ALAY LAKAD prepares for its next run
Led by Chairman Abner Santos of Lions Club International, District 301-D1, this year’s lead non-government organization, the 2009 Alay-Lakad Executive Committee (Execom) has lined-up this year’s activities in the aim to solicit funds to support the foundation’s social projects, particularly, the scholarship grants for the Olongapeño youth.
Aside from the Bingo Social Game to be held on October 7, 2009, 6 pm at the Plenary Hall of the Olongapo City Convention Center (OCCC), the foundation has already started the distribution of the tickets and selling of souvenir t-shirts and stickers while donation boxes are standing by the banks and business establishments in the city for the whole year to aid in the solicitation of funds for the foundations’ projects.
Moreover, the “Alay-Lakad” is set to kick-off on October 11, 2009 with an approximate of 3,000 participants expected from different government and non-government organizations to be led by Mayor James “Bong” Gordon Jr. and Olongapo First Lady and Zambales Vice-Governor Anne Marie Gordon.
The fun-run will assemble and start at the Rizal Triangle Multi-Purpose Covered Court at 6:00 am and will end at the Subic Bay Exhibition and Convention Center (SBECC) wherein the Execom will hold an awarding ceremony for exceptional participants, highest contributor, biggest delegation, most disciplined group, most colorful group, youngest participant and the chairman’s award.
Certificates of recognitions will also be awarded by Mayor Gordon to 5 outstanding individuals from the organization who greatly contributed to the foundation’s cause.
The Alay-Lakad Foundation has helped many underprivileged but intelligent Olongapeños to continue their studies thru their scholarship programs.