(From left) Maureen N. Maratita, publisher, Glimpses of Guam; Octavia Cruz, shelter coordinator and Audreavenice Mendiola, social worker, both of Alee Shelter and Catholic Social Services Guam; and Ken Duenas, director, Glimpses Media.
Photo by Morgan Legel

Glimpses Media donated $5,000 to the Alee Shelter, from the net proceeds of the 2nd Annual Marianas Business Journal Charity Golf Tournament. The tournament at Country Club of the Pacific was sponsored by AM Insurance, Ambros Inc. Bank of Guam, Cafe Mayflour Guam, Century Restaurant, Chili’s Grill & Bar, Coast 360 Federal Credit Union, Coca-Cola/Foremost Foods, Country Club of the Pacific, Delta Tire, DMCSI, Docomo Pacific, Elegant Reflections, Graphic Center Inc., Guam Auto Spot, Island Color & Copy, Island Tinting, IT&E, Lave Lounge, Icon, M&M Golf Shop,  Permarch Guam, Royal Bics, Seabridge Inc., Sejong Restaurant, Sentiment, South Pacific Petroleum Corp., Subway Restaurants, and Titan Imports.

(From left) Ernie Galito, business development director, Atkins Kroll Inc.; James S. Herbert III, general manager, Triple J Five Star Wholesale Foods and board member of the Guam Chapter of the American Red Cross; Trina Cruz, marketing director, AK; first gentleman Jeffrey A. Cook, attorney with Cunliffe & Cook, Robert J. Marks, president of Hagatna Bay Consulting Inc., both board members; Marcos W. Fong, executive vice president, Coca-Cola Beverage Co. (Guam), Foremost Foods Inc., Glimpses of Guam Inc. and NAKICOS Corp., which does business as Subway Restaurants of Guam and Saipan and Chili’s Grill & Bar, and chairman of the board of the Guam Chapter; Chita A. Blaise, CEO, Edward R. Ilao, president of JMI-Edison Inc, and Jimmy T.C. Hau, president of Mobil Oil Guam Inc., both board members.
Photo courtesy of the Guam Chapter of the American Red Cross

Atkins Kroll Inc. donated a Toyota Venza to the Guam Chapter of the American Red Cross. The vehicle will be raffled when the Guam Chapter’s Red Ball takes place.

Tickets for the Toyota Vena raffle are $100 and can be purchased at the Atkins Kroll Toyota Showroom, American Red Cross headquarters in Hagatna and the JMI-Edison office in Harmon. The winner will be announced at the annual Red Ball event in early March 2022. Raffle and event information is available on the event Instagram page. Redballguam.

The Guam Memorial Hospital Volunteers Association donated two vehicles — a 2022 Honda Odyssey and a 2022 Hyundai Venue — to GMH.


IT&E associates donated canned goods, drinks and non-perishable snacks and foods for BeHeartFelt’s Snack Pack Program, which distributes child-friendly foods on Fridays to ensure children have meals during the weekend when they are not able to take advantage of their schools’ meal programs.


U.S. Marines and civilian volunteers from Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz partnered with the Dededo Mayor’s Office to paint and clear the area around a bus stop across from Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station Guam.


The U.S. Naval Base Guam chapel and volunteers distributed 100 turkeys to families during a Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway at the chapel.


The P.D. Hemlani Foundation Ltd. donated eight 64 GB iPads, a 128 GB iPad and nine protective cases to the Guam Department of Education to benefit special needs students.


Sailors, Navy recruits, and civilians from Naval Base Guam and various tenant commands volunteered at the Guam Veterans Cemetery in Piti. Volunteers removed debris and weeds from gravesites, power washed walkways, and cleaned and shone the bronze grave markers throughout the cemetery in preparation for Veterans Day. More than 5,000 veterans, their spouses and children are buried at the cemetery.

The tenant commands and departments were the Emergency Operations Center; Administration Department; Fire and Emergency Services; Naval Airborne Weapons Maintenance Unit One; Maritime Expeditionary Security Group One, Detachment Guam; Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance, Detachment Guam; Commander, Submarine Squadron 15; Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station Guam; Navy Recruit Processing Station Guam; and Defense Service Office Guam


The Adventure River Cruise Tour and the Valley of the Latte Adventure Park offered veterans and active-duty military personnel free admission on Nov. 10 and Nov. 11, in recognition of Veteran’s Day.


The University of Guam School of Health and its Guam/Micronesia Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program administered flu, COVID-19 and other needed vaccinations for more than 50 adults and children. The outreach event also included medical consultations for chronic illness, sports physicals and exercise demonstrations to promote healthy aging; books, toys, clothes and other products donated by Social Work Student Alliance student organization, Todu Guam and the UOG Global Learning and Engagement department were also distributed during the event.


U.S. Naval Hospital Guam and the 36th Medical Group at Andersen Air Force Base provided 500 intravenous pump tubes and 10 infusion pumps to Guam Memorial Hospital Authority. mbj