IT&E backs Hyatt golf with cash, in-kind donation

Daisy Demapan
March 21, 2017, 1:15 p.m.    MP


Hyatt Regency Saipan 21st Annual Charity Golf Classic was presented with a generous $2,000 cash donation and four Samsung cellular devices from platinum sponsor IT&E.

All proceeds will go to the event’s six beneficiaries: Make-A-Wish Foundation, Kagman High School Million Dollar Club, Marianas Behavioral Health International, Karidat, Empty Vessel Ministry Foundation, and the Northern Marianas Humanities Council.

Through the contributions of partnering organizations, the Hyatt Regency Saipan Charity Golf Classic is a channel for displaying care for members of our island community. With a charitable contribution and sharing in the mission, IT&E joins the 21st Annual Charity Golf Classic as a platinum sponsor.

“IT&E is proud to be a sponsor of the 21st Annual Hyatt Regency Saipan Charity Golf Classic. Not only is the annual tournament engaging but the mission of assisting our island community is an honorable and exciting endeavor to support. This year, with six beneficiaries, we believe their impact with be even greater. We are privileged to contribute to the kind, selfless volunteers of the Hyatt Regency Saipan,” said IT&E chief operating officer John M. Compton.

Since its inception in 1979, IT&E built a legacy as a pioneer and innovator of long-distance, internet, wireless voice and data services, and business solutions, offering its Guam and CNMI subscriber base world-class services for over 30 years. IT&E’s most popular market campaign, “Life in motion,” was created as a dedication for customers to maintain connectivity in an ever-growing, technologically-savvy society. As the leading service provider in the Marianas and Guam, IT&E continues to empower its clientele with options for services tailored to their individual and/or business needs. The organization continues to focus on increasing coverage to distant ends of the island, adding high-speed wireless data with the investment of both underground cabling as well as wireless networks.

“As we expand our [high-speed wireless data] service and upgrade our fiber optic network, future plans for improved connectivity are underway for the island of Tinian and Rota,” said Compton.

“On behalf of Hyatt Regency Saipan and the 21st Annual Charity Golf Classic committee, we are thankful for the valuable and continued partnership with IT&E. Through this joint effort we are giving back to the island community that has supported us throughout our 37 years of business. Although we are uncertain of our future, we are certain that we can and will make a strong impact today,” said Hyatt general manager Nick K. Nishikawa.

Hyatt Regency Saipan will hold its 21st Annual Charity Golf Classic event at LaoLao Bay Golf and Resort west course on Saturday, April 22, 2017. Early bird registration is open until Monday, April 17, at 4pm for a rate of $100 per golfer. For more information, contact 234-1234 Ext. 26.