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Senator Sammuel Sanes US Virgin Islands District of St. Croix "Commitment You Can See !"

At A Glance ... Community Involvement

¨ Supporter and Friend of the Women’s Coalition/ DVSAC; it is this type of dedication in his fight against domestic violence that Senator Sammuel Sanes was successfully nominated and received the 2015 Visionary Voice Award.  This award recognizes the creativity and hard work of people around the country who have successfully demonstrated outstanding work to end sexual violence.

¨ Relay for Life (Community Outreach and Participant)

¨ Male Empowerment Conference (Supporter)

¨ Frederiksted Clean-up Day (Donor)

¨ St. Lucian Association Ball  (Supporter)

¨ Dominican Independence Parade and Pageant (Supporter)

¨ V.I. Swimming Association Fundraiser (Supporter)

¨ AZ Academy Scholarship Fundraiser (Participant)

¨ Donation of computers to various schools (Community Outreach)

¨ Special Olympics (Community Outreach & Volunteer)

¨ Worked with the VI Department of Public Works to improve the maintenance of several sidewalks near the area of  the Juanita Gardine Elementary School.  Many of the residents in this area were forced to walk in the road, therefor creating a safety hazard.  (Community Outreach)

¨ Organizing in conjunction with the YAG Foundation, a Breast and Prostate Cancer Walk to raise more awareness of these diseases (Community Outreach)

¨ Worked in conjunction with the Department of Public Works in both the 30th and 31st Legislature to get several roads paved on the island of St. Croix (Community Outreach)

¨ Joined with the Wounded Warriors Foundation to raise funds and awareness of this foundation and its mission to assist members of our Armed Forces; will join with the Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball team to coordinate a weekend of activities to inspire and educate the public about persisting after a major injury.   These activities are expected to include a children’s clinic, community and team events and an exhibition game. (Veteran Community Outreach)

¨ The Office of Senator Sammuel Sanes has GPS pinpointed  86 AED units on the island of St. Croix and has input them in a database that can be accessed by the public; the database can be accessed by going to www.crowdsav/aeds and inputting “St. Croix” into the search field.  (Education/Employment/Technology)

¨ Assisted in raising funding for the AED Fund; this would allow for the purchasing of defibrillators for the VIPD and DPNR marine units. (Supporter)

¨ Received an award from the Virgin Islands Daily News for the Best Senator on St. Croix for 2015 and 2016 (Recognition - Thank You!)

¨ Raised awareness about Veterans’ suicide (Veteran Community Outreach)

¨ Participated in feeding the homeless for Thanksgiving (Community Outreach)

¨ Assisted in the establishment of a Fiber Optic program on St. Croix;  thus far there have been several successful graduates from this program to include employment in the field. (Technology and Employment)

¨ The Office of Senator Sammuel Sanes has assisted over 3000 people born on the island of Puerto Rico obtain their birth certificates (Community Outreach)

¨ Three Kings Day Parade (Community Participation and Supporter)

¨ Dominican Republic Independence Day (Community Participation and Supporter)

¨ Donations to the island of Dominica (Community Participation and Supporter)

¨ Virgin Islands/Puerto Rico Friendship Day  (Community Participation and Supporter)

¨ ...and Senator Sanes supports many other community organizations and programs