Successful FIRESIDE CHAT & Club fellowship for August birthday Celebrants last Sept 1, 2018

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Successful FIRESIDE CHAT & Club fellowship for August birthday Celebrants last Sept 1, 2018

Our Club recently held our successful FIRESIDE CHAT & Club fellowship for August Birthday Celebrants at Maison du Bonbon Restaurant, last Saturday Sept 1, 2018. The members had an enjoyable time listening to our speakers: PE Rosalinda Caragos on Rotary Protocol, PP Shirley Escano on club history, PP Myra Balandra on Rotary’s history & Rotary Foundation, PP Josephine Macaranas on Club projects. It was well-attended with new members Rtn. Dianne Suzette Lim & Rtn. Sonjie Ang
listening attending to our speakers.
We also honored our birthday Celebrants- PP Conchitina Lagonera-Borja , Rtn. Shalom Caparas & Rtn Bebotte Chiu with their own heart-shaped birthday cakes & Birthday gifts courtesy of Pres. Lesandra Joy Gan. All the ladies were attired in lovely shades of green, the Color of the evening. We enjoyed the sumptuous buffet with mango tarts brought by Rtn Bebotte Chiu & Lechon or Roasted pig given by PP Conchitina Borja. We wrapped up the fun-filled evening with an impromptu hawaaian Hula dance lesson given by PE Rosalinda Caragos to the members. everyone enjoyed dancing the hula!! Congratulations to our Membership director, VP Biema Along for organizing our unforgettable FIRESIDE CHAT.

Highlights of the successful Fireside Chat & Birthday Celebration of August Celebrants last Sept 1, 2018:

Our RC CDO East Urban ladies wearing dresses in lovely shades of green!


All smiles for the camera!


Our speakers during the fireside chat: from left :PP Myra Balandra on Rotary Foundation & Rotary history. PP Shirley Escano on Club history, Pres Joy Gan, Membership director/VP Biema Along, PE Rosalinda Caragos on protocol, PP Pin pin Macaranas on Club projects, & Rtn Corabel Diel who was the Emcee/ host of the night.


Our new Members -Rtn Dianne Lim & Rtn Sonjie Ang, with Rtn Amy Chua ,Pres Joy Rtn Hayley Yu.


PP Pin pin Macaranas on her talk about past Club projects.


PP Myra Balandra on Rotary’s history & Rotary Foundation.


Our pretty August Birthday celebrants with their Birthday cakes: from left- Pres Joy, Rtn Bebotte Chiu, PP Conchitina Borja & Rtn Shalom Caparas


PP Shirley Escano talks about Club history


Our smiling & attentive members during the fireside chat.


PE Rosalinda Caragos talks about protocol during Rotary Functions/ events & how to act as a Rotarian


VP Biema Along, our Membership director, welcoming our members


Club History

The club started with ladies who were not just acquaintances but close friends. They decided to give meaning to this closeness, thus the Rotary Club of Cagayan de Oro East Urban was born.