Gov. Charles W. Turnbull has proclaimed April as "Stop the Violence Month" in the Virgin Islands.
Gov. Charles W. Turnbull has authorized three government agencies -- the Finance Department, Licensing and Consumer Affairs and the Internal Revenue Bureau -- to operate limited teller services on Wednesday, March 31, Thursday, April 1, and Monday, April 5. The head of the Central Labor Council said this violates the workers' union contracts.
The Parent-Teacher Association of Lockhart Elementary School will host its second presentation in the series of Effective Parenting Skills Forum on Wednesday, April 7, at 5:30 p.m. in the school's cafeteria.
The defending champion All Saints Vanguards stopped a surging Antilles School Brainstorms team to win the 1999 Academic Quiz Bowl title for a third consecutive year. Antilles was on a roll on the final day, including handing All Saints their first loss of the 1999 Quiz Bowl. The determined Vanguards, coached by Jose Carillo, and led by team captain Tremain Wheatley, went ahead for good from a tie in the final ten minutes of the last game.
The anniversary of the transfer of the U. S. Virgin Islands from Denmark to the United States will be commemorated with a 21-gun salute, the lowering of the Danish Flag, the raising of the American Flag, and the reading of selections from the "farewell service" held at the Dutch Reform Church on Transfer Day 82 years ago, on March 31, 1917.
Tae Kwan Do classes will be offered to students on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Joseph Gomez Elementary School.
Breast cancer survivor Aloma Dawson flew all the way from New York City to be part of the local chapter of the American Cancer Society's annual breakfast fund-raiser Saturday honoring surgical oncologist Dr. Bert Petersen and three other outstanding Virgin Islanders -- Dr. Alfred O. Heath, Monica Crowe and Charlene deLugo-Jones.
Clement Magras, acting tourism commissioner, announces a meeting with all Carnival troop heads to be held on Tuesday, April 6, at 5:30 p.m. at the St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce conference room on Main Street.
Senator Donald Cole presents Feathers-N-Flair & Love Production in an Easter fashion extravaganza Sunday, April 4, at 5:00 - until.
The highly acclaimed "Life is Beautiful," which opened at Cinema One March 25, will play for another week. If you missed it last week be sure to catch it over the long holiday weekend. Go to Arts/Entertainment/Movies section of St. Thomas Source for details and times.