From Oct. 12 to 15 Citibank employees were washing cars and holding a yard sale for victims of Hurricane Katrina. Organizers hoped to gain $6 000 to $7 000 for their efforts.

A total of 19 teams signed up to compete in the Saipan Chamber of Commerce’s annual Corporate Challenge for Education on Oct. 2 at the American Memorial Park’s Micro Beach. The Chamber sponsors the annual Corporate Challenge as a fund-raiser for its Education Scholarship Fund. Each year the Saipan Chamber of Commerce awards four $2500 scholarships to deserving high school seniors who are continuing to college.
Organizations that donated prizes for the winners included Marianas Visitors Authority Saipan Sunset Cruise Pacific Islands Club Saipan Hyatt Regency Saipan Fiesta Resort Saipan Paradise Island Chiropractic Clinic Verizon Aquarius Beach Tower Aqua Resort Club Hard Rock Café Tony Roma’s and the Northern Marianas College.

Ishwar Thadhani donated a Compaq computer to the Guam Diabetes Association’s new office on ?.

The Indian Temple on Guam donated 33 chairs to the Guam Diabetes Association on ?. The chairs will be used for the Diabetes Freedom Project — to conduct a diabetes education and awareness program in Guam’s villages.

The Soroptomist of the Marianas as part of Grandparents’ Day and under the Program of Service for Health donated medical supplies and a specialized mattress for patients of St. Dominic’s Senior Care Home in Barrigada Heights. The group also requested the Guam Community College’s cosmetology class provide haircuts hand massages and manicures for patients.

The Negrosonan of Guam officers and the Miss Negrosonan of Guam donated $1 000 to the Salvation Army on Sept. 29.

The Federation of Asian and Pacific People on Guam presented a $1 000 donation to the American Red Cross Guam Chapter for Hurricane Katrina Relief on Sept. 19.

The Koror Club of Guam presented a check of $500 for the victims of Hurricane Katrina to the American Red Cross Guam Chapter on Sept. 19. MBJ