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From left: Oran C. Roebuck, senior vice president and division manager of Popular Virgin Islands Center: Barb Michaud, director of Cancer Support VI Right; and Jacquette Maynard, vice president and manager of VI Region Operations. (Submitted photo)

Banco Popular Employees Raise Cancer Funds

As part of their yearly “Make A Difference Day” initiative, employees of Banco Popular raised funds for Cancer Support V.I., according to a news release from the bank.

Police Department Engages Youth With Many Programs Territory-wide

The Virgin Islands Police Department continues to positively engage the community’s youth and families, territory-wide, by providing several enrichment programs, which foster work ethics and entrepreneurship skills, for hundreds of young people, ages 5 through 17 during the summer months.

VI Council on the Arts Grant Applications Now Available

The Virgin Islands Council on the Arts (VICA) is currently accepting grant applications for the 2020 grant cycle. Please note that all grant applications will now be submitted online.

V.I. National Guard Association Announces Scholarship Recipients

The Virgin Islands National Guard Association Inc. is a non-profit corporation. The purpose of the association is to promote the growth and development of the Virgin Islands National Guard, foster friendship and corporation among officers of the Virgin Islands National Guard and provide services for its members and dependents.

Hotel and Tourism Association Awards Omaira Rachid the Lorette Resch Scholarship

Rachid has already begun testing the industry waters with an internship at Marriott’s Frenchman’s Cove at the activities center. She noted that this opportunity has helped her to sharpen her communication skills as well as taught her responsibility and independence.

CBCC Reports on Assisting Children’s Programs on St. John

The Coral Bay Community Council (CBCC) has been interacting with local nonprofit children's programs, government and others to help assure that all of the children in Coral Bay have access to good options this summer.

United Way Kicks-Off ‘Stuff the Bus’ School Supply Drive

The United Way USVI recognizes that getting ready for back to school can be a stressful time for families that may be struggling to make ends meet.

JetBlue Foundation, Black Aerospace Professionals Introduce H.S. Students to Aviation Careers

The initiative introduces aviation careers to students from backgrounds that are traditionally underrepresented in the industry. The St. Thomas ACE Academy was held from June 24-28 and included high school students from different regions of the island.

V.I. Student Began in STEMPREP Project, Now Enters Medical Residency in LA

The goal of the STEMPREP Project is to produce the next generations of minority researchers in science, technology, engineering and math.

2019 Summer Camps and Programs on St. Thomas and St. John

Here is a list of summer camps and organized activities available for children or young people. Please send information on your camps and activities to offer parents a variety of choices. Please e-mail information to [email protected]

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