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Community Service Projects

British Virgin Islands I

 

25 Days | Summer 2018
Community Service Projects

 

British Virgin Islands I

 

25 Days | Summer 2018

  • BVI community service projects completed with the BVI Tourist Board:
    • Constructed four walkways (4’x20′, 4’x10′ & two 4’x8′) and a staircase for the local trail system.
    • Cleared the trail to Pond Bay Beach using saws, clippers and machetes.
    • Constructed five benches using reclaimed pallet wood and painted with the help of local students.
  • At St. Mary’s Church grounds:
    • Constructed a one-hoop basketball court and a set of monkey bars.
    • Trimmed trees and cleared weeds and debris from the church property.
    • Painted tires to create an aloe garden comprised of four aloe planters.
    • Painted the perimeter wall and expanded the wall using stone.
    • Constructed three large 3’x8′ mosquito screens using reclaimed pallet wood for the windows of St. Mary’s School.
  • With longtime VISIONS friend, Khoy Smith:
    • Built a greenhouse using PVC piping.
    • Demolished and cleared a destroyed poultry factory.
  • BVI community service projects completed with environmental organization Green Clean:
    • Demolished and cleared a collapsed historical house and surrounding lot.
  • In partnership with Cornerstone Elementary School
    • Built four Corn Hole game boards and one sitting bench.
  • With local contact Mark Noel:
    • Cleared hurricane debris.
    • Removed a fallen-down fence and scoreboard at North End basketball court.

Team BVI

Leaders: Geza Tokes, Colt Deschenes, Emma Cunningham, Georgios Sarailidis, Stacy Bodow

ParticipantsWill (George) Ebeling, Jacqueline Scanapico, David Li, Tessa Dincau, Samantha Moroz, Miles Hawthorne, Kagan Rowland, Kristian Lamarre, Hallie Peterson, Emily Pinsk, Brandon Estevez

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Team BVI

Leaders: Geza Tokes, Colt Deschenes, Emma Cunningham, Georgios Sarailidis, Stacy Bodow

ParticipantsWill (George) Ebeling, Jacqueline Scanapico, David Li, Tessa Dincau, Samantha Moroz, Miles Hawthorne, Kagan Rowland, Kristian Lamarre, Hallie Peterson, Emily Pinsk, Brandon Estevez

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