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USVIHTA to Host Destination Symposium Less Than One Year After Devastating Hurricanes

Less than one year after the 2017 hurricanes, the U.S. Virgin Islands will host major online travel agents as the USVI Hotel & Tourism Association (USVIHTA) prepares for the 25th Annual Destination Symposium from Aug. 13-17.

Beach Advisory for July 16-20

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 29 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of July 16-20, 2018. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing:

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award Goes to VING Captain

The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award was given to Capt. Wanda I. Williams, Virgin Islands Army National Guard (VING) supervisor, during a presentation on St. Croix, June 23.

Gifft Hill School Appoints Paul Johnson as Interim Head

The Board of Trustees of Gifft Hill School has announced that Paul Johnson, Ph.D. will be joining the GHS family as interim head of school on Aug. 15.

Plaskett Announces $550,000 Federal Grant From U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

“Today the Center for Mental Health Services announced a $550,000 grant to kick off Project LAUNCH (Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children's Health) in the U.S. Virgin Islands."

Democrats Appoint Plaskett to Conference Committee on 2018 Farm Bill

I look forward to being a part of the diverse House Democratic conferees who will bring the strength of our values and wide-ranging expertise to the work of crafting a bipartisan Farm Bill that honors our responsibility to the farmers and people of the Virgin Islands.”

GRUFF Plans Rally at Senate Building on July 25 About Limetree Agreement

A special session has been called by Gov. Kenneth E Mapp to discuss the agreement between the Government of the Virgin Islands and Limetree Bay Terminals LLC and Limetree Bay Refinery LLC.

Farmers Rebuild After Caribbean Hurricanes

This is the story of one farmer, Charles Leonard, who survived the hurricanes of 2017. He has 170 fruit trees that he raises on a few acres on St. Thomas and was one of the first farmers to get a lease to farm on the island.

V.I. Lyric Soprano Detra Davis to Perform at National Association of Negro Musicians Convention

In 2015 Davis, a lyric soprano, joined the Collegiate Division of the Carol Brice Branch of NANM and has been honored to perform in several of the master classes and concerts at NANM conventions.

UVI Bulletin Board for July/August

Here is what's happening on both campuses of the University of the Virgin Islands.

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