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UVI to Close in Observance of Independence Day on Monday, July 4
UVI will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Monday, July 4. Summer Session classes will resume and administrative offices will reopen on Tuesday, July 5.
St. Croix to Celebrate Mango Melee and Tropical Fruit Festival
The annual St. Croix Mango Melee and Tropical Fruit Festival will be held from noon until 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 4, 2005, at the St. George Village Botanical Garden on St. Croix. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children ages six to 12. Children under five will be admitted free. A news release is available on the UVI web site.
Foundation for UVI Celebrity Golf Classic Set July 14-17
The Foundation for the University of the Virgin Islands will host its first Celebrity Golf Classic from July 14 through July 17, 2005, at the Carambola Golf and Beach Resort on St. Croix. Celebrities from the National Football League, the National Basketball Association and the entertainment industry are expected to participate in this star-studded event in support of the Foundation's endowment. Local golfers are also encouraged to participate. For more information, including registration forms, visit the UVI web site at www.uvi.edu or this: direct link.
Research and Public Service June Newsletter Now Available
UVI's Research and Public Service Component has published the June 2005 issue of the R&PS Newsletter. The 12-page, quarterly publication features follow-up coverage of the 34th Annual St. Croix Agriculture and Food Fair, an item on the publication of Seasoning for the Mortar and a look at the upcoming volume 19 of the Caribbean Writer, which is now in production. The news letter – with numerous other stories and photographs of the component's widely varied activities – can be viewed online on the UVI web site's RS&P page – http://rps.uvi.edu/6-2005newsletter.pdf or this direct link.
St. Thomas Class of 2005 Yearbooks Available
Yearbooks for the University of the Virgin Islands St. Thomas campus Class of 2005 are available. Individuals interested in purchasing a copy of the yearbook or who reserved their copy in advance should call Class President Anne Auguste or Yearbook Chairman Marcus Browne to arrange for pickup. The full-color year book costs $40 per copy. To purchase a book or to arrange for pickup, call Auguste at 643-2175 or Browne at 643-7637. Individuals who made deposits on the 2004 yearbook are asked to call the Student Activities office at 693-1111 to make arrangements for picking up their refunds.
For more about the University of the Virgin Islands, visit the Web site: www.uvi.edu.

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