Coast360 Federal Credit Union held a groundbreaking on Sept. 17 for its new Tamuning branch. At the groundbreaking were (from left) Arthur Mariano, board treasurer; Peter Roy Martinez, vice chairman of the board; Thomas Chang, president and general manager of Join Corp.; Michael B. Makio, managing principal of Taniguchi Ruth Makio Architects; Angelita Mendiola, board member; Speaker Therese M. Terlaje of the 36th Guam Legislature; Paul Leon Guerrero, chairman of the board; Lt. Governor Joshua F. Tenorio; Mayor Louise Rivera of Tamuning/Tumon/Harmon; Stephen Guerrero, chairman of the Supervisory Committee; Monica L. Pido, chief operations officer; Elizabeth Chaco, manager of the Tamuning Member Center; both from the Coast360 management team; Michael Quinata, board member; and Gener F. Deliquina, CEO of Coast360.
Photo by Justin Green


Jamaican Grill hosted a ribbon cutting on Sept. 22 for the opening of its restaurant in Mangilao. Attending were (from (left) Joung pyo Hong, owner, SNL LLC and landlord to Jamaican Grill; Ariel Dimalanta, owner and graphic artist, Ariel and Co.; Michael Owen Baluyut, owner, Isagani B. Baluyut Construction; Benedict J.K. Coronel, architect, GUMA Architects LLC; Mayor Allan R.G. Ungacta of Mangilao; Frank Kenney, co-owner, Jamaican Grill; Timothy Murphy, co-owner, Jamaican Grill, and The Jerkman.
Photo by Justin Green


Joining the ribbon-cutting on Sept. 7 for the Northern Marianas Technical Institute’s newly-established Financial Aid Office are (from left) Kimo Rosario, program manager for the Northern Marianas Housing Corp.; Lt. Gov. Arnold I. Palacios, Mario Valentino, construction operations manager/senior superintendent, Triple J Enterprises and chairman of the NMTI board of trustees; Rep. Leila Staffler of the 22nd Northern Mariana Islands Legislature; Easton Dela Cruz, senator in the NMI Youth Congress; Gov. Ralph DLG. Torres, NMHC corporate director Jesse Palacios, corporate director of the Northern Marianas Housing Corp.; and NMTI CEO Jodina Attao, CEO of the NMTI.
Photo courtesy of the Office of the Governor