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Monday, November 28, 2022


USVI Tournament Shows Territory’s Growing Interest in Chess

Over the Nov. 12-13 weekend, the USVI Chess Association (USVICA) held a US Chess-rated tournament at the Research and Technology Park on the St. Croix campus of the University of the Virgin Islands.

Alpine Securities, Salvation Army Serve Food to Homeless for Thanksgiving

Alpine Securities staff joined The Salvation Army to serve the homeless on Wednesday, Nov. 23, right in time for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Student Music Makers Win Big at USVI BreakBeatCode Hackathon

Because of an amazing Google team and eight coaches from the USVI who learned the BreakBeatCode curriculum, over 20 children, ages 12-17, got the opportunity to learn to create their own beats on a computer.

Deadline Looms for Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Internships

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation is offering several internship programs for spring 2023 and applications are due by Wednesday, Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett announced Monday.

Access to Racial and Cultural Health Institute and UVI Receive Grant to Address Structural Racism

The grant helps communities use data to improve community conditions that have been shaped by structural racism.

Frenchman’s Reef and USVIHTA Celebrate Thanksgiving With the Boys & Girls Club

The Frenchman's Reef team handed out turkeys to all the children in the club, ensuring that each and every student will be able to sit down to dinner with their loved ones and give thanks for one another.

STT-STJ Woodworkers Society to Present 2022 Woodworkers Expo in December

The St. Thomas-St. John Woodworkers Society will present the 2022 Woodworkers Expo. On St. Thomas, the expo will happen from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 1, 2 and 3, at E’s Garden Tea House on Garden Street in Charlotte Amalie town. On St. John, the Woodworkers Expo will...

Two St. Croix Lawyers Establish ‘The Lawyers’ Scholarship Fund’ at CFVI

Two attorneys who formerly practiced law together on St. Croix back in the late 1980s, Lisa Harris Moorhead and Susan Bastress, recently joined forces again to set up the fund as a way of giving back.

D.H. Jackson Long-term Disaster Recovery Awards College Scholarships to 4 H.S. Students

The D. H. Jackson Long-Term Disaster Recovery Committee Inc, hosted its Annual Scholarship Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 12. DHJ awarded $2500 in college scholarships to three public school students.

2022 Charter Yacht Show Kicks off Saturday at Yacht Haven Grande

Dozens of vessels will be on display as the U.S. Virgin Islands Charter Yacht Show kicks off Saturday at IGY Marina’s Yacht Haven Grande on St. Thomas.

ElevateWi Brings Young Singers, Musicians and Poets Together

A passionate group of music and arts enthusiasts braved the inclement weather on Saturday evening, Nov. 5, to participate in an event to support young and upcoming artists in the Virgin Islands.

CFVI Virtual Giving Tree Project Returns for the Holidays

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands is asking USVI nonprofit organizations to submit holiday-related needs to the Virtual Giving Tree project by Nov. 30.

Third Round of Funding of $180,180 Available for Emergency Food and Shelter Programs

Agencies interested in applying for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program funds must submit applications via CFVI's grant portal.

CFVI Awards $50,000 in Popular VI Community Fund Grants to 5 USVI Nonprofits

Grants of $10,000 each went to five USVI nonprofit organizations that provide direct services in one or more of the grant’s focus areas, such as youth programs, entrepreneurship and/or environmental protection.

Viya Employees Donate $10,000 to Cancer Support VI’s Pinktober Campaign

Through its Pinktober events, CSVI celebrates women's health, promotes cancer awareness and honors breast cancer fighters and survivors.

Friends of VINP Kicks Off Season with Full Lineup of Events, Seminars and Hikes

With some 275 events, seminars, boat trips and hikes already on the 2022/23 schedule, Friends of Virgin Islands National Park is looking forward to engaging community and visitors with the park. 

MBW Cafe and Bakery Products Now Sold at Cyril E. King Airport’s Island Grind VI

Island Grind VI opened its St. Thomas Airport location in March and is proud to showcase the talent of local chefs and restaurants while providing tasty, healthy food (including vegan options) to locals and tourists taking off from Cyril E. King Airport.

Department of Agriculture, Island Green Living Schedule Free Composting/ Food Security Events

Agriculture’s VI Conservation District will showcase the basics of composting and demonstrate how to build a “Johnson-Su Bioreactor” composter.

Liberty VI Employees Join Cancer Support VI to ‘Give Cancer the Boot’

Liberty VI and Cancer Support VI have teamed up to raise funds and awareness to support the fight against breast cancer in the USVI during October.

STX Rotary Clubs Schedule Virgin Islands World Polio Day Activities

The 'This Close' campaign– based on Rotary International’s campaign the St. Croix clubs began sharing graphics on social media with the “this close” gesture meaning that We Are This Close to eradicating polio.
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