COMMUNITY BRIEFS – March 15, 2017


Bodybuilding contest on March 25

The 3rd Annual Marianas Muscle Bodybuilding & Physique Contest will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017, starting at 3m at the Pedro P. Tenorio Multi-Purpose Center in Susupe. Admission is $10 per person. There will be an entry fee of $15 per competitor.

For more information about contest entry and rules, contact John Davis at 789-9211 or For tickets, contract Jocelyn Itibus at 287-1232 or; Enrico Valdez at 783-1320 or; Karen Davis at 789-7994 or; Jayda Rayphand at 783-7994 or; or Jeanne Rayphand at 287-9807 or email (PR)

Income tax forms for 2017 tax season available

The Department of Finance announced yesterday that the income tax forms for the 2017 tax season is available for pickup from the Division of Revenue and Taxation or can be downloaded at

The self-service booth has been activated for taxpayers filing form 1040-EZCM. There is a small fee of $7.

For most taxpayers, tax return file date is Monday, April 18, 2017, rather than Saturday, April 15, 2017. Personal income tax return file due date is April 15, 2017 unless the date falls on a Saturday or Sunday, in which case the due date for Northern Marianas Territorial Income Tax returns gets pushed ahead to the next business day.

The Division of Revenue and Taxation can be reached at 664-1000 or 664-1098. (PR)

CCA board to meet on March 21

The Commonwealth Cancer Association’s board of directors will be holding its regular meeting on March 21, 2017 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 the CCA at 682-0050 or email (CCA)

Mobile consular outreach on Saipan

The Philippine Consulate General in Agana, Guam, in coordination with Philippine honorary consul Glicerio Arago, will hold a mobile consular outreach on Saipan on March 19-22 at the Pedro P. Tenorio Multi-Purpose Hall in Susupe.

All e-passport applications require “personal appearance”. Please wear proper attire (i.e. shirt with collar). Applicants on the list are advised to be present at the venue on the date and time indicated in the schedule.

For more information and confirmation, please call (670)233-6293 and ask for Mel Santos. (PR)

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