Outreach program held
Residents of several barangays in Bacolod City received food packs from the Knights of Columbus in line with the “Christmas in the Philippines” program of the club recently, its press release said.
The packs were distributed by the St. Jude Knights of Columbus Council 12476 in Brgy. Alijis; Our Lady of Candles Knights of Columbus Council 13715 in Capitol Heights; Triumph of the Holy Cross Council 11579 in Camingawan; the Queen of Heaven Council 9117 at the Immaculate Conception Parish in Bakyas; and the Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Council 13155 in Mansilingan, all of Bacolod City, the press release also said.
The food packages were donated by the Fr. Victor J. Renaud Council 3292 of Plymouth, under the leadership of Grand Knight Larry Pernick, the St. Edith Council 13645 of Livonia, led by Grand Knight Mike Regan; and the St. Fabian Council 13362 of Farmington Hills, all of Michigan, USA, the press release added.*
conducted in Bacolod
A bloodletting activity was initiated by the Institute for Negros Development, Integrated School Parents’ Association and the Organization of Non-Teaching Office Personnel of the University of St. La Salle at the school recently, a USLS press release said.
About 175 volunteers from the campus clubs, varsity athletes, faculty, staff and community partners, like the 303rd Infantry Brigade of the Philippine Army, Hercuvilla Toda Association of Tricycle drivers, Kapit Bahayan of GK Dulao, United Bacolod Enthusiast in Sports Club–Tigers and the alumni donated blood, the press release also said.
The event, in coordination with the Philippine National Red Cross–Bacolod Chapter, was in line with the activities for the school’s 60th diamond jubilee, the press release added.*