COMMUNITY BRIEFS

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Posted on Dec 18 2004

KAGMAN YARD SALE TODAY

The CCD Program will be holding a yard sale today, Dec. 19, from 9am to 1pm at the Santa Soledad grounds, Kagman. The public is welcome to attend. Interested sellers will be asked to pay $20 for space. For more information, contact Kina Chong or Lulu Muna at 256-5358.

KagES Book Fair—The last day for Kagman Elementary School’s Book Fair is Monday, Dec. 20. Proceeds will be used to purchase books for classroom libraries.

BIG FISH HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

Big Fish Creative Inc. would like to inform its clients and vendors that its office will be closed on the following days:

Christmas Holiday—Dec. 23, 2004 (close at noon)

Dec. 24, 2004

New Year’s Holiday—Dec. 30, 2004 (close at noon)

Dec. 31, 2004

Its normal office hours are Monday to Friday (8am to 5:30pm). Should you have any questions or concerns, contact your Big Fish Creative, Inc. representative.

2004 W-2CM FORMS DISTRIBUTION ONGOING

The Division of Revenue and Taxation wishes to inform all CNMI employers that the distribution of the 2004 W-2CM forms and Instructions has started and is now ongoing.

All businesses and employers are asked, to pick up forms during the regular business hours, from 8am to 4pm at the office of the Division of Revenue and Taxation located at the Dandan Commercial Center. The deadline for filing 2004 W-2CM form is Feb. 28, 2005 at 4:30pm.

PUBLIC NOTICE TO FIRST TIME HOMEOWNERS

The Northern Marianas Housing Corp. said that it is extending the deadline for first time homeowners to submit housing loan applications for the Plumeria Estates.

NMHC encourages all interested applicants to pick up an application at its central office in Garapan, Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 4:30pm, except holidays, and to have the applications submitted as soon as they can. For any inquiries on the matter, call one of NMHC’s loan officers at 234-9447/7689/7670.

UPCOMING EVENT AT HOPWOOD

Wednesday, Dec. 22: Last day of school before Christmas break. School resumes Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2005.

KAGES SCHEDULE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

The Kagman Elementary School Christmas Pageant will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2004, from 4:30pm to 6:30pm. This year’s program will take place on the grassy knoll in front of the school, where the stage is located. The public is invited to bring chairs, blankets/mats, and umbrellas. Refreshments will be sold that evening by students/teachers who are raising funds to go on their Close-up trip to Washington D.C. Point of contact is Olive Camacho, at 664-3915.

Lemonade Stand orders are in! If you have not picked up your order, you have until Monday, Dec. 20, 2004. Any orders not paid and picked up by 4:30pm of Dec. 20 will be sold to the public on Dec. 21.

Reminder to All Kagman Elementary School students/parents/guardians: Last day of school will be on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2004. Classes resume on Jan. 11, 2005.

HEAD START PROGRAM ENROLLMENT START

Enroll your child now! Head Start provides children with activities that help them grow mentally, socially, emotionally, and physically. The Head Start staff recognize that, as parents, you are the first and most important teachers of your children. They will welcome your involvement in Head Start activities, and will work as partners with you to help your child progress. Your child will leave Head Start more prepared for kindergarten, excited about learning, and ready to succeed.

Open slots are at the following centers:

San Antonio-PM session

San Vicente-PM session

Capitol Hill-PM session

Capitol Hill-AM session

Kagman III-PM session

Kagman II-PM & AM session

Chalan Kanoa-AM session

SUMMER COLLEGE INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE

The NMI Council for the Humanities wishes to advise the general public of the availability of federal internships for the summer of 2005.

The program, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, is open to college students entering their junior or senior years in the fall of 2005. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals who have been legal residents in the United States for at least three years. Non-U.S. residents of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands are also eligible to participate in this program.

The NEH will provide interns $4,000 for 10 weeks of work in Washington, D.C.

The deadline for applications is Jan. 5, 2005. Interested individuals may submit their applications online at http://www.neh.gov/interns/guidelines.html. Questions about this intern program should be directed to the Internship Coordinator at internships@neh.gov.

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