Community Briefs – January 30, 2015


NMPASI closed today, Jan. 30
The Northern Marianas Protection & Advocacy Systems, Inc. would like to let the public know that our office will be closed today, Jan. 30, 2015, from 8am to 5pm, for Staff Development. Business will resume on Feb. 2, 2015. (PR)

CHCC, emergency responders to hold 4-day exercises
The Commonwealth Healthcare Corp, Public Health and Hospital Emergency Preparedness, in collaboration with other emergency response agencies, would like to inform the public that they will be conducting a full-scale exercise from Feb. 3 to 6, 2015, on the islands of Saipan, Tinian, and Rota, from 8am to 4pm each day.

Normal hospital and public health operations and activities will not be disrupted or affected by this exercise. Thank you for your cooperation. For more information, call the CHCC Public Health/ Hospital Emergency Preparedness Office at 234-8950. (CHCC)

Joeten-Kiyu library closed next week
This is to inform the public that the Joeten-Kiyu Public Library will be closed from Feb. 3 to Feb. 7, 2015, due to its annual inventory.  Thank you for your understanding. For more information, call 235-7322/23. (JKPL)

Private schools invited to membership meeting
The Commonwealth Coalition of Private Schools is inviting all private schools in the CNMI to attend an open membership meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 3:30pm at Mount Carmel School’s faculty lounge. The purpose of the meeting will be to allow current and prospective members of the coalition to submit required items for membership, as well as to move forward with several initiatives.  Private schools on Rota and Tinian may also participate in the CCOPS meeting via Google Hangouts. For more information, contact CCOPS president Galvin Deleon Guerrero at (CCOPS)

NMDC membership meeting set
The Northern Marianas Descent Corp., a chartered non-profit, will hold a general membership meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, starting at 6pm, at the Carolinian Utt in Garapan. The agenda includes developing and adopting the 2015 Community Action Plan; membership recruitment; election of officers & standing committees; and updating the NMD amicus curiae filed with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. (PR)

Kagman High sessions with parents
Kagman High School will be having four sessions for parents in the Kagman, Capital Hill, and San Vicente areas and four sessions for parents in Tanapag, San Roque, and As Matius areas. The dates are as follows:

• KHS Café: Feb. 7, March 7, and April 14
• Tanapag Head Start Center: Jan. 31, Feb. 21, March 21, and April 18

Finale will be May 2 and it will be a carnival theme with entertainment by our very own KHS students. Parents that come with their child will receive three raffle tickets for the drawing at the end of the school year and 10 tickets for use at the carnival. Students will receive a raffle ticket for the school drawing and 10 tickets for the carnival. (KHS)

Jun Dayao Dayao
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