Princess Rose Mabini is Miss Chinese Night
Princess Rose Mabini clinched the title Ms. Chinese Night at the first canvassing for the Search for the City Fiesta Queen 2009 held last night, November 26, at the Olongapo City Convention Center led by Olongapo First Lady and Zambales Vice-Governor Anne Marie Gordon, this year’s City Fiesta Executive Committee Chairperson.
Supported by the Subic Bay Resorts Association, Inc, partner NGO (non-government organization) of East Bajac-Bajac, Mabini raised P52,790. 75 seconded by Jewel Anne S. Tan of Brgy. Asinan who raised P38,100.00 thru the help of Soroptimist, Intl. while Charmaine Smith who is supported by Free and Accepted Masons ranked as third with P26,510.00. The canvassing raised a total amount of P228, 325.95 from the 17 candidates.
Special awards were also given to Uniffer P. Oda of Brgy. Sta. Rita-Best in Costume, Elizabeth Espinoza of Mabayuan- Most Elegant and Most Authentic Costume, Leah Crizelle Mapa of New Ilalim- Best in Hairstyle while Brgy. Gordon Heights registered the Biggest Delegation of attendees in the said occasion.
Aside from the canvassing, the seventeen lovely candidates also wowed the audience with their Chinese-inspired costumes that honored the culture and contribution of the Filipino –Chinese community in the city while guests and audience were also entertained by television star Diana Meneses thru her special intermission number.
“Pinasasalamatan ko ang mga barangay, pamilya, kaibigan at mga NGO partners na sumuporta sa ating mga mga kandidata ngayong gabi. Sana ay patuloy natin silang suportahan hanggang sa matapos ang proyektong ito. Ang pondong malilikom ng City Fiesta Executive Committee ay ilalaan para sa pagsusulong ng programa sa kalusugan, Philhealth Indigent assistance at para sa edukasyon ng daan-daang scholars ng lungsod,” said 2009 Fiesta Execom Chair Anne Marie Gordon.
Each City Fiesta Queen Candidate is supported by NGO (non-government organizations) partners namely: the Soroptimist International-Asinan, United Architects of the Philippines-Banicain, Olongapo Dental Society-Barreto, Subic Bay Resorts Association-East Bajac-Bajac, Knights of Columbus-East Tapinac, Free and Accepted Masons-Gordon Heights, Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers, Rotary Clubs of Olongapo & Zambales-Kalalake, Lions Club of Olongapo-Kalaklan, Jaycees International-Mabayuan, Metro-Olongapo Chamber of Commerce Inc.-New Cabalan, Olongapo-Subic Bay Bankers Association-New Ilalim, Olongapo Medical Society-Old Cabalan, OSCTSMPCI/MEGATSCI-Pag-asa, Olongapo City Public Market Stallholders Association, Inc-Sta. Rita, Filipino Chinese Chamber of Commerce-West Bajac-Bajac and the Philippine Nurses Association for Barangay West Tapinac.
Princess Rose Mabini bagged the Miss Chinese Night title at the first canvassing for the Search for the City Fiesta Queen held at the Olongapo City Convention Center (OCCC) last November 26, 2009.