COMMUNITY BRIEFS – Feb. 20, 2012

Posted on Feb 20 2012

Kagman High PTSA meeting set

Kagman High School PTSA meeting on Feb. 23, 2012, from 5:30pm to 6:30pm at the school’s cafeteria. Parents and guardians are encouraged to attend. For more information, call the main office at 237-3840. (PR)

NCD community meeting this Wednesday

The public is invited to the NCD Community Meeting scheduled next week Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 6:30pm at the Multi-Purpose Center in Susupe.

The premise for this meeting is to engage the community to respond to the burden of non-communicable diseases on our people and to get input from the community on the support needed in order to make successful steps forward.

There will also be a meeting on Saturday, Feb. 25, at 10am (venue to be determined) for those who cannot make it to the Wednesday meeting.

Contact the Division of Public Health at 236-8703 if you have any questions. (PR)

SVES Annual Canary Walkathon

The Parent, Teacher, Students Association of San Vicente Elementary School will be hosting the Annual Canary Walkathon on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at the SVES baseball field, from 7am until noon. The public is invited to join to promote a healthier lifestyle for parents, students, and the community. PTSA members have been soliciting support for the event and welcome all donations both monetary and in-kind. For more information, call the school at (670) 237-3791/3 or 237-3761. (PR)

Health Care Professions Licensing Board meeting

The Health Care Professions Licensing Board hereby notifies the general public that it will be holding its board meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, at 3pm. The meeting will be held at conference room No. 3 at the Dr. Jose T. Villagomez Center for Public Health and Dialysis Center, Lower Navy Hill, Saipan. (PR)

As sweet as Candyland!

TAGS, a turtle conservation non-profit group, will be hosting the Candyland Party at Godfather’s Bar on Feb. 24 at 7:30pm. The group is taking inspiration from the Hasbro classic Candyland for what’s sure to be the best party around! Enjoy prizes, silent auction, “crowd favorite” date auction and more as throngs of costumed merrymakers party the night away in blue, purple, and cotton candy! Five dollars gets you in the door for cheap drinks and good times. Come in costume (or not), bring cash for the auction, and prepare your liver for Candyland Saipan 2012! (PR)

Manta Band selling raffle tickets

The Manta Ray Band is hosting a mega raffle ticket fundraiser for its trip to the 2012 Olympics in London. The group expects to sell 3,000 raffle tickets at $50 apiece. The grand price is $5,000 in cash. The raffle will be held on May 4. A ticket purchase entitles the buyer to meet and watch the band perform on May 4 with light refreshments provided. They don’t need to be present to win. (PR)

Red Cross sets CPR/AED this Saturday

The American Red Cross-NMI Chapter will be conducting the Health & Safety training at its training room on Airport Road. Its Pediatric CPR/AED will be held this Saturday, Feb. 25, from 8am to 11:30am

Pre-registration is required at least 24-hours prior to training date. A $70 course-fee is required to participate in these trainings. Two-year certification cards are issued at end of training. Register by calling 1-800-REDCROSS or visiting For more information contact the local chapter at 234-3459. (ARC)

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