COMMUNITY BRIEFS – Aug. 25, 2015


2015 Club 200 is cancelled

The American Red Cross Northern Mariana Islands Chapter announced yesterday the cancelation of its annual Club 200 Super Heroes Dinner scheduled for Oct. 3. “Our Chapter and disaster response teams are focused solely on improving lives and helping those most affected by the storm. We are encouraging all of our donors and ticket buyers to support our relief efforts by making a financial contribution to the American Red Cross Typhoon Soudelor Disaster Fund. Financial donations (cash, checks, credit cards) can be made to the American Red Cross Northern Mariana Islands Chapter by emailing (ARC)

Green Gala postponed

As Micronesia Islands Nature Alliance joins the rest of the island in working toward recovery from the great damage brought by Typhoon Soudelor, the non-profit organization has announced that they will be postponing the annual Green Gala that was originally scheduled for Sept. 4, 2015.  This highly anticipated event will be rescheduled for later in the year.  In the wake of the storm, MINA staff and volunteers are working hard to help with the islandwide cleanup and other priority activities. If you are interested in volunteering, call the MINA office at 233-7333 or visit their Tasi Watch Facebook page for updates. (MINA)

Get daily updates from MHS website

The Marianas High School website will be updated daily. Students, parents, faculty and community can get the latest news and information at (MHS)

OAG relocates 3 divisions

The Office of the Attorney General has temporarily relocated three divisions—the Criminal Division, the Attorney General Investigative Division, and the Domestic Violence Intervention Center—to the Civil Division on Capitol Hill, second floor of the Juan A. Sablan Memorial Building. You may contact the Criminal division at telephone number 237-7600 or via fax at 234-7016; AGID at 234-8964 or fax 234-7016. DVIC may be reached at telephone numbers 237-7508 or 664-4582/83. The Office of the Attorney General maintains normal business hours of Monday – Friday, 7:30am-4:30pm. (OAG)

GCA sets Open House, start of classes

Grace Christian Academy would like to inform the community that Open House will be on Friday, Sept. 11 at 6pm and the first day of school will be Monday, Sept. 14 (8am to 3pm). The campus and buildings received significant damage from Typhoon Soudelor but much work is being done to repair and rebuild. The administration would like to give a heartfelt si yu’us ma’ase to the students, parents, alumni, staff and faculty who have joined in the effort. They would also like to invite the GCA community to come out this week any day Monday through Friday from 8am to 12pm to help with final cleanup around the campus. Even if you can only come out for one hour, the help will be greatly appreciated. If possible, please bring machetes, chainsaws, rakes and pickup trucks to help clear the debris. (GCA)

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