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UNITED WAY NEEDS YOUR HELP–NOW

You can make a difference in your community by giving to United Way, an organization that makes a positive difference in many people's lives.

FEBRUARY PROCLAIMED BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Gov. Charles W. Turnbull has proclaimed February as Black History Month in the Virgin Islands. This year marks the 34th anniversary of Black History Month.

REVISED 1040INFO TAX FORMS AVAILABLE

Revised 1040INFO forms are now available at the V.I. Internal Revenue Bureau. The form must be used by every individual who is a bona fide resident of the Virgin Islands at the end of the taxable year to report any income from non-V.I. sources.

VALENTINE'S BALL IS BACK

The Humane Society's Valentine's Ball is back. On Saturday, Feb. 13, it will be held at the Marriott Frenchman's Reef Hotel.

STUDENT ART SHOWING AT FORT CHRISTIAN

The winter exhibit of artwork created by students of the School of Visual Arts and Careers will hang through February at the Fort Christian Museum.

CARNIVAL COMMITTEE MEETS SATURDAY

The V.I. Carnival Committee announces a meeting for all calypso tent organizers on Saturday, Jan. 30 at 3:30 p.m. at Carnival Committee headquarters.

UNITED WAY FLEA MARKET IS SATURDAY

United Way will hold its annual flea market Saturday, Jan. 30, in Emancipation Garden from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
This is a painless way to help United Way reach its goal of $490,000 for the 1998-99 campaign. At this point United Way is far short. To date only $378,691 -- or 80 percent of the goal -- has been raised.

SEAPLANE'S 35TH ANNIVERSARY REUNION SET

Former Antilles Airboats employees are invited to attend the seaplane's 35th anniversary celebration Wednesday, Feb. 3, at the Comanche Hotel in Christiansted, St. Croix. This is the group's first reunion in five years.

ACKLEY APPLIES TO PROVIDE LOCAL PHONE SERVICE

Local entrepreneur Gordon Ackley has applied to the V.I. Telephone Corp. for the right to compete to provide alternative local phone service to V.I. residents and businesses.
If Ackley gets a green light, the competition for local phone customers could drive down prices and improve service.

WHY ALL THE FOUR-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES?

It was interesting to hear so many young Virgin Islanders who were home for the holidays this year scoff at the high cost of so many government vehicles.
Why, they asked, do so many V.I. government officials drive expensive -– and probably fully loaded -- four-wheel-drive vehicles?

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