The Rotary Year of 2003-2004 was the “rookie year” of President Voltaire “bok” San Pedro. Though serving as the Club’s leader in his first year in the organization, he nonetheless was able to continue its well-established programs and activated the club in pursuing district events. Some of these noteworthy activities consist of the Club’s quintessential nomination of the Most Outstanding Public Servant (MOPS) were FO3 Rodolfo B. Robregado received the commendation, a seminar on Drug Awareness at the International Baptist College with the directors of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) as its speakers. Equally memorable was the visit at Orani, Bataan with the assistance of fellow Rotarians there to check out the refurbishing of the well and the toilet projects and the mahogany reforestation and the mini-clinics in the said area. Books and computers were donated to the worthy and needy pupils of Nueve de Febrero Elementary School and to those in Bongabon, Nueva Ecija, respectively. For medical missions, a “harelip” project was initiated, eye refraction/eye glasses donation as a joint effort with other Clubs as well as a visitation in the National Center for Mental Health and to the children with cancer at East Avenue Medical Center, Q/C. the “Share-a-Toy, Share-a-Joy’ Christmas activity was again put into action. Poverty alleviation was one of the major thrust of the year, with a housing project in Pinugay, Tanay, Rizal as a part of it. The Club’s active participation in a number of district sponsored events include: the Oktoberfest, District Family of Rotary at the Roverbank in Marikina City, the District 3800 Songfest were Pres. Bok bagged the second spot, DISCON 2004, PALAROTARY 2004, etc.
During this Rotary Year 2002-03, the Club was able to undertake the following: ON CLUB SERVICE: We inducted two (2) new members namely Willie Gabriel in December 2002 and Bok San Pedro in February 2003. For Rotary Information, we had the following guest speakers: Rtn. Amante Galang and Rtn. Jake Kliathco. On other interesting topics, we had Dr. Rolando Florento, Atty. Miguel Vasquez, Gen. Dionisio Santiago, Atty. Roman Romulo, Mr. Allan Tibby, and Ms. Cory Quirino.
ON VOCATIONAL SERVICE: For the Most Outstanding Public Servant (MOPS) award, we nominated Fireman PO3 Patrocinio Ojastro, Jr.
Rotary Year 2001-02 lived up to the expectations not just for continuing the customary activites embraced in the previous years but more so in spearheading other meaningful events. To name a few, the grant of 3-H Vitamin A supplements and donations of educational materials to public schools and libraries as well as sponsoring deserving students to avail of scholarship were accomplished. Equally important is the continuance of the “Share-a-Toy, Share-a-Joy’ project with Brgy. Dela Paz, Antipolo, Rizal, as beneficiary. The Club’s relief program, on the other hand, was always ready to lend a helping hand to victims when disaster strikes.
Share A Toy, Share A Joy Project 2021 An Aeta Community located at Villa Maria, Porac, Pampanga December 19, 2021 Thank you very much to all who gave the time, effort, and passion to make this wonderful project! MARAMING SALAMAT PO from the bottom of our hearts. Thank you to the following: Father Ching Fuertez […]