Tuesday, September 26, 2017 1:42 am Last modified: 1:40 am

Organizations

Updates: How to Check on Status of Friends, Family

To help check on the status of friends and families, the American Red Cross has activated a ‘Safe and Wellness’ web and text ability for the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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Cruzan Rum Distillery Donates $500,000 to Fund for Hurricane Relief and Recovery

The company has supported past relief efforts in the region and is working closely with government and community providers to identify priorities and direct resources for immediate needs as well as long-term recovery efforts.
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Amateur Radio Club HAM Operators Support Irma Response

Amateur Radio Operators located at the Virgin Islands Territory Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) are utilizing the 60M Radio Band/CH2 (5346.5 USB) to coordinate emergency communications in the wake of Hurricane Irma.
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Rotary Club Delivers Message to Jamaicans in the Virgin Islands

Rotary Club of St. Croix received a request from Carol Phillips, the past president of the Rotary Club of Liamuiga on St. Kitts.
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AT&T Pledges Additional $1.4 Million to Hurricane Relief With New Matching Donation

AT&T will match each dollar donated to Team Rubicon through the text-to-donate program, no matter which wireless carrier a person uses, up to $1 million.
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Center for Disease Control Gives Tips on Staying Safe After Hurricanes, Flooding

The following is information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) about what to do after a hurricane.
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Plaskett Announces ‘Fund for the Virgin Islands’ Set Up by CFVI for Hurricane Recovery

“The catastrophic destruction caused by Hurricane Irma requires aid to address the overwhelming needs of the countless victims who face the daunting task of rebuilding their lives,” said Congresswoman Plaskett.
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Humane Society of St. Thomas Board Has Openings

Members in good standing should submit their bios by Oct. 1 to be considered for nomination on the ballot.
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Special Olympics Virgin Islands Committee Urgently Seeking Volunteers

The Special Olympics Virgin Islands (SOVI) Committee is making an urgent appeal to the public for volunteers to revive and revitalize the territory’s Special Olympics program.
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FirstBank Joins Salvation Army for Back-to-School Supply Drive

With financial support from FirstBank, the Salvation Army equipped 400 students with backpacks filled with pencils, pencil cases, composition notebooks, erasers, rulers, scissors and other essentials.
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