Thursday, June 1, 2023

Kiwanis International celebrate KI One Day in Puerto Princesa


Kiwanis International celebrate KI One Day in Puerto Princesa

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International business club Kiwanis of Palawan celebrates One Kiwanis Day event last Oct 19 at Puerto Princesa Pilot Elementary school, around 301 Special Education Children’s participated in the event that includes feeding activity, grand parade, parol making, beads and poster making contests. In between, there are parlor games that kids enjoy. The Program starts from 7:30 in the morning up to 2 in the afternoon.

Kiwanis One day is simultaneously held all over the globe, it’s a reach out activity of the club that gives tributes to less fortunate people to continue with their lives no matter what they are or who they are, this year’s theme is “Disability is not inability. Working Hand in hand with Kiwanis Family.”

Kiwanis International has 14 clubs all over Palawan with a minimum of 15 members per group, the first Club in the province is Kiwanis Club of Puerto Princesa City founded way back 2012. KI was founded in 1915 by a group of businessman in Detroit, Michigan USA. The name Kiwanis is an American Indian expression “Nunc Kee-wanis” meaning ‘we trade’, their universal motto is we build.

Kiwanis One Day celebration is attended by Kiwanis Club members headed by Lt.Governor Myrna Alforque, the faculty and staff of Puerto Princesa Pilot Elementary School with their Drum and Lyre group. The 14 Kiwanis Clubs of Palawan are KI Club of Amazing Palawan, KI Club of Angkla, KI Club of I-Care Dumaran, KI Club of Last Frontier, KI Club of Lioness, KI Club of Mighty Champs, KI Club of Palawan, KI Club of Palawan Road Marshalls, KI Club of Puerto Princesa, KI Club of Quezon Palawan, KI Club of Palawan, KI Club of SPED Professionals, KI Club of Witty Mentors, KI Club of Young Ambassadors and KI Club of Young Professionals.

Kiwanis International Clubs in Palawan will soon join the City Government for the annual Subaraw Festival, and a block movie screening of the Hollywood film “Charlie’s Angels”.  Kiwanis One Day is also supported by Tapline Trading & Construction, Cosmic Laboratory, Benilda Robles, Julie Nazareno, Nora Marterio, Josephine Magayon, JC D. Viernes, Reisrouter Travel and Tours, Dr. Rico Fontillas, Dr. Eunice Herrera, Donalyn Corona, and Patrick Aquino.  Ria Ponce De Leon of KI SPED Professionals serve as the host of the whole day event.