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Law Firm Congratulates Charlotte K. Perrell’s Becoming New VI Bar Association President

Dudley Newman Feuerzeig LLP (DNF) congratulates Charlotte K. Perrell, its partner and head of litigation, for her inauguration as the 2021 Virgin Islands Bar Association president.

Caribbean Genealogy Library to Present Three March Virtual Events

All three events are virtual on Zoom, and they require registration. Read about them here and use the links provided to register. They are scheduled for March 6. 13 and 27.

CFVI Names Marie ThomasGriffith New Chair of Board of Directors

ThomasGriffith is the Foundation’s first female chair and replaces George H.T. Dudley, who has been on the board since 2009.

CFVI Awards Over $1.4 Million for Recovery and Building Forward Projects

Grant funds will be used to support ongoing hurricane recovery, revitalization and building forward efforts to enhance the wellbeing of residents and ecosystems across the territory.

Liberty Foundation Awards $50,000 Donation to Community Foundation of the VI

The Liberty Foundation’s donation will help CFVI to work on its Learning Loss Summer Program, arts and culture projects, mangrove restoration efforts, rapid response support and local foster homes.

Coral Bay Council Working to Provide Recognition of Historic Schoolhouse Properties on STJ

The Coral Bay Community Council begins a new project to recognize a part of local history important to many Coral Bay residents by documenting the significance of St. John’s “one room” schoolhouses from the 1860s to the 1940s.

CFVI Funds 25 Service Projects on MLK Day With $25,000 in Grants

To encourage and support USVI community volunteer service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) joined groups around the United States in participating in the 2021 National Day of Service on Jan. 18.

CHTA Ties Caribbean Economic Survival to Balancing Health Safety and Responsible Tourism

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, with a membership that includes 33 of the region’s national hotel and tourism associations, expressed its appreciation and concerns in a letter to President Joseph Biden and U.S. government officials last week.

Heart Disease Is a Top Killer of Virgin Islanders

To help address heart disease, VI Health & Wellness Coaching LLC has partnered with Virgin Islands Good Food Coalition to launch a healthy heart campaign – “Let’s Get to the Heart of the Matter.”

Working Together: Patient Assist VI Gives Back to the Community

Thanks to the generosity of an off-island donor, Patient Assist VI was able to distribute much needed medical supplies and equipment to three local community organizations.