UPAA-NJ Elects its New Set of Officers and Board of Trustees for 2017-2018
The University of the Philippines Alumni Association-New Jersey Chapter (UPAA-NJ) hosted their Holiday Party 2016 at the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel last December 4, 2016. The event was well attended by alumni from all over the state of New Jersey and the neighboring state of New York. It was an afternoon spent rekindling old friendships, meeting new friends, and honoring fellow alumni for their outstanding contributions to the community and their individual achievements in their respective careers. Induction of the new officers was also held with some who are alumnae of the Collegeof Nursing, namely, Vice President Angie Arcenas, '91; Recording Secretary, Minnie Castillo, '86; Correspondence Secretary, Daisy Macadaeg, '86; Assistant Treasurer, Evelyn Alcontin, '82; Auditor, Rosemarie Gadioma, '81; PRO, Lani Benedicto, '86; and, Board of Trustees Member, Perlas Dumlao, '68. Way to go UPCN grads! Outgoing UPAA-NJ President Edmund J. Y. Pajarillo, current UPNAAI President, thanked all the attendees of the successful event and the incoming officers, on behalf of the rest of the outgoing officers and trustees.
First Row: (L-R) – Lourdes Ferrer, Trustee; Nora Quesada Catiis, Trustee, Ermy Bonus, Trustee, Lani Benedicto, PRO, BSN ’86; Daisy Macadaeg, Correspondence Secretary, BSN ’86; Minnie Corpus-Castillo, Recording Secretary, BSN ’86; Mary Angie Arcenas, Vice-President, BSN ’91. Top Row: (L-R) – Tito Valbuena, Treasurer; Delfin Tumibay,, Trustee; Lorna Runkle, Trustee; Perlas Dumlao, Trustee, GN ’68; Rosemarie Gadioma, Auditor, BSN ’81; Evelyn Alcontin, Asst. Treasurer, BSN ’82; Juan Ferrer, President; Mauro Manuel, Trustee.
UPNAAI Receives Donations from its Alumni
In the past month, UPNAAI received a total of three thousand five hundred dollars ($3,500.00) from three alumni: (1) Josephine Cabildo Aparri, GN ’68, BSN ’66, M.Ed ’71, (2) Merly Castillo Abrenica, GN ’65, BSN ’86, and (3) UPCN BSN Class 1986. Thank you all so much for your very generous donations. On behalf of the officers, directors, advisers and members, we extend to you our sincerest appreciation. Your assistance will help UPNAAI continue its mission.
If you are interested in donating and need more information, please email us at upnaai.inc@aol..com. Since UPNAAI is a 501(c)3 organization, all donations are tax-deductible to the full extent permissible by law. We do acknowledge donations promptly.