Red Cross gives Spirit of the Pacific award

SPIRIT OF THE PACIFIC: Guam businessman Ed Ilao received the American Red Cross' Spirit of the Pacific award on Nov. 21. The award was designed to reinforce the Red Cross Pacific Division's cultural values. Staff and volunteers from Hawaii, Guam and the Northern Marianas can nominate their peers, and awards will be presented monthly at both the regional and the division level. Ilao, center, is shown accepting the award. Also joining Ilao are Jim Oehlerking, Jeff Cook, Annmarie Muna, Rob Marks, Chita Blaise, Clarke Schaumann, Marcos Fong, Karvin Flynn, Caroline Sablan, Monica Duenas, Rose Grino, Lucy Alcorn, Mark Tokito and Jimmy Hau. Photo courtesy of the American Red Cross Guam Chapter