Hafa Adai High School and College Students,
The application for the 2015 Guam Society of … [Read More...]
Mr. Peter Camit, President of the Guam Society of America, together with the Honorable Madeleine Z. Bordallo (Guam's Congressional Representative) and the Honorable Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (Commonwealth of Northern Marianas' Congressional Representative) invite you to a reception in honor of the 71st Anniversary of the Liberation of Guam and the Battle for the Northern Marianas Islands. The reception will be held on Monday, July 13, 2015 … [Read More...]
It's that time of year again for our annual Liberation Picnic - join us as we celebrate the 71st Anniversary of the Liberation of Guam. This year's Liberation theme is "The Spirit of Hope, the Colors of Freedom - Espiriton Diniseha, Meskla Na Kulot Libettat! - 1944-2015"
This year's Guam Society Liberation picnic will be held at Fort Meade, Maryland. Details about the event are provided below and on the attached flyer (click here for the … [Read More...]
Join the Honorable Madeleine Z. Bordallo, Congressional Representative for Guam and the Honorable Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan, Congressional Representative for the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands during their annual tribute recognizing the commitment and sacrifices of those who gave their lives in the Liberation of our islands during World War II.
This annual Wreath Laying Ceremony commemorates the 71st Annual … [Read More...]
UPDATE: This update is regarding Base access for those members and guests who DO NOT have a military ID card. Unfortunately, Base Security was unable to accept and process the list of guests submitted for the event.
To work around this, if you plan on attending the Memorial Day Picnic on Saturday, you must be escorted onto the Base by an authorized military card holder. The Guam Societywill provide escorts that will lead … [Read More...]
The 17th Annual Guam Society Roberto LG Lizama Memorial Classic Golf Tournament will be held Friday, September 4, 2015, at the Courses at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland. Kick start the 2015 Labor Day Weekend by coming out to support a fantastic cause as the tournament benefits the Guam Society of America's Scholarship Program. Please click on this link for the flyer and points of contact information 2015 RLGL Golf … [Read More...]
Members of the Guam Society of America had a special treat during a Snow storm, sleet and freezing rain on Saturday, February 21, 2015. The Governor of Guam, Eddie Baza Calvo and the First Lady Christine Calvo braved icy roads and blizzard like conditions to join the Guam Society Members and their families from the Washington D.C. area for a night of conversation and socializing. It was a night to remember for both sides of the special … [Read More...]
The Guam Society of America honors members who have contributed and volunteered their personal time and efforts to support the Society over the years as Manaina. Manaina is a derivative of Saina and translates in the Chamorro language to Elder or Parent, or someone who is well respected because of their knowledge and experience. Many of the honorary members have served as officers, committee chairpersons, provided their expertise and most … [Read More...]
Ms. Camarin Nadine Nauta Chargualaf
- 2015 Guam Society Cherry Blossom Princess
Please join us at the 2015 Guam Society Cherry Blossom Princess Coronation Ball in honor of Guam Society Cherry Blossom Princess Camarin Chargualaf. Camarin is the daughter of Thelma Nauta from Spring Lake, North Carolina. She is 2011 graduate of Pine Forest High School, Fayetteville, North Carolina and an undergraduate student at University of North … [Read More...]
The Guam Society of America Calendar of Events for 2015 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 - it is one of the key benefits of membership in the Guam Society. For paid events hosted by the Guam Society, Guam … [Read More...]
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...]
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...]
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 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...]
As 2014 and my term as President comes to a close, I wanted to wish you and yours all the best for this holiday season and for the coming New Year. Serving as Guam Society President for the past four years has been a truly rewarding time for me. I hope that it has been the same for you. The Society has grown tremendously in terms of its capabilities and accomplishments and the greatest contributing factor is the members of the … [Read More...]