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Rotary Mid-Isle Renovates JFL’s Emergency Department Family Room

On Nov. 3, Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center (JFL) hosted Rotary’s District Governor Haresh L. Ramchandani, along with members from the local Rotary Mid-Isle Club. The Rotary had renovated JFL’s Emergency Department’s family room by donating the furniture, re-painting the room and providing wall art.

National Resources Conservation Service Funding Applications Available

The National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Caribbean Area sign-up for fiscal year 2017 EQIP funding is now open. The Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is a voluntary conservation program that provides financial and technical assistance to farmers and ranchers to help them install and implement conservation practices on eligible agricultural land.

V.I. Society of CPAs to Present Accounting Scholarships to UVI Students

The Virgin Islands Society of Certified Public Accountants (VISCPA) will present two minority accounting scholarships for $2,000 each to University of the Virgin Islands accounting majors at its 2016 annual membership meeting on Friday, Nov. 4.

DRCVI to Conduct Workshops on Employment for the Disabled

The Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands (DRCVI) in collaboration with others will conduct workshops on basic employment including Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) the Ticket to Work Program, the Workforce Innovations and Opportunities Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA).

Friends of V.I. National Park to Host Standup Paddleboard Races Nov. 6

Each year, Friends of V.I. National Park hosts a standup paddleboard race called Paddle the Park at Maho Bay early in November. This year marks the 4th annual event and will be held on Sunday, Nov. 6.

AT&T Contributes $28,000 to CFVI to Promote STEM Education

For the second consecutive year, AT&T is contributing $28,000 to the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) to provide local teacher grants in the 2016-2017 school year for the purpose of promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education throughout the territory.

Nigel O. Hodge Foundation to Hold 20th Anniversary Gala

The Nigel O. Hodge Foundation will celebrate its 20th Anniversary Gala on Sunday, Nov. 6, at Fat Turtle in the Yacht Haven Grande courtyard.

Virgin Islanders Honor Gold Star Mothers and Families

The last Sunday of September each year is designated as Gold Star Mother’s Day throughout the United States of America and its territories. It is a day when citizens pause to recognize and honor those who have lost a son or daughter while they were serving the country as part the U.S. Armed Forces.

HTA, Chamber, Diageo Award $17,500 in Scholarships

On Friday, Sept. 23, the St. Croix Hotel & Tourism Association (HTA), the St. Croix Chamber of Commerce and Diageo USVI awarded $17,500 in scholarship funds to four local students.

Jeep Association Brings School Supplies to St. Croix Elementary Students

A convoy of eight jeeps converged at the Lew Muckle Elementary School parking lot at 8:30 a.m., on Friday, Sept. 16, in Sion Farm, Christiansted, to deliver educational tools to deserving students.

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