BY Gemma Q. Casas ON THE COVER TEN YEARS AGO THIS MONTH, Beach Road Magazine was born in an eight-page maiden edition with then 21-year-old teacher Kristina Springer gracing the cover in a two-piece bathing suit. Though still in its infancy, BRM was well received in this multi-racial community with its lifestyle features that are entertaining, informative and easy to read. 2011 Miss Liberation Queen Joni C. Castro with BRM well wishers--the Ichihara and Sablan families. 4 DECEMBER 2011 Beyond publication, BRM also organized and hosted different community events and cause-oriented activities every year. BRM is also credited for holding the first-ever car rally on Saipan in 2006 and last year, it pioneered in hosting the first major videogame show on the island dubbed Gamecon. A health and wellness fair was another first as are the Jungle Bell bike races on Dec. 17 and 18 – our anniversary event. In no time, the publication became a household name with beautiful and talented women from different ethnic backgrounds eager to pose as cover each month. Over the past decade, BRM had featured talented and attractive women models with varied interests and jobs proving that beauty is just one of their many good attributes.