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President Obama’s SBA: Eight Years of Accomplishments

Maria Contreras-Sweet, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and a member of President Obama’s cabinet, has released her SBA Cabinet Exit Memo, highlighting the agency’s record of accomplishments for America’s small businesses during the eight years of the Obama Administration.

FUSC Rate Change Effective Dec. 31

Because of recent action taken by the Federal Communications Commission that affects carriers nationwide, Innovative Telephone, Innovative Wireless and Innovative Long Distance customers will notice a decrease in the Federal Universal Service Charge (FUSC) effective Dec. 31, 2016.

Innovative Announces Holiday Hours for Jan. 2-7

Innovative extends New Year’s greetings to the people of the U.S. Virgin Islands and announces the holiday schedule for the business offices and retail stores.

V.I. Certified Public Manager Program Accepting Applications for 2017-2018

The Virgin Islands Certified Public Manager® (CPM) Program is now accepting applications for its 2017-2018 Colleague Group.

ICMC Invites College Seniors, Recent Graduates to Career Opportunities Info Session

International Capital & Management Company (ICMC) will host an information session about the Accelerated Career Development Program (ACDP) at its Beltjen II office on Wednesday, Dec. 28.

SBA Appoints New Senior Area Manager on St. Thomas/St. John

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has appointed Hipólito “C.J.” Castro as its new senior area manager on St. Thomas.

FirstBank to Host Next Business After Hours

FirstBank will host the next St Thomas-St John Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours.

WICO to Hold 32nd Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Dec. 7

The West Indian Company Ltd. (WICO) will host its 32nd annual Christmas Tree Lighting from noon to 10 p.m. on Dec. 7, at the WICO Dock.

USVIEDA Encourages All to Support Small Business Saturday on Nov. 26

To encourage the Virgin Islands community to support local, small businesses during the kick-off one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year, the U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (USVIEDA) has joined the nationwide effort to inspire communities to shop at their local, small businesses on Small Business Saturday on Nov. 26.

Chamber of Commerce Mourns the Passing of Mulo Alwani

It is with deep sadness, the St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce recognizes the passing of Mulo Alwani, a community and business leader.

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NATURAL MYSTIC - backlit by a late afternoon sun, members of Earth Mama's Pan African Dance Company perform at the St. Thomas-St. John Agriculture Fair.
The fair takes place in a new location, at the Bordeaux Farms Pavillion. Saturday displays included rabbits, silkie chickens and a turtle in the petting farm, lemongrass, squash, tomatoes and watermelon.
Chef Ashley Allen demonstrated turkey carving. Jason Budsan from the St. Thomas-St. John Environmental Association showed how layering mulch from storm debris and sargasso seaweed makes great compost.
There was also a coal pot lighting contest at sunset. More fun to come on Sunday.
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