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Charlotte Amalie
Saturday, May 8, 2021

Organizations

VI Conservation Society Selects Valerie Peters as New Executive Director

Peters’ goal in this new position is to expand the society’s role from environmental education and advocacy to serving as community liaison.

CFVI Announces Availability of Youth Summer Program Grants

Priority will be given to applicants who demonstrate the ability to serve children of lower-income families, essential workers, and other families experiencing COVID-related challenges.

World Central Kitchen Relaunches Volunteer Agritourism Program Across Caribbean

Locals and visitors seeking fun and safe outdoor experiences will once again have the opportunity to visit and support food producers in PR, USVI and The Bahamas through the Food Producer Network.

McDonald’s USVI Donates $10,000 to My Brother’s Workshop

In line with their social commitment of the wellbeing of the Virgin Islands communities, McDonald’s hosted its Great Day, the company’s largest annual fundraiser in Latin America and the Caribbean.

National Group Honors Dayna Clendinen as Human Resources ‘Trailblazer’

The National Association of African-Americans in Human Resources (NAAHR) has honored U.S. Virgin Islands Director of Personnel Dayna Clendinen with the organization’s first Trailblazer Award.

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.

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.