Transpacific Group supports “Walk for the Red”

29th American Red Cross Walkathon to receive 30 Subway Giant Subs, 3,900 Coke and Foremost beverage units, and 400 Scoops Waffle Cones

GUALO RAI, Saipan—Transpacific Group of Companies composed of Subway, Coca-Cola, Foremost, Glimpses Advertising, Glimpses Publications, and Scoops has renewed its commitment to be the premier sponsor of the 29th American Red Cross Walkathon dubbed, “Walk for the Red.”

On its ninth year as the premier sponsor of the American Red Cross-NMI Chapter signature fundraiser, Transpac Group will serve 30 Subway Giant Subs on Saipan, the equivalent of 3,900 single-serve beverage units, and give away 400 Scoops Waffle Cones to participants on Saipan, Tinian, and Rota.

Volunteers from the Transpac Group staff and management, and their families will hand out to walkers Subway sandwiches, Foremost Quench Purified Water and Foremost Milk at the food and beverage station at the 4-H Building in Susupe.

Coca-Cola Hydration Team will serve Powerade, water and fresh fruit along the 10-kilometer route from Susupe to Garapan Fishing Base and back.

At the health fair booth, Foremost and Coca-Cola servers will give out samples of healthful drinks including Foremost Fruita+ juice drinks that are made with real fruit juice and vitamin C, Foremost Non-fat Milk, glaceau vitaminwater, glaceau fruitwater; Coke Zero, Diet Coke, and Sprite Zero.

In addition, Glimpses Publications through its monthly lifestyle magazine, BRM, and Glimpses Advertising will provide free advertising and event coordination services for the event.

Marcos W. Fong, executive vice president, Transpacific Group of Companies, says supporting the American Red Cross aligns with the commitment and priority of the group on Guam and Saipan to maintain corporate social responsibility in the communities where it does business.

“The American Red Cross Walkathon is one of the numerous ways that we stay connected and engaged with our island community. We are happy to play an active role in empowering our community toward disaster preparedness through our long-term partnership with the American Red Cross,” Fong said.

The 29th American Red Cross Walkathon is scheduled for Saturday, March 21, 2015.