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)
DA’OK ACADEMY GRADUATES-A total of 10 students graduate from the Da’ok Academy last June 13 in a ceremony at the Pacific Islands Club’s Charley’s Cabaret, with Donovan Y. Kapileo leading the pack. (Erwin Encinares)
PRIDE WALK-Gov. Ralph DLG Torres accompanies participants of the Pride Walk during last Friday’s Pride Walk from the Carolinian Utt in Garapan to the Paseo de Marianas. (JON PEREZ)
CAR SERVICE GIVEAWAY
To mark its 45th anniversary, Pacifica Insurance Underwriters, Inc. is giving away free car service maintenance gift certificates to 45 lucky winners throughout 2019. Pacifica staff member Dionne Camacho, right, presents Georgia Cabrera, left, with the car service gift certificate. Cabrera will be entitled to the Gold Service package at Joeten Motor Co., which includes free oil change, adjustment of tire pressure, 28 multi-point inspections, and other services. For more information about this car service giveaway log on to www.pacificains.com/45years. (Contributed Photo)
PINNING CEREMONY-Last Saturday, June 22, 2019, Northern Marianas College celebrated its nursing students who are graduating with their Associate of Science in Nursing during a Pinning Ceremony at Pacific Islands Club Saipan. The graduating nursing students, together with students from other degree programs, will be graduating this Saturday, June 29, 2019, at NMC’s 39th Commencement Exercise at the Koblerville Gymnasium at 4pm. The ceremony will also be live-streamed on NMC’s Facebook page. (NMC)
Marianas Public Land Trust acting chair Maria Frica T. Pangelinan, center, listens as MPLT trustee Pedro Deleon Guerrero, right discusses a point in Monday’s meeting at their office on Capital Hill. At left is MPLT legal counsel Robert Torres. (Jon Perez)
Northern Marianas College nursing graduates pose for a group photo with NMC’s executive leaders after the Nursing Pinning Ceremony that was held last Saturday, June 22, 2019, at the Pacific Islands Club. The graduating nursing students, together with students from other degree programs, will be graduating this Saturday, June 29, 2019, at NMC’s 39th commencement exercise at the Koblerville Gymnasium at 4pm. (NMC)
NEW ROTARY OFFICERS-The new officers and directors of the Rotary Club of Saipan are sworn into office by Superior Court Associate Judge Perry Inos during an installation ceremony yesterday at the Pacific Islands Club Saipan. (REICA RAMIREZ)
DEBRIS FIRE-A debris fire engulfs a portion of the Coral Ocean Point Golf Resort’s property yesterday and the smoke from the flames could be seen across a wide expanse of the south side of Saipan. Inset shows a close look at the fire. According to the Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services, the cause of the fire remains undetermined. (ROMMEL BUENAFLOR/KIMBERLY A. BAUTISTA)
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