Community Briefs – May 4, 2018


Meeting for farmers/producers

There will be a farmers/producers meeting on 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. We will be issuing out a registration form during this meeting. 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)

Reunion meeting for MHS Class of ’88

All graduates of MHS Class of ’88 will be having their final meeting on May 14, 2018, to discuss their 30th year class reunion for June 29, 2018.  Meeting location will be at Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Cepeda’s residence in As Lito at 6:30pm.  If you have any questions, you may contact Eleanor Cepeda through MHS Class of 88 WhatsApp group. (PR)

Friends of the Arts to stage Into the Woods

The Friends of the Arts last play of the season is the musical Into the Woods. The musical will be performed on May 9, 10, and 11, at the Pedro P. Tenorio Multi-Purpose Center in Susupe. All shows starting at 7pm. Tickets prices for all three shows start at $4 for students, $6 for FOA members, and $8 for adults and half-price for all moms! You may purchase tickets at Bridge Capital at their front desk and from members of the play’s cast. For more information or ticket reservations, contact Frank Gibson through email (PR)

Registration open for 2018 Corporate Challenge

The Saipan Chamber of Commerce will hold its 18th Annual Corporate Challenge on May 27, 2018 at the Minatchom Atdao Pavillion in Susupe and is now accepting teams for registration. Aside from team building, the event aims to raise funds for the SCC Education Scholarships and similar programs. Deadline for registration is on May 11, 2018, at 5pm. Slots are limited to the first 14 registered teams. For more information, call 234-7150 or email or visit (PR)

Weightlifting federation to hold fundraiser

The CNMI Weightlifting Federation will hold its 1st Sports Fundraising event on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at the Roundhouse, Garapan Central Park, from 8am to 2pm. There will be food, drinks, books, arts, crafts, clothes and many other items for sale. The event is being planned to become an annual fundraiser. (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, or mail to MINA, P.O. Box 506645, Saipan MP 96950. You may also deliver your nominations at MINA’s office located on the ground floor of Gualo Rai Center. For additional information, call 233-7333. (PR)

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