VI Lottery Supports St. Thomas Baseball Explorers 2016 Tournament Season

VI Lottery proudly supported VI youth baseball players from both St. Thomas and St. Croix, ages 9- 14. They participated in season tournaments held in St. Croix, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Orlando, Florida." We are happy to assist our youth in enhancing their skills and becoming Virgin Islands Ambassadors, stated Mr. Juan Figueroa, Sr., Executive Director of VI Lottery.

The VI Lottery supports programs in accord with its "Make A Difference Pillars: Education, Economic and Business Development and Health and Public Welfare"; which helps organizations that make a positive impact towards a better quality of life for people of the Virgin Islands.

–Mabel J. Maduro
Educational Outreach Manager

St. Croix Track Club is Victorious in Tampa!

On May 28th, and 29th, 2016 the St. Croix Track Club (STXTC) attended the 25th Bay Area Youth Track & Field (BayTaf) Classic in Tampa, FL at the University of South Florida facility.

The event hosts over 1,500 athletes in three group categories. STXTC accumulated 253 points with 16 athletes to win Group 3 over Impact Athletes from Atlanta, Georgia with 150 points. There were three group categories. Group 1 were teams with over 39 athletes. Group 2 were teams with 21-39 athletes, and Group 3 were teams with 20 or less athletes. In addition, Malique Smith, who just completed his freshman year at University of Arkansas Pine Bluff, earned the Most Valuable Athlete award for placing 1st in the 800m and 400m in 1:54.78 and 49.03 respectively.

VI Lottery is a proud sponsor of our athletes and their outstanding performances. For complete results, please visit: BayTaf Classic Results.

Virgin Islands - Puerto Rico Village Opening Ceremony 2016

On behalf of Mr. Juan Figueroa, Sr., Executive Director of the VI Lottery, Mabel J. Maduro, Educational Outreach Manager delivered the following remarks:

Mabel J. Maduro, VI Lottery Educational Outreach Manager“The VI Lottery is honored to be a sponsor of the Virgin Islands & Puerto Rico Friendship Festival: The New Generation Continuing the Tradition. We have been an avid supporter of this significant cultural and educational event since 2013 and strongly feel that it is an invaluable opportunity to continue building on the rich cultural and economic exchange that the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico have maintained for so many years.

VI Lottery believes in Making a Difference by contributing to initiatives that educate, advance economic development and strengthen the Health and Public Welfare of our community. We are optimistic that the series of events to take place over the next few days will ensure that The New Generation Continuing the Tradition will always value the rich and mutually beneficial relationship between the U.S. Virgin Islands and Commonwealth of Puerto Rico."

 

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