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V.I. Carnival Committee Announces 65th Anniversary Theme

The Virgin Islands Carnival Committee (VICC) announces the 2017 V.I. Carnival theme: “A Centennial Commemoration for our 65th Carnival Celebration.”

AmeriCorps Honors V.I. Vets, Support Group

Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands, in partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service, recognized four veterans who reside at the LSSVI Housing Communities, as well as the AmeriCorps members who support them.

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.





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