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UVI’s Alfred O. Heath Lecture

April 18 @ 6:00 pm

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) will host its annual Alfred O. Heath lecture.  The lecture will consist of a panel of five well-known Virgin Islanders telling their history and family history.

The panelists on St. Croix:

  • Gervel Larson, local award winning architect and a member of a multi-generational family, the Larsons
  • Hans Laewetz, president of Friends of Denmark. Multi-generational Danish Crucian.
  • Stanley Jacobs, Stanley and the Ten Sleepless Nights
  • Dr. Dante Galiber, local physician with connections to both St. Croix and St. Thomas. Member of two multi-generational families, the Lewises and the Galibers.
  • Donald Nelthropp, past president of Cruzan Rum; the distillery dates back to 1760 and has been in continuous operation since prohibition ended. The Nelthropps became partners of the distillery in 1953 and have been running the facility for the last 50 years. Today, the distillery is the home of Cruzan® Rum.
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April 18
6:00 pm
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Albert A. Sheen Campus
St. Croix, + Google Map