COMMUNITY BRIEFS – Sept. 29, 2017


Chamber meeting on Oct. 4

The Saipan Chamber of Commerce will have its monthly general membership meeting at the Saipan World Resort on Wednesday, Oct. 4. The luncheon begins at 11:30am and the meeting starts promptly at noon. Guest speakers feature Gary Camacho, executive director of the Commonwealth Utilities Corp., to update Chamber members on power generation, water programs, and the effect of the island’s growth.  Also speaking is Ray Reyes from SSFM, CNMI LLC about the comprehensive land use plan being updated for the Department of Public Lands. (PR)

NMDC membership meeting

The Northern Marianas Descent Corp. will have a general membership meeting on Oct. 3, from 6om to 7pm, at the Carolinian utt. The meeting’s agenda will cover public land leases, proposed land lease extensions, and the Northern Marianas Cultural Center.

The Northern Marianas Descent Corp. board of directors meeting will take place on Oct. 9 at 9am at the Garapan Community Development Center. (PR)

DPL closed today

The Department of Public Lands will be closed today, Sept. 29, 2017, for an all-day professional development workshop. The DPL office on Tinian will be closed but the office on Rota will remain open. DPL will resume operation on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. Contact DPL at (670) 234-3751 with any questions or concerns. (PR)

Tinian mayor to request for military assistance

The Office of the Tinian Mayor intends to solicit assistance from the Department of Defense’s Innovative Readiness Training Program. The assistance will include no-cost dental care and related services. The proposed assistance will take place at Tinian Health Center during the month of September 2018.

Dental providers or private citizens who have questions or who wish to voice opposition to military assistance for the project may contact Ignacio P. Kiyoshi Jr. at the Office of the Mayor at 433-1800/3222 no later than seven days after publication of this notice.

Persons not filing comments within the time frame noted will be considered to have waived their objections to military assistance for the project. Info can be found at (PR)

Lions Club to celebrate 25th anniversary

The Saipan Fil-American Lions Club will be a host a fundraiser called “The Ultimate Drag Queen 2017” on Nov. 4 at the Royal Taga Hall of the Saipan World Resort, with VIP tickets priced at $25 and general admission at $10. Proceeds will be used for the club’s community projects. Fourteen candidates will be competing. The show will be choreographed and directed by Ernie Molina. For more details and sponsorships, call SFALC president Annamae Adaza at 483-5237, vice president Lourdes Ortiz at 785-2306, VP Leony Mendoza at 287-7563, secretary Mario Mayuga at 285-1021, or Molina at 789-8212. (PR)

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