Guam – Governor Eddie Baza Calvo spoke at the grand opening of the Guam National Olympic Committee (GNOC) Office in Maite.
[Governor Eddie Baza Calvo, Speaker Judith Won Pat, Guam National Olympic Committee President Rick Blas and Olympic Committee members cut the ribbon on the new offices for the Guam National Olympic Committee offices this afternoon in Maite.]
The Governor spoke of increasing tourism and the benefits of a healthy, active lifestyle. The Governor said, “Sports activities are important in developing skills that we can all use and the health benefits are endless. The friendships our young people build during the games will last lifetimes.”
Dr. Robin Mitchell, President of Oceania National Olympic Committee (ONOC) and Rick Blas, Secretary General of ONOC and President of GNOC stopped by the Governor’s chambers earlier in the day for a courtesy visit.
Although she could not attend the ribbon cutting, First Lady Christine Calvo toured the new space earlier in the day. The First Lady coaches varsity and junior varsity rugby for the Academy of Our Lady of Guam; their practice was scheduled during the ribbon cutting.