Community Briefs – October 8, 2018

JKPL to host 7th Trunk-or-Treat
The 7th Annual Halloween Trunk-Or-Treat is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, from 3:30pm to 6:30pm at the Joeten-Kiyu Public Library parking lot in Susupe. Organizations who are willing to sponsor can contact Trunk-or-Treat coordinators Omar Manacop and/or Rose Ulloa at 235-7329/7315. You can also email jkplitc@gmail.com or rosalindaulloajkpl@gmail.com. (PR)

Scheduled power outage today
The Commonwealth Utilities Corp. has scheduled a power interruption today, Oct. 8, from 5am to 10am, affecting Chalan Pale Arnold in Lower Navy Hill. The Lower Navy Hill traffic light intersection and Calhoun water well will be affected. The Lower Sadog Tasi and Lower Navy Hill wastewater lift stations will be affected.

These will allow Commonwealth Utilities Corp. linemen to replace wooden poles with concrete ones. (PR)

SINMI accepting applications for award
The Soroptimist International of the Northern Mariana Islands is now accepting applications for our annual Live Your Dream award. The completed application and two reference forms must be submitted before Oct. 10, 2018, for consideration in the judging process. For digital copies of both forms, email pbrown52@gmail.com.

These annual awards are given to women who are attending college or vocational training and who are the primary financial support for their family. A list of other requirements will be provided. The award money can be spent on whatever a recipient chooses.

Plan ahead to attend our award ceremony on Oct. 20 at the Fiesta Resort & Spa Saipan at 6pm. Ticket prices are $50. For more information, contact Pam Brown at (670) 483-9496 or Maureen Sebangiol at (670) 287-4674. (PR)

US Naval Base Guam front gate closure, traffic pattern change
SANTA RITA, Guam—The U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG)-Main Base front gate will be closed from 4am, Oct. 6 through 4am, Oct. 9 for construction. The back gate will be open for traffic during this time.

In addition, the traffic pattern at the NBG-Main Base front gate will change effective Tuesday, Oct. 9. There will be three inbound lanes and one outbound lane Monday through Friday from 6:30am to 8am.

Improving base access in support of improved military readiness, and ensuring the safety and security of military and civilian personnel remains a top priority. As NBG implements this new traffic flow at the entry control point (ECP), all drivers accessing NBG installations are reminded to pay attention to the traffic pattern, follow Security’s directions, pay attention to all posted signs, stop at the Security sentry’s position, provide a valid ID and proceed only when cleared by the sentry. (PR)

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