April 24, 2017 5:23 am Last modified: 12:44 am

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WICO Names Clifford F. Graham to Be New CEO

West Indian Company Ltd. has announced that Clifford F. Graham will assume the position of president and CEO on Monday, May 1.
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Angelique Flemming Is Crowned Miss UVI 2017-2018

Angelique Flemming was crowned Miss University of the Virgin Islands 2017-2018 at the 37th Annual Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition held on Saturday, April 8
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Becker’s Hospital Review Invites CEO of SRMC to Speak at Annual Meeting

For two years in row Dr. Bernard A. Wheatley has been recognized by Becker's Hospital Review as one of the "60 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know."
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Medical Society Gives Award to Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith

Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, associate professor of medicine at Yale University, is the recipient of the prestigious 2017 national Herbert W. Nickens Award for her career work.
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DOE Honors Dinah Browne at Government House as State Teacher of the Year

The Virgin Islands Department of Education honored its 2017 VI State Teacher of the Year, Dinah Browne, a St. Croix Central High School English teacher, at a special ceremony held Friday, Jan. 27, at Government House on St. Croix.
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Tommy Star Awards Gala to Honor Richard Doumeng With Award of Excellence

Richard Doumeng, managing director of Bolongo Bay Beach Resort, will be honored with the Virgin Islands Hotel and Tourism Association's (USVI-HTA) Award of Excellence at the annual Tommy Star Awards Gala. This major black tie event will take place on Nov. 5 at the Marriott’s Frenchman
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Prominent Virgin Islanders Included in Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History

When the doors of the National Museum of African-American History & Culture opened at 10 a.m., Sept. 24, in Washington, D.C., the work of two prominent Virgin Islanders will be highlighted in its halls: the first black U.S. Navy bandmaster, Alton Augustus Adams of St. Thomas, and the
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Alton A. Adams Sr. to Be Part of Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History

The U.S. Virgin Islands will be well represented when President Barack Obama officially opens the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Sept. 24. Virgin Islander Alton A. Adams will be represented.
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Tourism Appoints Alani Henneman-Todman as New Director of Communications

Alani Henneman-Todman has been appointed the new Director of Communications for the United States Virgin Islands Department of Tourism (DOT). Formerly manager for media and travel industry relations for St. Thomas and St. John, she will assume her new role immediately.
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UVI Appoints Benjamin Kraft to Serve as Major Gifts Director

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has appointed Benjamin F. Kraft as the new director of major gifts. He is charged with garnering gifts and donations of $10,000 or more.
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