TINIAN PRIDE-Members of the LGBTQ community on Tinian came together last Saturday, June 1, 2019, to paint the Tinian sign at Taga Beach with rainbow colors, signifying the start of June as Pride Month. This project initiated the island’s festivities for National Pride Month.
(JOSEPH M. HOCOG)
TRIPLE J DONATIONS
Triple J Saipan donates to the William S. Reyes Elementary School. From left, Tracy Guerrero, corporate controller, Triple J Saipan, Inc.; Joseph Edoria, assistant manager, Surf Club Restaurant; Jalayne Benavente, 3rd Grade teacher, William S. Reyes Elementary School; Miana dela Cruz, future Kingfisher student; Jeremy Sager, general manager, Surf Club Restaurant, Tony Romas, and Capricciosa; Naomi Nishimura, William S. Reyes Elementary school principal; Rachel Roque, real estate leasing manager; and Frank Ada, HR director Triple J Saipan, Inc. (Contributed Photo)
TRIPLE J DONATIONS
Triple J Saipan, Inc. donates to the Northern Marianas Humanities Council. From left, Tracy Guerrero, corporate controller, Triple J Saipan, Inc.; Jeremy Sager, general manager, Surf Club Restaurant, Tony Roma’s, and Capricciosa; Polly Masga, Northern Marianas Humanities Council chairwoman; Samuel Crawford, humanities council board member; Farah Younis, humanities council program officer; Rachel Roque, real estate leasing manager; and Mike Sablan, vice president finance & administration, Triple J Saipan, Inc. (Contributed Photo)
Triple J Saipan, Inc. donates to the Northern Marianas Trades Institute. Here, from left, are Robert H. Jones, chairman and CEO of Triple J; Mario Valentino, Triple J Saipan facilities superintendent and NMTI board member; Rocco Valentino, vice president of international operations & franchising, Landry’s, Inc.; and NMTI CEO Agnes M. McPhetres. (Contributed Photo)
FIRST BIRTHDAY Greetings to Keliah Jade Lizama Camacho, who is celebrating her birthday today. Your familia loves you very much. (Contributed photo)
CNMI NURSES WEEK-Acting governor Arnold I. Palacios joins CNMI nurses for a group photo after signing a proclamation declaring June 9 to 15 as CNMI Nurses Week last Friday at the Governor’s Office on Capital Hill.
PH INDEPENDENCE DAY-
Children take turns hitting a pot filled with candy during the annual Pistang Pinoy Sunday at the Marianas Business Plaza’s parking area that was held as part of the celebration of the 121st Philippine Independence Day. The actual Philippine Independence Day falls on June 12.
OVERALL CHAMPION-Members of Team D&Q pose after the Saipan Chamber of Commerce Corporate Challenge on June 2, at Minatchom Atdao in Susupe. The team was named the overall champion at this year’s Corporate Challenge. The D&Q Warriors also walked away with two individual prizes in the game portion. (Contributed Photo)
NEW BOARD MEMBERS-Senate members pose with Irene Holl, fifth left, Rick Kautz, 10th left, and Corinne Santos, eight left, after their confirmation as members of separate boards. Holl and Kautz will serve as trustees of the Northern Marianas Technical Institute, while Santos will represent Tinian on the Commonwealth Health Care Corp. board. (Jon Perez)
WRITERS WORKSHOP Saipan Writers Workshop attendees pose after 9th workshop in the series held at the Joeten-Kiyu Public Library last Saturday, June 15, 2019. Twenty percent of the proceeds would be donated to the library. From left, Gary Liddle, Paul Plunkett, Sean Plunkett, Ajike Omajala, Walt Goodridge, Riza Ramos, and Jane Mack. (Contributed photo)
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