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Using UVI Grant, Teachers Reduce Marine Debris, Educate Youth

Fifteen Virgin Islands educators have been awarded $26,648 for marine environmental projects that aim to educate and reduce pollution in the ocean.

Beach Advisory for January 17-20

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following

Friends of VI National Park Annual Meeting Set for Jan. 29

The Friends of VI National Park (Friends) will hold its annual meeting on Sunday, Jan. 29, at Rain Tree Restaurant at Cinnamon Bay Campground. The keynote speaker at this informative meeting will be Will Shafroth, president and CEO of the National Park Foundation.

AT&T Contributes $10,000 to V.I. Little League Through CFVI

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) has received a $10,000 contribution from the AT&T Foundation to establish the Virgin Islands Little League Fund at CFVI.

Friends of Denmark Society to Present Centennial Lecture Series

The St. Thomas-St John Friends of Denmark Society Inc. invites the community to attend a series of illustrated presentations based upon new research gleaned from numerous, formerly unknown, documentary sources.

American Cancer Society’s Arabian Nights Gala Set for Feb. 18

The American Cancer Society - U.S. Virgin Islands will host its Arabian Nights Gala at 7 p.m., Feb. 18, at the Catherineberg Residence, St. Thomas. It will feature the renowned Yashira and Sabu, belly dancing and drumming sensations from Puerto Rico.

CFVI Awards AT&T STEM Grants to Educators in the Territory

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) has awarded nearly $28,000 in grants to support a variety of (Science, Technology, Engineering Mathematics) STEM programs and projects within the public schools. These grants were made possible by a contribution from the AT&T Foundation.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Celebrating 109th Anniversary

Jan. 15 marks the 109th Anniversary of Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) Sorority Inc. Recognized as Founders’ Day, over 283,000 members around the world, including the U.S. Virgin Islands, will join together for the highly-anticipated celebration.

Amy L. Garrett Dies at 56

Amy L. Garrett passed away peacefully Dec. 18 at the Cancer Treatment Center of America after a fierce battle with cancer.

United Way Community Impact Grant Applications Now Available

United Way of the U.S. Virgin Islands has announced that its 2017 Community Impact Grant applications are now available. Qualifying non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are allowed to apply.

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