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Quick Note: White Bay Group Founder Contributes $12,420 To VI Children’s Museum

News / Virgin Islands / August 18, 2016

ST. THOMAS — Uriel Cohen, founder of White Bay Group, an EDC beneficiary based here that’s focused on trading investments, has sponsored the Air Rocket Exhibit at the Virgin Islands Children’s Museum by donating $12,420 for phase 2 of the project, which is expected to open by the end of 2016, according to a release the museum issued Wednesday.

According to the release, the latest showcase will be a core exhibit for a new section dubbed, “They Thought They Were Crazy, Inventions that Changed the World”. Exhibit users can choose a rocket or build their own, place it on the launch pad and experience Sir Isaac Newton’s First Law of Motion firsthand.

air rocket exhibit

Other exhibits coming in the future include the World Dance Party and Meditation Room, which has already been partially sponsored by the VI Lottery Youth Enrichment Initiative and the Pan Geo Room, recently sponsored by Diamonds International.


Feature Image: From left to right, Sarah Erickson, Director of Development and Curator, Alex Golubitsky, Board Secretary, Sarah Hughes, Executive Director, Uriel Cohen, Founder of the White Bay Group.

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