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“Made in the USVI” Pop-Up Shop to reopen on St. Thomas

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – April 19, 2021  USVI-made products – designed and crafted by talented and innovative small manufacturers and artisans – will be ready once again for purchase by U.S. Virgin Islands residents and visitors in April.

The Enterprise Zone Commission (EZC), in collaboration with the Virgin Islands Council on the Arts (VICA), will re-open the doors of the popular “Made in the USVI” Pop-Up Store on St. Thomas, USVI.

Pop Up Shop Dates and Times:

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 through Friday, April 30, 2021
9AM to 5PM (Monday through Friday)
9AM to 4PM (Saturdays)
Closed (Sundays)

Location:
5070 Norre Gade
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

This store will be located on the first floor of VICA’s building, the white two-story building located across the street from the Frederick Evangelical Lutheran Church on Norre Gade and facing Fort Christian. It is also in the vicinity of the Emancipation Garden in downtown Charlotte Amalie.

Pop-Up Stores are short-term stores that are temporarily established in an available space to allow customers to experience products of a business first-hand.

The EZC and VICA first partnered in December 2018 to host the first “Made in the USVI” Pop Up Shop in the U.S. Virgin Islands showcasing products for sale from within a variety of industries ranging from books, photographs and clothing to scented candles, bodycare items and food. The EZC is an entity of the Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (VIEDA), and VICA is an an agency of the Government of the Virgin Islands within the V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources.

To help ensure the safety and health of the store’s vendors and patrons during this global pandemic, visitors are required to wear masks, and temperature checks will be taken at the door. Hand sanitizer and a hand-washing station will also be available.

For more information, call 340-774-5984 and visit www.facebook.com/MadeintheUSVI.

Individuals interested in buying more USVI-made products online can also visit the “Made in the USVI” website at www.madeintheusvi.com. Several businesses are featured on this website that is funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration through a federal grant from the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP). STEP assists small businesses in exporting their products globally. To learn more about this website and the “Made in the USVI” Pop Up Shops, contact Nadine T. Marchena Kean, EZC director, at [email protected](link sends e-mail).

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