Liyon Sulog, CEO, 2018 MicroGames, accepts first payment for games sponsorship from Angela M. Garamfel, Administrative Officer, and Barbara Tineg, Accounting Clerk, of Diving Seagull, Inc. Photo ©Joyce McClure
Colonia--Liyon Sulog, CEO of the 2018 MicroGames, has announced that Diving Seagull, Inc., has signed on to be the first sponsor of the quadrennial sporting event at the Silver Level with a contribution valued between $50,000 and $74,999.
“We are grateful to the board and management of Diving Seagull for their partnership and generous commitment to provide fresh fish for the athletes, as well as cash to support the many other needs required to host the Games,” said Sulog. Yap will host of the next Games from July 15 to 27, 2018.
“It is an honor to be associated with this event,” said John Waayan, Chairman, Diving Seagull. “We strongly support the goal of the MicroGames to insure the physical health and mental well-being of our youth through lifelong participation in active sport and healthy eating and look forward to cheering the athletes on as they engage in friendly competition.”
The Diving Seagull, Inc., a component unit of the State of Yap, pursues fishing and other fishing related activities by operating fishing vessels, marketing and selling fish, and developing cold storage and transshipment facilities.
The MicroGames are a quadrennial international multi-sport event within the Micronesian Region. Men and women athletes come from the Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Guam, Palau, the Marshall Islands, Nauru and the Northern Mariana Islands to compete. The purpose of the MicroGames is to promote a unique, friendly, world-class sporting event and to develop sport for the benefit of the people, the nations and the territories of the Micronesian community.