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Friends of the Park Hold Annual Paddle the Park Event

On Sunday, Nov. 6, dozens of colorful standup paddle boards lined the Maho Beach, ready for action. Standing in their brightly colored jerseys adorned with the logos of more than a dozen sponsoring local businesses’ logos, 43 competitors lined up, knee-deep in the water.

My Brother’s Workshop Receives Generous Donation of $25,000 and 10 Computers

A non-profit organization, My Brother’s Workshop provides the tools that build hope to at-risk and high-risk youth, ages of 16-24, by offering paid on-the-job training, mentoring, education and job placement.

Miracle on Main Street Seeks Sponsors for Its 24th Year

Miracle on Main Street will celebrate its 24th year on Friday, Dec. 9. The Miracle has established itself as a premiere event on St. Thomas that draws thousands of residents and visitors to downtown Charlotte Amalie.

Faith-Based and Civic Organizations to Take Donations for Haiti Relief Oct. 28-30

This weekend, Oct. 29-30, is the last opportunity to donate items for the Haiti Relief efforts that Sen. Marvin Blyden’s office, local civic organizations and churches in the area have been working on for the last few weeks.

AT&T Contributes $28,000 to CFVI to Promote STEM Education

For the second consecutive year, AT&T is contributing $28,000 to the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) to provide local teacher grants in the 2016-2017 school year for the purpose of promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education throughout the territory.

Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities Seeks Volunteers, Sponsors for Dial-A-Ride

The V.I. Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities Inc. St. Thomas has been providing accessible transportation services for seniors and persons with disabilities for over 32 years. Dial-A-Ride serves approximately 200 local clients monthly, with over 900 registrants, including tourists and off-island clients.

Swimming Association Seeking ‘Learn to Swim’ Instructors

The St. Thomas Swimming Association (STSA) is seeking new “Learn to Swim” instructors. This is a part-time position.

Virgin Islanders Honor Gold Star Mothers and Families

The last Sunday of September each year is designated as Gold Star Mother’s Day throughout the United States of America and its territories. It is a day when citizens pause to recognize and honor those who have lost a son or daughter while they were serving the country as part the U.S. Armed Forces.

Walk for Wishes® 5K Walk/Run to Raise Money on Sept. 24

Hundreds of walkers and runners, including several wish children, will cross the finish line at the U.S. Virgin Islands Walk for Wishes® 5K Walk/Run at Yacht Haven Grande on Sept. 24.

Sorority Donation Provides Comfort to Kimelman Cancer Patients

Patients undergoing cancer treatment at the Charlotte Kimelman Cancer Institute (CKCI) will be more comfortable thanks to the generous donation of a blanket warmer.

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NATURAL MYSTIC - backlit by a late afternoon sun, members of Earth Mama's Pan African Dance Company perform at the St. Thomas-St. John Agriculture Fair.
The fair takes place in a new location, at the Bordeaux Farms Pavillion. Saturday displays included rabbits, silkie chickens and a turtle in the petting farm, lemongrass, squash, tomatoes and watermelon.
Chef Ashley Allen demonstrated turkey carving. Jason Budsan from the St. Thomas-St. John Environmental Association showed how layering mulch from storm debris and sargasso seaweed makes great compost.
There was also a coal pot lighting contest at sunset. More fun to come on Sunday.
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