2018 Guam Society Cherry Blossom Princess and Junior Princess Application

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Each year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival commemorates the 1912 gift of 3,000 cherry trees from Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo to the city of Washington, DC and the lasting friendship between the United States and Japan. Since 1952 the Guam Society of America has selected a Princess to represent our island of Guam during the … [Read more...]

2017 Guam Society Calendar of Events (as of Jun 03, 2017)

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The Guam Society of America Calendar of Events for 2017 is provided below.  Please check our website for updates or changes as some of the events are still being coordinated and updates will be posted as soon as available.  Members will receive emails with the most current information, usually before any updates are posted to the website - we … [Read more...]

2017 Guam Society Cherry Blossom Princess Coronation Ball

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2017 Guam Society Cherry Blossom Princess Aubrey Mantanona Please join us at the 2017 Guam Society Cherry Blossom Princess Coronation Ball in honor of Guam Society Cherry Blossom Princess Aubrey Mantanona Aubrey is the daughter of Frank Mantanona (Dededo, Guam) and Rosanne Meno (Inarajan, Guam), residing in Woodbridge, Virginia.  She is 2016 … [Read more...]

2017 Guam Society Cherry Blossom Princess and Junior Princess Application – Deadline Sep 15, 2016 **NOW CLOSED**

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Hafa Adai Guam Society Members, Family and Friends, Each year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival commemorates the 1912 gift of 3,000 cherry trees from Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo to the city of Washington, DC and the lasting friendship between the United States and Japan. Since 1952 the Guam Society of America has selected a Princess to … [Read more...]

2016 Guam Society Cherry Blossom Princess Coronation Ball

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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, … [Read more...]

2015 Guam Society Cherry Blossom Princess Coronation Ball

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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 … [Read more...]

2014 Guam Society Cherry Blossom Princess Coronation Ball

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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, … [Read more...]

2012 National Cherry Blossom – 100th Anniversary/Centennial Festival Events

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As a member of the National Conference of State Societies, the Guam Society would like to invite you to the many events that are being held for the 100th/Centennial Celebration of the National Cherry Blossom Festival in our Nation's Capitol.   There are so many events planned and we are excited to be a part of the historical milestone that this … [Read more...]

Ms. Mariana Cruz – 2012 Guam Society of America Cherry Blossom Princess

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2012 Guam Society of America Cherry Blossom Princess - Mariana Cruz The Guam Society of America is proud to announce its 2012 Cherry Blossom Princess, Ms. Mariana Cruz.  Mariana is the daughter of Anthony (Dededo, Guam) and Janet (Barrigada, Guam) Cruz, from Lexington Park, Maryland.  She is a student attending the College of Southern … [Read more...]

NCSS Governing Board Meeting – May 2011

Meeting Location - to be determined POC:  Cevina Epps, GSA NCSS Delegate, cevina.evita84@gmail.com … [Read more...]

NCSS Governing Board Meeting – April 2011

Monthly NCSS Governing Board Meeting - Hall of States, 444 North Capitol Street NW, Washington, DC  20001 Point of Contact:  GSA NCSS Delegate:  Cevina Epps (cevina.evita84@gmail.com) or Alternate Delegate:  Mike Blas (gsainfo.guam@gmail.com) … [Read more...]

NCSS Cherry Blossom Grand Ball

The NCSS Grand Ball w/Sushi Reception and Silent Auction will be held on Friday, April 8 - 6:00pm - 12:00am at the Renaissance Hotel, 999 9th Street, NW; Washington, DC  20001. Capping the Cherry Blossom Festival festivities is the selection of the 2011 U.S. Cherry Blossom Queen from the U.S. Cherry Blossom Princesses.  This elegant black-tie … [Read more...]

2011 Cherry Blossom Princess Luncheon Cruise

Spirit Cruises - Pier 4, Water Street, Washington DC Please join the Cherry Blossom Queens, the U.S. and International Princesses, for a picturesque luncheon cruise on the Potomac River.  Parking is provided by Colonial Parking, located across from the pier. Reserved seating. $55 per person (open to all) … [Read more...]

Lantern Lighting Ceremony

Tidal Basin at Independence Avenue & 17th Street SW, Washington, DC Every year a 350-year-old stone lantern is lit in the Thomas Jefferson Tidal Basin. This formal ceremony commemorates the 1912 gift to Washington D.C. of 3000 cherry trees from Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo to enhance the growing friendship between the United States and Japan. … [Read more...]

NCSS Princess Tea – April 2, 2011

Dreams Do Come True Give your little Princess an afternoon she’ll remember forever, and ever..... Tea time with the 2011 Cherry Blossom Queens and the Cherry Blossom Princesses. Once upon a time there were many princesses in the Washington DC metro area that told their mothers they wanted to go to the Renaissance Washington DC Hotel on … [Read more...]

NCSS Tidal Basin Clean Up Project

Please join fellow State Society members on Saturday, March 12th from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. as we partner with the Japan-America Society of Washington DC (JASW) and together volunteer with the National Park Service (NPS) to clean and prepare the area around the Tidal Basin in preparation for the 2011 Cherry Blossom Festival! This historic area … [Read more...]

NCSS Governing Board Meeting – March 10, 2011

The March NCSS Governing Board meeting is on March 10, 2011.    The meeting will be held at the Rennaissance Hotel, at 6:30pm, 999 Ninth Street NW, Washington, DC 20001, Mount Vernon Square Room Reminders: *If your Society’s gift basket for the Silent Auction is complete, please bring it to the meeting to drop off. Email Sandra Brown … [Read more...]

NCSS Governing Board Meeting – Feb 10, 2011

The February NCSS Governing Board Meeting will be held on Thurs, Feb 10, 2011, 6:30PM in the Hall of States (444 North Capitol Street NW, Washington, DC) in room 283. Reminder:  Please turn in your society's Princess Papers to Adrienne Magnuson ASAP - she can be reached at addywady@aol.com, 703.980.1219 … [Read more...]

NCSS Governing Board Meeting – Jan 13, 2011

The January NCSS meeting will be on Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 6:30pm at the Renaissance Hotel to celebrate where the Grand Ball will be hosted in 2011 and 2012. Renaissance Hotel, Mount Vernon Square Room - the address for the Renaissance Hotel is 999 Ninth Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 … [Read more...]

Cherry Blossom Coronation Ball

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2012 Guam Society of America Cherry Blossom Princess - Mariana Cruz GSA ticket prices: $40* - Individual (Member) $60* - Individual (Non-Member) $25 - Children 4-12 [add_to_cart=1] *Includes one photo (choice of couple or individual photo - additional photos may be purchased) ; also includes 1 raffle ticket for door prizes Mariana … [Read more...]