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Over 800 attend Mayor Apatang’s fundraiser

OVER 800 people, including Gov. Ralph D.L.G. Torres, local business leaders and key political figures, attended a fundraising birthday party for Saipan Mayor David M. Apatang on Saturday.

Apatang, 69, is seeking a second term on the Republican Party slate.

Saipan Mayor M. David Apatang is joined by family members on stage.  Photo by Emmanuel T. Erediano

His campaign chairman, former Speaker Oscar M. Babauta, who was also the master of ceremonies, noted the huge turnout and sense of camaraderie among those who attended the party at the Pacific Islands Club.

“I am overjoyed by the overwhelming support of those who want to see the mayor continue serving the people of Saipan,” Babauta said.

Apatang expressed his gratitude to the campaign committee and to all those who contributed to and attended his fundraiser party.

These included Speaker Ralph S. Demapan, Rep. Blas Jonathan Attao, Rep. Edmund S. Villagomez, businessmen Juan “Santiago” Tenorio, Clarence Tenorio, Commonwealth Casino Commission Chairman Juan M. Sablan, Procurement and Supply Director Herman H. Sablan, former Sen. Ray N. Yumul, former Sen. Jovita Taimanao, and Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services Commissioner Clyde Norita.