The Guam Philharmonic Foundation Inc. hosted the opening of the Remembering Saigon, From Vietnam to Guam exhibition on July 13 at Tumon Sands Plaza.

Photos by Justin Green

(From left) Vincent Lu, deputy director of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Guam, Jenny Yang, managing director of GNC Guam; Rachel Tan, vice president of operations, DFS Mid Pacific; Paul Chen, director general of TECO; and Edward Lu, chief nutritionist of GNC Guam and husband of Jenny.

(From left) Evyn Le Espiritu Gandhi, author of Archipelago of Resettlement: Vietnamese Refugee Settlers and Decolonization across Guam and Israel Palestine, and Sen. Therese M. Terlaje, speaker of the 36th Guam Legislature. The painting behind the two is of Gandhi’s grandmother.


Fisherman’s Cove re-opened at the Hilton Guam Resort & Spa on July 1. Shown at the restaurant on July 8, are (From left) Christian Delmar, server; Jun Crisostomo, assistant manager; Ariel Morota, supervisor; Lawrence Canete, souf Chef; Teresa Pong, server; Matthew Siegel, director of Food and Beverage; Haydee Borja, server; and Randy Passion, demi-chef de partie.
Photo by Maureen N. Maratita


The Guam Chamber of Commerce hosted a membership luncheon at the Hilton Guam Resort & Spa on July 27. Attending were (from left) Edward Lee, development manager for the American Cancer Society; Alex Yap, president of Atkins Kroll Inc. in Guam and Saipan; and Ernie Galito, business development director for AK.
Photo by Maureen N. Maratita


Jose Xavier “Eckie” B. Gonzales, chairman of the board of Guam Regional Medical City and chairman of the board of Professional Services Inc., which does business as The Medical City in the Philippines; hosted a dinner at the Dusit Thani Guam Resort on July 25, during a visit to Guam. Attending were (from left) Ted Constantine, chief financial offer of GRMC; Carlos Bordallo, deputy administrator of the Guam Economic Development Authority; Peter R. Sgro Jr., president and chairman of International Group Inc.; Zennia C. Pecina, executive officer for the Guam Board of Nurse Examiners, associate administrator for the Bureau of Family Health and Nursing Services, manager for the Guam Department of Health and Social Services COVID Nursing Resources Command Center, and DPHSS COVID-19 Nursing Resources Command Lead; Gonzales; Edward J. B. Calvo, president of PMC Investments Inc., which does business as Pay-Less Markets Inc., PDC Wholesale; PMC Real Estate and Pay-Less Logistics; Maureen N. Maratita, publisher of Glimpses Media, which publishes the Journal; Alan V. Funtanilla, president and CEO of GRMC; Lena Q. Rodriguez, co-founder of the Todu Guam Foundation;
Dennis G. Rodriguez Jr., co-founder of the Todu Guam Foundation, chief advisor on healthcare to Gov. Lourdes A. Leon Guerrero and husband of Lena; Ho S. Eun, chairman of Core Tech International Corp.; Joseph M. Diego, area director for the Western Pacific Region of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development; and Troy Torres, founder of Kandit Inc., which does business as Kandit News.