RCIC President Marby Jiz and wife Jet Yap-Jiz with club officers and directors and special guests
The Rotary Club of Iloilo City (RCIC) has benefited the community in ways vital to group’s foundation. During its 43rd Induction of new set of officers and directors at the Excutive Room of Hotel del Rio, the members and their Anns with special guests came in black suits and evening dresses for a night of fun and camaraderie.
Top officers of two Rotary Clubs from Korea – Sae Goyang and Samcheonpo Jungang – were also in attendance.
RCIC President Marby with PDG Emma Nava and Rotary Club Council of Presidents: Shiela Mabilog, AG Joy Visitacion and PP Elma Magbanua; with Treasurer Jose Totengco, Dir. Ronaldo Melliza Jr., Secretary Michael Lee and Sec. Johnny Young; with family members; and Past President Ray Gomez and wife Sandra Sarabia-Gomez
The call to order and lighting of the candle by Immediate Past President SUNG HEE KANG was followed by the invocation led by club director ERNANDO “Bob” FLORES and the singing of the Korean National Anthem and Lupang Hinirang.
Past President FRANCIS GRIÑO delivered the welcome address while Past District Governor OSCAR NAVA Jr. introduced the guests and Korean delegates.
Treasurer Joe and Neira Totengco; ANN Emily Lepp and ANN Carmen Griño; RCIC President Marby Jiz and guest of honor Vice President for National Sales Division of Petron Corporation Archie Gupalor; and ANNs Lory Santos, Fatima Brunner, Jazzie Young and Cheryll Gupalor
After dinner, the program unfolded. It included messages from special guests, presentation of plaque of appreciation, induction of the officers led by President MARBY JIZ, his inaugural address, turnover ceremony and the speech of the guest of honor Vice President for National Sales Division of Petron Corporation ARCHIE GUPALOR. The 2016-2017 projects of RCIC were also chronicled in an AVP.
ANNs Sandra Gomez, Lyle Bartolome and Jet Yap-Jiz with Neira Totengco, Neneng Flores and Jean Flores; PP Kenneth Kim, PRes Rc Sae Goyan, Jayjay Lee, Samcheonpo District 3590 District Governor Nominee Melky Kang and Pres RC Samcheonpo Jungang Hansem Oh’ RCIC President Marby and Jet Jiz with Gene Valero; and Rtn. Bob Flores
The formalities were followed by the fun part of the night. Past President MANFRED LEPP, Director ERNANDO “Bob” FLORES II, PAG WINSTON SANTOS and PDG OSCAR NAVA Jr. presented a special number while Immediate Past President SUNG HEE KANG led Secretary JOHNNY YOUNG and President MARBY JIZ in Gangnam Style dance! Both numbers brought the house down.
In between sips and spills of beveragic delight, everyone danced the night away to the music of TOTONG VILLARUZ Band. Why not? After all, everyone was in a good mood! (Photos by Mindworkx)
RCIC President Maby Jiz signs the sisterhood pact with RC Samcheonpo Jungang Pres. Hansem Oh; with District Governor Nominee of Samcheonpo Jungang DGN Melky Kang; joins PP Manfred Lepp, Dir Ernando “Bob” Flores II, PAG Winston Santos and PDG Oscar Nava Jr. after their special number; and dances the Gangnam Style with Secretary Johnny Young and IPP Sung Hee Kang