Annual Guam is good wine food and art festival returns for fifth year

by The Edward M. Calvo Cancer Foundation
Stripes Guam

One of Guam’s premiere social gatherings for an exceptional cause returns to the Cars Plus Showroom in Maite on Friday, March 20 from 6pm to 10pm. The 5th annual Guam is Good Wine, Food and Art Festival is unlike any other wine tasting event on island, pairing premium wines with an extensive menu of delectable dishes from some of Guam’s culinary masters. Participating this year are Meskla Restaurant, Proa, Cup and Saucer, Pika’s Café, Tunu Guam, and Lone Star. The festival also includes art for auction created by an eclectic mix of guest artists comprised of traditional artists, business and community leaders, educators, entertainers and journalists who tap to their creative side. This year’s artist panel includes: Jon Tuck, UFC Fighter; Josh Tyquiengco, Guam Visitors Bureau; The Muna Brothers, Film Makers and Guam International Film Festival founders; Milton Morinaga, PHR Ken Micronesia; Victor Camacho, Make a Wish Foundation -Guam Chapter; Krystal Paco, KUAM News; Cedric Diaz, Teacher; Yona Mayor Ken Joe Ada; Miss World Guam 2014 Chanel Cruz Jarrett; David Crisostomo, Pacific Daily News; Evelina McDonald, The Rigalu Foundation; Nate Mapson, Teacher; Senator Tommy Morrison as well as artists Jerry Ceglia, Ed Gaza, Mark Murer among others.

Event Chairperson Jennifer Calvo-Quitugua anticipates another wonderful night for the entire community to enjoy. “We’ve seen this event grow over the past 4 years into something that brings out the best in our community. From artists and chefs sharing their talents, to our generous patrons and sponsors who show their support, it’s become one of our island’s ‘must attend’ celebrations.”

Tickets are $100 and available at the Edward M. Calvo Cancer Foundation in Hagatna, the Cars Plus showroom in Maite, MWR, and Anderson ITT. All proceeds benefit the Edward M. Calvo Cancer Foundation. Adults ages 21 and over are welcome to attend.

The Foundation’s mission is to provide assistance to those battling cancer in our local community. Since its inception in 2004, The Edward M. Calvo Cancer Foundation has given over $1,000,000 in grants to local residents battling cancer as well as provided emotional therapy and support through the annual Guam is Good Symposium.

For more information please call Jennifer Calvo-Quitugua at 646-9355 or Natalie Calvo at 472-6854.

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