The Guam Society of America joins the Blaz Family in mourning the passing of Guam Society Member, former Congressman and retired U.S. Marine Corps Brigadier General Vincete Tomas "Ben" Garrido Blaz. "Tun Ben" passed away on January 8, 2014 at the age of 85 years old. He survived a Japanese prison camp during World War II and later became the first Chamorro to attain the rank of General in the U.S. Armed Forces. He also served as Guam's … [Read More...]
Ms. Joelle Marie Rosete Blas - 2014 Cherry Blossom Princess
Please join us at the 2014 Guam Society Cherry Blossom Princess Coronation Ball in honor of 2014 Guam Society Cherry Blossom Princess Joelle Blas. Joelle is the daughter of Mike and Juvy Blas from Woodbridge, Virginia and an undergraduate student at Christopher Newport University, Newport News, Virginia.
We will also recognize our 2014 Junior Cherry Blossom Princess, Aemiliana … [Read More...]
The Guam Society of America Calendar of Events for 2014 is provide below. Please check our website for updates or changes. Members will receive emails with the most current information, usually before any updates are posted to the website - we encourage you to join the Guam Society of America to get these direct updates. For paid events hosted by the Guam Society, Guam Society members receive discounted rates.
January/February/March … [Read More...]
During this year's Christmas/Holiday Party, a video message was presented to all attending the event. This message was provided by Jay Rojas, Guam Society Member and Director of the Governor of Guam's Office in Washington, D.C. The Society would like to thank Governor Eddie Calvo for this beautiful message and for taking the time to send his holiday wishes to the Society and its members. Due to the size of the video file, you can watch the … [Read More...]
The holidays are almost here and 2013 ends in a less than two months. The Guam Society will hold its annual holiday party on Saturday, Dec 21, 2013 at the Patuxent River Beach House (22268 Cedar Point Road, Patuxent River, MD 20670).
Event will be from 12pm - 4pm (or whenever the fun stops)
Please send RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or to email@example.com by Wednesday, December 18, 2013. RSVPs help the Society and the committee to … [Read More...]
Mr. Bill Christian, President of the National Conference of State Societies (NCSS), presided over the revived NCSS Roy C. Haines Award ceremony on Saturday, November 16, 2013 in Silver Springs, MD. Bill provided an overview of the NCSS and its role as the overarching organization for the various state and territorial societies in Washington, DC. Bill stated that many of the societies grew from social/political clubs/organizations benefitting … [Read More...]
The 2014 Guam Society of America Santa Marian Kamalen/Our Lady of Camarin Novenas and Mass Schedule, with dates/times and residence of hosting members are provided below. For questions, please contact this year's Chairperson, Rosanne Meno at 202.374.1474.
Each year the Guam Society rotates the nightly novenas to give our members an opportunity to attend the novenas that are close to where they live. In the past two years, attendance at the … [Read More...]
The results of the 2013 Guam Society of America Scholarships were presented at the Annual Liberation Picnic held on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at the US Coast Guard TISCOM Park, Alexandria, Virginia. The winners announced at the picnic are:
$1,500 Brigida Lizama College Student Scholarship - Joelle Marie Rosete Blas. Attending Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA; majoring in Information Science with minors in Leadership … [Read More...]