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Pictured from left to right: Daryl Griffith, Adrienne L. Williams-Octalien, Calvert White

July 29, 2020

Recreational Facilities Takes Center Stage


U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The July episode of Recovery in Focus will provide viewers with an update on recreational facilities throughout the territory announced the Office of Disaster Recovery and the Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority. This episode’s guests include Daryl Griffith, Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority Executive Director, Calvert White, Commissioner of the Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation, and Nereida Washington, Director of Campus Operations for the University of the Virgin Islands along with host Adrienne L. Williams-Octalien, Director of the Office of Disaster Recovery.

July’s show will include updates on top recreational projects in the territory in addition to information on plans for the University of the Virgin Islands Multi-Purpose Complex.

VIHFA Executive Director Daryl Griffith will share new developments on the EnVIsion Tomorrow Program and other Community Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program initiatives.

You can watch Recovery in Focus on WTJX Channel 12, and online on,, and the PBS app, which can be viewed via TV streaming devices such as Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Firestick, etc., as well as on smart devices.

Recovery in Focus premiered in March and will continue to provide viewers with the most recent developments in ODR’s five priority areas; hospitals, schools, roads, housing, and power, as well as other critical projects that impact the daily lives of residents. A new episode of Recovery in Focus will air on the last Thursday of every month.