By Pacific Is;and Times News Staff
Airai-- Atkins Kroll Inc. presented Palau Red Cross Society with a Toyota Hilux on June 12. The handover ceremony was held in front of the future site of the Surangel Supercenter in Airai.
Volunteers and board members from Palau Red Cross Society were present along with representatives from Surangel and Sons and Atkins Kroll.
“This donation is symbolic of our support for Palau Red Cross Society and the entire community of Palau, said Trina Cruz AK marketing and communications director. “It is through our partnership with Surangel and Sons that together we can bring the Toyota brand of vehicles to Palau. The Toyota Hilux will provide safe and reliable support for Palau Red Cross Society as they continue their humanitarian efforts in the community,” concluded Cruz.
Eric Ksau Whipps, Surangel and Sons president and CEO and head of Ksau’s Motors, official Toyota dealership, presented Palau Red Cross Society with free preventative maintenance for their new Toyota Hilux. “As the official Toyota dealership and longtime supporter of Palau Red Cross, we will provide the service your truck needs to stay mobile and assist our community,” said Whipps.
Accepting on behalf of Palau Red Cross Society was Chairman Santy Asanuma who expressed his gratitude to Atkins Kroll and Surangel and Sons. “Palau Red Cross provides a lifeline to all citizens of Palau because of support from the community like Atkins Kroll and Surangel and Sons,” said Asanuma. (AK)