From left, former lieutenant governor Diego Benavente, Labor Secretary Vicky Benavente, Vicki Izuka, and Dave Guerrero attend the Saipan Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year Gala last Saturday at the Hyatt Regency Saipan ballroom in Garapan. (Photos by Bea Cabrera)
Gloria Cavanagh and her husband, Joseph Cavanagh, are surrounded by Cavanagh’s friends and colleagues from Pacific Island Club Saipan where she is the general manager.
Seated are Roman “Bo” Palacios and Jose Quan. Standing, from left, are Cyji Tenorio, Jose Tenorio, Patty Palacios, Somia Quan, and Frannie Demapan.
From right, Norman Tenorio, Darlene Macaranas, Shirley Sablan, Lei Tenerio, and Grace Velena.
From left, Lou Camacho, Sandy Tse, Elias Buenaventura, Joanne Arroyo, John Arroyo, and Marcia Calvo.
The men and women of Docomo Pacific: Rica Concepcion, Brent Deleon Guerrero, Verna Sablan, Clinton De la Cruz, Conrad Sablan, and Paz Grant.
From left, Kaelani Demapan, press secretary Kevin Bautista, Charity Hodson, Joe Hallahan, Roman “Bo” Palacios, and Ashley Kost.
From left, Marcia Calvo, Glenn Hunter, Velma Palacios, Ty Pauling, Maxine Laszlo and Santi “Big Boy” Sablan.
From left: Rep. Edwin Propst, Glen Hunter, Marie Aldan, Daisy Propst, and Cathy Matsumoto.
From left, Hanna Blanco, Eleanor Cabrera-Guerrero, Joe Guerrero, and Chef Inos Hocog of Naked Fish.
From left, Saipan Young Professional of the Year winner Nicole Babauta, Linda Babauta, Ben Babauta and Maynard Reyes.
From left, Frank Sablan, Rita A. Sablan, Natalia Sablan, and Saipan Young Professional of the Year nominee and owner of Ina’s Kitchen, Francisco “Sonnie” Sablan.
From left, Nelson Krum of Paradise Dental, Donna Krum of Friends First Marketing, Emma Perez, and Pete Perez of 500 Sails.
From left, Small Business of the Year winner Jim Arenovski of Island Training Solutions, Saipan Chamber of Commerce treasurer Michael Johnson of Deloitte & Touche with his wife Betty and Saipan Snaps owner Jill Arenovski.
From left, Alex Sablan of TanHoldings, Dave Sablan of Century Insurance, and Ivan Quichoco of TanHoldings.
Bishop Ryan Jimenez, second from right, and Merlie Tolentino, seated fourth from right, of the Tan Siu Lin Foundation, which was the winner of the Non-Profit of the Year Award, are joined by Melanie Villaflor, Melanie Santos, Loida Ito, Carline Sablan, Elna Curate, Shirley Kim, Mel Naputi, and Megan Aglipay.
From left, Rep. Luis John DLG Castro, Keith Chambers II, Superior Court Associate Judge Joseph Camacho, and Roemar Segafred.
From left, IT& E general manager Rose Soledad, IT&E director of Network Velma Palacios, IT&E Customer Service manager and Government Relations Janice Tenorio and IT&E comptroller Leriza Delarun.
Matthew Deleon Guerrero and Hanaivy Babauta.
Bea Cabrera | Correspondent
Bea Cabrera, who holds a law degree, also has a bachelor's degree in mass communications. She has been exposed to multiple aspects of mass media, doing sales, marketing, copywriting, and photography.
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