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Thursday, August 23, 2012

Environmental group invites community to 5th PIC Palooza

THE Mariana Islands Nature Alliance is requesting members of the community to join the 5th Palooza at the Pacific Islands Club on Saturday, Aug. 25.
MINA executive director Sam Sablan, the guest speaker at the Rotary Club meeting on Tuesday, said  they are happy to be the recipient of this year’s Palooza, a fundraising event that start at 7 p.m. at the PIC Charley’s Bar. This year, it will carry the theme “Rocky Horror Picture Show.”
“We are asking for your support for this fundraising event to help with our ongoing community projects in protecting the environment, and having fun at the same time,” Sablan said.
MINA is a non-profit organization that depends on donations for its education and outreach costs, accounting and other operational expenses.
Sablan said they rely on the generosity of businesses so they can implement programs that promote environmental stewardship.
PIC has helped raise funds for other organizations through it annual Palooza event in the past years, including Karidat, Beautify CNMI, Guma Esperansa and PAWS.
For this year, entrance costs $25 per person and it includes an eat-all you can buffet and drink-all-you-can soda, wine and beer.
Live entertainment will be provided by the PIC Clubmates, as well as fun games and exciting raffle prizes for lucky ticket holders.
For more information about the PIC Palooza, call 237-5101 or 5148.
(First published at the Marianas Variety

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