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SBA Surety Bond Program Helps USVI Small Businesses Gain Access to Contract Bonding

SBA assistance in locating a participating surety company or agent and in completing application forms is available online.
Limetree Bay Terminals CEO Darius Sweet testifies to the Legislature July 25. (V.I. Legislature image)

Limetree Bay Terminals Awards Scholarships to 20 Graduates

Limetree has awarded over $100,000 in scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year.

Women Striving for Success Inc. Holds Successful Annual Conference

More than 160 women from St. Thomas, St. John, St. Croix and the British Virgin Islands filled the Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas Ballroom for the “Sky’s the Limit Conference,” sponsored by Women Striving for Success Inc. on Saturday, July 31.

WAPA Introduces Pay-by-Phone and Account Inquiry Service

The authority has launched an automated pay-by-phone and account inquiry service. Payments by phone can be made using a major credit card.

SBA Now Accepting 2019 National Small Business Week Awards Nominations

“Every year the SBA sets aside one week to recognize the extraordinary contributions small business owners and entrepreneurs make to our economy,” said SBA District Director Yvette T. Collazo. “As we continue with this tradition in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, I encourage the public to nominate local small business owners for the 2019 National Small Business Week Awards...”

SBA Celebrates 65 Years of Service to America’s Entrepreneurs

There are currently over 30 million small businesses, and they create two out of every three net new jobs in the private sector each year, and more than half of all Americans either work for or own a small business.

ICMC, UVI Celebrate Student Success at Annual EBI Summer Program Closing Ceremony

With pride filled smiles, firm handshakes and a few happy tears, the Entrepreneur Business Institute (EBI) Summer Program Class of 2018 accepted their awards and certificates as part of their official closing program.

SBA Launches Partnership with VA Vocational Rehabilitation/ Employment Program

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) through its Vocational Rehabilitation and...

Cardow Jewelers Gives Portion of Profits on School Watches to Schools

Public schools in the territory have received $28,305 in proceeds from the sales of the watches bearing school logos.

JetBlue Foundation, Black Aerospace Professionals to Introduce Nearly 200 Students to Careers in Aviation

This summer both organizations are working together to increase awareness of aviation-related careers through hands-on learning for minority students and girls, ages 14-18.

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NATURAL MYSTIC - backlit by a late afternoon sun, members of Earth Mama's Pan African Dance Company perform at the St. Thomas-St. John Agriculture Fair.
The fair takes place in a new location, at the Bordeaux Farms Pavillion. Saturday displays included rabbits, silkie chickens and a turtle in the petting farm, lemongrass, squash, tomatoes and watermelon.
Chef Ashley Allen demonstrated turkey carving. Jason Budsan from the St. Thomas-St. John Environmental Association showed how layering mulch from storm debris and sargasso seaweed makes great compost.
There was also a coal pot lighting contest at sunset. More fun to come on Sunday.
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