MANILA, Philippines — Last Apr 8, 2015, Junior Chamber International (JCI) Alabang celebrated its 11th Induction and Turnover Ceremonies in the Alabang Country Club.
A black tie event, the festivities started with the national anthem lead by the children’s choir from SOS Village Ayala Alabang. Muntinlupa City Mayor Jaime Fresnedi and Architect Palafox were the inspirational speakers for the night. 2014 JCI Alabang Victoria Martinez shared her valedictory address while 2015 JCI Alabang President Aimee Flordeliza accepted the role of 2015 President. National President Brian Lim inspired the audience with his speech on active citizenship. New members of JCI Alabang were also inducted by President Aimee Flordeliza.
The Induction and Charging of officers were led by Metro Area Vice President Steve Tycangco and Metro South Regional Vice President Chai Talag, while the present and past national board members and regional board officers looked on. The turnover of the presidential medal and gavel were done by the past JCI Alabang presidents.
Various video presentations presenting the JCI movement, JCI Alabang and how to join, were presented. Raffle items from various sponsors were given to lucky attendees– including a 3D 2N stay in 357 Resort Boracay, Ovenight stay in Solaire, GCs from Detoxify Bar, items from Spray N’ Go, elite luggage scales from Globe Business, among others.
The Solaire Lady and Gentlemen of the night were JCI Alabang members Rhia Flordeliza and Iman Arguelles, voted to be best dressed through a social media contest. They were given buffet passes for the Solaire’s Fresh Buffet. The speakers were gifted speedometer bracelets from It’s ‘Bout Time.
Aside from raffle opportunities, the guests were given the chance to learn more about the sponsors products in the sponsor booths– a mini-gas station was set-up by Shell, a watch display by It’s Bout Time, a drinking station by Emperador, booths by Ayala Premier, Megaworld, Brittany, and Tagaytay Highlands. Guests also got generous freebies of Ms Zeny from Sunlife.
Officers inducted are: 2015 President Aimee Flordeliza, Immediate Past President Victoria Martinez, Secretary General KCAng, Treasurer: Janette Lim, Vice President for Internal Affairs: George Flordeliza, Vice President for External Affairs: Lester Baes. The Internal Affairs Team– Director for Recruitment and Fellowship: Miguel Carandang, Director for Individual Development and Local Training Director: Gabriel Gonzalez, Director for Local Organization Management : Rona Baes. The External Affairs Team– , Director for Business: RJ Paguyo, Director for Community Developement: Atty Angela Aguinaldo, Director for Government Affairs: Patrick Bocobo, Director for Special Projects: Katrina Castillo.
No less than the leaders of Muntinlupa City (Muntinlupa City Mayor, Hon Jaime Fresnedi, Muntinlupa Councilors Robert Baes, Atty Corro), representatives from St James the Great, St Jerome Parish and distinguished guests from the local community attended this momentous night.
The leaders of Haven for Children and SOS Village, the communities JCI Alabang support, were also in attendance.
It was graced by the national board members of JCI, Batch Legacy Presidents from more than 19 chapters, area officers, regional officers, and other chapters around the country.
National board members in attendance:
National President Brian Lim, EVP Eon Tiu, Treasurer Hegem Furigay, Area Vice President for Metro Area Steve Tycangco, Area Vice President for Visayas Region Ken Ngo, Regional Vice President Metro South Chai Talag, RVP Cavite South AJ Genato, RVP Cavite North Lina Alejos, RVP Laguna Maan Celicious, RVP Southern Region Christian Clemeno, national chairmen,
The successful event is not possible without the support of the ff corporate sponsors: Shell, Emperador, Marcbilt, BJ Marthel, It’s ‘Bout Time, Aeon Prime, Solaire, 357 Boracay, Detoxify Bar, Ringside, Hen Lin, Mary Grace Bakeshop, Midland Industrial Sales, Conduction Plate Manila, Zhong Fu Packaging, Island Rose, Sunlife, Unilab (Biogesic), Suzuki Alabang, Birttany, Saibachi, Apex Digital, Fortune Dwelling, Globe Business, Kenji Tei, Republic Cement, La Vie Institute, Security Bank, LVT Freight Forwarders, Caliraya Resort Club Inc, St Francis Generics, Tagaytay Highlands, The Walking Photobooth, Grand Hyatt BGC, Megaworld’s Alabang West, One Tagaytay, Pest-Away, San Felipe Food Products, Sancrete Structure Inc, Spray N’ Go, Neoprene by Soleil, ESS Gas Station, BPI Magallanes, Ms Alice Chua, and Diane Optical. Special mention to JCI Manila and JCI Metro South Officers for supporting this event.
Great job to the Induction team lead by Chairwoman Katrina Castillo, Logistics and All-around superwomen Angel Aguinaldo, Secretariat/RSVP Team by KC Ang, Amazing Sponsorship Team by Janette Lim, RJ Paguyo, George Flordeliza, Miguel Carandang, and Marc Tan, Awesome hosting by Francis Villanueva, Day coordinators Iza Antonio, Andre Oblepias, Ed Lopingco, Souvenir Program chair Rona Baes, Video super crew George Flordeliza, MM Siason, and Gian Nacino and the awesome support of the whole board of directors– Aimee Flordeliza, Vicky Martinez, Lester Baes, Gab Gonzalez, and Pat Bocobo.