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February 20th, 2015
More $$ for hospital & new YEC for Purcell

WICKHAM’S CAY, Tortola, VI - “The Rotary Club of Tortola’s Unwavering Commitment to Fight Poverty, Promote Youth Development and Improve Health Services.” This is one of the objectives that propelled the Club to stage yet another ‘Grand Affair’ and among the top priorities for funding are the construction of a state of the art Youth Empowerment Centre (YEC) and the completion of the equipping of the Neo-Natal unit at Peebles Hospital.

February 12th, 2015
UPDATE: BVIEC workers grateful for Asphalt Plant’s quick response

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI – Workers who had contacted this news site complaining about the emitting of pollutants from the nearby Asphalt Plant which had negatively affected them are now singing praises for the company’s prompt response.

February 11th, 2015
Male students shun ‘Baby Think It Over’ practical experience

PALESTINA, Tortola, VI – When the Rotary Club of Tortola officially launched their 'Baby Think It Over' programme yesterday, February 10, 2015 reporters were introduced to a bevy of promising young women who were willing to face the challenge. However, there was just one male student opting to join them.

January 6th, 2015
UPDATE: Power outage a technical glitch – Premier D. Orlando Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While many calls directly to the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) continue to attract no response, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith has stepped forward with an explanation for yesterday’s extensive power outage.

October 24th, 2014
‘Erase Ebola like Polio is being tackled’ – Mr. Henry O. Creque

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Rotary clubs the world over are key in observing ‘Polio’ Day and rightfully so as Rotary has been championing the cause of fighting the dreaded disease to the point that they can take much credit for it being almost extinct from the face of the earth.

October 3rd, 2014
‘No question is foolish’ – PP Mrs Lorna G. Smith

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – “The only question that is foolish is the one that is not asked,” said First Lady and Past President (PP) of the Rotary Club of Tortola Mrs Lorna G. Smith to students of the Bregado Flax and Claudia Creque Educational Centres earlier today October 3, 2014.

September 28th, 2014
VI youths for EPIC encounter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Rotary Club of Tortola is expecting a ram jammed session come Thursday October 2 and Friday October 3, 2014 as they target close to 1,000 youths for their annual Youth Forum one that is expected to take a different spin than previous years.

August 21st, 2014
Rotary Tortola donates $50k to new Peebles Hospital

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When members of the Rotary Club of Tortola handed over a $50k pledge cheque to the Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton Acting District Governor of Rotary Ms Delma Maduro said that it was the largest donation to be made by a single Rotary Club in the history of the Virgin Islands.

June 22nd, 2014
‘It’s not about us; it’s about people we help’ – Henry O. Creque

SCRUB ISLAND, VI – The Rotary Club of Tortola last evening June 21, 2014 held their installation of the 2014-2015 Board of Directors with a touch of Motown music that took one back to the golden era of the late 50s to mid-70s.



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