COMMUNITY BRIEFS – September 20, 2011

Posted on Sep 20 2011

Veteran’s Day meeting today

The Office of the Military and Veterans Affairs will hold its first meeting for the upcoming celebration of Veteran’s Day today, Sept. 20, 2011, on Capital Hill, building 1364 at 9am. Meeting will be held every Tuesday. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Bernie B. Dela Cruz at 664-2650. (PR)

KagES PTSA meeting set

Kagman Elementary School will have its 1st PTSA meeting for school year 2001-2012 this Wednesday at 6:30pm in the school cafeteria. If you have any questions or concerns feel free to call us at 664-3911/12. (PR)

SSHA PTSA meeting set

To all parent or legal guardian of Saipan Southern High School: There will be a PTSA meeting on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, from 6pm to 7pm in the Manta café. (PR)

Kagman center revs up services

The Kagman Community Center is preparing to run youth learning programs-library, homework assistance, health, exercise, and driving practice-with books, equipment, and help of the Joeten-Kiyu Public Library and other agencies starting October.

“We are waiting for more help and donations, especially furniture, vehicles, operation fund, and so on,” said Center president Daniel D. Huh. “We can help each other and make our community better. Kagman has the potential to become the best residential area on the island of Saipan. We want to give thanks to those who showed their support: the lawmakers of Precinct 5 and the Senate and the director of JKPL. For more information, call 285-2221, or email (PR)

Air Force, Navy to conduct training on FDM, Warning Area-517

SANTA RITA, Guam-The U.S. Air Force will conduct training on the island of Farallon de Mendinilla on Sept. 21-22, from 5:30am to 9pm, and on Sept. 23, from 11am to 9pm. The U.S. Navy will conduct training at Warning Area 517 on Sept. 20-21, from 8:30am to 4:30pm.

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

The general location of the training on the island of Farallon de Medinilla training area will be on a 10-nautical mile radius on all quadrants. W-517 is an irregular shaped polygon comprising 14,000 nautical square miles of airspace that begins south of Guam and extends south-southwest in international waters. This will affect fishing in the vicinity of Santa Rosa Reef and Galvez Bank.
For more information, contact the Joint Region Marianas Public Affairs Office at (671) 349-4055/3209. (PR)

Veterans outreach in September

Tina San Agustin, the Department of Veterans Affairs’ legal administrative specialist for Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, will be on Saipan on Sept. 28-29, 2011, for a Veterans Outreach on veterans’ federal benefits. She will be also entertaining questions and assisting veterans and all concerned with their claims.

Agustin will be stationed at the Military and Veterans Affairs Office on Capitol Hill, building 1364, Saipan, from 8:30am to 4:30pm on both days.

For those who wish to make an appointment or for further information, contact Bernie B. Dela Cruz at the Office of Military and Veterans Affairs at 664-2650. (PR)

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