Community Briefs – May 3, 2019

Posted on May 03 2019

Airport road to be blocked off for MMAC

During the Marianas March Against Cancer today, Friday, May 3, the traffic heading northbound, leaving the airport will be blocked off at 5pm. From the 4-way intersection, only southbound traffic (heading to the airport) will be allowed, making that road a one-way street. To exit the airport, you will be directed to exit left of the airport, heading down As Gonno. With this, please plan your trips to the airport with a little extra time. (PR)

Veterans’ town hall meeting

The U.S. Department of Veterans Health Administration is having a town hall meeting hosted by the Veterans Affairs Pacific Island Health Care System director Jennifer Gutowski. This will be to share information, hear feedback from veterans and to answer questions on VA Health Care.

The town hall meeting for the islands of Saipan, Rota, and Tinian are on:

– Saipan: American Memorial Park theater on May 7, 2019, from 3pm to 4:30pm.
– Tinian: The Mayor of Tinian’s conference room, May 8, 2019, from 9:30am to 11:30am.
– Rota: The Mayor of Rota’s conference room, May 9, 2019, from 10am to 12pm.

All veterans, their families, survivors and any organization or individual who works with or on behalf of veterans are encouraged to attend.

Point of Contact is Ruth Coleman, 322-0035. (PR)

Guam CHamoru commission meetings set

The Kumisión i Fino’ CHamoru yan i Fina’nå’guen i Historia yan i Lina’la’ i Taotao Tåno’ (Commission on CHamoru Language and the Teaching of the History and Culture of the Indigenous People of Guam) will hold its monthly meeting on May 9 and 23, Thursdays, from 12:30pm to 3pm., at  the Garden House, Plasa de Espana, in Hagåtña. A work session will also be held on May 16, from 12:30pm to 3pm at the same venue. 

For more information contact kumisión chair/gé’helo’ Hope Alvarez Cristobal at 483-0097 or secretary/sikritåria Rosa Salas Palomo at 727-5522. (PR)

Air Force to conduct training at Radio Barrigada

ASAN, Guam—The 644th Combat Command Squadron will conduct training at Radio Barrigada, formerly known as the Adm. Nimitz Golf Course, on May 4 to 10, from midnight to 7pm.  These types of trainings are designed to enhance the readiness of military personnel. The public should be advised that during these routine trainings blanks may be used. Residents in surrounding areas should not be alarmed if they see or hear increased activity associated with the training. (PR)

New PH passports for releasing

The Philippine Consulate General in Guam, in coordination with the Office of Honorary Consul Eli Arago, will be releasing passports to those who renewed their passports last March 3, 4, and 5. You can pick up your new passport at Finasisu Terraces Apartment Bldg. D, second floor, top of the Mini-Mart Store, Monday-Friday, 9am to 5pm (12pm to 1pm, breaktime). Bring your old passport and receipt when claiming your new passport. If someone else will pick up the passport, there must be an authorization letter from the applicant. For any inquiry or details, call Mel Santos at 233-6293. (PR)

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