VESHI

AcronymDefinition
VESHIVolunteers for Environment, Social Harmony and Improvement (Maldives)
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The Gili Veshi team will monitor all aspects of the island's reef biodiversity, including sea surface temperature and coral growth, to protect the fragile coral reef environment.
Gili Lankanfushi's innovative and successful coral lines project, which sees coral fragments suspended in mid water to accelerate growth and reduce predation, was the first of its kind in the Maldives and will be expanded following the opening of Gili Veshi, with the existing coral lines transplanted onto the house reef and monitored as the primary stage of a wider transplantation effort.
Working with the Maldivian government and NGOs including the Manta Trust, the Olive Ridley Turtle Project and Shark Watch, the Gili Veshi team will continually monitor the marine ecosystem and threats to biodiversity including coral bleaching and the onslaught of invasive Crown of Thorn starfish.
Veshi believes if golfers visit Dudley Hill, they'll enjoy it and want to come back.
Veshi said the course doesn't drain well, so his crew couldn't mow for eight or nine days before finally resuming mowing for the three days before we arrived last week.
Veshi has expanded six of the nine greens, but there's not a lot of room to expand because many greens sit on hills.
Her husband of 47 years, George Veshi, died in 2001.
Veshi was born in Bridgeport, Conn., daughter of the late Nicholas and Vasilicia (Panori) Schutte, and graduated from Bassick High School.
She leaves her seven children, Maureen Veshi and her husband, Peter, of Sterling, Nancy Byrne of Sutton, with whom she lived, Jack Byrne and his wife, Robin, of Holden, Kathleen DiStefano and her husband, Daniel, of Worcester, Marie Kelleher and her husband, Peter, of Sutton, Eileen Gregoire and her husband, Paul, of Worcester and Mary Rennie and her husband, John, of Oxford; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandsons; three sister-in-laws, Elizabeth (Byrne) Mahoney, Ethel (Goodson) Byrne and Doris (Coonan) Healey; and many nephews and nieces.
She leaves her seven children, Maureen Veshi and her husband Peter of Sterling, Nancy Byrne of Sutton, with whom she lived, Jack Byrne and his wife Robin of Holden, Kathleen DiStefano and her husband Daniel of Worcester, Marie Kelleher and her husband Peter of Sutton, Eileen Gregoire and her husband Paul of Worcester and Mary Rennie and her husband John of Oxford; 12 grandchildren; two great grandsons; three sisters-in-law, Elizabeth (Byrne) Mahoney, Ethel (Goodson) Byrne and Doris (Coonan) Healey; and many nephews and nieces.
Webster: Shannon Elizabeth Cain*, Victoria Lynn Dabrowski, Benjamin John Veshi.
Honor Roll: Kyrie Bonadies, Dudley; Richard Bryn, Dudley; Shannon Cain, Webster; Gaelen Chinnock, Sturbridge; Patricia Cournoyer, Southbridge; Christine Freije, Worcester; Ninwa Hanna, North Grafton; Daniel Hartnett, Oxford; Colin Johnson, Douglas; John Reisdorf Jr., Auburn; Jacqueline Sembor, Thompson; Benjamin Veshi, Webster