COMMUNITY BRIEFS – Feb. 19, 2014

Posted on Feb 19 2014

Survivors, caregivers support meeting

All people facing cancer, their family members, and caregivers are invited to the next Commonwealth Cancer Association monthly support meeting on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, starting at 5:30pm at Hyatt Regency Saipan, Chamolinian Room. Guest speaker Kim Peterson will present on the benefits of yoga and holistic healing. To RSVP or for more information, call the CCA at 682-0050 or email or (PR)

CCA board meeting on Feb. 18

The Commonwealth Cancer Association’s board of directors will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at 3pm at the CCA conference room. Agenda includes reports from the president and program updates. All board meetings are open to the public. For more information, contact CCA at 682-0050 or email at (PR)

UOG celebrates Charter Day on March 11

The University of Guam celebrates its 46th Charter Day on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 on the UOG campus. Opening Ceremonies begin at 9am and activities run throughout the day until 5pm.

UOG Charter Day showcases a multitude of activities and events including campus tours, the Annual College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Research Conference, which features over 60 different presentations, the CHamoru Language Competition, agricultural displays, ROTC tactical demonstrations, Chemistry Titration High School Competition, Isla Center for the Arts exhibit, live music, food, games, and more.

This year, Charter Day also features the finals of the President’s Cup Competition where students, alumni and UOG employees compete in nine different events including basketball, volleyball, badminton, ping pong, dodgeball, 5K run/walk, golf, and more.

For details and a list of events, visit or visit the UOG Facebook page at (UOG)

Free business seminars

The CNMI Small Business Development Center presents a series of free business seminars.

-TINIAN: Health Insurance for Small Business, Feb. 21, 2014, from 10am to 12pm, at the Tinian’s Northern Marianas College Room-D.

-ROTA: Health Insurance for Small Business, Feb. 27, 2014, from 10am to 12pm, at the Rota’s Northern Marianas College Room A-2.

Online registration at or call for pre-registration at (670) 664-3018 or (PR)

Navy to conduct training in Agat Bay 

ASAN, Guam—The U.S. Navy will conduct parachute and aircraft training at Agat Bay on Feb. 20 from 7am to noon. This exercise is designed to enhance the training and readiness of military personnel. Residents in surrounding areas should not be alarmed if they see and hear increased activity associated with the exercise. (PR)

UOG announces 2014 Chemistry Titration Competition

As part of UOG Charter Day festivities this year, the University of Guam Chemistry Department is organizing its 6th Annual Titration Competition for high schools on Charter Day, Tuesday, March 11, 2014, from 8:30am to 2pm. The competition will be held in the Chemistry Laboratory Room SC230, at the Science Building on the UOG campus.

All of the high schools in Guam are invited to participate in this event. Each school will be allowed to send two teams to this competition and each team comprises two students. Prizes will be awarded to the top team and top individual. Members of the UOG Chemistry faculty, staff, and students will be facilitating this event.

To register for the competition download and complete the registration at: Submit the forms through email or fax to: Dr. Maika Vuki
Email:; or fax: (671) 734-1299

Closing date for registration for the competition is Feb. 21, 2014 at 5pm. For details contact Dr. Vuki at 735-2784 or email (UOG)

Jun Dayao Dayao
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