FINAL REPORT: The UP Alumni Association of Davao--the moving force behind the creation of UP Mindanao--celebrated its 60th year of existence in 2009. The UPAAD was created on December 3, 1949. The UPAAD held a series of activities in observance of this milestone year. The activities will included an environmental seminar, a "pasiklaban" skit contest, a fellowship dinner on December 5 with Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri and a fun-run for a cause in January 2010. Among the alumni who participated in the run-up and were present on the occasion and succeeding days were Mr. Sebastian L. Angliongto, Mr. Francisco B. Ramos, Jr., Mr. John Y. Gaisano, Jr., Dr. Edmundo B. Prantilla, Mr. Romero C. Blancaver, Mr. Anacleto B. Guevarra, Mr. And Mrs. Eduardo and Salvacion Leuenberger, Atty. Dinah Tolentino-Fuentes, Atty. Estrellita “Lit-Lit” Tolentino-Rojas, Roberto P. Alabado III, Judge Marivic T. Daray, Ms. Cherry F. Napala, Mr. Patrick Castro, Mrs. Celina Rances, Dr. Doris T. Villareal, Atty. Jeffrey Coronel, Ms. May Che B. Capili, Mr. Romulo S. Palcon, Jerick T. Axalan, Mr. Jose Nobleza, Jr., Ms. Beverly Hernandez, Mr. And Mrs. Bryan and Rhenzell Tenorio, Mrs. Aida L. Reyes, Ma. Corazon “Zony” B. Reyes, Dr. Agnes Togon, Mr. Manuel M. Orig, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel and Teresita Guillen, Ms. Lizabel G. Holganza, Gen. Carlos B. Holganza, Atty. and Mrs. Pedro P. Morales, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Luciano “Sonny” L. Puyod II, Mr. Luciano Frederick “Dickie” Puyod III, Mr. Edward Niño “Wardy” Puyod, Dr. Celia C. Castillo, Dr. Crisostomo S. Serrano Jr., Agnes Williams, Benny and Elvira Corcolon, Mr. Nelson Villamor, El Cid Ablang, Mr. Salvador “Doy” Valbuena, Mr. Joe Confesor, Ludivina T. Ramos, Mr. and Mrs. Norben Mata Jr., Olivia T. Mata, Jose Ariel “Ogie” T. Mata, Ramon F. Allado, Susan Antepuesto, Ma. Editha C. Monje, Elizabeth Go, Mr. Norman E. Dumalag, Mr. Ronald Dizon, Reuben S. Cabrera, Mr. and Mrs. Michael and Clariza Cantos, Ludwig B. Ruyeras, Arturo A. Yutig, Roy Tan-Gan, Maria Linda Arquiza, Mr. and Mrs. Vivencio and Ma. Cynthia Gallego, Mr. Roberto G. Caburian, Evelyn Ramos Pajaron, Prof. & Mrs. Peter and Liza Bartelmus, Carlos C. Tan, Adelfo V. Oveido, Danilo G. Abad, Dr. Richard Pecson, Mr. Jeffrey F. Catotal, Mr. and Mrs. Dominador and Ana Gualberto, and UP Mindanao constituents led by Chancellor Gilda Rivero.
ORIGINAL POST: The UP Alumni Association of Davao is calling on UP alumni and friends to join in the celebration of its 60th Founding Anniversary on December 5 (Saturday) in a Fellowship Dinner and Program to be held at Grand Men Seng Hotel starting at 6:00 PM. According to UPAA Davao President Cherry Napala, the Program will honor UPAA Davao’s past presidents Brigido R. Valencia, Guillermo E. Torres, Elias B. Lopez, Col. Teofilo Rivera, Jose T. Tolentino, Emiliano Sison, Leonor S. Lozano, Lino Nazareno, Sebastian Angliongto, Vito Oscar Paras, Joel Gamo, Anacleto B. Guevarra, Luciano Puyod III, Francisco B. Ramos Jr., Pedro P. Morales Jr., and others. Performances will be given by the UP Mindanao Dance Ensemble, the UP Mindanao Literary Circle and the UPAA Davao officers. Guests of honor are Congressman Simeon A. Datumanong and Senator Juan Miguel F. Zubiri, authors of House Bill 5946 and Senate Bill 3304, both of which propose a special development fund for UP-Mindanao. A brief history of UPAA Davao and art exhibits will also be presented. Dinner reservations and inquiries may be made through (082)305-5659 (Marian), 0917-719-8015 (Cherry), 0919-251-5825 (Joel), and 0919-616-2664 (Rene).