Community Briefs – June 19, 2019

Posted on Jun 19 2019

Youth Pride Walk on Friday

The public invited to the first ever Youth Pride Walk on Friday, June 21, 2019 starting at 2pm at the Carolinian Utt in Garapan. This event aims to show support to the LGBTQ+ youth as well as increase awareness of the issues faced by the LGBTQ+ community. Before the walk begins, there will be face painting and sign making, and free “PRIDE” pins and other items will be given away. The walk will start at 3pm from the Carolinian Utt to the Paseo de Marianas for the Rainbow Walk unveiling and proclamation signing. Celebrate an amazing afternoon of showing love and support for our beautiful LGBTQ+ youth and community in the CNMI. (PR)

MHS Class of ’89 reunion

All classmates and their families from MHS Class of ’89 are being invited to a 30th year reunion. 

The Reunion Mass is on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at 5pm at the Kristo Rai Church. We are inviting families of our deceased classmates to join us to also light their memorial candles during Mass. Immediately after the Mass, there will be a reunion gathering at the residence of the Ivan Propst couple in Susupe.

On Saturday, June 22, 2019, All Class of ’89 and their families are invited to a family reunion picnic at Minachum Atdåo, Civic Center Beach beginning at 9am.

Contact Gernadine Camacho at (670) 783-4465 for more information. (PR)

Comments sought on COTA plan to update limited English proficiency policy, plan

The Commonwealth Office of Transit Authority is updating its Limited English Proficiency Policy Plan and Public Participation Plan. A copy of the LEP and the Public Participation Plan can be obtained at COTA. Written comments must be submitted directly to COTA, Suite 216, Marianas Business Plaza, Susupe, Saipan or via email to: no later than July 1, 2019, 2pm. For any questions, contact Diego Songsong, COTA community planner, at (670) 664-2682. (PR)

$6M in tax refunds in Guam out since Monday

Last Monday, June 17, the Department of Administration will mail over ​1,800 tax refund checks totaling approximately ​$6 million including refunds garnished to repay government debts for error free returns filed on or before ​Feb. 4, 2019.
For inquiries, contact income tax branch, Department of Revenue & Taxation at 671-635-1840 or Mr. Edward Birn, Department of Administration at 671-475-1250. (PR)

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