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List of attendees of SAA Batch'83 1st GrandReunion
Villa Aurora Resort, and Hotel San Joseph
Jaen, Nueva Ecija:
1. Leonila L. Galang2. Mercelita C. Cruda
3. Engracia S. Sanchez4. Alfredo
5. Edithat C. dela Cruz6. Emmy dela Cruz
7. Lucita H. Santiago8. Jocelyn
9. Divina H. Castro10. Ramon M. Bocobo
11. Anicetas Tagalag12. Victoria
13. Dahlia de Belen14. Emilinda R. Magtalas
15. Lorenzo Catacutan16. Roberto
17. Fidel Bugtong18. Long Hernandez
19. Merly Yumol20. Gregonia
21. Ranilo Macalinao22. Lucila R. Santos
23. Ferdinand Pablo24. Francisco
de Belen Jr.
25. Celestino de
Leon26. Dolores dela Cruz
27. Felomina S. Puno28. Nancy
29. Lorna Mendoza30. Ellen E. Gallardo
31. Cherry Perez32. Joan
33. Ruth Balagtas Santos34. Carina Sta. Maria
35. Emilia D. Mauricio36. Elias
37. Annie Ignacio Pagaduan38. Emelito Santiago
39. Liza M. Aguilar40. Editha
41. Afredo Pili42. Enerie E. Antonino
43. Anselmo dela Cruz44. Eric
45. Emma de Belen (Marcelino's
wife)46. Noralyn Bunag
47. Minda De Lara48. Marilou
49. Orlando Sto Domingo50. Jerry Flores
51. Henry Rivera52. Nestor
53. Larry Francisco54. Ednalyn P. dela Cruz
55. Gregorio Cullado56. Gemma
57. Imelda Mahilaga58. Edna Valeriano
59. Myrna MercadoFrancisco60. Elena G. Santos
R. Gugma62. Severino Pallarca
63. Melinda Pangilinan64. Susie
65. Siony Advincula66. Lita R. Paynor
67. Josie O. Paynor68. Anchie
69. Mario Padolina70. Ponciano Galang
71. Danilo Villarama72. Boyet
73. Ponciano dela Cruz74. Alexander Muncal
75. Mauricio Yambot76. Marilyn
77. Yolly Eduardo78. Lolita de Guzman
79. Cornelio Escubio80. Eduardo
81. Nomer Padolina82. Ramon Santillan
83. Bladimer Mangunay84. Freddie
85. Nicasio Catacutan86. Nicanor Caro
87. Florencia CorpuzAbergas88. Rolando
89. Ms. Josie So Santos90. Ms. Loreto Velarde
91. Ms. Shirley Gamboa92. Ms.
93. Ms. Lorenza Javate94. Ms. Eva Roxas
95. Ms. Edith Parumog96. Ms.
97. Ms. Norie Diaz98. Ms. Lina Bustamante
100. Mr. Danny Pallarca
Here are some members enjoying their weekly meeting, there is also
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The person behind the SAA BATCH'83 REUNION PLAN...
BY: EMILIA DIMALANTA MAURICIO
I remember the date when this
person requested me to be a friend in my FACE BOOK account, it was later part of 2010, and to be honest I didn't recognize
him nor remembered anything about him. I tried to look his name in some accounts of my friends in FB and I discovered that
he was a former classmate from high school so I accepted his request. After few days we started to communicate through
FB until more classmates were searched, no doubt he was very eager to put up a plan for reunion of our batch... since then
we shared ideas through FB, text and call with some persons on his behalf especially those who are in abroad namely: LORENZO
CATACUTAN, LONG HERNANDEZ, YOLLY GUEVARRA, DIVINA LALIC, JULIUS VELASCO, ARACELI SANTIAGO and some others.
I gave him some contact number of our classmates and batch mates, with the help of LUCILA REYES and a big help offered by
ENERIE EDUARDO until one day he told us that he would visit Philippines and one of his target was to meet us... then the day
came, he gave me a ring telling that he was here already and about to visit us, we shared the good news to some concerned
persons, it was _______________________, we met in front of Jaen Municipal Hall, that time was very memorable because after
28 years old faces have seen and recognizing each other was really exciting. Our happiness continued at LAMARANG RESTAURANT
at Cabanatuan, with us were: LUCILA REYES, ENERIE EDUARDO, LIZA MIRANDA, WILLY PAYNOR, RAMON BOCOBO, EDNALYN PAMILOZA (with
her husband Anselmo) and RANILO MACALINAO, there the long dreamed reunion was carefully talked about and planned.
One day I opened my FB and e mail, I really surprised because he had already organized the REUNION COMMITTEE and there he
appointed me as the chairman which is I knew a big responsibility but I accepted it in return to the trust that he had given
to me, same reaction with the other officers appointed, since then we started to do the planning with this MAN BEHIND... my
dear classmates/batch mates the person I am talking is JUANCHO (JHUN) AQUINO, a successful man in his
field of profession somewhere in Russia, a man of less word but full of action, a humble man who never think to air his name
behind this big event and a man whose only dream is to bring this reunion into reality... what else can I say, no words to
say but A BIG THANKS MY DEAR CLASSMATE!
