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RI 3850 District Governor Edwin To virtually visits Rotary Club of Bacolod

Rotary Life Changing President Pauline reported on major projects undertaken under her that includes those in the pipeline, End Polio Plus Now and affairs of the Club during the virtual visit of Rotary International District 3850 Gov. Edwin To.

The District Governor was joined by District Secretary Joaqui Bucoy, DPC Jun Kwan and Assistant Governor Sharon Parrocho held via zoom yesterday 11 November.

Cuaycong, the officers and members expressed their appreciation to To for the virtual visit to the Mother Club.

During the Governor’s speech, To shared some highlights about the Club at a glance, the Life Changing goals for the District 3850, the Rotary Citation and Club goals, experiences in serving as a Past President and a Rotarian as well challenges faced amid the pandemic.

The Rotary Club of Bacolod’s “Tubig Para Sa Barangay” upbeat Hiligaynon jingle was also played. The song was composed by Past President Jose Glenn de Guzman and is being played simultaneously during the weekly water distribution.

The “Tubig Para Sa Barangay”, is a flagship project that is in partnership with the Sy Boon Pit Foundation and the Liga ng Mga Barangay, now on its 3rd year, the project aims to provide safe drinking water to poor communities in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental and disaster relief operations.

Capping off the virtual visit is a beautiful quote by Lisa Haisha to which DG Edwin To cited.. “Great Leaders don’t set out to be a leader, they set out to make a difference, it’s never about the role – always about the goal..”

Rotary Life Changing President Pauline reported on major projects undertaken under her that includes those in the pipeline, End Polio Plus Now and affairs of the Club during the virtual visit of Rotary International District 3850 Gov. Edwin To.

The District Governor was joined by District Secretary Joaqui Bucoy, DPC Jun Kwan and Assistant Governor Sharon Parrocho held via zoom yesterday 11 November.

Cuaycong, the officers and members expressed their appreciation to To for the virtual visit to the Mother Club.

During the Governor’s speech, To shared some highlights about the Club at a glance, the Life Changing goals for the District 3850, the Rotary Citation and Club goals, experiences in serving as a Past President and a Rotarian as well challenges faced amid the pandemic.

The Rotary Club of Bacolod’s “Tubig Para Sa Barangay” upbeat Hiligaynon jingle was also played. The song was composed by Past President Jose Glenn de Guzman and is being played simultaneously during the weekly water distribution.

The “Tubig Para Sa Barangay”, is a flagship project that is in partnership with the Sy Boon Pit Foundation and the Liga ng Mga Barangay, now on its 3rd year, the project aims to provide safe drinking water to poor communities in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental and disaster relief operations.

Capping off the virtual visit is a beautiful quote by Lisa Haisha to which DG Edwin To cited.. “Great Leaders don’t set out to be a leader, they set out to make a difference, it’s never about the role – always about the goal..”

The visit was part of the Governor’s duty to see the different Rotary Clubs under the District 3850.

Hannah A. Papasinhttp://facebook.com/hannah.mariveles
Writer. Critic. Professor. She started writing since primary school and now has two published textbooks on communication. A film buff, she's a Communication, Media Literacy and Journalism Professor of the University of St. La Salle-Bacolod, and has a Master's Degree in English.
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