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Tree Pruning Workshops Set Sept. 26 on St. John and Oct. 1 on St. Thomas
The University of the Virgin Islands Cooperative Extension Service has scheduled tree pruning workshops for Tuesday, Sept. 26, on St. John and for Sunday, Oct. 1, on St. Thomas. The workshops are free and open to the general public. The St. John session will be held at 5:15 p.m. in the Nazareth Lutheran Church. The St. Thomas workshop is slated from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the Sports and Fitness Center on UVI's St. Thomas campus. For more information, contact Carlos Robles at 693-1083.
Puerto Rico Symphony to Perform at UVI's Reichhold Center on Sept. 30
UVI's Reichhold Center for the Arts joins with the Forum to present a performance by the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, Sept. 30. Led by Maestro Roselin Pabon, the orchestra will perform Mozart's Overture from the Marriage of Figaro and Tschaikovsky's Concerto No. 1 for piano and orchestra. The evening will include an appearance by Cuban pianist Liuba Pupo, winner of the first prize at the Competition of the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico in 2005. More information and tickets are available from the Reichhold Center web site: www.reichholdcenter.com.
World Food Day Slated Oct. 15 on UVI's St. Croix Campus
The public is invited to celebrate World Food Day on Sunday, Oct. 15, from noon to 6 p.m. on the grounds of UVI's St. Croix campus. The annual event includes music, workshops, demonstrations, tours of UVI's Model Farm and Store, a farmers' market and food vendors' court, a petting zoo, children's games and free vegetable seedlings. All schools, youth groups and organizations are encouraged to take part in the associated food drive that will accept donations for the local food banks.
World Food Day is sponsored by UVI Cooperative Extension Service, in partnership with the V.I. Department of Agriculture and UVI Agricultural Experiment Station. For details, call Clarice Clarke at 692-4060.
Lady Bucs, Buccaneers to Host UPR-Carolina on Saturday, Sept. 30
UVI's Lady Bucs and the Buccaneers men's volleyball squads host their second round of home matches for the season on Saturday, Sept. 30 at the Sports and Fitness Center. They will take on UPR-Carolina, with the women's games beginning at 11 a.m. and the men's at 1:30 p.m. (Matches originally scheduled on Sept. 29 against UPR-Bayamon have been rescheduled for Nov. 3.) A full LAI Volleyball Schedule is available at UVI Volleyball 2006. (PDF file – Get a free PDF reader).
UVI's Lady Bucs and the Buccaneers lost matches to Rio Piedras, Cayey and Sacred Heart during play last weekend in Puerto Rico. The Lady Bucs are 0-5 for the season and the men are 0-4.
Volunteers Needed for UVI Alumni Phonathon
The University of the Virgin Islands will host its annual Alumni Phonathon from Oct. 9 to 13, between the hours of 5:30 and 9 p.m. on both campuses. The goal is to raise funds for scholarships, youth enrichment programs and areas of greatest need. In order for the University to successfully conduct a phonathon, volunteers from the UVI community are being sought to assist with calling UVI alumni.
Students, staff and alumni are welcome to participate. Prize incentives will be awarded to volunteers who exceed goals. Persons interested in volunteering should call Wendy Wheeler on St. Croix at 692-4023 or Cherilyn Brown on St. Thomas at 693-1040.
Tempo to Host 'Business After Hours' at UVI's Reichhold Center on Sept. 28
Tempo, MTV Networks' Caribbean Channel, will host a Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours reception at 5:30 p.m., on Thursday, Sept. 28, at UVI's Reichhold Center for the Arts. Frederick Morton Jr., founder, senior vice president and general manager of Tempo, will be the host. For information, call 771-8362.
For more about the University of the Virgin Islands, visit the Web site: www.uvi.edu.

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