April 24, 2017 5:06 am Last modified: 12:44 am

Lifestyles

Baha’is Celebrate Nine Holidays Each Year

The Baha’is of the Virgin Islands brought in the Baha’i New Year with prayers and festivities on March 19.
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East End Medical Center Cuts Ribbon at Opening of Its New Dental Clinic

The new dental facility will enable the health center to increase dental services to 650 more patients in addition to the 4,000 who receive dental care annually.
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East End Medical Center Expansion Closes Gap in Public Dental Care

The St. Thomas East End Medical Center Corporation will celebrate National Public Health Week with the opening of its new dental suite on Friday, April 7, at Tutu Park Mall.
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Ridge to Reef Farm’s CSA Program Now Open for Registration

Ridge to Reef Farm has opened registration for the spring/summer Community Supported Agriculture program (CSA) for St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John.
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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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