SERVICE ABOVE SELF. The Rotary Club of Panglao Island recently had its 3rd Induction of Officers & Turn-over Ceremony held at the luxurious Bluewater Resort, Danao, Panglao.
|Rtn Karin Wesemael, Deo Guden & Your Blogger|
|Hail Her Majesty: Rtn. Karin as President|
SPECIAL RECOGNITION. The incoming president also collected three awards for meritorious service during the past Rotary year. Also recognized were Rotary Past Asst. Governor & Panglao Mayor Nila Paredes who was lauded for organizing relief efforts during the Typhoon Yolanda and Bohol temblor aftermath, Maricel Madrona, Christiane Theraube, Wim Zanstra, Freddy de Schuyter & Thomas Boetsch.
SASSY SPEAKERS: Rotarians Nila P. Montero & Mary Ruth D. Gango
SEEN at the induction were Vic Bantol Assistant Governor (AG) Zone 1F RY 2014- 2015, Rotary Club of Tagbilaran President Butchie Zamora & the club’s IPP Angelina Vidas Hoffman.
|Rotarians Cely Chiongbian, Victor Bantol & Nila Montero|
|Rotary Club of Tagbilaran's IPP Rtn Angelina Vidas Hoffman|
|Rotary Club of Tagbilaran President Butchie Zamora|
|Rotarians Karin & Arthur Bagcat|
SPEECH. Another highlight was the inspiring message of Guest Speaker Cong. Rene Relampagos who cited his Rotary involvement as a training ground for leadership & public service.
SPECIAL. Pres. Karin & Mayor Nila flank Cong. Relampagos
STALWARTS. The Rotary Club of Panglao Island was honored to have three PDG’s (Past District Governors) in attendance:
|L- R: Rtns Rene Relampagos, Ed Chiongbian, Toto Cupin & Dodong Alegrado|
|Rtns Christiane Theraube, Nila Montero, Bernie Lumapas, |
Dodong Alegrado, Ed Chiongbian & Cely Chiongbian
|Rtn. Dodong Alegrado graciously welcomed everyone to Bluewater Resort|
Edgar Ed Chiongbian & Lady Cely, Cebu RY 2013-2014 “Engage Rotary Changed Lives”, Arcadio “Dodong” Alegrado, Mandaue RY 1994- 1995 “Be a Friend” and Jose Ma. Luis “Toto” Cupin, Cebu West RY 2000- 2001
|Your Blogger & Danica Torregosa with Bluewater's amiable & dependable Lhenny Esguerra|
|Rtn. Nila Montero and family|
Your Roving Eye emceed the affair
|Photographers Richie Noel & Ghen flank Rotaractor Krizia Gango|
Photo Credits: RichieNoel Tabat & Ghen Lumayag Photography