29/03/2011: Guam-Philippines Legislative Roundtable Discussion & Goodwill Basketball Game
The Philippine Congressional delegation headed by Cong. Emano (3rd from left) are joined by three Guam lady senators, Sen. Mana Silva Taijeron, Sen. Shirley Mabini, and Speaker Judith Won Pat, and former Guam Senator James Espaldon (extreme right) for a photo opportunity after the roundtable discussion at the Guam Legislature
A 25-member delegation composed of Congressmen, congressional spouses and legislative staff from the Philippine House of Representatives visited Guam to hold a roundtable discussion and a goodwill basketball with their counterparts from the 31st Guam Legislature. The Philippine delegation headed by Cong. Yevgeny Vincente Emano (2nd District, Misamis Oriental) won the basketball game amid strong crowd support from members of the Filipino community in Guam. Proceeds of donations gathered during the event were donated to the Consulate General of Japan in Guam to help victims of the earthquake and tsunami disasters.
Philippine Consul General to Guam, Hon. Bayani S. Mercado (seated, first row, left) and Consul General Yoshiyuki Kimura of Japan (seated, first row, right) join the Philippine and Guam Teams in celebrating the success of the 1st legislative goodwill game.