April 24, 2004 — All St. Thomas residents who want to "Save Vessup Beach" are asked by Andrea King of the Red Hook Community Alliance to be present at the Senate session on Monday, April 26, at 10:30 a.m. when Senator Louis Hill's bill will be presented for a vote by the Legislature.
Supporters should also meet at the center of Carnival Village on Monday between 5 & 5:30 p.m. to pick up signs and be present when Governor Charles W. Turnbull cuts the ribbon at the Village opening ceremony.
Save Vessup Beach T-shirts are now on sale for $6 and are available at: Island Yachts in Red Hook; at the waterfront boat races Sunday morning, across from the USO Bldg; at the Legislature session Monday morning; at Carnival Village at the Village opening ceremony Monday evening; or by calling 626-7294.
Support for preservation of one of the last remaining beaches and green spaces is sought, a release said, to "show Governor Turnbull that Saving Vessup Beach is the only decision acceptable to the people."
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