BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – The Rotary Club of Bacolod in partnership with Melba’s Farm initiated a tree planting activity yesterday 15 August, 2021 at the village of Cabatangan, Talisay City, Negros Occidental.
Around 222 seedlings where planted over the weekend at the Melba’s Farm adopted place as a continuing project in line with Rotary’s 7th Area of Focus – “Supporting the Environment” and as part of the Club’s goal to plant at least 888 trees for the Rotary Year 2021/22.
Forty-two Rotary Club of Bacolod Life Changing officers and members led by President Pauline Cuaycong , visiting guests, Melba’s Farm management, residents of Brgy. Cabatangan participated in the tree planting activity.
These included Past District Governor Edgar Sy, President Pauline Cuaycong, Vice President Franklin Andre Familiaran, Secretary Frederick Anthony de Leon,
Treasurer Bea Gilbor, Asst. Treasurer Michelle Medrano, Director Marjorie Dino, Director Mae Eras, Rotarian Jaypee Ayala, Rotarian Maan Tortusa, Rotarian Edlyn Agraviador, Rotarian Emily Cuaycong
Rotarian Kia Paredes, Dr. Paolo Cuaycong, Stephanie Cuaycong, Leslie Dino, Club Secretariat, Melba’s Farm Management
and the Cabatangan Community.
The “Plant Today for a Better Tomorrow” tree planting project is an investment which the Rotary Club of Bacolod will pursue by putting its time and resources into the environment and to touch the lives of those involved and the communities we serve.