COMMUNITY BRIEFS – Feb. 17, 2017

SHEFA deadline

To all new, ongoing, and returning applicants, the deadline for supporting documents for SHEFA financial assistance is Feb. 28, 2017. (PR)

Xavier entrance exam on Saturday

The Xavier High School entrance written exam will be administered on Saturday, Feb. 25, at 8:30am at Mt. Carmel School.  Interested test takers are encouraged to bring several No. 2 pencils, snacks, and water.  Exam fee is $10. There are two parts to the exam (English and math).  Each exam lasts one hour and 30 minutes with a 15-minute break in between. Test takers should be prepared to be on the Mt. Carmel school grounds for three hours and 30 minutes from 8am to 11:30pm.  Exam starts exactly at 8:30am.  Interested exam takers are encouraged to RSVP by Thursday, Feb. 23, to reserve a seat a seat. Email ialafanso@gmail.com or call 285-8768. Xavier High School is a Jesuit Catholic school. (PR)

Bodybuilding federation to host fundraiser

The Northern Marianas Bodybuilding & Physique Federation will be holding a “Party in the Park” on Feb. 25, 2017, from 6pm to 9pm, at the Garapan Central Park (Roundhouse) to raise funds for our bodybuilders to compete in local and international competitions. The cost is $20 per person.

The federation is preparing for the 3rd Annual Marianas Muscle competition to be held on March 25, 2017, and in July it will be holding the CNMI bodybuilding championships.

For tickets, contact Jeanne Rayphand at 287-9807 or email jeanneesq@yahoo.com or Karen Davis, at 789-9214. (PR)

McFun Run to take place this Saturday

The Rotary Club of Saipan and McDonald’s Saipan will be hosting the Annual McFun Run this Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, along the Beach Road pathway. This event for 5K and 10K runs along the pathway from the Carolinian utt in Garapan to the 5K turnaround by the National Office Supply or the turnaround at the Oleai Beach Bar and Grill and back to the Carolinian utt. Registration begins at 5am at the Carolinian utt. Start time is 6:15am. Registration forms are available or can be picked up at all Saipan McDonald’s branches, MegaByte, or NMPSI office. (PR)

Christian school to hold mission on Saipan
The Okinawa Christian School International has sent a mission team of 10 high school students and two chaperones to Saipan. This team will be working with the Commonwealth Advocates for Recovery Efforts. Today, Feb. 17, they will host a free Pizza Party Youth event at Kagman Community Church from 7pm to 9pm. This is also open to all middle school and high school students. For more information call 256-8171 or email flybjrew@yahoo.com. (PR)

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