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October 11, 2003 Holiday Inn Select

                       Zamboanga Hermosa Canada set to celebrate

All is set for the formal dinner dance by the Zamboanga Hermosa Canada on the 11th of October, at 7:00 p.m., at the Trillium Ballroom of the Holiday Inn Select, on 970 Dixon Road, Etobicoke.

Chaired by Vilma Clemente and co-chaired Alberto Saavedra, the social affair will mark three important events:  the 17th  anniversary of the association, the celebration of Zamboanga City’s Feast Day of Nuestra Señora del Pilar and the induction of the newly elected officers for 2003-2004.

Philippine Consul General Alejandro B . Mosquera will be the guest speaker and inducting officer of the ZHC new officers.  Re-elected president is Aida Elago D’Orazio.  Others to be sworn in are: Cecile Jimenea Kolmegies, vice-president for Toronto; Alberto Saavedra, vice-president for Mississauga; Floridel Arañez Manuel, vice-president for Hamilton; Josie Areola, secretary; Theodore Schuck, assistant secretary; Maribel Azcarraga, treasurer; Vilma Arquiza Clemente, assistant treasurer; Maria Clara Zamorano James, auditor, and Sylvia Enriquez Tallud, P.R.O. 

Part of the evening’s activities is the presentation of awards to deserving members of the ZHC by Dr. Vicky Santiago.  As a tribute for their years of commitment and service to the community, awards of appreciation will be presented to Mike Saavedra, Cecile and Herb Kolmegies, Connie Schwartz, as well as a posthumous award to the late Elpidio Barrera, whose award will be presented to his wife Sally. 

During the evening, guests will have the chance to win several door prizes.  They will also be entertained with beautiful Muslim dances by the Folklorico Dance Troupe, songs by a new singing sensation Joy Concepcion and music by Sound Energy with DJ Paul Arena. 

The last-day novena for Nuestra Señora Del Pilar, which will be followed with a Special Mass, will be held in the morning of October 11 at 11:00 a.m. at the Parish Church of Blessed John XXIII on Gateway Blvd. in Don Mills.  Responsible for the religious activity are Marie James, Corazon Saavedra, Gloria Concepcion and Cris Aberilla.

For tickets and information about the dinner dance, please call Aida Elago-D’Orazio at 416-544-0438; Vilma Clemente, 905-502-9230; Bebet Saavedra, 905-855-3685 and Sylvia Enriquez Tallud, 416-751-9133.  For the religious activity, please call Marie James at 416-429-7289.



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