Espina: Smile’s journey home-A A +A
Monday, October 22, 2012
JOB WELL DONE. The writer, Mila C.Espina (middle), gets an appreciation plaque from William Hubahib, Joyce Yang, Jun Visayas and Ronnie Dacudin at Benedicto College.
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“EVERY child deserves the chance to live a normal life!”
On its 30th Jubilee Year, Operation Smile will conduct “The Journey Home” from Oct. 26 to Dec. 2, a nationwide simultaneous international mission, with volunteers from 30 countries, aiming to give comprehensive treatment to some 4,500 children with cleft, through safe surgical care. The Mariquita Salimbangon Yeung Charitable Foundation is hosting Operation Smile Medical Mission in Cebu for the 15th year; that’s why, my friend, Monette Aliño, has her hands full. A worthy project indeed.
Sakdap, Eva Santos and Junjit at Perlas
Good news!! We got word that Perlas awardees Eva Santos and Sakdap will render some musical numbers during the 25th Perlas Celebration at 5pm., Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the SM City Cebu. Another Perlas awardee Patricio ‘Junjit’ Primor will direct; while the San Diego Dance Troupe, Mandaue Choir and the Sister of Mary, among others, all Perlas awardees, will also perform. We are inviting all awardees andmembers to spread the news and attend. Please contact Tess Chan at 0917-6221988; Fr. Ernesto Javier at 0918-9022688; Mila Espina at 0917-3207088; Marissa Fernan at 0917-3212970; Elvira Luym at 0917-3208800.
Theater at Benedicto College
The heads, faculty and students of Benedicto College had an interactive theater workshop titled, Theater in the Classroom and On Stage! (Part One). The lively workshop synergized how created drama using the Richard Via approach could be used as a learning strategy. The talented students of Benedicto College , with Jun Visayas leading them, demonstrated how stage poise and presence, emoting and effective communication skills and music play an important role in the theater arts.
The scholars of University of San Jose Recoletos (USJ-R) Lhuillier and Speechcom joined in the stage immersion activities. The school is preparing for a big musical event for its Founder’s Day in February 2013. Meantime, the USJ-R Lhuillier scholars, in coordination with the USJ-R Arts and Sciences, will be re-showing the satirical play, “The Gods are Coming!” on Nov. 20 at the USJ-R main campus. This is part of their scholarship academic requirement in theater arts. Free admission.
By the way, Speechcom offers regular and in-plant sessions in English proficiency skills, public speaking; theater arts; songs and choreography; event management; personality development with social usage, decorum and protocol. Please call 236-3242 or 518-7088 for details.
Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on October 23, 2012.