Community Briefs – December 11, 2017

Tinian to join global candlelight vigil
Together with its 2nd Annual “Tree of Angels,” Tinian will hold its 2nd Annual Candlelight Vigil on Dec. 10, 2017, at 6:45pm. The community is invited to join and meet at the Tinian Gymnasium and walk to the San Jose Church. Candles will be lit at 7pm, together with Saipan and Guam—a candlelight vigil from time zone to time zone, as one country light theirs, and the other country blows out theirs. The event is dedicated to children of any age who have left this world too early. (PR)

Water service interruption on Saipan
There will be a scheduled water service interruption on Dec. 12 and 13, from 8am to 5pm in several areas on Saipan to repair a leak in a 6-inch transmission line.
The water outage will affect Koblerville, San Antonio, Chalan Kanoa, Susupe, San Jose, Oleai, Chalan Piao, As Lito, and Fina Sisu areas. Customers in these areas should expect restoration of services soon thereafter.

Repairs will be located on the corner of Guangdong Hardware in As Lito. Due to the closure of the southbound lane and for the safety of Commonwealth Utilities Corp. men and women working at the site, motorists are advised to proceed with caution and take alternative routes when traveling by the area. (CUC)

Survivors, caregivers support meeting on Dec. 14
All people facing cancer, their family members, and caregivers are invited to the next Commonwealth Cancer Association support meeting on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, starting at 5:30pm at the Hyatt Regency Saipan’s Chamolinian Room. Guest speaker will be Salome A. Castro of the Commonwealth Healthcare Corp. To RSVP or for more information, call the CCA at 682-0050 or email at ccamarianas@gmail.com. (PR)
 
BOG’s Guam and CNMI holiday schedule
Bank of Guam has the following holiday hours:
• Monday, Dec. 25, 2017: All branches will be closed. The Customer Service Department will be closed beginning Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017, at noon, all day Christmas Day, reopening after midnight on Dec. 26, 2017
• Monday, Jan. 1, 2018: All branches will be closed. The Customer Service Department will be closed beginning Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, at noon, all day New Year’s Day, reopening after midnight on Jan. 2, 2018. (PR)

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