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Proclamation – National Recovery Month – September 2022

WHEREAS, the National Recovery Month theme this September 2022 is “Recovery is For Everyone: Every Person, Every Family, Every Community,” reminding people in recovery and those who support them, that no one is alone in their journey through recovery. Everyone’s journey is different, but we are all in this together; and 

Proclamation – Chamorro and Carolinian Cultural Heritage Month – September 2022

We, the Chamorro and Carolinian people of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, are very proud of our cultures and traditions. Our heritage represents an array of distinct cultures that enrich both our indigenous people in many ways. Our way of life is valued through language, culture, customs, and traditions that we continue to embrace. Therefore, we dedicate our uniqueness by celebrating the month of September as our Chamorro and Carolinian Cultural Heritage Month.

Division of Energy announces 2022 Saipan Energy Educational Awareness and Community Outreach Program Campaign Drive-Thru Distribution Event

The Department of Public Works, Energy Division Office along with the Office of the Governor, Office of Grants Management (OGM), will be hosting its “2022 Saipan Energy Educational Awareness and Community Outreach Program Campaign Drive-Thru Distribution Event.” With the continuing rise in the utility rate, the Division of Energy and the Office of Grants Management will be promoting energy conservation to encourage implementation of energy measures by distributing Portable Gas Stoves and Butane Gas Canisters to residential households to help reduce energy use and save money.

Twenty-nine child care providers attend ECERS-3 Training Series

On August 6, 13, and 20, 2022, twenty-nine child care providers throughout Saipan and Tinian attended a training series on The Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scale, Third Edition (ECERS-3), conducted by Evergreen Learning Coach Erlaine DLG. Evangelista at Kagman Community Center, and remotely on August 20th. Each training session lasted around three to four hours each. 

DPL announces 3rd Annual Scholarship Essay Contest

The Department of Public Lands (DPL) is holding its 3rd Annual Essay Contest for eligible students taking full-time college or trade school courses. Essays are due on September 15, 2022, by 4:00 p.m., CHST.

Child Care Providers attend Child Development Training

On Saturday, August 13, 2022, four child care providers on Saipan participated in child development training on the required health and safety topic, Child Development.  The session was conducted by Evergreen Learning’s Quality Care Specialist, Maricar I. Pena, and held at the Evergreen Learning Training Center in Chalan Kanoa. 

Division of Energy announces 2022 Tinian Energy Educational Awareness and Community Outreach Program Campaign Drive-Thru Distribution Event

The Department of Public Works, Energy Division Office along with the Office of the Governor, Office of Grants Management (OGM), will be hosting its “2022 Tinian Energy Educational Awareness and Community Outreach Program Campaign Drive-Thru Distribution Event.” With the continuing rise in the utility rate, the Division of Energy, along with the Office of Grants Management, will be promoting energy conservation to encourage implementation of energy measures to help reduce energy use and save money by distributingPortable Gas Stove and Butane Gas Canister to residential households.     

Governor to remit 25 percent retiree pension for first quarter of FY23

In anticipation of the upcoming Fiscal Year 2023, the Administration has renewed its pledge and promise to NMI Retirees by committing public taxpayer funds to cover the first quarter of FY2023 to pay for their additional 25% pension benefits, which is on top of the 75% mandated pension under the U.S. District Court stipulated and approved settlement agreement. 

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Proclamation – CNMI Humanities Month – October 2022

WHEREAS, the humanities includes, but is not limited to, the study of language; linguistics; literature; history; jurisprudence; philosophy; archaeology; comparative religion; ethics; the history, criticism, and theory of the arts; those aspects of social sciences which have humanistic content and employ humanistic methods; and the study and application of the humanities to the human environment with particular attention to reflecting our diverse heritage, traditions, and history; and

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