Posted on Feb 04 2014
[B]MINA to hold special general membership meeting[/B]

The Mariana Islands Nature Alliance will hold a special general membership meeting on Feb. 13, 2014, at 5:30pm at the MINA conference room, Gualo Rai Center, Suite 103. The purpose for the meeting is to discuss and vote on the recommended merger between the Mariana Islands Nature Alliance and Pacific Marine Resource Institute. Projected meeting time is 30 minutes. (MINA)

[B]Free business training seminar[/B]

The CNMI Small Business Development Center will hold a free business training seminar on Saipan called “How to start a business in 2014.” The workshop will be held on Feb. 7, 2014, from 10am to 12pm, at the second floor of the Family Building in Garapan. Online registration: PISBDCN.ECENTERDIRECT.COM or call for pre-registration at (670) 664-3018 or (PR)

[B]Family grief support meeting on Feb. 6[/B]

A group that is in the process of forming a Compassionate Friends chapter in Saipan will be holding their monthly grief support meeting on Thursday, Feb. 6, from 6pm to 7:30pm, in the NMPASI conference room on Middle Road, in Gualo Rai.

We offer understanding and hope to bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents who are grieving the loss of a child of any age, and from any cause. We provide a safe, confidential setting, in which to share our experiences, while respecting and supporting each other, and listening.

For more information, call Jill Derickson at 322-3425 or e-mail To learn more about The Compassionate Friends, visit their website at (PR)

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