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Laura Bush Foundation Gives Grants to 11 Virgin Islands School Libraries

Milliner-Bowsky Elementary was awarded $60,000 to replace and replenish its school library book supply. Each school is responsible for ordering and procuring the books it wants for the school library.

Legislative Session Unanimously Passes Family Resource Center Resolution

The senator authored the bill post hurricanes Irma and Maria for the FRC’s service to the people of the territory through the collaboration and distribution of aid.

Marion and John E. Anderson Foundation, Others Award $5 Million to V.I. Non-Profits

“We are very happy to make these donations in the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria to non-profits that have played such vital roles in the rebuilding efforts of the Virgin Islands,” said Judy Munzig, chairman of the foundation.

Plaza West Opens 3-Month Plastic Drop-off and Recycling Project

4Ocean's many volunteers, during a two-day event, collected over 30 tons of trash from public beaches, parks, downtown Christiansted and downtown Frederiksted. Now Plaza West, with help from a recycling company, has come forward and taken the next step.

WCSC Radio Drama on Child Sexual Abuse to Begin: ‘Silence Speaks, Secrets Revealed’

The Women’s Coalition of St. Croix’s (WCSC) new 26-episode radio serial and talk shows will premiere on 95.1 – Isle 95, Tuesday, Sept. 4.

Women Striving for Success Inc. Holds Successful Annual Conference

More than 160 women from St. Thomas, St. John, St. Croix and the British Virgin Islands filled the Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas Ballroom for the “Sky’s the Limit Conference,” sponsored by Women Striving for Success Inc. on Saturday, July 31.

Delta Sigma Theta Announces 4 Scholarship Recipients

The St. Croix Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. have announced the recipients of its annual Rita Weber Scholarship and the Thelma Moorhead EMBODI Scholarship (Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence).

CFVI Awards Over $375,000 in Academic Scholarships, Scholar Grants

Thanks to CFVI donors, scholarships have been made available to students for more than 20 years. To date, the foundation has awarded nearly $3 million in academic scholarships to approximately 1,000 V.I. students.

Association Earns Power of A Gold Award for Mutual Aid in U.S.V.I.

The American Society of Association Executives has given its 2018 Power of A Gold Award to the American Public Power Association for coordinating mutual aid to restore power to the U.S. Virgin Islands after the hurricanes.

V.I. Conservation Society, DPNR Launch VI Clean Coasts Campaign Against Plastic

Ocean plastic is a growing disaster and tackling it has unprecedented support from consumers of all walks of life who are calling for business and government to take steps to significantly reduce plastic pollution and turn off the tap of plastic pollution.

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