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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Low Pressure System Likely to Develop as it Approaches Caribbean

A broad area of low-pressure about 700 miles east-southeast of the Windward Islands is likely to develop in the next few days, and though it currently appears to be on a heading that will take it south of the V.I., residents should keep an eye on it. 

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2016-09-26 23:27:27
St. Croix Golf Association to Host Eastern Caribbean Championships

For the first time in over a decade, the St. Croix Golf Association (ECGA) will host eight countries for the Eastern Caribbean Golf Association Championships at Carambola Golf Club.

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2016-09-26 13:22:14
Virtue of the Week: Gentleness

Gentleness is acting and speaking in a way which is considerate and kind to others. Gentleness is moving wisely, touching softly, holding carefully, speaking quietly and thinking kindly. 

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2016-09-25 11:26:18
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Committee Seeks Theme for Carnival 2014

The V.I. Carnival Committee is accepting ideas for the official theme for Carnival 2014.

According to the committee, entries should be a short, catchy, meaningful phrase or sentence that clearly defines the spirit and excitement of the Virgin Islands’ largest cultural event.

Those interested can submit their entires in four ways:

– Hand deliver entries to the Carnival Committee office located across from the Department of Finance on lower Main Street;

– Mail entries to P.O. Box 307947, St. Thomas, V.I. 00803;

– Fax entries to 1-340-777-9199; or

– Send entries by email to jouvert@viaccess.net.

The deadline for submitting entries is August 31.

The individual who submits the winning entry will win a Carnival 2014 season pass to all events sponsored by the Carnival Committee. The willing theme will used for all Carnival events and will be posted with the winner’s name in the Carnival Booklet.

More information is available by calling the Carnival Committee office at 1-340-776-3112.

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