May 25, 2017 5:09 am Last modified: 12:58 am

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September Is Public Libraries National Card Sign-Up Month

The Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums will celebrate National Library Card Sign-Up Month. The annual occasion is a time when the Virgin Islands Public Libraries join with the American Library Association (ALA) nationwide to ensure that every student has a free library card.
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Coastweeks Doubles Down on Goal of Pristine Beaches

Coastweeks events in the territory will run from Sept. 17 through Oct. 31. This year, events will include a renewed emphasis on litter prevention thanks to a $99,000 Marine Debris Program grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to researchers at the Unive
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St. John’s Guy Benjamin School to Reopen as Community Center

The Virgin Islands Department of Education (VIDOE) in conjunction with Partnerships in Hope -- a private, non-profit organization focused on improving the lives of children and families on St. John -- will reopen parts of Guy Benjamin School as a multi-purpose community center on Sept
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CFVI Promotes Literacy: Gives Away Early Childhood Books

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) is distributing 5,000 high-quality early childhood books to children, parents and hospitals, as part of CFVI’s Early Childhood initiative.
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DRCVI to Hold ‘Ticket to Work Conference’ for Those on SSD

The Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands (DRCVI) and partners will hold a Ticket to Work Conference for the beneficiaries of Social Security Disability. It will take place on Friday, Aug. 5.
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CFVI Awards Students Summer Enrichment, Marine Related Scholarships

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) has awarded a total of $14,500 in scholarships to 11 Virgin Islands students to attend marine-related programs this summer.
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J. Raymond Jones Fund at CFVI Donates to Mathematics Behind the Science Program

The Mathematics Behind the Science Summer Program (MBS) at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has received a grant of $14,764 from the J. Raymond Jones Fund at the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI). MBS is a college preparation program for college bound student
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Public Libraries Offer Story-Time, TumbleBooks Online and eBooks

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) has announced Children’s Summer Story-Time territory-wide.
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DOH Seeks to Partner with Community Organizations on Drug Abuse, Awareness

The V.I. Department of Health (DOH) has received federal funding that allows it to aggressively move forward with the implementation of programs to better the serve the community in the areas of substance abuse relief and awareness.
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V.I. Democrats Prepare for 2016 National Convention

Leah D. Daugherty, CEO of the 2016 Democratic National Convention, has been extending congratulatory letters to state and territorial delegates who will be attending this historic event in Philadelphia.
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