Community Briefs – January 23, 2020

Posted on Jan 23 2020

SAFA elects new officers

The 37th Saipan Agricultural Fair Association has elected new officers, with Dr. Ignacio T. dela Cruz elected as president and William C. Ada as vice president. The other officers are Aileen S. Benavente, treasurer, and Zabrina C. Shai, secretary.
The next SAFA meeting is on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, at 10am at the Division of Agriculture in Kagman.
For more information, call Shai at the Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality at 664-8300 or Diana Gabaldon, Soil and Water Conservation, at 256-3320. (PR)

Free medical outreach

The Pentecostal Missionary Church of Christ (4th Watch) Saipan will be hosting a free medical mission outreach program on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, at the San Antonio basketball court, from 2pm to 6pm.
There will be free blood sugar and blood pressure check, and eye screening with free reading glass giveaways. There will also be a chair massage/reflex, facial cleansing, and free haircuts, plus free snacks refreshments, bag of giveaways (toiletries), new and used clothes, toy giveaways, and counseling/prayers for the sick.
For more information, call Pastor Claire Javillonar 789-7566. (PR)

Water service outage in parts of Gualo Rai

There will be a scheduled water service interruption for portions of Gualo Rai mainly for customers located along Gualo Rai Road on the west side of the Gualo Rai traffic light on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, from 8am to 5pm. Commonwealth Utilities Corp. customers in the affected areas should expect restoration of water services soon after.
The purpose of the scheduled water interruption is to allow CUC’s contractor, AIC Marianas, Inc., to connect the new 8-inch distribution main to the existing 16-inch main as part of CUC’s Gualo Rai Waterline Replacement Project funded by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. As a result of the waterline replacement, a more reliable water system will be provided to the community.
For more information, contact the CUC Customer Call Center at 664-4282. (PR)

Alternative contact no. for MLSC

The Marianas office of Micronesian Legal Services Corp. is having trouble with its telephone lines. If you call and cannot reach the MLSC at its regular numbers, try 235-6102. Thank you for your patience and understanding. (PR)

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