(DFS) - DFS Guam will be hosting, The Elements: An Olympian’s Art, a showcase of original artwork created by the athletes from the Special Olympics, Guam (SOGU) and local artists.
A silent auction of the artwork will be held, with all proceeds benefitting SOGU. The gallery exhibition will be held on Oct. 27 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Fiesta Resort hotel.
The DFS Learning Cohort and SOGU have held workshops in conjunction with local artists for the athletes to highlight their artistic creativity and make new friends. Live music, photography booths, and artists meet and greets are other highlights for the evening. This event is open to SOGU athletes and their families, all media, and those who wish to show their support.
DFS Group is the world’s leading luxury retailer catering to the traveling public. In 1961, Guam became home to DFS’ first retail store. Since then, DFS has strived to be socially responsible with both global and local community initiatives.
DFS continues to help shape the community by supporting various charitable causes and foundations. DFS Learning Cohort is a team of management created to embody the DFS values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, and creativity in an environment to encourage development and growth in new leadership.
Since 1976, SOGU has been the island’s leading provider of equal sporting opportunities. With the help of experts and volunteers, SOGU also trains those athletes who possess varying degrees of disability. SOGU has been the main outlet for competitive sporting events year round.