Friday, Jan. 26, 1996

US Virgin Islands 

[singlepic id=4817 w=180 h=40 mode=web20 float=left]Good morning! This is Alex Randall with Good News Headlines 


The Governor is leading an attack to get more Federal grant funds.

He deployed his staff to develop programs that would maximize our return on grant applications, and to find more grants for which we are eligible but haven’t applied. Go for it. Here’s an example. There is a grant program for multi-family residential dwellings if they use cost-effective energy strategies. Your could get up to $500,000 for a project that demonstrated good energy conservation. Call Stephanie Hodge at 772-2616

Here’s another note that could get you some money.

Seniors at Charlotte Amalie High School can learn about how to get money for college at the Financial Aid Workshop coming up on Tuesday. Money. College. Write down Tuesday at 5:30

Have you ever wished you had gone to more school?

Here’s a class that is really good for you. The Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority is offering a nine week class that will teach everything you need to know to buy a house. They’ve made it easy and the class is being offered starting Wednesday February 7th a 6PM. 9 AM and 4 PM – Antilles Gas, 8 AM and 1 PM Red Hook Family Practice.

The Lutheran Church of the Reformation in Tutu is holding a service for the installation of Judith Spindt as their new pastor.

She faces a real challenge, the church lost its building in the storm.

Civil Air Patrol is holding an emergency meeting Sunday the 28th at 3 PM.

Parks and recreations After school program for ballet, martial arts and theater is beginning.

Come to the Virgin Islands Institute for Performing Arts with your registration that’s today and Saturday. Call Mrs. Brothers at 774-0255 UVI Little theater is presenting Bertolt Brecht’s Three Penny Opera February second, third and forth. Tickets are $10.

East End Lions Club is holding their 3rd Annual Awards Luncheon on January 28th at noon.

They are citing the good work of Vanguards, people who made a difference with their commitment to promote good government and good citizenship.

There are 165 new Americans today

as the US Immigration Service will swear in the new citizens. Welcome aboard.

Chicken pox isn’t a deadly illness, but it is one of the most common childhood illnesses.

The Federal Drug Administration has approved a new vaccine called a Varicella Virus Vaccine Live which is nearly 90% effective against the virus that transmits Chickenpox. Children should get one injection for protection and the vaccine can be given with other childhood vaccinations. Conquering illness. That’s Good News.

Remember, it’s your good news. You tell us, & we’ll tell everyone.