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Organizations

5th Annual Coal Pot Cook-Off July 22

With the fifth annual Coal Pot Cook-Off this month, it’s beginning to look like the feast honoring the old, traditional way of cooking has become a St. Thomas culinary tradition. This year the event will again be at Emancipation Garden, on July 22 from noon to 4 p.m.
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Four year Eli Hume shows off his catch while 2-year-old brother, Wyatt, looks on

Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club’s Kid’s Tournament – Kids Catch Fish, Fun & Prizes

Eli Hume shouted out excitedly, ‘I got it, I got it’ as he pulled the finger-long yellow tail snapper hooked at the end of his baited hand line out of the water and into his bucket. Hume beamed a broad smile at his parents, then ran up to the scales to have his fish weighed.
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Peggy Simmonds

Rotary St. Thomas Names Peggy Simmonds New President

The Rotary Club of St. Thomas II installed its 39th President and Board on June 28, 2017 at the Aqua Terra Oceanfront Grill, Marriott Frenchman’s Reef and Morning Star Resort in the presence of approximately 60 Rotarians and friends and family of Rotary. The installation of President
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Children’s Museum, VI EPSCor to Open Mangrove Exhibit June 17

The exhibit will provide an experiential, hands-on learning opportunity for youths and adults, and it will be a source of information on the critical role the highly specialized mangrove trees play in the Virgin Islands.
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2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book Highlights Gains for U.S. Children

The Annie E. Casey Foundation is urging state and federal policymakers not to backtrack on gains made in improving health and well-being outcomes for children.
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Graduating Senior Wins Dream Prom Experience

For the third consecutive year, a graduating senior from the Virgin Islands was granted a prom experience of any girl’s wildest dream.
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CFVI and United Jazz Foundation to Present Jaci and Jerry Silverberg Trumpet Awards

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) and United Jazz Foundation (UJF) will present the Jaci and Jerry Silverberg Trumpet Awards to Keshawn Hardy and Daniel Newton at 7:30 p.m., June 2.
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Kym Rapier Donates $60,000 Gift to St. Thomas Swimming Association

When Kym Rapier moved to St. Thomas 18 months ago, she knew she wanted to make a difference here as she has in each of the communities in which she’s lived.
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VIPD Basketball Fete Is Making a Difference

The Virgin Islands Police Department continues to reach out and embrace the community in its fight against crime in the territory.
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Royal Danish Library Marks Centenary of Transfer of Danish West Indies

With an extensive program, including an exhibition, online dissemination, workshops and cultural events, the Royal Danish Library offers various points of entry that enable its users to participate in a discussion about Denmark’s colonial history.
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