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With pledges still coming in at its annual meeting, the United Way of St. Thomas-St. John membership got the good news that the organization had met its 1999 fund-raising goal of $500,000.
Campaign chair Averricia Williams kept count as last-minute contributions and an additional pledge from MSI Building Supplies made the goal a reality. As a result, the 16 United Way member agencies will receive allocations totaling at least $375,000 during the year 2000.
The agencies are the American Red Cross St. Thomas-St. John Chapter, Boy Scouts of America V.I. Council, Catholic Charities of the Virgin Islands, Civil Air Patrol, Dial-A-Ride St. John, Dial-A-Ride St. Thomas, Downstreet People's Youth in Action, Ebenezer Gardens, Fair Haven Camp, Friends of Volunteers in Public Schools, Girl Scout Council, Legal Services of the Virgin Islands, Lutheran Reformation Summer Program, St. Thomas Reformed Church Summer Program, Shaky Acres, and Victim Advocate Program.
Election of officers and directors also took place at the annual meeting, held on March 31 at L'Escargot restaurant. S.L. Caesar, Vitelco systems analyst, will succeed Yanick Bayard, Sea Chest partner, as president. The other officers for 2000 are:
Vice president, Susan Laura Lugo, certified legal assistant, Dudley, Topper & Feuerzeig
Treasurer, Katherine Gibson, CPA
Secretary, Terri Brown, partner, Mock LeBlanc Brown.
Elected to three-year terms on the board of directors were: Loren Abramson, Legislature office manager on St. John; Kevin Bailey, vice president, Bailey & Sons; Scott Barber, president, Universal Business Supplies; Errnin Boschulte, administrator, Human Services Department Financial Programs Division; Gibson; Raymond Green, vice president/operations manager, Banco Popular; Rosalie Javois, president, Hurotan Associates; Andrea Martin, general manager, St. Thomas-St. John Cable TV; Joseph Toussaint, food and beverage manager, Sapphire Beach Resort and Marina; and Comel Williams, chief financial officer, Lockhart Caribbean Corp.

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