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UVI Bulletin Board for October

Here's what is happening on both campuses of the Univeristy of the Virgin Islands.

Churches, AMG Radio, CAPA to Raise Donations for Victims of Frenchtown Fire

There were five families affected on Oct. 15. Non-perishable food clothes and baby clothes are needed. For information on church drop-offs, call communication churches, which will be accepting donations of new clothing and small home items.

Rose Hilda Joseph Dies at 95

Rose Hilda Joseph of Estate Hannah’s Rest died on Oct. 6.

Guillermina M. Hodge Dies at 78

Guillermina M. Hodge, also know as “Mina,” died on Oct. 8.

Shane W. Pelle Dies

Shane W. Pelle, also known as “Shanie,” died on Oct. 10 on St. Croix.

VIBE Releases Revisions to School Regulations and Operations for Grades 9-12

The draft revision to the 9th – 12th grades promotion and retention, grading system and graduation requirements will be available for public review through Nov. 17.

DOH: Special Event Approval Is Required for All Events, Including Halloween

The V.I. Department of Health also reminds the event planner that forms must be filled out entirely, and the entity that owns the property where the event is held must also sign the form. 

Virtue of the Week: Consideration

Consideration is giving careful thought to the needs of others. It is also holding a decision in a contemplative and thoughtful way. We mindfully consider what will result from our choices before we act. We speak with gentleness and tact.

Beach Advisory for October 11-15

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 18 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of Oct. 11 – Oct. 15, 2021. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are considered safe for swimming and fishing:

Jehovah’s Witnesses Offer Game Plan for Reducing Anxiety as Kids Go Back to the Classroom

Along with a binder, crayons, a bundle of pens, pencils and some notebooks, [students] also added face masks, face shields, hand sanitizers and disinfectant wipes to their backpacks.

AARP-VI Recognizes Barbara Walsh for Her Commitment to Community Service

AARP in The Virgin Islands selected Walsh for her remarkable service, greatly benefiting the V.I. communities, reflecting AARP’s vision and mission, and inspiring other volunteers.

Organization Reminds Cancer Survivors and Patients of Its Financial Assistance Program

The benefits will be awarded based on the availability of funds and may be used to fully or partially cover payments for cancer-related prescription medication, diagnostic testing or CT scans.

UVI Bulletin Board for October

Here is what's happening on both campusis of the University of the Virgin Islands.

Yvonne Samuel-Hood Dies at 74

We lost our beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother Yvonne Samuel-Hood on Saturday, Sept. 25, after 74 years of a life well lived.

Keith Sinanan Dies

Keith Sinanan, also known as “Bull,” died on Aug. 16.

UVI to Open Only Procurement Technical Assistance Center at an HBCU

Small businesses in the Virgin Islands will benefit from a full range of services and resources provided by the new Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC).

Street Level VI Awards Hughley Prince Scholarship to New Testament Academy

"The Street Level VI Hughley Prince Memorial Scholarship allows us to spearhead relaunching the Steel Pan Division of our youth music education program, get maintenance for the existing equipment, lessons for the students and secure instructors.”

WCSC to Host Domestic Violence Awareness Month Virtual Forum on the Marginalized

The “DV in Special Populations Virtual Forum” will be held via Zoom, from 3-5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 27.

Virtue of the Week: Confidence

Contentment is an awareness of sufficiency, a sense that we have enough and we are enough. It is appreciating the simple gifts of life – friendship, books, a good laugh, a moment of beauty, a cool drink on a hot day.

Recovery Choir Welcomes New Members for Zoom Rehearsals, Online Holiday Concert

The St. John Recovery Choir is welcoming new members, and the good news is you can live anywhere in the world and become a member because the fall season will be held virtually.

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