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JCI Alabang wins the Best New Local Organization in the 2015 Metro Area Awards

Best New LO Chapter in the 2015 Metro Area Awards

JCI Alabang won the Best New Local Organization (LO/ Chapter) in the recently concluded Metro Area Awards last September 5, 2015. The newly revived chapter also received three merit awards including Most Oustanding Project Chairman for VP Lester Baes, Best Civic Involvement Award for Stairway to Haven, and the Best International Development Award for Books N’ Roses: An International Partnership with JCI Barcelona.

Awards received:
Golden Titan – Major Award
1) Best New Local Organization (LO) – Building a Strong JCI Alabang

Merit Awards
1) Most Outstanding Project Chairman – Lester “POGIE” Baes – POsitivity and Great Initiatives Exemplified
2) Best Civic Involvement Award – Stairway to Haven
3) Best International Development Award – Books N’ Roses: An International Partnership with JCI Barcelona

Winning the Golden Titan means JCI Alabang have bested the 33+ chapters of the Metro Area. The Merit Award is for second place. The awards are given by JCI Philippines to recognize and to honor outstanding achievements in the fulfillment of the purpose of JCI by Local Organizations or individuals. Learn more about the awards by reading the JCI Philippines Awards Manual 2015.

This is the second year that the flagship program, Stairway to Haven, won a Metro Area Award. Last year, it won the Golden Titan for Best Civic-Involvement Award.

Thank you to all our JCI and non-JCI partners, supporters, and fans for all the support. We wish to thank the following:
1) Metro Area Vice President and JCI Philippines National President-Elect, Steve Tycangco, for all the support from the start of the JCI Alabang revival last year.
2) Regional Vice President Chai Talag, who has been a ready guide and supporter for our projects
3) Revival mentor group: NP Christine Ponce-Garcia, Metro AVP Lyn Manansala, RVP Hubert Cua, JCI Manila VP Carlo Galaritta, JCI Manila VP Pat Te-Seng – who have believed in us from the start and have been instrumental in the revival of the chapter
4) Batch Legacy and Batch Tides Presidents – who are always willing to lend an ear and support our various undertakings
5) Muntinlupa Government Partners: Mayor Jaime Fresnedi and Muntinlupa City, Chairman Ruben Baes and Barangay Ayala Alabang, and the Rotary Club of Alabang

There are too many of you to mention.

Congratulations to the 2015 JCI Alabang Board of Directors and members for this achievement!

Congratulations to the hardworking 2105 Board of Directors and members for these recognition. Kudos to the Areacon Bid Team lead by SG KC Ang for the great writeups. They say you miss 100% all the shots you don’t take. Let’s go for more awards in the National Convention! The next deadline is on Sep 18.