AARP in The Virgin Islands Recognizes Alma Winkfield and Scott Bradley with its Most Prestigious Volunteer Award
Alma Winkfield has been selected by AARP, the nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering Americans and that enhances the quality of life for all as we age to receive the 2019 AARP Virgin Islands Andrus Award for Community Service -- the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service.
En Español This year AARP is celebrating the Friendship between the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico like never before.
Virgin Islanders, bring a friend and come learn how to invest in yourself today by focusing on your finances tomorrow. Join us for our monthly interactive FREE Financial Health Workshops to help you achieve long-term financial health.
AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins, AARP Foundation President Lisa Marsh Ryerson, AARP Foundation Vice-President Aiyshen Padilla, and AARP Regional Vice-President Kelly Clark visited St. Croix, Virgin Islands on May 10, 2018 to meet with non-profit organizations across The Virgin Islands which have received grants from The Hurricanes Irma and Maria Relief Fund of AARP Foundation. These grants were made to nonprofits throughout The Virgin Islands participating in hurricane relief efforts.
If it’s February, it must be time for the Agricultural and Food Fair in St. Croix. AARP Virgin Islands will be at the Ag Fair Grounds, Feb. 18-20, enjoying the festivities and talking to people about what AARP does to advocate for Virgin Islanders 50-plus.
AARP East Regional Vice President Kelly A. Clark announces that Troy A. De Chabert-Schuster – a distinguished member of the community, business entrepreneur, and educator in the Virgin Islands for more than 17 years – has been appointed State Director for AARP in the Virgin Islands, effective August 15, 2016.
En Español While a large portion of the Virgin Islands population considers its self to be Hispanic, when it comes to celebrating the contributions of Hispanics in the VI, all Virgin Islanders join in the festivities.
“The consumer has more power than they think,” stated Devin Carrington, the Commissioner of the Virgin Islands Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) at a recent Town Hall meeting on St. Thomas, “Too often we depend on the government to do everything, but we, as consumers need to work in solidarity and not allow businesses to provide us with products or services that are not up to standard.”
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