Community Briefs – May 15, 2018


Meeting for farmers/producers

There will be a farmers/producers meeting today, May 15, at 9am at the Kagman Agriculture Station to discuss the upcoming 31st Agriculture Fair. All farmers and producers who wish to participate in the fair must register their names and plants/animals to display. Also, farmers will be asked to select amongst themselves who will participate in the Agriculture Fair Committee. They will be selecting officers for president, vice president, and secretary/ treasurer. (PR)

Memorial Day proclamation signing

The Office of the Governor’s CNMI Military Veterans Affairs Office would like to invite all military members, families, and the public to a proclamation signing on May 21, 2018, at 9am, at the Office of the Governor conference room for the celebration of Memorial Week on May 21 – 28 and Memorial Day on Monday, May 28, 2018, 9am at the Veterans Cemetery in Marpi. (PR)

Kagman schools to have PTSA meeting

This is to inform all parents, guardians, and the community that the Kagman cluster of schools will be having a Parents Teachers Students Association meeting on Thursday, May 17, 2018, starting at 5:30pm in the ChaCha Oceanview Middle School cafeteria. Call the school at 237-3921, 664-4100, or 664-3911 for more information. (PR)

Military training at Warning Area 517  

ASAN, Guam—The U.S. military will conduct training at Warning Area 517 (W-517) until May 16, from 9am to 10pm. It is recommended the public, fishermen and marine tour operators monitor the Coast Guard broadcast notice to mariners for advisories. W-517 begins south of Guam and extends south-southwest in international waters. Santa Rosa Reef and Galvez Banks are open for public use. W-517 supports surface and aerial
gunnery, missiles, and laser exercises. (PR)

CAO community report meetings set

The Carolinian Affairs Office is holding a community report meeting on May 16 at the Kagman Youth Center. The CAO is asking members of the Refaluwasch community to attend the meeting. Contact the CAO at (670)234-6385 with any questions or concerns about the meetings. (PR)

Nominees sought for MINA’s Green Awards

The Micronesia Islands Nature Alliance is seeking nominations for this year’s Green Award for presentation at the annual Green Gala event slated for Sept. 14, 2018. The deadline for submission of nominees is June 1, 2018. Awards are given in the following categories, and nominations will be accepted from Saipan, Tinian, and Rota: Environmental Champion Award, Environmental Heroes Award, Green Business of the Year. Submit nominations to For additional information, call 233-7333. (PR)

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