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Beach Advisory for May 9-13

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

EPA Honors Virgin Islands Environmental Champions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has honored two organizations from the U.S. Virgin Islands with Environmental Champion Awards for their achievements in protecting public health and the environment -- the Gifft Hill School and Clean Sweep Frederiksted.

Disability Rights Center, Partners to Hold Ridership Summit

The Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands in collaboration with its partners, the Virgin Islands Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and the Virgin Islands Developmental Disabilities Council, along with the V.I. State Rehabilitation Council will host a Ridership Summit territory-wide to educate the general public about the legal rights to accessible transit in the V.I.

CAHS PTSA to Hold Blue and Gold Ball on June 17

The Parent-Teacher-Student Association (PTSA) of Charlotte Amalie High School will present its Blue and Gold Ball: “Celebrating the Moment as We Look Towards the Future.”

UVI to Launch Campus-Based Fundraising Call Center

University of the Virgin Islands alumni and friends are being asked to once again lend support to the annual UVI telephone fundraising drive to support academic scholarships for students in need. This year’s telephone fundraising is unique as it is campus-based and is the first student-run call center.

UVI to Award Nearly 300 Degrees at 2016 Commencement Ceremonies

The University of the Virgin Islands will award nearly 300 degrees at the 52nd annual Commencement Ceremonies on May 12 and 13, on the St. Thomas Campus and the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix, respectively.

Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Lucien Downes

Lucien Downes is a budding artist who recently moved back to St. Croix to make his mark in the creative arts and to build momentum for his home to become a “hub for the art world.”

On Island Profile: David Moser Brings Sustainable Design Philosophy

Award-winning designer, builder and sculptor David Moser, resident of St. John since January, is no stranger to small island life. Moser and his wife Pamela and their daughter Sabina moved to the V.I. earlier this year from Dingley Island in Maine’s Casco Bay.

School Food Authority Accepting Applications for Summer Feeding Program, Camps

The Virgin Islands Department of Education School Food Authority -- St. Thomas-St. John District informs the public that applications for employment and sites/camps for the Summer Feeding Program are now available.

V.I. Democrats Prepare for Presidential Convention

The Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands announces the upcoming activities in preparation for its participation in the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on July 25-28.

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