19 Participate in First Responsible Beverage Service Training Declared a Success


Guam – The first in a series of Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) Training took place yesterday, April 22 at the Sinajana Mayor’s Office with a total of 19 Participants.

Those trained included staff/managers from the following establishments:

• Unity Development Corporation – Century Plaza Game Room
• The Mermaid Tavern
• Zen Ultra Lounge
• SPPC 76 (Circle K Station)
• Baldyga Group – The Beach Bar, Sandcastle, The Globe
• Pacific Islands Club – Hanagi
• City Hill / Guam Plaza Hotel – Nana’s Café & Sails BBQ, Guam Plaza Hotel
• Coconut Cove

Upon completion of the training, participants received certificates, a button to wear while on the job which indicates they are RBS Certified, plus – a sticker and sign for the establishment to show that employees are trained and will check ID’s to ensure that customers are of legal drinking age prior to serving alcohol. Congratulations to the first group of certified servers.

Interested individuals or establishments could sign-up for the next training scheduled for May 20, 2013. 

Training is free and limited space is available.

A 4-hour training that provides alcoholic beverage servers and sellers the skills to prevent underage drinking among youth and binge drinking among adults. All trainers have been certified by the Underage Drinking Enforcement Training Center (UDETC), a project of the Pacific Institute for Research & Evaluation (PIRE). The UDETC was established by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (U.S. Department of Justice) to support its Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Program is all states and territories.

Who can attend?
Anyone currently employed at an establishment that serves or sells alcohol.

On-Sale participants must provide proof of current ABC Registration Card. Off-Sale participants must provide proof of
employment. Limited space available.

May 20, 2013, 2013 from 12:30pm-4:00pm at the Sinajana Mayor’s Office
*future training dates will be announced later.

How to Register:
Contact – Audrey Topasna at DMHSA (477-2304)
– Rebecca Respicio at DYA (735-5032)
– visit dya.guam.gov or www.peaceguam.org
– Like “RBS Guam” on Facebook (registration available)

RBS Partners:
Department of Youth Affairs, Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse – PEACE Office, Sanctuary, Inc., Live Healthy Guam – DPHSS, DPW Office of Highway Safety.