Scotiabank’s annual commitment to the University of the Virgin Islands was demonstrated during a Chamber of Commerce Business after Hours event where the bank contributed $10,000 to the UVI Scotiabank Scholarship Fund.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) approved $95.5 million in loans to small businesses in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands during fiscal year 2016, a 19 percent increase over the previous fiscal year.
The Virgin Islands Department of Education (VIDOE) received a $200,000 donation from telecommunications giant Innovative to benefit vocational education and Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics (STEM) programs at schools across the territory.
For the fourth year in a row, representatives from Wyndham Vacation Ownership will present a monetary donation in the amount of $15,000 to the St. Thomas Department of Education at the University of the Virgin Islands Summit.
Innovative Cable TV, the premier entertainment provider in the territory, recently received notice that PIVOT, which is a part of its expanded level of service, is being discontinued by the programmer, effective Oct. 31.