Of course, there is no way to name every person in Frederiksted who is “special” and went above and beyond during the storm, but there are a few people I DO know about that I want to acknowledge- and thank – for all their efforts to help our island community:
Kathy and Randy Tiddark: these are the owners of Caribbean Breeze Apartments and rentals – and they were both heros, in my eyes and in the eyes of others, in their efforts to get Frederiksted back on its feet.
Emily Weston: owner of Lyric Sails and the Tap Deck Bar – also was very active in the Frederiksted cleanup. She’s a busy and industrious lady with a fierce love for our island!
Diane Burns: Realtor with Coldwell Banker, based in Frederiksted, was actively involved in clean-up efforts and helping the community re-build.
April Pelosi and Robert Jones: owners of the Lost Dog, kept everyone full of pizza and beer, all the while searching for a new location for their business.
There are countless others who were heroes: ALL the proprietors of businesses out West were very active in the reconstruction and rebuilding efforts -and I, for one, am very grateful to them for all their hard work, their passion, and their unwavering love for our island in general and Frederiksted in particular. Makes me very proud!