Rotary Club of
Calbayog and 63rd Infantry Battalion deliver social services in
August 22, 2018
CALBAYOG CITY – The
Rotary Club of Calbayog led by Club President Alex Gelera jointly
conducted Book Donation, Gift Giving, and Feeding Activities with
the military officers of the 63rd Infantry Battalion headed by LTC
Rizaldo N. Laurena at Angyap Elementary School, Brgy. Angyap,
Matuguinao, Samar, today, August 22, 2018.
The club donated more or
less 400 books to Angyap and Mahantud Elementary Schools which will
be benefited by some 150 pupils. This activity is in line with one
of the areas of focus of the club – Basic Education and Literacy
Program, that will help deliver quality education to the learners.
RC Calbayog aims poverty alleviation by producing professionals in
the outskirt villages in Samar and in the country in general.
Meanwhile, members of the
club assisted the military officers in the distribution of schools
bags followed by a feeding activity to the said recipients. The lady
officers of 63rd IB facilitated parlor games to bring fun to the
children while RC Calbayog distributed chocolates and biscuits as
prizes to the participating pupils. This undertaking is relative to
the Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution Program of the club,
building peace and goodwill between the residents in the locality
and the military officers.
It is worth mentioning
that Rotary Club of Calbayog and 63rd IB recently participated in
the Medical, Surgical and Dental Mission spearheaded by the Veterans
Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) and Philippine Veterans Affairs
Office (PVAO) held at Calbayog Convention Center, Brgy. Capoocan,
Calbayog City, Samar on August 17, 2018. More than one thousand
veterans and non-veterans from Paranas, Catbalogan, San Jorge,
Catarman and Calbayog, all located in Samar Province, availed the
Rotary Club of Calbayog
endeavors to extend its programs and services not merely in Calbayog
City but also in its neighboring cities and municipalities. It also
aims to work with other civic and non-civic organizations in the
locality in order to promote brotherhood and to ensure delivery of
more services and programs. Brgy. Angyap, Matuguinao, Samar is
approximately 55.8 kilometers away from Calbayog City.