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Media Invited to Cover Major St. Thomas Land Donation to UVI

UVI Saint Croix Campus

Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph a reception and property tour, beginning at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 7. The activities will mark the donation to UVI of 65 acres of property in Estate Sorgenfri on St. Thomas.

The donation comes from descendants of Rankin Orr and Elizabeth Millin. Family members expected to be on hand for the reception and tour are Leal Van Beverhoudt, Luz Van Beverhoudt, Aethra Van Beverhoudt-Matthias and Anita Millin Holder. A reception is set at UVI’s Administration and Conference Center at 10 a.m., with a property tour to follow leaving UVI at noon.


Members of the media who wish to participate in the property tour must RSVP by noon on Monday, Oct. 6, to UVI Public Relations at or call (340) 693-1057.


What:             Reception marking donation of St. Thomas Property to UVI

When:             Tuesday, Oct. 7

Where:           Administration and Conference Center, first-floor conference room, St. Thomas

Time:              10 a.m. to noon

Property Tour 

What:             Tour of donated property – transportation will be provided

When:             Tuesday, Oct. 7

Where:           Departs UVI St. Thomas Campus – to Sorgenfri

Time:              Noon – departs UVI; 2:30 p.m. returns to UVI

 Contact:         Public Relations (340) 693-1057 or