NEWS: 6 months in review; take a look at “NowGuam”
July 3, 2018
Hagåtña – NowGuam is a biweekly photo review and a short description of Governor Eddie Calvo’s and Lt. Governor Ray Tenorio’s events, visits, and activities throughout the community.
Below are the links to all “NowGuam” volumes to date, and are also available on the Governor’s website (click here for the website) and Facebook at
Now Guam 2017: A look back
Review of 2017: H-2B, Tax refunds, Act Inspire tests, graduation rates, Manell watershed, the Islandwide Beautification Task Force, Scenic routes, political status, accountability for Ordot, Hågatña Revitalization, Department of Corrections Consent Decree, deportations, Mandaña Drug Task Force, Emergency Group Home Foster Children, affordable housing, Department of Revenue and Taxation Satellite location, pothole repair project, tourism, and North Korea threats.
Now Guam Volume II
Playgrounds, Department of Education 3D printer, Pre-K program, Gil Breeze groundbreaking, Astumbo gym renovation, Guam Crime Stoppers, Neighborhood Watch Program, Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Unit, Guam Housing & Urban Renewal Authority (GHURA), Hire Guam, Diwali Festival, Ilocano Association, Guam Memorial Hospital Volunteer Association (GMHVA) Fundraiser, Rigålu Foundation, and the Guam Visitors Bureau’s InstaGuam.
Now Guam Volume III
Department of Education Leadership Academy, Para Educators Academy Conference, Federal issues, Decolonization, First Lady delivers 200 books, 2018 service learning, youth and community preparedness summit, and the swearing in of 10 new officers with the Guam Police Department.
Now Guam Volume IV
Department of Public Health and Social Services retirement ceremony for Jim Gillan, the Guam Environmental Protection Agency’s radon testing laboratory, Guam Fire Department Fire, Life and Medical Emergency (FLAME) Fund, 5 new Guam Waterworks Authority water wells, Treasures of Festpac at the Guam Museum, and the Agat neighborhood watch program.
Now Guam Volume V
2018 State of the Island Address, Career Day with First Lady Christine Calvo, Career Day with Lt. Governor Ray Tenorio, Year of the Reef Proclamation, Guam Masters wins the Tournament of Champions in Florida, Civil-Military Coordination Council, and a Ribbon Cutting ceremony for the Agat gymnasium.
Now Guam Volume VI
Biba Mes Chamorro, First Lady judges the St. Francis spelling bee, Bill 245-34, and the Guam Visitors Bureau’s Håfa Adai Pledge Kids.
Now Guam Volume VII
Guam wins best booth performance at 25th Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) Travel Tour Expo, a courtesy visit from the Lt. General David Berger, Guam selected as “Best overseas self-driving tour destination” by Ctrip, Governor Calvo signed a 2nd batch of H-2B worker requests, a friendship bowling tournament, the Mount Carmel business fair, students from Rota participating in the Tumon Bay Music Festival, a visit from the Society of Military Engineers, a courtesy visit from the Korean Consul General, celebrating National Social Workers Month, the swearing in of Guam Department of Integrated Services for Individuals with Disabilities (DISID) council members, and celebrating the National Association of Women in Construction.
Now Guam Volume VIII
A presentation of the 20th bomb squadron’s memorabilia to Governor Calvo, the 2nd annual Freely Associated States (FAS) Track and Field event, the University of Guam’s Charter Day, Mes Chamoru celebrations at Maria Ulloa with First Lady Christine Calvo, the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics on Guam, Women’s History Month proclamation signing, Chamoru storytelling time at San Miguel Elementary School, a Route 3 Groundbreaking ceremony, the First Lady’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Guam Welcomes the First Chinese incentive group, LEARNABRATION with Anderson Elementary School, and the annual Kick the Fat run/walk.
Now Guam Volume IX
A courtesy visit with Senator Murkowski, proclaiming April Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Fu’una Rising: Pizza, pop and power tools, Korean bowling teams friendship luncheon, honoring Vietnam Veterans Day, Civil-Military Coordination Council (CMCC) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing, reopening of the Piti fire station, the Guam International Airport Authority’s (GIAA) Mes Chamoru event and a renovation tour, the Dededo sports complex ground breaking, Governor Calvo signing new road contracts for the Department of Public Works, the Autism proclamation and flag raising, and the Department of Youth Affairs’ (DYA) 40th Anniversary.
Now Guam Volume X
Senior Citizens Month proclamation signing, the Bible reading marathon, the Department of of Revenue & Taxation Week, the Fair Housing Proclamation signing, the Guam Community College Groundbreaking for Building 300, proclaiming Guam Soil and Water Stewardship Week, a Youth leadership proclamation signing, the 23rd Micronesian Islands Forum, recognizing the National Association of social workers award recipients, National Corrections Month proclamation signing, First Lady Christine Calvo’s Reach out and Read program; courtesy visits with Henrik Fleischer, Briand Humphrey, and Douglas Domenech, and the Gil Breeze Ribbon Cutting.
Now Guam Volume XI
Welcoming Captain Patrick Sanchez home from deployment, the 14th annual May harvest, Governor Calvo signs Bill 250-34 in to law, ‘Click it or Ticket’ proclamation signing, a courtesy visit from the Maritime Administration’s (MARAD) Associate Administrator for Intermodal Systems Development Ms. Lauren Brand, a courtesy visit from Taiwan Ambassador Wall, Guam soldiers are promoted in South Korea, the Guam Memorial Hospital’s proclamation signing, the Guam Memorial Hospital Volunteer Association’s (GMHWA) Award Ceremony, GMHVA’s Charity Ball, Guam Power Authority’s proclamation signing, a Guam Museum ribbon cutting, proclaiming Mental Health Awareness Month, the Micronesian Island Fair,and the ‘Teach Children to Save’ Day.
Now Guam Volume XII
The 2018 Centenarian Celebration, 2018’s Memorial Day, the Agat Mango Festival, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week Award ceremony and proclamation signing, the Guam Fire Department donates ATV’s to the Department of Parks and Recreation, the American Cancer Society’s 2018 Relay for Life event, Silver Star Day Youth proclamation signing, and the National Safe Boating Week proclamation signing.
NowGuam will continue to be updated biweekly so stay tuned!

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