Bank of Guam 45th Anniversary Golf Fundraiser at Starts Guam Golf Resort
The Bank of Guam hosted a modified Calloway golf fundraiser on May 27, 2017. Eighty six golfers played 18 holes of golf and raised $10,000 for 4 different non-profit organizations: HunterSpeaks, Sanctuary, Special Olympics and Alee Shelter.
Bank of Guam Employees Raise over $61,000 for the Relay for Life
The Bank of Guam employees raised over $61,000 this year through the 45th Anniversary Block Party and numerous fundraising events for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life held at the George Washington High School Track on May 26, 2017.
Bank of Guam® Awards 7 Graduating High School Seniors with Ifit Scholarships and Paid Internships
The Board of Directors Management and Staff of Bank of Guam are proud to announce the seven winners of the 2017 Bank of Guam Ifit Scholarship, which consists of a $2,000 grant and a paid summer internship.
On May 1, 2017, the Bank of Guam Headquarters in Hagatna joined the Lupus community of Guam to show our support by lighting the building purple. Headquarters will be lit purple every night for the month of May. We urge the Community to join the Bank of Guam in raising awareness and to create a future with No Lupus. To learn more, visit www.lupusawarenessmonth.org
Financial Literacy: Tiyan 200
On April 28, 2017 the Bank of Guam FINLIT Team led the largest FINLIT simulation program to date for 291 Tiyan High School students. EcoForce student volunteers, composed of Tiyan High Business Academy students who had already participated in the exercise, acted as facilitators for their classmates. We partnered with Triple J and GCC to give the students a taste of real life decision making. To date, Bank of Guam's new FinLit simulation program has been presented to over 1500 high school students since launching in October of 2016.
Bank of Guam® Leads National Financial Literacy Month Events with the 16th Annual Teach Children to Save Day April 27, 2017
As part of its continuing commitment to financial literacy, Bank of Guam commemorates National Financial Literacy month in April with a variety of outreach programs.
In the last 6 months, Bank of Guam has been piloting a financial literacy simulation program for high school students, reaching over 300 students in 6 schools, as well as youth programs such as the Guam DECA, Chamber of Commerce Life Skills, and Youth for Youth. Additional outreach programs will be held in April for Tiyan High and other high schools.
On April 27, 2017, the 16th Guam Annual National Teach Children to Save Day, Bank of Guam leads local volunteers in visiting Guam's elementary schools, utilizing an American Bankers Association approved curriculum which is age-appropriate. Other banks and financial institutions will be joining this one day outreach in the community. For interested teachers or parents, please contact Chelsey Ting at (671) 472-5179.
Bank of Guam 45th Anniversary Economic Outlook Forum
On April 20, 2017, Bank of Guam held the 2017 Spring Economic Forum at the Dusit Thani Resort. Three presenters led by Mr. Joe Bradley, Senior Vice President, Chief Economist and Business Continuity Officer from Bank of Guam, followed by guest speakers Dr. Sam Mabini, Director of the Guam Department of Labor and Ms. Esther Kia'aina, former Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas, US Department of Interior from Hawaii. All three updated the audience on relevant global, national and local economic conditions and current business trends. This Forum is a part of continuing events celebrating Bank of Guam's 45th Anniversary.
2017 Small Business Association Awards
Bank of Guam is proud to announce that all 5 of its nominees for the Guam Small Business Administration Annual Awards won in their respective divisions. The five were honored at the annual awards ceremony on April 5, 2017 at the Guam Museum.