Community Briefs – Dec. 2, 2014


Saipan veterans town hall meeting
The Veterans Affairs Honolulu Office will be hosting a town hall meeting for all veterans on Thursday, Dec. 4, from 5:30pm to 6:30pm at the American Memorial Park’s Visitor’s Center Theater in Garapan, Saipan. VA Pacific Islands Health Care System Director Wayne Pfeffer and VBA Regional Office Director Tracey Betts will be hosting the town hall meeting. Contact Ruth Coleman at (670) 322-0035 at the Saipan VA Outreach Clinic for additional information. (PR)

Chamber meeting tomorrow at World Resort
The Saipan Chamber of Commerce will hold its general membership meeting tomorrow, Dec. 3, at the Royal Taga Hall of the Saipan World Resort. This day also is the Chamber’s annual Career Exploration Day.  On the agenda to speak are several younger Chamber members who will give brief speeches about their individual paths to success. Buffet luncheon begins at 11:30am, with the meeting starting at noon. Luncheon cost for Chamber members is $20, non-members pay $30. Chamber businesses hosting students at the luncheon will be charged the member rate of $20. (PR)

Brilliant Star to host Holiday Bazaar
Brilliant Star School will kick off the holiday season with the Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Fiesta Resort and Spa Saipan, from 9am until 4pm. The annual event showcases the arts of local artists and wares of other vendors, and allows island residents and visitors to buy unique and beautiful gifts for the holidays. Entertainment will be provided by a variety of local performers.

Parents who want to have a little personal shopping time can drop their child off in the arts and crafts area, where the children have their pick of a variety of art projects.

Shoppers have a chance to win items such as beautiful handmade jewelry, local artwork, and gift certificates from local restaurants in the hourly raffle drawings. (PR)

Jun Dayao Dayao
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