TurnKey Solutions donates $40K in-kind to Mini Games


TurnKey Solutions’ Broc Calvo, Billy Grow, and Jerry Lin are all smiles after presenting a giant facsimile check representing their $40,000 in-kind contribution to the Northern Marianas Pacific Mini Games 2022. Also in photo are Mini Games Organizing Committee chair Marco Peter, CEO Vicente “Ben” Babauta, and other MGOC staff. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO)

TurnKey Solutions has joined the growing number of businesses supporting the Northern Marianas Pacific Mini Games 2022 after it donated software application services valued at $40,000 plus additional services to the quadrennial event.

“TurnKey Solutions is proud and excited to partner with the Northern Marianas Pacific Mini Games Organizing Committee to support our athletes. As a small local business, TurnKey Solutions is committed to offering world class solutions to our people and visitors throughout the Games. We wish all the athletes best of luck, but most especially Team NMI!” said managing partner Jerry Lin.

The MGOC thanked TurnKey Solutions for their generous sponsorship of the Mini Games, which the CNMI will be hosting for the first time ever starting next week from June 17 to 25.

“As we near the start of the Mimi Games, businesses are stepping in to ensure the success of the Games. The MGOC would like to recognize TurnKey Solutions. Under the leadership of Broc Calvo, Billy Grow, and Jerry Lin, TurnKey Solutions has donated software application services valued at $40,000. We are grateful for TurnKey’s generous donation. It’s a testament to our business community’s support of the Games,” said MGOC chair Marco Peter.

MGOC CEO Vicente “Ben” Babauta said TurnKey Solutions’ contribution to the Pacific Mini Games will be to provide the scoring and information for the events. “Turnky’s donation is an invaluable asset to the Games. We are grateful for their assistance,” he said.

Peter and Babauta said the MGOC has been very fortunate to have private community partners and leaders invest not only their time and resources, but also commit staff to ensure the Northern Marianas Pacific Mini Games 2022 is a success.

“We want to thank Turnky Solutions for their support of the NMPMG2022 and generous contribution. With exactly a week to go, the community is coming together. It is with great pride to see the hard work, donations, and support flood in. The NMI is ready. Our people are ready for the Pacific Mini Games to begin.”

A total of 1,034 athletes from 20 countries will compete in the 11th staging of the Mini Games. The CNMI and Fiji will have the most participants with 125 athletes apiece. The Solomon Islands has the second most athletes for the Mini Games with 117, followed by New Caledonia (109), Guam (101), Papua New Guinea (91), Tahiti (90), Palau (47), Wallis & Futuna (42), Nauru (38), Samoa (31), Vanuatu (28), Kiribati (23), Australia (19), Tuvalu (15), Tonga (12), Cook Islands (10), Federated States of Micronesia (7), American Samoa (3), and Norfolk Island (3).

The sport with the most athletes entered is athletics with 329, followed by outrigger canoe or va’a (182), weightlifting (131), tennis (98), baseball (96), badminton (64), golf (61), beach volleyball (38), and triathlon (35).

Mark Rabago | Associate Editor
Mark Rabago is the Associate Editor of Saipan Tribune. Contact him at Mark_Rabago@saipantribune.com

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