Hot Shots – 4/24/19

After-School All-Stars Gets Aim High Grant

After-School All-Stars Hawai‘i (ASAS) received one of 26 National Aim High grants from New York Life Foundation to support its out-of-school program serving disadvantaged youth as they transition to high school. The two-year award of $100,000 will amplify the quality of the organization’s CampUS and Career Explorations Opportunities programs. Pictured are (from left) Rae Ann Paff, New York Life agency standards manager; Lori Abe, ASAS board member; Cindy Santana, New York Life senior service specialist; Roger Higa, New York Life partner; Kimi Takazawa, ASAS president and CEO; Debbie Cowan, New York Life managing partner; Marlyn Torres, New York Life Foundation corporate vice president; Damien Osaka, New York Life partner; Lori Harrison, ASAS boardmember; and David Glaser, New York Life director of development.


‘Cooling Cancer’ Receives $10,000 Check

Landmark Logistics Corp., title sponsor of the golf tournament at Hoakalei Country Club, presented a $10,000 to Cooling Cancer, a local nonproft benefitting cancer research and patients in Hawai‘i. Pictured are (from left) Landmark Logistics Corp. partners Corey Correa, Noah Chun and Seiji Aspengen, and Drew Santos of Cooling Cancer.