2017 Guam Society Liberation Picnic – Saturday, July 15, 2017, 12-7pm

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It's that time of year again for our annual Liberation Picnic - join us as we celebrate the 73nd Anniversary of the Liberation of Guam. *This year's Liberation theme is "Strength In Unity" - Manmetgot gi Dinanña’ Almost every culture has a similar proverb or saying.  “Sticking together is a source of strength” often used in referring … [Read more...]

2017 Pacific Fun Day

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Hafa Adai Guam Society Members, Family and Friends, An annual event in the Washington, DC/Maryland/Virginia area is the Pacific Fun Day Picnic. This event began under Reverend Meki To'alepai (Samoa) of Baltimore, in the summer of 1985 bringing local Polynesian music and entertainment groups and communities closer together for a day of … [Read more...]

2017 18th Annual Roberto LG Lizama Memorial Classic Golf – Fri, Sept 1, 2017

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Hafa Adai! The 19th Annual Guam Society Roberto LG Lizama Memorial Classic Golf Tournament will be held Friday, September 1, 2017, at the Courses at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland.  Kick start the 2017 Labor Day Weekend by coming out to support a fantastic cause as the tournament benefits the Guam Society of America's Scholarship … [Read more...]

2017 Memorial Day Picnic – Freedom Park, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland – Sat, May 27, 2017

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The Guam Society of America kicks off its 2017 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 27, 2017 from 12:00PM-6:00PM As in past years, this is a POTLUCK event – please bring a favorite dish, or a dessert, or an appetizer, and ONE … [Read more...]

Håle’ Para Agupa’ presents Chamorro Learning Session: Prutehi I Lengguahi (Måyu 2017)

Join Håle’ Para Agupa’: Hinekkan Manhoben Para I Manmamaila’ in their next Chamorro learning session on Damenggo, Måyu 7th at 1:00 p.m. Please, arrive 15-30 minutes early for socializing, as we will begin on time. The session will be hosted in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Damenggo, Måyu 7th @ 1PM Learning Session Details: Continuation … [Read more...]

2017 SPORTSPALOOZA BOWLING EVENT – SAT, APRIL 22, 2017

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Hafa Adai! Back by popular demand, our Sportspalooza Bowling Event will be on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Lanes, Fort Meade Bowling Center, Fort Meade, MD. Please sign up or email Gerald Corpuz at gkcorpuz@gmail.com for this next GSA Fun Fare Bowling Sportspalooza. What: 9 Pin No-Tap Bowling Tournament When: Saturday, April 22, … [Read more...]

Håle’ Para Agupa’ presents Chamorro Learning Session: Special Topics and Chamorro Cooking Class (Abrit 2017)

Join Håle’ Para Agupa’: Hinekkan Manhoben Para I Manmamaila’ in their next Chamorro learning session on Damenggo, Abrit 2nd at 1:00 p.m. Please, arrive 15-30 minutes early for socializing, as we will begin on time. The session will be hosted in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Part 1: Praktika Yan Susteni Special Topics Part 2: Chamorro Cooking … [Read more...]

Håle’ Para Agupa’ presents Chamorro Learning Session: Chamorro Patriotism (Matso 2017)

Join Håle’ Para Agupa’: Hinekkan Manhoben Para I Manmamaila’ in their next Chamorro learning session on Damenggo, Matso 5th at 1:00 p.m. Please, arrive 15-30 minutes early for socializing, as we will begin on time. The session will be hosted in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Chamorro Learning Session: Chamorro Patriotism Damenggo, Matso 5th … [Read more...]

Håle’ Para Agupa’ presents Chamorro Learning Session: Chamorro Presentation (Fibreru 2017)

Join Håle’ Para Agupa’: Hinekkan Manhoben Para I Manmamaila’ in their next Chamorro learning session on Sunday, Fibreru 19th at 1:00 p.m.Please, arrive 15-30 minutes early for socializing, as we will begin on time. The session will be hosted in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Please, join the Håle’ Para Agupa’ e-mail mailing list for … [Read more...]

Guam Society of America Manaina / Honorary Members – as of February 2017

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 … [Read more...]

2017 19th Annual Roberto LG Lizama Memorial Classic Golf – Fri, Sept 1, 2017

              Hafa Adai!  Save the Date! The 19th Annual Guam Society Roberto LG Lizama Memorial Classic Golf Tournament will be held Friday, September 1, 2017, at the Courses at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland.  Kick start the 2017 Labor Day Weekend by coming out to support a … [Read more...]

Guam Society Officers / Executive Board Meeting

Location:  Residence of  Joe and Aylene Mafnas (Guam Society President) Time:  12:00PM   … [Read more...]

2017 Chamorro Night

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Location:  To Be Determined Chairpersons:  Pete Camit; Paul Sanchez and Maria Perez-Brodeur … [Read more...]

2017 Santa Marian Kamalen Novenas

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  Beginning Thurs, Nov 30th through Thurs, December 7th - Novenas will be held nightly a various Guam Society Members / Volunteers homes who are hosting the nightly novenas. … [Read more...]

1st Quarter, 2017 General Membership Meeting and Super Bowl Party

The Guam Society of America's first general membership meeting of the Guam Society 2017 Calendar Year will be held from 3:30-5:30 pm on Sunday, February 5, 2017 at the home of Society President, Aylene Mafnas at 5001 Marshall Crown Road, Centreville, VA  20120. The meeting will start a  little later than usual and afterwards  we will have 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...]

Håle’ Para Agupa’ presents Chamorro Learning Session: The Art of Making Titiyas (Inero 2017)

Join Håle’ Para Agupa’: Hinekkan Manhoben Para I Manmamaila’ in their next Chamorro learning session on Sunday, Inero 8th at 1:00 p.m. Please, arrive 15-30 minutes early for socializing, as we will begin on time. The session will be hosted at Danny and Terri's residence in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Please, join the Håle' Para … [Read more...]

2017-2018 Guam Society Officers Take Oath of Office

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On Tuesday, January 3, 2017, the 2017-2018 Guam Society Officers were sworn into office by the Honorable Madeleine Z. Bordallo, Guam's Congressional Representative at the Guam Congressional Office in the Rayburn House Office Building.  The ceremony took place the same date that Congresswoman Bordallo was sworn in as part of the 115th U.S. … [Read more...]

Message from Outgoing Guam Society President Pete Camit

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Hafa Adai Guam Society Members, Family and Friends, As my term as President of the Guam Society of America concludes on December 31, 2016, I want to personally thank you for supporting your Guam Society during the past two years.  With your support the Guam Society has continued to foster and perpetuate the Chamorro culture and traditions in … [Read more...]