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February 4th, 2018
25 students of SGSS inducted into Rotary family

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI - On Saturday, February 1, 2018 at the Tortola Sports Club in Pasea Estate, Tortola, St George's Secondary School (SGSS) officially inducted 25 members to its newly established Interact Club.

February 1st, 2018
No grand affair for Rotary Club of Tortola's 50th Anniversary

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI - "We have had quite a lot of destruction for the past couple of months, so our 50th Anniversary celebration has been scaled down but nevertheless very, very important."

January 20th, 2018
Grant for small businesses is a 'jump start' - Karia J. Christopher

ROAD TOWN Tortola VI - "This grant is not seen as a replacement for the business sales. We don't expect that the funds enclosed in this envelope would be able to get you exactly where you have been," said Director of Trade, Investment and Consumer Affairs Mrs Karia J. Christopher.

January 16th, 2018
141 businesses receive grants from Trade Department since hurricanes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “We are pleased to report that we have distributed a first cohort for the grant programme, which is free money. To date, 141 recipients have received funding from the Government of the Virgin Islands — as much as $10,000,” said Director of the Department of Trade, Investment Promotion and Consumer Affairs, Mrs Karia J. Christopher.

August 12th, 2017
Flooding was made worse by littering- Rotary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI - Starting very soon with the intention of going to at least the end of the Rotary year (June 2018), the Rotary family of the Virgin Islands will be embarking on a massive education campaign designed to change mind-sets and practices as they relate to cleanliness of one's home, surroundings and territory.

August 11th, 2017
Rotary calls for all hands on deck as clean-up continues

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –The three Rotary Clubs in the Virgin Islands (UK) have joined forces in their usual fashion, collaborating with key stakeholders in the territory to give it their best shot at returning the aesthetics of Road Town to normalcy and in the same vein ‘reach out and touch’ the lives of those hard hit by the Monday August 7, 2017 devastating floods.

July 6th, 2017
Rotary Organisations are dying- Past President Hon Moses-Scatliffe

ROAD TOWN Tortola, VI – “There were several challenges during the year, which from discussions where incidentally experienced across all three clubs, and one of the notably obvious ones is the decline in attendance and membership retention.”

July 3rd, 2017
Karia J. Christopher installed as new Rotary president

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Rotarians, family, friends and well-wishers came together for a wonderful evening as the Rotary Club of Tortola celebrated its fiftieth anniversary.

April 4th, 2017
Get rid of fear & ignorance – Mrs Karia J. Christopher

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Leveraging businesses through sustainability, innovation and financial accountability is the theme for Trade Entrepreneurial Week 2017 and Director of Trade and Promotional Investment Mrs Karia J. Christopher wants to see the true spirit of business awaken across the territory.

March 8th, 2017
Widow carrying on legacy of late Birton H. Lettsome

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In honour of her late husband, retired Educator and Guidance Counselor Valerie Lettsome has established the Birton Lettsome House of Blessings in Long Look, a place with the objective of uplifting, educating and inspiring both children and adults.

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