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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

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VIADC Inc. Opens Application Process for 11th Scholarship Program

Eligible Virgin Islands students are encouraged to apply before the deadline of May 31. The application process and application forms can be found on the association’s website

Community Group Delivers Lunch to VIWMA Frontline Workers

The frontline workers of VIWMA were the recipients of a tasty lunch courtesy of #PayitForwardstx, an ad hoc community group that delivers meals to essential workers in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

MBW Raises $100,000 for Spread Hope Campaign

On March 25, Alpine Securities USVI pledged to match all donations made to My Brother's Workshop’s Spread Hope fundraising campaign (up to $50,000) and by April 13, My Brother’s Workshop supporters answered the call of that match by raising $50,000.

CARES Program to Give Grants for the Arts

The Virgin Islands Council on the Arts, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, has developed a program to help secure jobs and keep the doors open for the arts and culture community.

Ocwen Financial Corp. Donates Gift Certificates to LSSVI

Ocwen Financial Corporation donated gift certificates worth $7,700 to benefit low-income families in the Early Head Start program and front line workers at Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands (LSSVI).

Caribbean Groups Pledge Collaboration on Earth Day Goals

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association and The Nature Conservancy joined together for Earth Day on April 22 to share their collaborative intent to emerge from the current COVID-19 crisis and help rebuild a stronger, more resilient Caribbean environment.

St. George Village Botanical Garden Updates Public

The Botanical Garden is recording a series of educational and fun videos of garden flora and fauna for weekly send outs to connect with people via Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

V.I. Democratic Party Releases Statement of Candidacy, Pledge of Support Form for June Caucus

Applicants must complete and submit the statement of candidacy form by 5 p.m., Sunday, May 17. The caucus will be held on Saturday, June 6.

Wayne Archibald Becomes Executive Director of Junior Achievement VI

Archibald will oversee all operations, functions and activities, including strategic planning, fundraising, stakeholder relationship management, program implementation and expansion of Junior Achievement K-12 programs.

Ocean and Coastal Observing – VI Welcomes New Board Members and Officers

OCOVI’s purpose is to facilitate and advance ocean and coastal observing activities that serve the environmental, economic, safety as well as general ocean and coastal-related interests of the V.I. people.

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