It’s human nature to give, most of us belong to different clubs and organizations advocating to help the indigents and the marginalized. One of the leading civic organizations for its members globally and continuing the service to help children is Kiwanis International.
Kiwanis members celebrated the 108th years anniversary this January. In the Philippines headed by Governor Johnny Domino under Philippine Luzon District with more than 4000 members nationwide. The celebration is for the members to be under one roof to meet also the leaders and other members from different divisions and at the same time to rejoice in the advocacy together.
Convene for one advocacy, 600 members arrived that includes guests like Atty. Jose D. Lina Jr., Atty. Salvador Panelo and Legendary Darius Razon with a fantastic hosts duo, Monaco Consul RJ Ledesma and comedienne Frida Nepomuceno, daughter of Willy Nepomuceno.
Kiwanis Night Chairman Richard F. Agbayani made sure that everyone will have a good time and to experience a different evening from the rest. Che Almendras assisted Richard to make sure that everything will be included especially in the Parade of Colors with the Past District Governors, 22 Lieutenant Governors in attendance, and the Executive Committee that includes Immediate Past District Governor Mario Marasigan, District Governor Elect Glenda Hufano and incumbent District Governor Johnny Domino. Richard is part of it as the District Treasurer.
The production team is composed of the following;
- Producer: Kiwanis Philippine Luzon District
- Project Management: Tag Media Group
- Scriptwriter, Program, and Show Director: Grace Bondad Nicolas
- HMUA: Reyes Haircutters “Ang Salon ng Bayan”
- Performers: Grace Entertainment
- Graphics: Rising Tigers Magazine
The event is more successful because of the following sponsors;
- Cutleries-Toto Contrevida
- The Manila Hotel Suite Accommodation-Atty. Joey Lina
- Glampz Accommodation- Zoomanity Group
- Okada Accommodation- Mary Grace Espinas
- Raffle Cash Prize- KC Vista Verde Club
- Salad Master- Belle Salameda
- Salad Master- Marie Pel
- PAL flight tickets- Tag Media Group
- Ever Bilena Cosmetics-Tag Media Group
- Boxes of Leslie’s Clover Chips-Tag Media Group
- PAL flight tickets with $300- Felix Grepo
- Overnight Accommodation at Punta Fuego- Rafa Oria Jr.
- Jars of Peanut Butter- Rafa Oria Jr’s FoodtogRafi
- TV, 70inches, 65 inches LG brand and 8 sets of appliances- Glenda Hufano
- TV 50 inches- Mario Marasigan
- Lechon- Division 2C2 (KC Laoag City & KC Naga City)
- Shawarma- Shawarma Shack
According to its website, Kiwanis International is an international service club founded in 1915 in Detroit, Michigan. It is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, and is found in more than 80 nations and geographic areas. Each community has different needs, and Kiwanis empowers members to pursue creative ways to serve the needs of children through local service projects.