Rotary clubs donate $10,000 to UOG scholarship

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(From left) Vic Camacho, immediate past president, Rotary Club of Tumon Bay; Christina Noket, immediate past president, Rotary Club of Guam Sunrise; Luckie Sakamoto, assistant district governor, Rotary District 2750; Anita Borja Enriquez, senior vice president and provost of the University of Guam, president of the Rotary E-Club of Pago Bay Guam, and past secretary of the Pacific Basic Group; Wayne Santos, past assistant district governor for Rotary District 2750 and past president of Rotary Club of Northern Guam; John Rivera, immediate past president; and Kristina Sayama, past president, both of the Rotary E-Club of Pago Bay Guam. (Photo courtesy of the University of Guam)

The Pacific Basin Group of Rotary clubs from Rotary District 2750 donated $10,000 on June 22 in continued support of the PBG Rotary Friendship Scholarship Program at the University of Guam. The funds were part of more than $23,000 that the group raised through two golf tournaments in support of student scholarship programs.

The Pacific Basin Group clubs, which include Rotary clubs in Guam, Saipan, Palau, Pohnpei, and Chuuk, have awarded $120,000 to deserving UOG students over the past 12 years, with most funds sponsored annually by Rotary clubs in Tokyo.

The golf tournaments, held last year at the Starts Guam Golf Resort and the Country Club of the Pacific, coincided with the Rotary District 2750 Conference, which is held on Guam every decade with attendance by Rotarians from Japan, Guam, and the surrounding region.

(UOG News Release)

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