Community Briefs – Oct. 29, 2015


Agape offers free math tutoring!

The Agape Math Warriors of the Agape Christian School are offering free math tutoring on weekdays from 6pm to 8pm. This free math tutoring is available to the first 30 students who get C or lower in math. Bring pencil, eraser, scratch paper, and school math textbook.

If you are interested, contact Claire Song at (670) 989-6699 or email Agape at, or you can come to Agape Christian School during schooldays from 3pm to 5pm. The opening ceremony will be at 7pm on Monday, Nov 2, 2015. This event is sponsored by Modern Office Supply. (PR)

Military training at Warning Area 517 tomorrow

The U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard will conduct training at Warning Area 517 tomorrow, Oct. 30, from 8am to 4pm.

The general public, especially fishermen, commercial pilots and marine tour operators, are advised to stay clear of the area during the dates and times indicated.

W-517 is an irregular shaped polygon comprising of 14,000 nautical square miles of airspace that begins south of Guam and extends south-southwest in international waters. W-517 supports surface and aerial gunnery, missiles, and laser exercises. This will affect fishing in the vicinity of Santa Rosa Reef and Galvez Bank. (PR)

Marriage Encounter Weekend set

The Marriage Encounter Weekend is a constructive and personal experience offering married couples an opportunity to learn a technique of loving communication that they can use for the rest of their lives. The next CNMI M.E. Weekend is on Nov. 20-22, 2015 at the Kanoa Resort Saipan in Susupe. The cost is $100 per couple and includes two nights’ accommodation, five meals, and all materials. Space is limited to 25 couples. Submit an application form and payment (checks payable to Worldwide Marriage Encounter) to Kanae Quinn at or sign up online at (PR)

Humanities Awards presented on Friday

The 2015 Governor’s Humanities Awards will be presented at a special ceremony in the Governor’s Conference Room at 9:30am this Friday, Oct. 30.

This event, held annually in October as a part of CNMI Humanities Month, recognizes outstanding contributions in the humanities by individuals and organizations in the community.

Awards in four categories will be presented during the ceremony including Research and Publication, Preservation of CNMI History, Outstanding Humanities Teacher, and Lifetime Achievement.

The ceremony is free of charge and open to the public.

For more information, please contact staff of the Northern Marianas Humanities Council at 235-4785 or visit the Council’s website at (PR)

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