Apex Club of Passi heightens community service influence
PASSI CITY, Iloilo – With the purpose of rendering voluntary service to the community, 25 young men and women have joined the Apex Club of Passi, an active club member of the Association of Apex Clubs, Philippines.
Apex is an apolitical, civic organization composed of young and focused volunteers taking their responsibilities sincerely, seeks links to a broader society and promotes a real sense of fun and camaraderie.
The induction ceremony was held at the Universal Robina Corporation (URC) – Passi, Sugar Division in San Enrique, Iloilo, Philippines on July 8, 2011. Aside from the induction of new Apexians, Apex Club of Passi President Gerry Plantig was also installed into office.
Moreover, URC – Passi HR Manager Marj Merasol attended the activity and pledged for the company’s support to the organization, especially in carrying out community service and other initiatives to the benefit of the community.
Apex Immediate Past National President and the current International Relations Officer David Israel F. Sinay was guest speaker during the activity. Apexian David, a member of the Apex Club of Leganes, emphasized the importance of commitment in joining the organization.
The national officer stressed the significance of the organization’s dedication to community service in promoting the ideals of Apex. He said that as a civic organization, the Apex Club is an extension of the government in helping promoting its various projects and in providing assistance to the needy.
Apexian Gerry, on the other hand, vowed to promote the organization by initiating various service projects centered on health and education, among others, that would encourage its new members and other young individuals to unite in serving the community.
Life Member Doroteo Castellano and Jose Perez were also present to witness the activity.
For almost four decades, the Apex Club of Passi has produced a number of graduates under the Bursary Program of the Association of Apex Clubs, Philippines. (David Israel F. Sinay)
NOTE: The writer is the Immediate Past National President and currently the National International Relations Officer of the Association of Apex Clubs, Philippines. He is also a freelance journalist writing for local and national newspapers based in Iloilo City, Philippines.