The #MarianasSTRONG Year-end Celebration and Yutu 5K Holiday Fun Run to the Marianas/Annual Mochitsuki Festival held at the Paseo de Marianas in Garapan last Dec. 29 drew a large crowd. The Fun Run itself had 97 participants. The money raised during the event, which was organized by the Marianas Visitors Authority, will go to Karidat Social Services for Super Typhoon Yutu’s recovery efforts. (Photos by Ferdie de la Torre)
Ferdie De La Torre | Reporter
Ferdie Ponce de la Torre is a veteran journalist who has covered all news beats in the CNMI. Born in Lilo-an, Cebu City in the Philippines, De la Torre graduated from the University of Santo Tomas with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. He is a recipient of many commendations and awards, including the CNMI Judiciary’s prestigious Justice Award for his over 10 years of reporting on the judiciary’s proceedings and decisions. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org
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