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RC Makati conducts Medical Mission for residents of our Happy Barangay

The Club held its first Medical Mission for RY2014-2015 last Saturday, 24 January for our Happy Barangay residents of Barangay Guadalupe Viejo, Makati City.

A total of 300 patients received a much needed medical attention from the volunteer doctors from University of Sto. Tomas, all members of the Zeta Beta Mu Fraternity headed by Dr. Louie Tan. They are Rommel Sison Torio, Mart Brestan J. Pestano, James Patrick P. Buan, Adwan Ng, Marco Neri, Melanio L. Acosta IV, Ramon Paulo A. Abierra, Lemuel Cheng, Timothy C. Nazareno, Juan Miguel M. Lacson and Audimar Glenn Alvarez.



National Awards for Community Service (NACS)

The National Awards for Community Service (NACS) was started in 1970 by then Club Director Rafael “Paing” G. Hechanova who sold the idea to President Ford Tussing.

The awards were meant to recognize the good work that individuals or association do to serve the community over and above what they normally do.

The award criteria were circulated to all clubs in the Philippines and Rotary Clubs were encouraged to nominate the awardees. The 3 original awards was essentially on a national basis and was later expanded to 6 winners – a winner and runner-up from each of the regions of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.

The first awardees chosen were Rosa Rosal for her work with the Red Cross, Dr. Florentino Solon, for his work in nutrition in the depressed areas of Cebu City and the Laoag Parish Center for its work in community development. Dr. Solon was eventually recognized by then First Lady Imelda Marcos and was designated as National Nutrition Commissioner.



The Medical Mission was a success. The patients were happy to get a free consultation and left the compound with free medications courtesy of RC Makati and our donor, Pascual Laboratories thru the courtesy of Ms. Mia Pascual.

Present among the Rotarians were: Pres. Reggie Nolido, PE Eddie Yap, IPP Carlo Rufino, IPDG Robert Kuan, Miko Valerio, Hiro Oba, Dicky de Leon, Eddie Galvez, Aiai Galvez and Rtn. Junjun Dayrit.

The project is sponsored by a District Grant from RI District 3830.




RC Makati's Yolanda Relief Operation

The Rotary Club of Makati headed
by Pres. Carlo & First Ann Cat Rufino
responded immediately to the urgent
call of donating relief goods to the much affected areas by the big howler typhoon, Yolanda. Much of the assistance in the early phase of a disaster response is in the form of food, water and other supplies. So
far, we have already started sending out to different regions affected by the typhoon Yolanda. We have distributed the goods to the following:

 Roxas City, 2,000 relief bags
 Air Force,1,600 relief goods and 200
blankets and banigs
 Philippine Army, 2,500 relief bags bound
for Tacloban
 Iloilo, 1,000 relief goods plus 2 sacks of
slippers + 1 balikbayan jeans
 Cebu, 2,603 relief goods plus 2 sacks of
 Leyte, 1,111 relief goods
 Villamor, 17 bags of relief goods
 c/o CP Mache, 200 bags of relief goods




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