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Hot Shots – 12/7/22

Nonprofit Created To Help Cancer Center

Cooling Cancer president Andrew Santos (left) and treasurer Shirley Santos (center) presented University of Hawai‘i Cancer Center’s interim director, Dr. Loic Le Marchand (right), with a check for $100,000. Cooling Cancer is Admor HVAC Products (Fujitsu)’s nonprofit that raises money for the University of Hawai‘i Cancer Center. PHOTO COURTESY JENA FUNAKOSHI

Golf Tourney Raises Funds ‘Fore’ Good Cause

Par Hawai‘i recently donated $20,000 to two nonprofits: Hawai‘i Foodbank and Navian Hawai‘i. Each organization received proceeds from the fourth annual Par Hawai‘i Charity Golf Tournament, which was held Sept. 23 at Kapolei Golf Club. Marc Inouye (left), Par Hawai‘i’s director of government and public affairs, presented a $10,000 check to Faye Muranaka, director of marketing and development for Navian Hawai‘i. PHOTO COURTESY PAR HAWAI‘I

Donation Aids Mission To Benefit Community

Atlas Insurance Agency Foundation donated $10,000 to Goodwill Hawai‘i in support of Goodwill Goes GLAM!, an event that raises funds to further the organization’s mission to provide community members in need with job training, placement and support services. Pictured (from left) are Chason Ishii, president of Atlas Insurance Agency; Katy Chen, president and CEO of Goodwill Hawai‘i; and Carol Davis, executive vice president of sales and retention at Atlas Insurance Agency. PHOTO COURTESY ATLAS INSURANCE AGENCY

Driving Up Support For Medical Center

In support of Straub Medical Center’s “Future. Forward. Straub” redevelopment campaign, WorkStar Injury Recovery Center held an employee donation drive that raised $25,000 for the medical center. Art Gladstone (left), Hawai‘i Pacific Health executive director and chief strategy officer, visited WorkStar’s new Waterfront Plaza clinic to accept the contribution from Jaylin Winchester (center), WorkStar chief operating officer, and Max Clini (right), WorkStar president. The redevelopment of Straub Medical Center will be the largest undertaking of its kind by Hawai‘i Pacific Health. PHOTO COURTESY HAWAI‘I PACIFIC HEALTH

Employees Dress Up To Aid Nonprofit Center

ALTRES departments rocked costumes inspired by their favorite music videos and competed for the coveted ALTRES Fest – Best Award. They carried the torch in the company’s 18th annual Pumpkin Carving & Costume Contest and tried their hands at departmental events and games to raise money for Residential Youth Services & Empowerment (RYSE), a nonprofit that operates a youth access center and shelter services in Kailua. Through employee fundraising and donations, ALTRES raised more than $20,000 for RYSE. PHOTO COURTESY ALTRES