Senator Teofisto "TG" Guingona III will be the guest speaker at the 75th induction of the Negros Press Club, the oldest press club in the country, at the Skyroom of Bascon Hotel in Bacolod City at 7 tonight.
Judge Gorgonio Ybañez of Regional Trial Court Branch 48 will be the inducting officer during the ceremony.
Guingona, chairman of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee, will be joined by local officials during the occasion, an NPC press release said.
To be inducted are NPC officers for 2011-2012 Juan Elmer Ubaldo – president, Jose Lizael Lampinez - vice president, Chrysee Samillano – secretary, Arman Toga – treasurer, and Dolores Epacta - auditor.
Members of the board of directors are Elsie Jolingan, Annie Calderon, Aquilino Ciocon, Ranie Azue and Rex Cantong.
TG Guingona is currently the chairman of the Senate Committee on Accountability of Public Officers and Investigations (Blue Ribbon); Peace, Unification and Reconciliation and the Oversight Committee on Anti-Money Laundering, the press club said.
More than a hundred members of the club are expected to join tonight's induction ceremony where new members of the club will also be sworn in, the press release added.*