The 4th Annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser for Whispering Palms School was held Friday night, Jan. 17, at the Hyatt Regency Saipan, featuring Calina Chilean wines distributed by Pacific Trading Co.
The poolside event also included an assortment of hors d’oeuvres, music provided by Project Blue, and a silent auction where guests were able to bid on beautiful artwork and a wide range of items, such as sumptuous dinners at Coffee & Jazz, parasailing with BSea Marine Sports, fitness class memberships at Pacific Wellness, overnight stays at Hyatt, PIC, and Marianas Resort, and many other items that were generously donated for the auction.
A large number of the guests participated in the heads/tails game and the lucky winner won a Sunday brunch for two at the Hyatt Regency Saipan.
The evening’s event was supported by Pacific Trading Co., Hyatt Regency Saipan, Aces Tennis Academy, American Nails, Baldyga Group, BRABU Pharmacy, Bridge Capitol, LLC, Bsea Marine Sports, Coffee Room N 106, Dell Benson Photography, Delta Management Group – Shell Puerto Rico, East *West, Elitza Stoilova, Gold’s Gym, Greg Elliott Artwork, IT&E, Java Bakery, LOVF - Sophie Chin, Marianas Resort and Spa, Mike Ronesia, Monika’s Furniture, Nadia Richards, Pacific Islands Club, Pacific Subsea Saipan, Pacific Wellness Center, Project Blue, Regal Theaters, Rhea Backe - Handful Arts, Roshi’s, Saipan Computer Services, Saipan Sunset Cruise, Saipan Tennis Academy, Saipan Yoga Coop, Tan Siu Lin Foundation, Kanoa Resort, Fiesta Resort and Spa Saipan, The Shack, White Coconut Computer, and Wireless Ridge Landscaping.
“Whispering Palms School greatly appreciates the community’s overwhelming support. This event was a success thanks to the sponsors, those that bought tickets, our parent volunteers, and the staff and management at the Hyatt Regency and Pacific Trading Co.,” said Whispering Palms School principal Rob Epley. “[We] look forward to hosting the 5th Annual Wine Tasting next January.”
Whispering Palms School, located on Upper Navy Hill, is a non-profit school educating children from 1st to 8th grade. The mission of Whispering Palms School is to provide a safe, nurturing, challenging, and successful learning environment. The school strives to instill a love for learning and to provide students with the tools they need to be successful and compassionate members of the community. (WPS)