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Hot Shots – 9/15/21

Groups Keep Hilo Veterans Home Covered

Presenting blankets to patients at the Okutsu Veterans State Home in Hilo are members of the Zonta Club of Hilo, Hilo Hongwanji Betsuin Big Island Women Association, Church of the Holy Apostles, Daughters of the American Revolution and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3830-Pāhoa Auxiliary. Pictured are (from left) Charlene Iboshi and Jacky Pualani Johnson with Zonta Club of Hilo; Teresa Fuata of DAR and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3830 Auxiliary; and Okutsu Veterans State Home staff members Kim, Amalie, Kea, Rachael and Kiley.

PHOTO COURTESY VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS DEPARTMENT OF HAWAI‘I

Spectrum Awards $10,000 To Foodbank

Thanks to its national community philanthropic program, Spectrum Employee Community Grants, the company recently awarded $10,000 to Hawai‘i Foodbank. Posing for a photo are (from left) Lilian Rodolfich, Hawai‘i Foodbank vice president and CFO; Miller Marvin; Cybil Chun-Ming, Spectrum leadership trainer; state Rep. Aaron Ling Johnson; Rebecca Lieberman, Spectrum state government affairs director; Gregg Fujimoto, Spectrum senior vice president of field operations; and Malcolm Inamine, Hawai‘i Foodbank vice president and COO.

PHOTO COURTESY SPECTRUM

ASB Helps Girl Scouts’ STEM Center

American Savings Bank recently surprised Girl Scouts of Hawai‘i with a $100,000 donation to support its STEM Center for Excellence at Camp Paumalū, bringing the organization closer to its fundraising goal. Pictured at the check presentation are Shari Chang (left), Girl Scouts of Hawai‘i CEO and Lori Teranishi, Girl Scouts of Hawai‘i board chair.

PHOTO COURTESY GIRL SCOUTS OF HAWAI‘I