Community Briefs – December 4, 2017

Military training at former golf course, Orote Point

ASAN, Guam—The U.S. military will conduct training at the former Adm. Nimitz Golf Course in Barrigada on Dec. 4-8, from 7am to 10pm.

The military will also conduct training at Orote Point on Dec. 8-9, from 10am to 2pm. The training will be contained within the following coordinates: 13° 25’ 24″N/144° 38’ 15″E.

These trainings are designed to enhance the readiness of military personnel. Residents in surrounding areas should not be alarmed if they see or hear increased activity associated with the trainings. It is recommended the public, fishermen and marine tour operators monitor the Coast Guard broadcast notice to mariners for advisories. (PR)

VA benefits counselor to visit Saipan

A benefits counselor of the U.S. Department of Veterans Benefits Administration will be at the Saipan VA Outreach Clinic on Dec. 15, from 9:30am to 3:30pm. The benefits counselor will be available to answer benefits questions, and assist with the claim process.

The Saipan VA Outreach Clinic is located at the MH II Bldg. Suite 206, Marina Heights Business Park in Garapan.
To request an appointment, contact Ruth Coleman at 322-0035. (PR)

Personalized Christmas ornaments for sale in fundraiser

Team KOKA presents the second year of its Tree of Angels project. Personalized Christmas ornaments are being sold for $5 in memory of beloved ones. The ornaments will be displayed on Christmas trees beginning Dec. 10 at the San Jose Church. If interested in helping with this fundraiser, feel free to buy from any of the Team KOKA members or contact or Frances Diaz at 433-3800. (PR)

‘Glow, Walk, Run, or Wheel’ on Tinian

The VOICES of the CNMI-Tinian Chapter presents its annual “Glow, Walk, Run, or Wheel” on Saturday, Dec. 9, starting at 5:30pm at the Tinian Teen Center. This will be the fourth year for the VOICES signature event.

Registration is $10 per participant and each participant will receive a signature T-shirt designed by The Undeniable and a raffle ticket.

Raffle tickets will be sold at $1 each during the event or can be purchased early from any of the team members. For information, contact Jan Barcinas at 433-3826 or Monika Diaz at 433-3800 or email monikahdiaz@gmail. (PR)

Innovation Summit on Dec. 5

The Commonwealth Development Authority and the CNMI Department of Commerce are hosting an Innovation Summit on Dec. 5 at the Fiesta Resort & Spa Saipan’s Hibiscus Hall, from 9am to 2pm, featuring John McElligott and David Rixter. This summit is workforce development related, augmented with new technology that is now developing rapidly. It is free.

There will also be a small gathering on Dec. 4, 2017, at the American Memorial Park Indoor Theatre from 5pm to 8pm, during which McElligott will be making a presentation to potential stakeholders as well as to any other interested individuals.

Members of the community, both public and private, are encouraged to participate. (PR)

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