Joe Damasco, new Regional Commander

Community News & Features Aug 10, 2018 at 2:59 pm
Sir Joe Damasco, KGOR, the new Regional Commander of the Knights of Rizal Canada  Region together with Sir Ed Prillo, KGOR, the outgoing head of the Rizal Canada region.  (St. Jamestown News Service)

Sir Joe Damasco, KGOR, the new Regional Commander of the Knights of Rizal Canada
Region together with Sir Ed Prillo, KGOR, the outgoing head of the Rizal Canada region.
(St. Jamestown News Service)

Knights of Rizal Canada

By Romy Zetazate and Dindo Orbeso

TORONTO–Joe Damasco, one of the most senior members of the Knights of Rizal Canada Region was picked by the Supreme Council as the new Regional Commander of the Knights of Rizal Canada Region for the year 2018 – 2019. Damasco, KGOR, who for several years was the Area Commander of the Canada Rizal Region.

Damasco is very much well-known among the Filipino communities in Canada and other parts of the world. He has been very active by way of participating in various Filipino events in Canada.
His appointment was confirmed by Sir Ed Prillo, KGOR, the outgoing Canada Rizal Region Commander.

Damasco was one of the founders of the Philippine Press Club of Ontario (PPCO). He served as the secretary of the PPCO.

One of his plans is to consult the senior members of the Knights of Rizal like the former Regional Commanders and Deputy Regional Commander of the Knights of Rizal Canada Region and at the same time to form more chapters and invite the younger Filipinos in Canada to join the organization.

He also vowed to strenghten the training programs in the Knights of Rizal, Canada Region with more emphasis on the life and sacrifices of Dr. Jose P. Rizal, the Philippines’s national hero.

Damasco also encourages those inactive members to propel their love to the ideals and mission of Dr. Jose P. Rizal.

Damasco can be reached at jdamasco@rogers.com and Tel. (647) 717 – 3461.

(St. Jamestown News Service)