Lions Club holds char­ter night, founder’s b-day rites in Manila

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The Lions Club of Manila Sam­pa­guita will hold its char­ter pre­sen­ta­tion and cel­e­brate Lions Clubs In­ter­na­tional founder Melvin Jones’s 140th birth an­niver­sary to­day at the Jen Ho­tel Manila on Roxas Boule­vard, Pasay City.

Past Coun­cil Chair­per­son Rodolfo L. See, Mul­ti­ple Dis­trict 301 Lions Clubs In­ter­na­tional Foun­da­tion Co­or­di­na­tor, will be the guest of honor and speaker.

Dis­trict 301-A3 Gov. Lolita Cor­puz and three past in­ter­na­tional di­rec­tors – Michael So, Vic Yong Cheng, and En­rique Lim – will de­liver their mes­sages to the club, Karla Aima Eme­te­rio, the club’s mar­ket­ing com­mu­ni­ca­tions chair­per­son, said.

To be sworn in as char­ter of­fi­cers and mem­bers of the new club are Carolyn V. Cen­dana, MJF, Pres­i­dent; Melba M. Pas­cua, First Vice Pres­i­dent; Alma R. Bautista, Sec­ond Vice Pres­i­dent; Rod­er­ick A. Conde, Third Vice Pres­i­dent; Mary Grace P. Conde, Sec­re­tary; Ma. Leti­cia V. Po, Trea­surer; Flordelez C. Ibanez, Au­di­tor; Past Pres­i­dent Ma. Elena R. Pel­gone, Mem­ber­ship Di­rec­tor;

Past Coun­cil Chair­per­son Roberto B. Roque Jr., 8PMJF, LCIF Co­or­di­na­tor; Agnes M. Tea­d­er­man, Club Ser­vice Chair­per­son; Eme­te­rio, Win­kle P. Pas­cua, Lion Tamer; Ry­oma Takasaki, Tail Twis­ter; Past Pres­i­dent Maria Cristina B. Roque and Dulce Rose Q. Felipe, TwoYear Di­rec­tors; and Mo­hamad El­beitam, OneYear Di­rec­tor; Rahman N. Al Saad, Shige­hito Hayashi, Kris­tine Made­line Ma­cato, Mae Benita M. Ni­co­las, Henry R. Quia­zon, and Jo­han Schri­jvers, mem­bers. Eme­te­rio said they will be in­ducted into of­fice by Dis­trict 301-A3 Gov. Lolita Cor­puz.

The club will present a video of Jones and cel­e­brate his 140th birth an­niver­sary with a cake to­gether with at­tend­ing mem­bers of the Melvin Jones Fel­low­ship.

Manila Sam­pa­guita was char­tered last Oct. 19 by Lions Clubs In­ter­na­tional, the largest ser­vice club or­ga­ni­za­tion in the world with 1.4 mil­lion mem­bers pro­vid­ing hu­man­i­tar­ian ser­vice in more than 200 coun­tries and geo­graph­i­cal ar­eas around the globe.

Since 1917, Lions clubs have aided the blind and vis­ually im­paired, cham­pi­oned youth ini­tia­tives, and strength­ened com­mu­ni­ties through hand­son ser­vice and hu­man­i­tar­ian projects.



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