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8 nominees for Businesswoman of the Year

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by Michele Catahay

Guam - Eight nominees have been announced for the First Hawaiian Bank/Guam Business 2011 Businesswoman of the Year Award. Publisher of Guam Business Magazine Maureen Maritita says each year, the program becomes bigger and better.

"We are very pleased with this year's cohort," she said. "We think it's a wonderful mix of corporate executives and business owners and we wish them lots of luck."

According to FHB vice president and private banking officer Lin Manalo, they've been able to provide thousands of dollars in scholarships to students. "It benefits three colleges - the University of Guam, the Guam Community College and the Northern Marianas College. This year is our 6th annual. We've raised over $80,000 for these scholarships," she told KUAM News.

The winner of the Businesswoman of the Year Award will be announced on April 30 during a gala event at the Hyatt, where you can also meet the nominees. If you want to reserve tickets you can call 649-0883, Extension 124. Tickets are $150 each.

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