Hot Shots – 5/23/18
Recognizing Older Americans Month
Gov. David Ige presents a proclamation to Hawai‘i Pacific Gerontological Society, recognizing May 2018 as Older Americans Month. Pictured with the governor are (from left) Terri Byers, executive director of Executive Office on Aging; HPGS board members Eileen Phillips, Kathy Wyatt and Percy Ihara; Calvin Hara, HPGS president; Sherry Goya, HPGS executive director; Melissa Mansfield, HPGS board member; and Lynn Niitani, Ombudsman’s Office of the Executive Office on Aging.
PHOTO COURTESY HAWAI‘I PACIFIC GERONTOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Marriott Helps Children’s Network
Marriott International, through 31 of its hotels and resorts in Hawai‘i, has raised more than $100,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, which in Hawai‘i includes Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children. The fundraising campaign was part of the Marriott Spirit to Serve Our Communities Movement, comprising financial contributions, in-kind giving and associate volunteerism. Pictured are (from left) Ron Richter, director of food and beverage at Sheraton Waikīkī; Cheryl Williams, general manager at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort; Martha Smith, CEO of Children’s Miracle Network; Dawn Dunbar, vice president of philanthropy at Children’s Miracle Network; Colette Forcier, program director at Children’s Miracle Network; and Christopher Tatum, area general manager at Waikīkī Beach Marriott Resort & Spa.
PHOTO COURTESY MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL