NEWS BRIEFS – Sept. 22, 2015


Lightning strikes Rota; IT&E services in Songsong intermittent

On Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015, at around 2pm, lightning struck the island of Rota causing a power outage. As a result, landline, Internet, and cellphone services on Rota were affected. IT&E personnel were immediately deployed to the site to assess the situation.

As of Sunday, 9pm, all services in Sinapalo were restored. However, some affected services in Songsong village are still being resolved.

As of 4pm, Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, 4G Voice and Data, DSL (Internet) services are working islandwide. IT&E personnel are still working on CDMA, GSM wireless service and landline service in Songsong. (IT&E)

‘Family Respite: Worthwhile Giving’ workshop

The Commonwealth Respite Service Program, under the Ayuda Network, Inc. is inviting family caregivers, private clinics, service providers and all interested individuals for a one-day workshop on “Family Respite: Worthwhile Giving” on Oct. 2, 2015, at the Fiesta Resort & Spa from 7:30am to 4pm.

The purpose of the workshop is to provide information for respite services from private and government agencies and availability of services for families with children and adults with developmental disabilities, primary caregivers of aging parents/ relatives, and medically fragile individuals.

To register for the workshop, call Ayuda Network, Inc. at 322-7469 from 7:30am to 4:30pm. Registration deadline for this workshop is Sept. 30, 2015, at 3:30pm. For special accommodations, call 322-7469 by Sept. 25, 2015. (PR)

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