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Coastweeks and CZM Partner to Recycle Plastics

The Virgin Islands Marine Advisory Service (VIMAS) is partnering with the V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources’ (DPNR) Coastal Zone Management Division to recycle all hard plastics collected.

For Tenth Year, Employees at Ritz-Carlton Donate Backpacks for Success

The luxury resort’s partnership with the Department of Human Services Foster Care Division oversees the donation of more than 60 backpacks filled with pencils, rulers, folders, binders and other back-to-school essentials to students in foster care.

Night at the Library Delivers Literacy and Fun for the Entire Family

Families in the St. Thomas-St. John district enjoyed a fun, literacy-filled evening of activities at the 2017 Back to School Night at the Library, held on Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Charles W. Turnbull Regional Library.

CFVI Awards $150,000 in Academic Scholarships, Summer Grants to Students

Grants were awarded to local agencies to provide summer enrichment scholarships to foster children and children with high financial need throughout the territory.

Scotiabank Presents Check to Virgin Islands for Veterans Inc.

The veterans’ organization is a veteran operated and organized non-profit public charity that was developed by veterans for service members, fellow veterans and their family members.

King of the Wing Contest Raises $60,994.56 for Junior Achievement VI

The check presentation ceremony for the eighth annual King of the Wing Contest (KOW) was held on Wednesday, Aug. 9.

Special Olympics Virgin Islands Seeking Volunteers to Revitalize Program

The Special Olympics Virgin Islands (SOVI) Committee is making an urgent appeal to the public for volunteers to revive and revitalize the territory’s Special Olympics program.

USVIHTA Recognizes Students at Summer Employment Awards Ceremony

The USVI Hotel and Tourism Association (USVIHTA) recognized 35 students for their dedication to tourism and hospitality during a ceremony and luncheon.

AARP-VI Names Diane T. Capehart Associate State Director

Capehart will be responsible for leading AARP’s advocacy work in the Virgin Islands as well as community outreach and volunteer development on St. Thomas and St. John.

GRUFF Leading Petition Drive to Save Public Pension System

GRUFF needs to collect over 5,000 signatures from registered voters territory-wide to be able to place its initiative on the November 2018 ballot.

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