Parsons donated $7,500 to Island Girl Power in recognition of International Women’s Day.
Shown on March 8 at the Island Girl Power Kurason I’sengsong Center in Dededo are (from left) Rose Cepeda, program controls administrator; Paulene Aguon, administrative assistant; Kristina Ingvarsson, program manager, all from Parsons; Juanita Blaz, executive director; Saina Bernice Nelson, Traditional Healing Instructor and volunteer, both from Island Girl Power; and Maria Alves, associate construction specialist, Parsons.
Photo courtesy of Parsons


Personal Finance Center donated $1,000 to the Guam Pacific Tennis Club. At the presentation were (from left) Dan Tinsay, tennis coach at Father Duenas Memorial School; Vice Mayor Albert M. Toves of Tamuning/Tumon/Harmon; Misaki I. Toves, marketing and business development manager, PFC; Mayor Louise C. Rivera of Tamuning/Tumon/Harmon; Mona Taijeron; Frank Camacho, executive vice president and chief operating officer, PFC; Imelda Tsuji, Dulce Rodriguez, Edna Jasa, and Ascencio Vicente.
Photo courtesy of Personal Finance Center


The Pink Ball Committee donated $7,500 each to Harvest House and Guam Cancer Care, from the proceeds of the virtual fundraiser – “Don’t Stop Believin’; Pink Rocks Online,” held in November.
Shown at the presentation to Guam Cancer Care are (from left) Martin Estabillo, Pink Ball creative consultant; Olynne Rhoads, Guam Cancer Care senior LAY navigator; Charlie Hermosa, Pink Ball treasurer, Leah Beth Naholowaa, Pink Ball chairwoman, Charly Lauron, Pink Ball secretary, Nona Perez, program manager, Guam Cancer Care Cancer Prevention; and Annette Garces, Pink Ball Committee member.
Photo courtesy of the Pink Ball Committee and Guam Cancer Care


Core Tech International donated 10 Jersey barriers for five bus stops in Agat, to protect village students waiting at the side of the road.
Photo courtesy of Core Tech International


Triple J Enterprises donated a Ford Transit Wagon XL for American Medical Center’s COVID-19 community outreach to test and vaccinate individuals in Guam’s villages who are unable to leave home.

 

GNC donated 200 units of vitamins valued at $6,500 to the Mayor’s Council of Guam for manamko in the villages. The donations included Lutein and Eye Health, fish oil for heart health, Tamaflex for joint health, Saw Palmeto for make prostate health and B12 for energy.

 

Bank of Guam commemorated its 49th anniversary on March 13 with more than 200 employees joining together to organize community cleanups and projects in Guam and throughout its branch network, to include the other islands in Micronesia and San Francisco. The groups were in Yigo, Dededo, Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon and Malesso in Guam and collected more than 8,600 pounds of trash in Yigo (Gil Breeze), Dededo (NCTAMS Walkway), Harmon (Hemlani Apartment area) and Malesso (Roadside). In Yigo, the Bank’s employees worked alongside the Gil Breeze Association and neighbors, while in Harmon, Hemlani apartment residents and nonprofit Manelu joined the teams. Village mayors in Yigo, Dededo, Harmon and Malesso supported and assisted the teams as well.

In the Northern Marianas Islands Bank of Guam conducted cleanups at the basketball court across the Garapan branch, at the Rota Children’s Park and at the Tinian Children’s Park.

 

Bank of Guam donated an annual scholarship of $2,500 each to two students at the University of Guam for the inaugural 2021 LIFE Scholarship program, which advocates for corporate social responsibility values and beliefs.

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The Guam Football Association announced events in celebration of Women’s Football during March, which included a community donation drive to benefit Victim Advocates Reaching Out, by collecting home cleaning products, toiletries, feminine hygiene products, and baby/toddler health products  and a roadside clean up and bus stop beautification project, among other activities.

Guam Home Center donated 210 one-gallon bottles of bleach to the drive.

 

Ambros Inc. and the Freedom Grinderz cycling group held a community cleanup at the Dededo park on Route 1.

 

Personnel from Andersen Air Force Base volunteered at the Gain Animal Shelter in Yigo for two days and assisted in tearing down and replacing roofs on dog kennels.

 

EP Lighting and Inland Builders donated 150 lunch plates to the Guam National Guard and healthcare workers at the University of Guam Calvo Field House. mbj