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Monday, October 21, 2019
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CFVI Accepting Nominations for Euan P. McFarlane Environmental Leadership Award

For over three decades, the Euan P. McFarlane Environmental Leadership Award has been honoring individuals in the insular Caribbean who demonstrate exceptional environmental leadership.

VIMAS to Host Annual Coast Weeks Beach Cleanup

This initiative is being held in observance of the Ocean Conservancy’s 34th International Coastal Cleanup being celebrated under the theme “Turn the Tide on Trash – Every Tiny Piece Matters.”

USVI-PTSA® Extends Greetings to Parents as New School Year Begins

“To be successful we must join forces and utilize all opportunities to have meaningful discussions on the quality of education in the territory."

V.I. Democratic Party Leaders Attend DNC Meeting in San Francisco

One of the highlights of the meeting was hearing from all of the Democratic presidential candidates. During the welcome session, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi welcomed DNC members to San Francisco.

Community Forest and Open Space Program Requests Applications

Local governments and qualified nonprofit organizations, and Indian tribes are eligible to apply for grants to establish community forests through fee simple acquisition of private forest land from a willing seller.

FEMA Program Awards $7,000,000 to St. John Community Foundation

The project slated for completion by September 2020 is one of 24 projects in progress through Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. A total of $57, 454, 224 for this program has been awarded to the USVI to date.

Caribbean Hotel and Tourism, Nature Conservancy Forge Ties

Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association has teamed up with one of the world's leading environmental organizations -- The Nature Conservancy (TNC) -- to help create a more resilient Caribbean where tourism thrives while communities benefit and natural resources are used sustainably.
Sen. Allison Degazon (D-STT) at Tuesday's Finance Committee hearing. (Photo by Barry Leerdam, V.I. Legislature)

Sen. Frett-Gregory Gifts 150 Teachers With Office Max Cards

The gift cards will support teachers with purchasing much needed supplies to prepare their classrooms for the start of the new school year.

NAMI Offers Free Mental Health Peer Support Biweekly by Conference Call

The public is invited to join the National Alliance on Mental Illness’ (NAMI) free biweekly conference call at 3 p.m. on every second and fourth Tuesday.

CFVI Requesting Proposals for Projects on Workforce Development, Housing, Environment

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) is accepting proposals for projects and programs related to aspects of continued environmental recovery, resilience and building forward in the U.S. Virgin Islands.





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