The results of the 2016 Guam Society of America Scholarships were presented at the Annual Liberation Picnic held on Saturday, July 09, 2016 at Pavilion #4, Fort Meade, MD. The winners announced at the picnic are:
$1,500 Brigida Lizama College Student Scholarship – Brooke Mincey
Brooke is a 2015 graduate of Forrest Park High School, Woodbridge, Virginia. At Forest Park High School, she active in Future Business Leaders of America, … [Read More...]
It's that time of year again for our annual Liberation Picnic - join us as we celebrate the 72nd Anniversary of the Liberation of Guam.
This year's Liberation theme is "Håtsa: The Revitalization of our People and our Land! - Håtsa: I Rinueban i Taotao-Ta yan i Tano’-Ta!
The people of Guam are seeing a revitalization of i kotturan Guahan. The Chamorro people survived war and colonialism threatened to strip the island of its … [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 … [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 72nd Annual … [Read More...]
The Guam Society of America kicks off its 2016 summer events with our annual Memorial Day Picnic.
This year's picnic will be held at Freedom Park at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland on Saturday, May 28, 2016 from 12:00PM-6:00PM. … [Read More...]
The 18th Annual Guam Society Roberto LG Lizama Memorial Classic Golf Tournament will be held Friday, September 2, 2016, at the Courses at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland. Kick start the 2016 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 2016 RLGL Golf … [Read More...]
The Guam Society of America Calendar of Events for 2016 is provided 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 - its one of the key benefits of membership in the Society. For paid events hosted by the Guam Society, Guam Society … [Read More...]
The annual Cherry Blossom Coronation Ball to crown our 2016 Guam Society Cherry Blossom Princess will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at The Club at Andrews, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.
Please join us as we honor our Cherry Blossom Princess Diana Rios Cruz. Diana is a senior attending the College of Southern Maryland in La Plata, Maryland. She is the daughter of John and Janet Cruz of Lexington Park, Maryland. We will also recognize … [Read More...]
Please join us for this fund raising event in support of our three members selected as delegates for the 2016 Festival of the Pacific Arts (FESTPAC). Guam will be hosting FESTPAC from May 22 - June 5, and our 3 members will be traveling to Guam as part of the Diaspora delegation. Delegates are expected to cover their own airfare to Guam...and this fundraiser will help to offset their expenses. Our three delegates are Carmen Taitague Tenorio, … [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...]
With great pride, the Guam Society announces that three members of the Guam Society of America who auditioned this past October, were officially notified that they will be part of the 115 Delegates from the United States, representing Guam during the Festival of the Pacific Arts, from May 22 to June 4, 2016. The three were interviewed and nominated by the DIASPORA Team, who sought and received approval by the 2016 Guam Festival of Pacific Arts … [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...]
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...]