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Thursday, December 8, 2022


Packaged Food/Beverage Manufacturers Have Opportunity to Grow With Three Queens Ventures

Women business owners in the U. S. Virgin Islands can build viable, resilient businesses that will have a global market presence.

CFVI Announces 2022 Recipient of Judith A. Towle Environmental Studies Fund Award

The Judith A. Towle Environmental Studies Fund has chosen Christian Torres-Santana from Puerto Rico to receive this year's award.

USVI Tournament Shows Territory’s Growing Interest in Chess

Over the Nov. 12-13 weekend, the USVI Chess Association (USVICA) held a US Chess-rated tournament at the Research and Technology Park on the St. Croix campus of the University of the Virgin Islands.

Student Music Makers Win Big at USVI BreakBeatCode Hackathon

Because of an amazing Google team and eight coaches from the USVI who learned the BreakBeatCode curriculum, over 20 children, ages 12-17, got the opportunity to learn to create their own beats on a computer.

Deadline Looms for Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Internships

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation is offering several internship programs for spring 2023 and applications are due by Wednesday, Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett announced Monday.

Access to Racial and Cultural Health Institute and UVI Receive Grant to Address Structural Racism

The grant helps communities use data to improve community conditions that have been shaped by structural racism.

STT-STJ Woodworkers Society to Present 2022 Woodworkers Expo in December

The St. Thomas-St. John Woodworkers Society will present the 2022 Woodworkers Expo. On St. Thomas, the expo will happen from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 1, 2 and 3, at E’s Garden Tea House on Garden Street in Charlotte Amalie town. On St. John, the Woodworkers Expo will...

International Men’s Day Summit to Be Held on Nov. 21 at UVI Great Hall

International Men's Day was designed to recognize men for their achievements and contributions toward the betterment of the communities in which they reside.

Two St. Croix Lawyers Establish ‘The Lawyers’ Scholarship Fund’ at CFVI

Two attorneys who formerly practiced law together on St. Croix back in the late 1980s, Lisa Harris Moorhead and Susan Bastress, recently joined forces again to set up the fund as a way of giving back.

D.H. Jackson Long-term Disaster Recovery Awards College Scholarships to 4 H.S. Students

The D. H. Jackson Long-Term Disaster Recovery Committee Inc, hosted its Annual Scholarship Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 12. DHJ awarded $2500 in college scholarships to three public school students.

St. John Rescue and Friends of V.I. National Park Offer Free Red Cross Lifeguarding Course

Candidates must be at least 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of the course. They must be able to swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing.

2022 Charter Yacht Show Kicks off Saturday at Yacht Haven Grande

Dozens of vessels will be on display as the U.S. Virgin Islands Charter Yacht Show kicks off Saturday at IGY Marina’s Yacht Haven Grande on St. Thomas.

Third Round of Funding of $180,180 Available for Emergency Food and Shelter Programs

Agencies interested in applying for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program funds must submit applications via CFVI's grant portal.

CFVI Awards $50,000 in Popular VI Community Fund Grants to 5 USVI Nonprofits

Grants of $10,000 each went to five USVI nonprofit organizations that provide direct services in one or more of the grant’s focus areas, such as youth programs, entrepreneurship and/or environmental protection.

Viya Employees Donate $10,000 to Cancer Support VI’s Pinktober Campaign

Through its Pinktober events, CSVI celebrates women's health, promotes cancer awareness and honors breast cancer fighters and survivors.

Friends of VINP Kicks Off Season with Full Lineup of Events, Seminars and Hikes

With some 275 events, seminars, boat trips and hikes already on the 2022/23 schedule, Friends of Virgin Islands National Park is looking forward to engaging community and visitors with the park. 

MBW Cafe and Bakery Products Now Sold at Cyril E. King Airport’s Island Grind VI

Island Grind VI opened its St. Thomas Airport location in March and is proud to showcase the talent of local chefs and restaurants while providing tasty, healthy food (including vegan options) to locals and tourists taking off from Cyril E. King Airport.

STX Rotary Clubs Schedule Virgin Islands World Polio Day Activities

The 'This Close' campaign– based on Rotary International’s campaign the St. Croix clubs began sharing graphics on social media with the “this close” gesture meaning that We Are This Close to eradicating polio.

Nominations for Environmental Leadership in Insular Caribbean Award Now Being Accepted

Since 2020, the McFarlane Award has focused on honoring younger environmental leaders, 30 years of age or younger. As such, the award provides encouragement and recognition to emerging leaders.

Actions Take Place Across the Caribbean; Community Leaders Call for Climate Adaptation

Climate and community leaders from 10 nations have been involved in planning and hosting events to gather ideas and build pressure on the need to take urgent adaptation measures that keep communities safe against the effect of climate change.
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