The Women's Coalition of St. Croix (WCSC), the Family Resource Center (FRC) and the V.I. Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Council (DVSAC) are partnering to coordinate ‘USVI Says NO MORE,’ a new territory-centered campaign for awareness and intervention on domestic violence and sexual assault.
Gov. Kenneth Mapp gave opening remarks and enjoyed festivities at the Herbert Grigg Home for the Aged Christmas Party. Mistress of Ceremony Maria Colon-Clarke introduced the dignitaries and conducted an award ceremony before Pastor Samuel Carrion gave the blessing for the luncheon.
For the 15th consecutive year, the Anderson Family Fund at the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) has awarded teacher grants to educators in the territory. A total of $24,920 in grants were given to schools on St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas.
The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) invites individuals and groups from all sectors to join a collaborative community program to be held Dec. 5 and Dec. 6 on St. Thomas and St. Croix, respectively.
Effective Monday, Nov. 28, there will be holiday library hours at the Charles W. Turnbull Regional Library, the Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, the Athalie Petersen Public Library and the Florence Williams Public libraries.
The Euan P. McFarlane Award was established in 1987 to provide recognition for persons demonstrating initiative, resourcefulness and leadership in promoting conservation and enhancement of the environment in the insular Caribbean, with priority given to the smaller islands of the eastern Caribbean.
Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands, in partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service, recognized four veterans who reside at the LSSVI Housing Communities, as well as the AmeriCorps members who support them.
On Sunday, Nov. 6, dozens of colorful standup paddle boards lined the Maho Beach, ready for action. Standing in their brightly colored jerseys adorned with the logos of more than a dozen sponsoring local businesses’ logos, 43 competitors lined up, knee-deep in the water.
A non-profit organization, My Brother’s Workshop provides the tools that build hope to at-risk and high-risk youth, ages of 16-24, by offering paid on-the-job training, mentoring, education and job placement.
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.