COMMUNITY BRIEFS – October 8, 2020

Posted on Oct 08 2020

NMI Soroptimist meeting today

The Soroptimist Chapter of the Northern Mariana Islands will hold its monthly luncheon meeting today, Oct. 8, at 12pm at the Fiesta Resort & Spa Saipan’s World Buffet.  Cost of the luncheon is $17. Join us to further our work for the “Best for Women” in the CNMI. (PR)

5.3 magnitude quake on Maug Island

At 7:30am on Oct. 6, 2020, a report of a 5.3 magnitude earthquake occurred at 19.885°N 145.339°E in the Maug Island region of the Northern Mariana Islands. Currently, there are no tsunami warnings or advisories issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. For more information, contact the CNMI EOC State Warning Point at 670-237-8000. (PR)

Free webinars in Oct. on federal contracting

The Guam Procurement Technical Assistance Center is offering free live webinars
Every Thursday in October. Webinars run from 10am to 11:30am and will be conducted via Zoom. Links to the live webinar and the webinar evaluation will be emailed to all registered attendees 15 minutes before the start of the webinar.
– Oct 8 – All Small Mentor-Protégé Program – Small businesses can team up with large businesses and go after contracts normally set-aside for small businesses only. The Guam PTAC will update you on the eligibility requirements and how to apply for this SBA program.
– Oct. 15 – Marketing to the Federal Government – The government buys products and services differently than the private sector. The Guam PTAC will discuss marketing strategies, essential documents, and how to get your company on “the list”.
– Oct. 22 – FAR Clauses Explained – Confused by all the FAR clauses referenced in government solicitations? The Guam PTAC will demystify these Federal Acquisition Regulations. Join us as we explain many of the common FAR clauses found in Federal solicitations.
– Oct. 29 – Procurement Integrated Enterprise Environment – Do you have a DOD contract and need to get paid? The Guam PTAC will explain DOD invoicing procedures using the Wide-Area Workflow module in the Procurement Integrated Enterprise Environment system.
Register on our website, (PR)

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