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.
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.
Last year, Cultural Conquest Association Inc. adopted the Juanita Gardine Elementary School. It decided the best way to volunteer our services to the students and staff was to provide them with additional school supplies.
In the peak of the Hurricane Season and at the start of National Preparedness Month (September), the American Red Cross of the Virgin Islands (ARC-VI) encourages everyone to take the first step by creating a disaster plan for their homes that can help keep people safe during an emergency.
The Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums will celebrate National Library Card Sign-Up Month. The annual occasion is a time when the Virgin Islands Public Libraries join with the American Library Association (ALA) nationwide to ensure that every student has a free library card.
Coastweeks events in the territory will run from Sept. 17 through Oct. 31. This year, events will include a renewed emphasis on litter prevention thanks to a $99,000 Marine Debris Program grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to researchers at the University of the Virgin Islands.
The St. Croix Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. has announced the recipients of its annual Rita Weber Scholarships, which are awarded annually to three St. Croix high school seniors from public, private and parochial schools who have been accepted to a college or university.
Community Music Inc. (CMI) informs the friends, patrons and supporters of Jazz in the Park that the concert scheduled for Friday, Aug. 26, has been canceled due to insufficient funds. The organization looks forward to its next scheduled concert date and the funds necessary to produce it.
The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) is distributing 5,000 high-quality early childhood books to children, parents and hospitals, as part of CFVI’s Early Childhood initiative.
Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands (LSSVI) celebrates 30 years of service at Flambouyant Gardens, providing safe, comfortable and affordable housing to seniors and adults with physical disabilities.