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Get an AIDS test and a free turkey

HOPE Inc. is conducting its fourth annual holiday turkey giveaway, offering a free turkey to every pair of people who visit and get one of three chronic disease screenings and an HIV test.

The turkey giveaway takes place beginning today at one of HOPE's facilities:

- On St. Thomas today and Thursday at HOPE headquarters on Seventh-day Street next to L&C Milliner or the St. Thomas East End Medical Center at Tutu Park Mall.

- On St. John today and Thursday at the HOPE satellite office in Suite 306-A at The Market Place.

- On St. Croix at The Women's Coalition on Friday or at St. Croix Mission Outreach on Saturday.

For more information, contact Jessica Waldron at 777-1611 or

Frederiksted Town Plan to be presented at Legion

The Enterprise Zone Commission, a division of the V.I. Economic Development Authority, will deliver a presentation on the Frederiksted Collaborative Town Plan at a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at American Legion Hall Post 133, at 15-16 Prince Street in Frederiksted.

The plan was developed through the collective efforts of the Enterprise Zone Commission, Our Town Frederiksted and the Frederiksted Economic Development Association to highlight key initiatives aimed at enhancing economic and community development in the historic town of Frederiksted.

For more information, contact Cusa Holloway at 773-6499 ext. 234 or by e-mail to

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