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Sylvia Elena Dubois Parris Dies at 73

Sylvia Elena Dubois Parris of St. Croix died on Dec. 22.
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Grittley Frances Yvonne Lewis Dies at 77

Grittley Frances Yvonne Lewis, also known as “Fan,” of Strawberry Hill died on Dec. 24, 2017.
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Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, HTA and Partners Coordinate Holiday Miracle

On Dec. 22, the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation proposed a holiday miracle – the foundation and partner Hasbro wished to donate over 6,600 toys to children in the USVI who were impacted by hurricanes Irma and Maria.
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Gerber Family Gives Back to Queen Louise Home for Children

The 18 family members, who hail from California, Florida, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Scotland, spent Thursday completing projects at Queen Louise Home for Children and the Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts
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International Society of Barristers Foundation Donates $10,000 to Legal Services V.I.

The Society donated $10,000 to Legal Services of the Virgin Islands to support that group’s work in providing legal services to the territory's citizens in the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria.
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UVI Physics Department to Develop Satellite UVI-BurstCube

The University of the Virgin Islands will soon have its own satellite. Its physics program is developing the UVI-BurstCube satellite.
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Caterpillar Project Heals Youth in Aftermath of Hurricanes

Project Promise, recognizing an immediate need to address trauma caused after two Category 5 hurricanes, launched the Caterpillar Project Trauma in October.
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Steven Edward Hendrix Dies at 61

Dr. Steven Edward “Steve” Hendrix Ph.D. of Christiansted, Virgin Islands, died unexpectedly on Dec. 8 at Juan F. Louis Medical Center on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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GRUFF Withdraws Initiative Petition

GRUFF thanks the hundreds of voters that signed and supported the Initiative. By Aug. 15, 2017, GRUFF had submitted over 1,300 signatures on St. Croix and over 1,200 on St. Thomas
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McDonald’s Brightens Spirits for the Holidays with Donations

My Brother's Workshop and the Queen Louise Home have received donations from McDonald's.
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