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Club upholds tradition at glittering 43rd Induction Ceremony & Ball
The Rotary Club of Makati held its 43 rd Induction Ceremony and Ball at the Rigodon Ballroom of The Peninsula Manila on Friday, the 4 th of July. Leading the officers, directors and advisers who took their oath of office was Pres. Larry Boyer . They were “charged” by DGE Sid Garcia , a member of RC Makati, and sworn in by Gov. Boyet Limon . Also inducted were: Mon Diokno , vice president and District Affairs director; Francis Macatulad, secretary and Club Service B director; Dayal Nandwani , treasurer; Ferdie Ordoveza, assistant treasurer; Henry Aquende , Club Service A director; Jun Rojas, director of Community Service A; Frank Chavez , director of Community Service B; PE Felix Amparo , director of International Service A; Mike Varela, director of International Service B; Peter Manzano , director of Vocational Service A; Rene Limjoco , director of Vocational Service B; Boy Arteche , legal counsel; and DGN Tony Quila, PP Robert Kuan and PP Ric Librea , advisers. .
Among the highlights of the program were the recognition of 18 new Paul Harris Fellows, the club's first batch for the year, who were introduced by PDG Tony Quila , and Pres. Larry's inaugural speech, essentially a self-introduction that also provided an outline of his plans for the year.
The event also occasioned the renewal of ties with 17 of the club's matched clubs: 4 Sister Clubs—RC Itako-Japan, RC Kota Kinabalu-Malaysia, RC Sydney-Australia and RC Bukit Bintang-Malaysia; and 13 Brother Clubs— RC Baguio North, RC Bay, RC Boracay, RC Calamba, RC Dagupan, RC Dau, RC Davao, RC Gumaca, RC Laoag, RC Naga, RC Central Pampanga, RC Midtown Tarlac, and RC Vigan. Entertainment was provided by the Ateneo Glee Club and a dancing couple who interpreted the new club president's favorite song, “House of the Rising Sun,” while the Spirit of '67 Band played music to dance by. By tradition, the evening was capped by a late-night repast hosted by Pres. Larry & Ann Tere.