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Sorority Donation Provides Comfort to Kimelman Cancer Patients

Patients undergoing cancer treatment at the Charlotte Kimelman Cancer Institute (CKCI) will be more comfortable thanks to the generous donation of a blanket warmer.

Inner Wheel Donates Radiant Warmer to RLS Neo-Natal Unit

The Roy Lester Schneider Hospital and Medical Center (RLS) received a much needed gift from the Inner Wheel Club of St. Thomas, which donated a new radiant warmer to the hospital’s neo-natal unit.

Remembrance Day for Murdered Victims Ceremony Planned

Family Resource Center Inc. (FRC) and the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Council (DVSAC) invites the public to its National Remembrance Day for Murdered Victims.

Remembrance Day for Murdered Victims Ceremony Planned; Venue and Time Changed

Family Resource Center Inc. (FRC) and the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Council (DVSAC) invites the public to its National Remembrance Day for Murdered Victims.

American Red Cross Wants Everyone to Be Prepared for Emergencies

In the peak of the Hurricane Season and at the start of National Preparedness Month (September), the American Red Cross of the Virgin Islands (ARC-VI) encourages everyone to take the first step by creating a disaster plan for their homes that can help keep people safe during an emergency.

Sprauve Public Library Changes Schedule Temporarily

The adjusted hours of operation will be as follows.

September Is Public Libraries National Card Sign-Up Month

The Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums will celebrate National Library Card Sign-Up Month. The annual occasion is a time when the Virgin Islands Public Libraries join with the American Library Association (ALA) nationwide to ensure that every student has a free library card.

Coastweeks Doubles Down on Goal of Pristine Beaches

Coastweeks events in the territory will run from Sept. 17 through Oct. 31. This year, events will include a renewed emphasis on litter prevention thanks to a $99,000 Marine Debris Program grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to researchers at the University of the Virgin Islands.

St. John’s Guy Benjamin School to Reopen as Community Center

The Virgin Islands Department of Education (VIDOE) in conjunction with Partnerships in Hope -- a private, non-profit organization focused on improving the lives of children and families on St. John -- will reopen parts of Guy Benjamin School as a multi-purpose community center on Sept. 1.

CFVI Promotes Literacy: Gives Away Early Childhood Books

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) is distributing 5,000 high-quality early childhood books to children, parents and hospitals, as part of CFVI’s Early Childhood initiative.

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STT-STJ AG FAIR -- on St. Thomas, connecting farmers and the fruits of their labors with the
public. Bordeaux Farms Pavillion provided the venue, although the traditional host, University of the Virgin Islands, is eager for a reunion.
The AG FAIR is an opportunity for shoppers to pick up meats and veggies for the Thanksgiving table. Chef Ashley Allen staged a turkey carving demonstration, followed by a turkey tasting.
An appreciative crowd formed an audience for a dance troupe and tips on composting, plus a contest to see who could quickly light a coalpot.
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