BSI DONATION: Best Sunshine International, Ltd. is a partner to the Rotary Club of Saipan’s McFun Run. Yesterday, Rotarian committee member and McDonald’s owner/operator Marcia E. Ayuyu received from BSI Corporate Social Responsibility director Geri Dela Cruz a donation of $800 which will support the club’s projects such as building a playground in Kagman and other community activities. (Contributed Photo)
Best Sunshine International, Ltd. donated $1,000 to the CNMI Bar Association. This is in support for the CNMI Mock Trial Team that will be competing in the 2016 National Mock Trial Competition in Idaho. In this photo, CNMI Bar Association committee member Bernadette Dela Cruz and executive director Suzanne Steffy receive the donation from BSI vice president of Legal Chuck McDonald, BSI vice president of Legal Kelley Butcher, and BSI CSR director Geri Dela Cruz. (Contributed Photo)
COLLISSION: Best Sunshine International, Ltd.’s Nissan Quest and a Toyota Prius both sustain damage after a collision in front of Nutrition Assistance Program office at the JTV Building in As Lito Monday morning. No one was injured and traffic police is still investigating who was at fault in the accident. It was drizzling that morning. (Ferdie De La Torre)
TRIPLE J ETC CONTRIBUTION: Representatives from Triple J Enterprises recently dropped by to make an Education Tax Credit contribution to Mount Carmel School. Left to right: MCS director of Institutional Development/Athletic director John Blanco, Tripe J Motors general manager Randy Steele, MCS president Galvin Deleon Guerrero, MCS Knight Richard Steele, MCS principal Frances Taimanao, MCS Student Council president Thomas Manglona II, MCS faculty representative Rosiky Camacho, and Triple J Marketing manager Jay Santos. (Contributed Photo)
STATEMENT OF SUPPORT
Bank of Guam signed a Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve last Jan. 19 at their headquarters in Hagatna, Guam. Bank of Guam signed the commitment to increase employer support by encouraging fellow employers to act as advocates for employee participation in the military. Present during the signing are back from left, Danilo M. Rapadas, senior vice president/general counsel and chief risk officer, Bank of Guam; William D. Leon Guerrero, executive vice president/chief operating officer, Bank of Guam; Theresa C. Obispo, senior vice president of Human Resources Business Continuity Officer; Bank of Guam; Frank M. Atalig, senior vice president/chief financial officer, Bank of Guam; Joaquin L.G. Cook, executive vice president/chief sales and service officer, Bank of Guam; and Joseph P. Bradley, Bank of Guam senior vice president/chief economist. Front from left: Leonardo M. Rapadas, attorney/ESGR Employer Outreach; Benny M. Paulino, Ret. MG and chair emeritus, ESGR; Lou A. Leon Guerrero, president and chief executive officer, Bank of Guam; David J. Sablan, Guam-CNMI State chair, ESGR; Renie ³Rey² Llaneta, Employer Outreach director Guam-CNMI ESGR; Mary Ann Cabrera, awards coordinator, Guam-CNMI ESGR; Christine B. Quichocho, vice president/eBanking & Neighboring Islands Regional Manager, Bank of Guam; Jennifer B. Sanchez, vice president/Central-Southern Regional manager, Bank of Guam.
ULTRA SOUND DONATION
Marianas Medical Center recently donated an ultrasound machine to the Commonwealth Healthcare Corp. Dr. Tony Stearns, owner of MMC, presented the donation to CHCC CEO Esther Muna. Muna expressed her appreciation for the donation and said the machine will help patients at the obstetrics area of the hospital. Witnessing the donation was Gov. Ralph DLG. Torres and other key staff from CHCC. (Contributed Photo)
‘WALK FOR THE RED’ PRIZE DONATION
Pacific Islands Club Saipan general manager Hiro Sugie, standing, second from left, and PIC management team present 200 waterpark passes to the American Red Cross NMI Chapter’ executive director, John Hirsh, seventh from left, and Chapter case workers and representatives. The PIC Waterpark Passes will be used as prizes in the upcoming “Walk for the Red” fundraising event on April 30, 2016. (Contributed Photo)
HHS VISITS SAIPAN
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Region IX director Melissa Stafford-Jones, third from left, visited Saipan last week and met with Commonwealth Healthcare Corp. officials to discuss health services in the CNMI. She also met with Gov. Ralph DLG Torres, and the Legislative Health Committee leaders from the Senate and the House. Stafford-Jones also visited other Pacific islands including Guam and Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Island. (Contributed Photo)
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