SCC membership meeting today
The Saipan Chamber of Commerce is excited to host its May general membership meeting today, Wednesday, May 5, at Hyatt Regency Saipan Ballroom. Guest speaker for the event is Finance Secretary David Atalig, who will discuss the influx of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 funds into the CNMI as well as other Department of Finance priorities.
Additionally, the SCC board will introduce the next executive director of the Chamber to the membership.
Due to COVID-19 protocols, RSVP is required to attend the meeting. Also, we are capping our RSVPs at 100 guests. RSVP-ing is a promissory of payment, and invoices will be sent out the afternoon of May 4 to your business. If you RSVP and need to cancel your reservation, email firstname.lastname@example.org. (PR)
Public warned against box jellyfish
Guam’s Department of Agriculture’s Division of Aquatic and Wildlife Resources Fisheries would like to remind people to be on the lookout for box jellyfish (Physalia physalis). Box jellyfish can be found on the beach or in the water, especially on reef flats. Box jellyfish are anticipated from May 5 to May 7, 2021. Both box jellyfish and Indo-Pacific man-o-wars can sting even if washed on the beach and dead.
If box jellyfish or Indo-Pacific man-o-wars are seen, notify DAWR Fisheries at (671) 735-0289/91/94 or email email@example.com. (PR)
Navy trainings set
ASAN, Guam—The U.S. Navy will conduct training in Sumay Cove and Outer Apra Harbor May 3-7 from 8am to 1pm.
The U.S. Navy will conduct live fire exercises in open ocean May 3-6 from 9aam to 11:55pm at the following coordinates: 13˚26”N/145˚08”E, 13˚42”N/144˚36”E.
The U.S. Navy will conduct training in South Finegayan May 3-6 from 9am to 11:55pm..
The U.S. Navy will conduct training in Radio Barrigada May 3-6 from 9am to 11:55pm Blank ammunition will be utilized for this training.
The U.S. Navy will conduct training in Agat Bay and Outer Apra Harbor May 3-6 from 9am to 11:55pm. Blank ammunition will be utilized for this training.
The U.S. Navy will conduct training in Apra Harbor May 4 from 7am to 4pm. Blank ammunition will be utilized for this training.
The U.S. Navy will conduct training in Outer Apra Harbor May 4 and 6 from 9am to 2pm. The public is advised to be aware of the training event.
The U.S. Navy will conduct explosive detonation training on U.S. Naval Base Guam May 4-5 from noon to 4pm. Residents in surrounding areas should not be alarmed if they hear or see increased activity due to the training.
The U.S. Navy will also conduct training on U.S. Naval Base Guam on May 5 from 9am to 2pm Residents in surrounding areas should not be alarmed if they hear or see increased activity. (PR)