims of violent crimes in the Virgin Islands.

Democratic Vision Club Donates to Penn-Scipio Thanksgiving Dinner

Edgar Baker Phillips, president of the Democratic Vision Club, presented a check for $500 to Francine Penn-Scipio of the Scipio Foundation recently to help fund the family's annual Thanksgiving community dinner at Emancipation Garden on St. Thomas.

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