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Monday, October 3, 2022


Sen. Gregory Bennerson announced Thursday that he has appointed Pedro Cruz and Juan Santiago as Community Outreach coordinators.
"It has been four months since Team Bennerson began doing outreach in the various communities in St. Croix," Bennerson said. "Our community outreach program consist of empowering the various communities through the establishment of Home Owners Associations and by working with the various Public Housing Tenants Associations."
The senator said Team Bennerson provides information on establishing nonprofit status for the various housing organizations, provides information on hurricane preparation through VITEMA, establishes a youth organization with information provided by the Boys& Girls Clubs and the Federal Youth Intervention Program through the office of Assitant U.S. Attorney Ezekiel Jennings.
"To assist the communities, I have designated Pedro Cruz and Juan Santiago as my representatives. Mr. Cruz and Mr. Santiago have many years of experience in assisting the
various communities. I encourage the various home and tenants organization to work with these gentlemen in an effort to gain control of the community where they live."
Bennerson said people have to work together in order to control their destiny.
"The time of waiting for government to do things in our various communities has long past. The time is now for us to work together for the betterment of our communities."

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