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Bill to Amend Commission on Aging Approved; AARP-VI to Hold Permanent Seat on Commission

AARP in The Virgin Islands has been advocating for revision and reestablishment of the Commission on Aging.

Beach Advisory for September 21-25

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 34 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of Sept. 21 – 25, 2020. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming and fishing.

Horace A. Callwood Sr. Dies

Our family is deeply saddened to announce the death of our beloved husband, father, brother and former senator Horace A. Callwood Sr. Horace died at his home on St. Thomas, Friday, Sept. 11.

Midalia Fabio Dies at 67

Midalia Fabio of Estate St. John died on Wednesday, Sept. 23.

CFVI Offering Youth Virtual Learning Support Grants

In recognition of the challenges faced by many families with children enrolled in schools with distance learning requirements, the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) is offering grants to support virtual learning for school-based academic programs.

St. George Village Botanical Garden to Hold Virtual Arbor Day Celebration

On Friday, Sept.25, St. George Village Botanical Garden will be celebrating Arbor Day. Because of COVID-19, this event will be on its Facebook Page LIVE, and it will be added to The SGVBG You.
Education Commissioner Racquel Berry-Benjamin explains changes in school organizations. (Photo submitted by V.I. Department of Education)

Department of Education: Grading Not Suspended for 2020-2021 School Year

Students with devices will be graded on completed class assignments and tests, while students without devices will receive oral assessments via telephone contact from their teachers.

LittlexLittle Campaign Helps the VI Children’s Museum Reach Its Goals With Smaller Donations

The #LittlexLittle campaign organized by GlobalGiving was an online fundraising campaign that ran from Sept. 14-18, during which GlobalGiving would match project donations 50 percent up to $50.

Department of Health Releases Immunization Outreach Calendar for 2020-2021 Flu Season

Over the next few months, the Department of Health will be offering Influenza vaccines to all adult residents throughout the territory.
Attorney General Denise George. (2019 Government House photo)

Department of Justice Awards $638,248 to LEPC for STOP Violence Against Women

The Law Enforcement Planning Commission serves as the State Administrative Agency (SAA) for the distribution of federal funds earmarked for local criminal justice agencies, nonprofits, social service agencies and faith-based organizations.

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