March 29, 2017 3:09 am Last modified: 1:56 am

Lifestyles

DOH to Host Hepatitis C Virus Trainings for Health Care Professionals

The V.I. Department of Health (DOH) - Division of Mental Health, Alcoholism and Drug Dependency Services will host hepatitis C Virus trainings in both districts.
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Baha’is Fast for 19 Days in March to Bring in the New Year

The Baha'i community of the Virgin Islands joined five million Baha'is worldwide in an annual period of fasting and celebrating, March 1-20. Baha'is abstain from food and drink during the daylight hours, sunrise to sunset.
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UVI’s Afternoon on the Green 2017: A Centennial Celebration of Delicacies

The Herman E. Moore Golf Course at the University of the Virgin Islands will be abuzz with food, fun and fellowship on March 19, as the community gathers for the 28th annual Afternoon on the Green
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DOH Gives Tips on Heart Health

February is Heart Health Month. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. The USVI Department of Health encourages the community to ta
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Three Virgin Islanders Travel to Chile to See New Baha’i House of Worship

Three Virgin Islanders took a trip recently to the Andes Mountains near Santiago, Chile, to attend the dedication of the latest Baha’i House of Worship. They were joined by nearly 5,000 people from 110 different countries.
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Ridge to Reef Farm to Open Registration for CSA Program in January

The 2017 Winter VI Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program will begin in the second week of January. Once Ridge to Reef (R2R) Farm’s CSA program is sold out, the farm will be closing registration to new full season members.
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Baha’is Observe Holy Days: Day of the Covenant, Ascension of ‘Abdu’l-Baha

The Baha’i community of the Virgin Islands will observe the Day of The Covenant on Nov. 25 and The Ascension of ‘Abdu’l- Baha on Nov. 27. The Day of the Covenant, is a Baha’i holy day established to observe and honor the covenant established between God and hum
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Hebrew Congregation to Host Author Maggie Anton

The Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas welcomes the entire St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John community to a special weekend with world famous author Maggie Anton.
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DOH Holds Open House at De Castro Clinic

In an effort to reintroduce St. John residents to the clinical services that are now available at the Morris DeCastro Clinic, the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health (DOH) held its first Open House on Thursday, Nov. 3, at the St. John clinic.
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Bahá’ís to Celebrate Births of Bahá’u’lláh, Báb on Oct. 31/Nov. 1

Virgin Islands Baha’is will join millions of fellow believers in universally celebrating the births of Bahá’u’lláh, founder of their Faith, and the Báb, his forerunner, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. For Bahá’ís, these two days are “as one in the sight of God.”
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