The Philippine Press Club of Ontario held its Induction of Officers and Gala Night last Sept. 8 at the Don Valley Hotel in Toronto.
PPCO GALA. Congen Junever Mahilum-West (right) inducted the new officers of the Philippine Press Club of Ontario on Sept. 8, 2012 at Toronto Don Valley Hotel. From left: Jess Cabrias, Eugene Deocareza, Jonathan Canchela, Rubi Talavera, Ricky Caluen (President), Noel Perada, Eva Agpaoa, Jess Carlos, Imelda Suzara and Rolando Cabrera. PHOTO: ARIEL RAMOS
GALA NIGHT of Philippine Press Club of Ontario held on Sept. 8 at Don Valley Hotel. At left is PPCO president Ricky Caluen and VP Ruby Talavera.
Some PPC-O members still present at the last hour of the Gala Night. From left: Eugene Deocareza, Dindo Orbeso, Ariel Ramos, Larry Torres, Noel Perada, Aida D’Orazio, Eva Agpaoa, Jonathan Canchela, Nelson Galvez, Rubi Talavera, Ricky Caluen, Jess Cabrias, May Cabrias, Mila Astorga-Garcia, Hermie Garcia and Jess Carlos
From left seated, Nena Sendin, lawyer Alex Guarnes, George Poblete, Fe and Jojo Taduran. Standing from left: Larry Bercasio, Benny Jose, Victor Salazar, Rubi Talavera, Joanne Corpuz and Eugene Deocareza
The PIDC delegation, from left: Aurora Elefano, Gene Elamparo, Ben and Paulina Corpuz, Norma Carpio (president), Pedro Carpio and Mike Aprieto.
Agnes Miranda (center) of World Financial Group with colleagues and friends Jonathan Macala, Peter Cole, Eva Agpaoa, Lita Calucag, Larry Torres and other guests at the PPCO Gala Night on Sept. 8.
Guests at the Philippine Press Club of Ontario gala night Sept. 8 that include Benny Jose, Mann Nacario, Eddie and Marita Lee, Aida D’Orazio and Mila Garcia
At the reception desk of the PPCO gala night were, from left, Joy Sarmiento, Jess Cabrias, Jose Baking, Jonathan Canchela and Noel Perada. Jess said in his closing remarks that the event did not lose money.
WINNERS of the PPCO raffle for a one-day stay at the Don Valley Hotel: Hermie and Mila Garcia who couldn’t believe their luck. At right are Ricky Caluen, PPCO president and Rubi Talavera, PPCO VP.
Eddie and Lita Calucag, founders of Isabela Cultural Association of Ontario with Noemi Gonzales Tinulti and other members
GIAN CARLO BOBILA