Tagbilaran City Mayor Baba Yap & First Lady Jane Yap set aside their busy work & cleared their hectic schedules to fulfill a very important role; that of being responsible and God- fearing parents.
Fr. Val Pinlac with Tagbilaran’s First Family
The occasion? The christening of Baby Jaby Geesnell at the St. Joseph Chapel, Elija Spirituality Center IHM Seminary Compound, Tagbilaran City, Bohol.
Baptismal event styling by Milagros Pahang and cocktails by Ella Labunog of Estrella
BABY JABY’S NINONGS: Dashing. Dapper. Debonair
It was a veritable who’s who in public service & business for the lineup of godparents. The ninongs were Sen. Bong Go, Sen. Francis Tolentino, Sec Mark Villar, Sec Mike Dino, Mayor Nikko Mercado, Cortes Mayor Iven Lim, CPG Mayor Eping Estavilla, Jagna Mayor Joseph Rañola, Tubigon Mayor William Jao, Loboc Mayor Leon Calipusan, Councilor Jono Jumamoy, Jojo Rosales, Ronald Elpa, Rey Uy, Atty. Nick Conti, Joe Soberano, Lucio Lim Jr., Engr. Boboy Labunog & Dr. Wilson Du.
BABY JABY’S NINANGS:Beauty. Brains. Breeding
The ninangs were Usec Em Aglipay Villar, Dauis Mayor Miriam Sumaylo, Bohol First Lady Carol Yap, Hope Uy, Maria Neliza Fuertes, Emily Huan Tan, Claire Uy-Evardone, Yvette Yap, Yannis Yap, Emily Yap Villareal, Emily Yap, Inkee Lim, Ann Ann Lim, Jackie Yap&Gelic Yap
Sen. Bong Go in a selfie with Mayor Baba & wife Jane
Boholano gentleman banker Richard Uy with
Bohol’s first couple Gov. Art Yap & First Lady Carol Yap
Proud Grandma Mayor Baby Cajes with Bishop Abet Uy
DPWH Sec. Mark Villar with Gov. Art Yap
Your Roving Eye w Jagna Mayor Joseph Ranola, Engr. Boboy Labunog & stylish wife Lilia
Right after the christening, a special thanksgiving dinner followed at the grand & imposing Sandugo Ballroom of Bohol Tropics Resort. Your Roving Eye was there to capture the event in photos and words.
Trust Maam Geesnell Yap and Jane Yap’s classy & creative instincts to transform the place from wow to extra wow befitting a princess. Bohol’s namedroppables came in full force to enjoy the delectable & yummy appetizersand feast on the most sumptuous culinary masterpieces.
Vibrant vision at the Sandugo Ballroom
COOSOME TWOSOME. Dr. Wilson Du & gorgeous wife Evelyn
With businessman Mark Lim Wong, Miss X, Marilou Lumapas,
Flor Huan, Mila Lim, Zenaida Varquez, Neneng Alturas
Michael James Lao with Trinidad Mayor Baby Cajes& former Cong. Roberto Cajes
Ondoy Calimbayan, Sagbayan Mayor Junjun Suarez,
Du Ek Sam Pres.& CEO Carl Ryan Lim with fabulous wife Twinkle Lim
with event emcee extraordinaire Gloria Araneta
Cortes First Lady Babette Lim & stylish Judith Calimbayan of Big Jewelry Creation
with the First Family
Former Cong. Roberto Cajes, businessman Jun Lim & stunning Geesnell Yap
Boholano shipping tycoon Lucio Lim Jr. &lovely wife Liz Lim
More than the pomp and the frills that went with the celebration, it was a reaffirmation of the First Family’s commitment to their faith & religiosity, and how they uphold deeply- rooted values & traditions that are family and God- oriented, beliefs that every Boholano embraces and identifies with.
Photo Credits: Gerald James Cabal
Additional photos: Mark Lim Wong & Gracious Torres