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Wednesday, May 18, 2022


Department of Human Services to Hold ‘Project Homeless Connect’ Events During May

The last Project Homeless Connect event was held in 2015 and successfully served 217 persons on St. Thomas, 185 on St. Croix and 38 on St. John. Volunteers from government and community-based agencies have participated in the planning and will come together to support this year’s three-event effort.

Celebrate National Rescue Dog Day at Humane Society Campus on May 22

You will be providing a safe forever home for an animal in need of a second chance, and in return, you will receive unconditional love.

The Virgin Islands Celebrates Older Americans Month

This year’s Older Americans Month celebration’s theme, “Age My Way,” is a reminder that older adults remain in and continue to be involved in the communities and the Virgin Islands.

The Nature Conservancy to Dedicate New Coral Innovation Lab on May 13

The Nature Conservancy is celebrating the grand opening of its U.S. Virgin Islands Coral Innovation Hub, a new laboratory dedicated to advancing coral science in the Caribbean and across the planet.

USVI Chess Federation Holds 2022 World Spring Festival Chess Tournament on St. Croix

This was a three-day, seven-round Swiss style chess event, providing 14 hours of chess competition.

Edward P. McKenzie Family Trust Scholarship Available for USVI Graduating H.S. Seniors

McKenzie formally launched the scholarship in 2021, alongside his sons, Drew and Scott McKenzie. The scholarship amount offered will range from $500 to $2,500.

CFVI Accepting Applications for Numerous 2022 Scholarships Through May 20

For the 2022-2023 scholarship cycle, CFVI will be awarding academic scholarships based on the following criteria.

St. Thomas Rescue Seeking Recruits for EMT, EMR and EMT-P Classes

Completed applications are due by May 20 from interested community members with a passion to serve, develop and grow. Classes will begin in June.

Ruby Rutnik Scholarship Fund Now Accepting Applications for the 2022-23 School Year

Keeping with its tradition, the Ruby Rutnik Scholarship Fund announced on April 9 – Ruby’s birthday – that it is once again accepting scholarship applications for the upcoming school year.

Russian Invasion Hits Home For Ukrainian Crucian

Far from the postcard palm trees of St. Croix, Russian soldiers walk two-by-two through the streets of Yulia Ivanova’s hometown, shooting at anyone protesting or wearing the yellow and blue national colors.

Community Supports Local Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Program

The Dolly Parton's Imagination Library Program offers free high quality, age-appropriate books each month to children who are under the age of 5.

CFVI Distributes $734,580 to 13 Organizations for Emergency Food, Shelter Programs

In its 39-year history, the Emergency Food and Shelter Program has distributed $5.67 billion to over 14,000 human service agencies in more than 2,500 communities across the country through this collaborative effort between the private and public sectors.

Local STT Family’s Donation Protects Important Gut in Magens Bay Watershed

The Davis family, have donated a conservation easement over 4.5 acres of undeveloped forest including a portion of the upper reaches of a significant gut draining into Magens Bay on the Northside of St. Thomas.

Governor Signs Wage Agreement With Teachers Union

A three-year agreement with American Federation of Teachers Local 1825 and Local 1826 provides salary increases for professionals, paraprofessionals and support staff.

Students to Learn How to Make and Break Code at USVI BreakBeatCode Hackathon

The Virgin Islands Children's Museum and the Rotary Club of St. Thomas II invite parents to register their 10 to 18-year-old children for the virtual USVI BreakBeatCode Hackathon scheduled for March 12-13.

USVI Chess Federation St. Croix Chess Club Holds Winter Festival Tournaments

This was a three-day 10 round chess event providing 20 hours of chess competition that was held from Feb. 11-13 on St. Croix.

Tall Ships America Gives Sea Education Program Award to World Ocean School

Program Director Tatiana accepted the award while aboard the schooner in St. Croix, where she was surrounded by Roseway’s current stellar crew of deckhand educators.

Deadly Parvovirus Cases Increasing in Puppies; Animal Welfare Center Urges Vaccinations

There is no cure for parvovirus, and it is often fatal in puppies and young dogs that are not vaccinated.  But parvo can be prevented by vaccination.

AARP-VI Applauds Bryan on Commitment to Older Adults in State of Territory Address

AARP-VI supports the governor in addressing critical challenges that desperately need attention as the territory continues to age.

Ribbons for a Cure Increases Financial Assistance Funds for Cancer Patients

Funding for Ribbons for a Cure Inc.'s financial assistance program has been increased to $500 per person for the year 2022.




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