March 24, 2017 12:13 am Last modified: 12:06 am

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Scotiabank Invests $2,000,000 in Junior Achievement’s ‘Road to Success’

Scotiabank International has invested $2,000,000 in Junior Achievement’s (JA) project Road to Success, which is one of the largest organizations in the world devoted to preparing youth to be successful in today’s global economy.
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Seasonal Closure of Mutton Snapper Spawning Aggregation Area in U.S. Caribbean Waters to Begin

NOAA Fisheries reminds fishermen and the public of the upcoming seasonal closure on fishing for any fish species in federal waters of the mutton snapper spawning aggregation area in St. Croix.
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Carnival Committee Seeks Participants for Pre-J’ouvert, Photos of Former Carnival Queens, Judges for Events

The Virgin Islands Carnival Committee is looking for those who want to become part of the celebration in one way or another.
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Nine UVI Students Receive $750 Business Design Grants

Nine students have completed the second Business Design Grants Program (BDGP) at UVI, which is the first step on the road to victory in the annual 13D Entrepreneurship competition. They will now compete for $60,000 in cash to launch their viable business proposals.
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EAST to Hold Annual Whale Watch March 5, March 11

Enjoy a day at sea with a snorkeling adventure in a cove, while watching for sea turtles, sting rays and maybe a dolphin sighting along the way.
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UVI Little Theater to Present ‘Strong Currents” – A Tribute to Austin Clarke

UVI Little Theatre will present six performances of “Strong Currents” – a tribute to Austin “Tom” Clarke on whose novels the play is based. It is written and directed by David Edgecombe.
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UVI Celebrates 55th Anniversary With Revolutionary Fundraising Campaign

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) is celebrating its Emerald Anniversary with a revolutionary philanthropic initiative: “55 for 55: The Great Alumni Challenge!”
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Beach Advisory for February 13-17

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory, advises the public of the following:
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V.I. National Park Service to Hold 26th Folklife Festival

Virgin Islands National Park will commemorate Black History Month with its Folklife Festival 2017. The annual festival will be celebrated Feb. 23 and Feb. 24, at the Annaberg Sugar Plantation ruins, St. John.
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Teams to Compete in CHS Varsity Basketball Tournament

The Virgin Islands’ top men and women will compete in the St. Croix Central High School (CHS) Varsity Basketball Tournament on Feb. 16 - 19.
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