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LCCians to hold 62nd
homecoming of alumni

La Consolacion College Alumni Association in Bacolod City is calling all its high school graduates for its 62nd general alumni homecoming on September 4, a press release from organizers said.

The event will begin with registration at noon at the school lobby, followed by a motorcade from Galo to Gatuslao streets, passing through the main streets of the city, at 1:30 p.m.

A concelebrated mass will be offered at 3 p.m. at the college auditorium with Fr. Carlos Ybesate of High Class 1975 as the main celebrant, and Fr. Raymon Asoy as co-celebrant, the press release said.

The General Membership Assembly, to be held immediately after the mass, will be highlighted by the awarding ceremonies of the Tatak LCCians. They are Nicolasa Fegidero-Banay and Maura Montelibano-Monge of High School Class 1935 and Lilia Ochoa-Ciocon of High School Class 1936.

Class 1981 will bring high school memories of their parlor games.

A program will be held on the theme “Cirque at LCC” to be participated in by sponsoring classes and general alumni.

A posthumous award will be given to Luisa Medel Reyes Howard.  Josephine Amechazurra of Class ’66 will present a song number “Try to Remember” from the play “The Fantasticks” where she played the lead role that year. 

An audio visual presentation will be prepared to include Howard’s pictures of yesteryears and plays that she had directed, the press release saod.

The Silver Jubilarian for this year’s homecoming is High School Class 1986; Golden Jubilarians – Class 1961;  Ruby – Class 1971, Pearl – Class 1981; 20th year Class 1991 and Class 2001, 10th year.  

Also co-sponsoring the homecoming are HS Class ’66-45th year; Class 1976-35th year; Class 1956-55th year and Class 1951- 60th year, as the Diamond Jubilarians.

For registration and other information, alumni may call the administrative secretary, Bebing Chuayana Martirez, at Tel. Nos. 434-9661-9663 or 09052722971; Ma. Elma "Butch" Gerasmo, president, 09085315931 or 4346751; Elizabeth Villo-Benitez,  Secretary,  09173012309 or  7079234;  or Julie Lizares-Diaz, president, Class 1986 mobile phone no. 09209273380, the press release added.*

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NAMPAP Bacolod revived

The Bacolod Chapter of the National Master Plumbers Association of the Philippines Inc. was revived after an election of its officers at the L’Sea Dimsum in Bacolod City, recently, a press release from the group said.

Rolem Basiya was elected president, with vice president for Operations – Cleoderick Alegre, VP for Programs – Levi John Cayayan, treasurer – Demie Verde, secretary – Gazil Sinoy, assistant secretary – Namika Villanueva-Marba, and auditor – Daniel Bayles.     

The new officers and members will be formally inducted during the group’s Visayas-Mindanao Conference today and tomorrow at Raymen’s Resort in Brgy. Alubihod, Guimaras.

The conference is an annual event where about a hundred NAMPAP members, especially in the Visayas and Mindanao areas, gather and enrich themselves with knowledge regarding the profession, the press release said.

In 2008, the Visayas-Mindanao Conference was held at the L'Fisher Hotel in Bacolod City. NAMPAP is the only recognized accredited professional organization by the Professional Regulation Commission for Registered Master Plumbers.

Basiya said he hopes the revival of the chapter will draw out the old members to be active. Registered master plumbers who want to be enlisted may visit AB Architectural Designs, Room C-7 and 8 at the 3rd floor of Doña Manuela Building, San Juan Street, Bacolod City, the press release added.*

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Riverside alumni
elect officers

The Riverside College Alumni Association Inc. elected its officers for 2010-2013 recently with Alain Fideles Pilar as the new president, a press release from the group said.

Also elected were Violeta Butas – vice president, Midred Yanos – secretary, Thor Familiaran – treasurer, Giovani Garde – auditor, and Lourdes Amar – public information officer.

Members of the board of directors are Emily Castillon, Arlyn Hinolan, Ma. Portia Murillo, Florence Joy Octaviano, Jean Rivera, and Ma. Puy Torre.

The Riverside College Alumni Relations Office can be reached through Sally Tranquillero-Tabligan at Tel. Nos. 705-0000 loc. 3636 and 5667, or email to glumni@riverside.edu.ph, the press release added.*

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parenthood classes held

Responsible Parenting Classes were conducted by the City Population Office recently, in Purok San Roque, Brgy. Tangub, and Hda. Sto. Niño, Brgy. Granada, Bacolod City, a City Hall press release said.

A total of 14 couples of reproductive age from Purok San Roque and 23 couples from Hda. Sto Niño II, were taught about Responsible Parenting, Family Relationship, Fertility Awareness and Family Planning Methods.

Population Program Officer Ernie Asoy and Population Program Worker Benybeth Agbones spearheaded the classes, in coordination with Barangay Captain Carlos Montaño of Tangub and his kagawads.

Asoy, Agbones and Jerrilyn Tambasen conducted the classes at Hda. Sto. Niño II, in coordination with PO3 Lovella Cordova of Police Station 5, Brgy. Granada, and SPO1 Rey Jereos, of the Community Relations Office of the Bacolod City Police, as facilitators, the press release said.

Personnel from the City Population Office continue to educate more couples on the basic topics to keep them abreast with issues on reproductive health and family planning.

 Pre-marriage counseling is also being conducted by the City Population Office, the Department of Social Services and Development, and the City Health Office every Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 to 5 p.m. at the MassKara Hall, Government Center, the press release said.

Counseling is a requirement for the issuance of the Marriage License and a fee of P100 is charged for every couple, the press release added.*

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