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GERS to Close Offices for Carnival

The Government Employees’ Retirement System (GERS) offices will be closed as follows:

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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Personnel Announces Results of GESC Health Insurance Board Election

The V.I. Division of Personnel, has announced the winners of the recent GESC Health Insurance Board for employee and retiree representatives on the Government Employees Service Commission (GESC) Group Health Insurance Board.

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2015-04-24 16:09:46
EPA Honors Three U.S. Virgin Islands Environmental Champions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced it has honored three individuals and organizations from across the U.S. Virgin Islands with Environmental Champion Awards for their achievements in protecting public health and the environment.

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2015-04-24 16:04:53
Watch Dogs Must be Independent

Why did a Senate panel hold in committee a bill that would provide greater autonomy and a guaranteed budget to the entity charged with stemming the flow of fraud, waste and abuse in the territory?

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2015-04-23 21:36:27
Lifestyles - Health-Fitness — St. Thomas
Cancer Support V.I. in St. Thomas Hosts Oncologist and Naturopathic Physician

Cancer Support VI announces the next free presentation by Dr. Petra Ketterl, medical oncologist, and Dr. Kathryn Anderson, a naturopathic physician, from Cancer Treatment Centers of America, (CTCA) in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Read entire articleApr 28 2010 - 12:45am
Government and Organizations Offering Free Developmental Screenings for Preschoolers

Parents with concerns about their young child’s development should take advantage of a free developmental screening or Child Find being offered jointly by the Departments of Health, Education and Human Services, as well as Lutheran Social Services and the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleMar 17 2010 - 2:15am
DOH Issues Advisory on Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)

Department of Health Commissioner Julia Sheen is advising the public of recent reports of conjunctivitis, commonly referred to as pink eye, in the territory and is urging residents to seek medical attention if they feel they have contracted the infection.

Read entire articleMar 5 2010 - 4:16pm
Human Services Holds Developmental Screening for Children at Three Locations

The Department of Human Services, in conjunction with others, will host Child Find, a free developmental screening for children from birth to 5 years-old.

Read entire articleMar 4 2010 - 5:14pm
Yoga Under the Sun Yoga and Meditation Schedule

Sunset Yoga (on the beach!)
Emerald Beach, Lindbergh Bay
Weds 6pm

Yoga Over the Sea
Marriott Frenchman's Reef
Mon and Weds 9am
by reservation

Yoga Under The Full Moon (on the beach!)
Emerald Beach, Lindbergh Bay

Read entire articleFeb 13 2010 - 7:24pm
Upcoming Events at Creque Dam Farm Are Scheduled for February

Creque Dam Farm offers workshops on fermentation and the art of mentoring followed by dinners.

Read entire articleFeb 11 2010 - 12:14am
Solyoga Offers Tai Chi Alchemy and Channeled Healing Workshops

A workshop entitled “Tai Chi Alchemy” will be taught by Rick Barrett on Thursday, Jan. 21 and Saturday, Jan. 23, at Solyoga in Mongoose Junction, Rick Barrett, author of “Taijiquan: Through the Western Gate,” presents a radical vision of the effect of consciousness on human ability. A "Channeled Healing" workshop will be taught by Louise Olivi, M.S.,  on Monday Jan. 11.

Read entire articleJan 12 2010 - 2:20am
Cancer Support VI Presents Lecture on Cooking for Health

Cancer Support VI announces the next free lecture on Wednesday, Dec. 2, at Oceana Restaurant in Frenchtown -- a cooking demonstration that will include a discussion, handouts and recipes using foods found locally that can help with cancer fighting, diabetes and cancer prevention.

Read entire articleNov 24 2009 - 12:37am
Workshops Offered on ‘Tibetan Medicine for the Western World’

In an introductory presentation and two days of workshops, “Tibetan Medicine for the Western World” will be presented by Dr. Barry Clark of New Zealand, who is the only Westerner to have been trained in the Tibetan medical system.

Read entire articleOct 31 2009 - 7:42pm
Cancer Support VI Hosts Lectures on October 7

Cancer Support VI will hold its next free lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 7, featuring naturopath Dr. Kathryn Anderson, ND, and Dr. Petra Ketterl, M.D., a medical oncologist from Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa, Okla. 

Read entire articleOct 6 2009 - 4:47pm