MARK YOUR CALENDAR!

UPCOMING MEETING:

September 2021
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Venue: TBA
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HAVE A GREAT SUMMER & WE'LL SEE YOU NEXT COUNCIL YEAR!

May Meeting Snapshots with Julian Aguon


 

Read-A-Thon Kick Off Snapshots





Guam IRA Application

Guam IRA Application
Click on the form above to download the IRA membership form. Please note that you will have to fill out both forms. The second form is for you to keep as a receipt. Membership will become official once your $25 payment is received in full at an IRA meeting. For more information, contact Stephanie Taitano or Annette Leon Guerrero or e-mail iraguam@gmail.com.

Guam IRA and SOE Alumni Association Donate to the 69th Operation Christmas Drop

Guam IRA and SOE Alumni Association Donate to the 69th Operation Christmas Drop

Spend It All, Spend It Now 2020 & Induction Ceremony



Read-A-Thon Week Activities at the Schools




Read-A-Thon Kick-Off Snapshots



IRA Community Book Fair Snapshots

Guam IRA Donates Children's Books to Organizations -

On November 18, 2017, the Guam Council of the International Reading Association donated books to three organizations during its 17th Annual Community Book Fair held at the Agana Shopping Center. The organizations that received the book donation include the Micronesian Resource Center; Philippine School; and Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association.

Guam IRA Donation to organizations on November 18, 2017: Pictured L-R: Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Guam IRA Webmaster and Immediate Past President; Rufina Mendiola, Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association (PIBBA) member; Aileen Namelo, Micronesia Resource Center Project Manager; Rose Cruz Castro, Guam IRA President; Liwanag Dominguez, Philippine school representative; and Geri Charfauros, Guam IRA Treasurer.
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IRA Guam Anthology




Getting an IRA grant is the perfect opportunity for you to enhance your students' reading experience. For more information, see Vivian Wolff or Martha Sudo at the Grants table.

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Click on the following links to access important grant information and the IRA grant application, which are now Word-ready! Just download them, and you are ready to type!


Application Deadlines: April & October meetings, 11:00 a.m.

IRA Grant Application for SY2020-2021 PDF FILE

Saturday, July 17, 2021

Guam ILA Donation to GHMC - July 17

Gina Fejerang from the Guam Hawgs Motorcycle Club (GHMC) received an amazing book donation for their 27th Annual Christmas in July Parade. The GHMC will be presenting these books to the children in our local hospitals.

Monday, May 24, 2021

Guest Author Aguon & Induction Ceremony Highlights

Guam IRA members were delighted to hear the featured works of local author and indigenous human rights lawyer, Julian Aguon.  They were able to genuinely connect with Aguon's writings and shared their sentiments of gratitude and inspiration.  His book titled The Properties of Perpetual Light was a crowd favorite.

The newly-elected Guam IRA Officers were also inducted during a special virtual ceremony.  Congratulations to the following Officers:

President/Read-A-Thon Chair:  Liwayway Anicas
Recording Secretary: Martha Sudo
Corresponding Secretary: Liwanag Dominguez
Treasurer: Nilfa Milan

Some lucky members won an autographed copy of Aguon's book and many other awesome prizes.  Enjoy the following snapshots taken during this special event!













UPCOMING MEETING: September 2021

September 2021
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Venue: TBA
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HAVE A GREAT SUMMER & WE'LL SEE YOU NEXT COUNCIL YEAR!

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

REMINDER: IRA Meeting - May 22

UPCOMING MEETING:

May 22, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
VENUE: SOUTHERN HIGH SCHOOL & ZOOM

 


April Meeting - Spend It All, Spend It Now Snapshots