83.2 F
Cruz Bay
Sunday, July 21, 2024
HomeNewsArchivesGovernor to Address Friends of the Park Sunday

Governor to Address Friends of the Park Sunday

Jan. 23, 2008 — Gov. John deJongh Jr. is the keynote speaker at Sunday's annual Friends of the V.I. National Park meeting.
"We've asked him to speak on the partnership between the park and the government," said Friends Development Director Karen Brady.
The meeting runs from 2 to 4 p.m. at the T'ree Lizards Restaurant at Cinnamon Bay Campground.
Attendees will also hear about the state of the park from Superintendent Mark Hardgrove. This will be Hardgrove's first address to the group since he became superintendent in September.
Additionally, Friends President Joe Kessler will give the organization's annual report.
"You'll hear about what we did and what we intend to do," Brady said.
The Friends will present volunteer of the year awards to people who donated their time to make a difference in the park. Additionally, the Friends will recognize a park staff member who best embodies the partnership between the park and the Friends.
The event always attracts a good turnout and provides a chance for people to meet other Friends members, as well as park and Friends staff, Brady said.
You do not need to be a member of the Friends to attend. Light refreshments will be served after the meeting.
The Friends will run a shuttle from the park's maintenance parking lot because parking is limited at Cinnamon Bay, Brady said.
Call the Friends at 779-4940 for more information and to confirm attendance.
Back Talk Share your reaction to this news with other Source readers. Please include headline, your name and city and state/country or island where you reside.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.

Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.