(left to right): PCC Student Kumer Ichiro receiving donations on behalf of the college from Belau Art Gallery & Shawarma Corner Owner Ms. Evita Ngirmeriil.

Wednesday, November 09, 2016,-Palau Community College (PCC) recently received donations from the Belau Art Gallery and Shawarma Corner in support of its fundraising efforts this year. The donations included three (3) $10 Certificates and three (3) $5 Certificates from Shawarma Corner as well as five (5) gift bags from Belau Art Gallery.


Belau Art Gallery was the first fine art gallery to open in the Republic of Palau. It was established in 2004 by Artist Michael Glinski. Mr. Glinski made Palau his permanent home following his success as an Ocean Artist, drawing inspiration from Palau’s incredible natural beauty both above and below the ocean’s surface. The gallery features original oil paintings and limited edition prints as well as a multitude of other artworks, including sculptures and custom Palau inspired jewelry designed by Mr. Glinski. The Belau Art Gallery is open from 10:00AM to 10:00 PM from Monday to Sunday. Its contact number is (tel): 488-6848.

The Shawarma Corner is a newly opened fast-food place that offers a variety of healthy cuisines such as shawarma, hummus, burritos, and so much more. It is located at the Koror-Babeldaob Gas Station (KB Gas Station) in Airai and is opened from Monday to Thursday from 7:30AM to 10:00PM, Friday from 7:30AM to 6:00PM (sunset), Saturday from 6:00PM to 12:AM, and Sunday from 9:00AM to 3:00PM. For more information about the Shawarma Corner, please call (tel): 587-2121. Make the right choice, be healthy!

The PCC Endowment Fund is an important component of the college that supports the future stability and programs.

of Palau’s only institution of higher learning. Established in 1998, the PCC Endowment Fund ensures that Palau Community College continues to provide post-secondary education and career & technical training that meets the needs of Palau, Micronesia, and the Pacific region.

If you would like to donate to the PCC Endowment Fund, purchase fundraising raffle tickets, or show your support for the upcoming PCC Thanksgiving Endowment Fundraising Event, please contact the Development Office of Palau Community College at (tel): 488-2470/2471 extensions 251, 252, or 253. You may also contact PCC Director of Development Tchuzie Tadao (tchuziet@palau.edu) for more information.

The 2016 PCC Thanksgiving Fundraising Event is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. It will be held at the Mesekiu Bai located at the college courtyard. [/restrict]