Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Rotary Club of Panglao Island Inducts New Set of Officers

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, a Belgian by birth and a Boholana by heart took her oath as Club President for RY 2014-2015. Karin, who oversees the operations of the famous Linaw Beach, has been consistently active in local community affairs before assuming the Rotary Club presidency.

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

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