Maybe he deserves to be recognized in any little way for I am sure he won't do it for himself, he provided everything
including the recent one the website that all of us are enjoying now and yet he didn't include his name nor his identity because
for him not the POPULARITY OR BEING WELL KNOWN but THE UNITY...
Different styles of serving food were carefully studied, the advantages and disadvantages,
and we agreed upon in FOOD WILL BE SERVED PER TABLE for it will be more convenient to everyone.
Picture taking and picture collection is still going on, LUCY is the assigned person, follow up to the batch
mates will be done by everybody.
There were two suggested venue/place of event :
Aurora @ San Josef/Navao, Jaen, Nueva Ecija
Kawayan @ Sitio Polilio, San Isidro, Nueva Ecija
will make an ocular visit to the two suggested places as soon as possible (probably on or before Aug. 21). Al together with
the other guys had visited the Bahay Kawayan already, for the satisfaction of everybody; the officers will make comparison
as soon as they will have visited the two suggested places. Note: can we take picture
of these places so that we have also some idea as for the benefit of others, try to check also if any internet provision.
The tentative date given were carefully studied,
officers suggested thatApril 8, 2012 would be better because it would be very hard to make reservation on April 7, 2012 considering
that this day is SABADO DE GLORIA... still open for changes depend upon the decision by the other persons behind this event.
The officers will immediately start the listing of possible attendees, Emily will make a GM for all
batch mates to their reported cell/phone numbers, for those who will not reply will be given follow up by visiting them personally
In catering services, SERVER'S was the choice of majority but upon visiting the
suggested venue we will consider some suggestions because most of the resort has suggested partner caterer and it might be
offer at lower price.
Games for reunion were listed; it is better not to show the lists so that this will
be surprise for everybody and create excitement. Ellen G. Santos will be the one who will be in charge to discuss the rules
of the games.
Names of former teachers were listed, with their FIRST NAME this time except for
Ms. Parungao and Ms. De Belen.Names listed are:
Mrs. Loreto Velarde
Mrs. Eleonor Benito
Mrs . Lorenza Santos
Mrs. Josie So Santos
Mrs. Eleonor Diaz
Mr. Danny Pallarca
Mrs. Lina Bustamante
Mrs. Edith Parumog Pradez
Mrs. Cirila Gamboa
Mrs. Catalina Ganao Pallarca
Mrs. Mercy Reyes
Mrs. Nenita de Castro
Mrs. Eva Roxas Africa
Mrs. Corazon Gallardo
There were no changes made in last meeting suggested food/menu, Julius also agreed for it.
For the calendar proposal, officers suggested to include pictures of meetings conducted and activities in diff. months, quite
good if a short history on how this big event started including the persons behind will be included considering that the theme
SAA Batch '83 Grand Reunion will be soon a reality and later on a history.
After almost three decades of separate lives, each one found
career and built a family, now here we are about to meet each other again and ready to tell different stories of our lives
not to measure nor classify the level of life we have achieved but to prove that we are still one family.
When this upcoming reunion of ours was still in a period of scattered ideas and opinions as if very impossible to put into reality considering
that most of the concerned persons have already living in abroad... that time, all of us were asking how it would be?
Since this plan was started, so much effort were given by
our batch mates who voluntarily took the responsibility of being one among the few... they are the planners, the organizers
and the financers as well, what matter most is how it is funded and will be funded until the final event comes.
Batch '83 is very lucky being blessed by successful batch
mates who are financially fit to finance this grand reunion, an amount that enough to cover up the expenses from beginning
to end... we used the money that they have sent in putting up banners, holding meetings, giving aid to our batch mates who
needed most, taking pictures and making follow up to our batch mates who are not yet contacted.
My dear batch mates we owe this to the following persons: JUANCHO AQUINO, LORENZO
CATACUTAN, LONG HERNANDEZ, YOLANDA GUEVARRA HALAWE, ARACELI SORIANO AND JON JON DE BELEN, it is not
the amount that being credited nor the service that being rendered
but it is " GO BATCH'83! ALL FOR ONE, ONE FOR ALL".
In behalf of Batch '83 members we thank you and WE ARE
VERY PROUD OF YOU!
SAA Batch '83 5th meeting
October 28, 2011
Langla, Jaen (Emily's res.)
of the meeting:
1. Emilia Dimalanta Mauricio
2. Enerie Eduardo Antonino
4. Alfredo Pili
5. Ranilo Macalinao
6. Liza Miranda Aguila
7. Lucila Reyes Santos
chosen venue is VILLA AURORA RESORT @ Sapang, Jaen.
There are two
options for time and reservation fee (good for 200 persons):
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM - reservation fee Php. 13,500.00
10:00 AM to 9:00 PM - reservation fee Php 16,500.00
The package includes the following:
Function hall that can accommodate 200 persons
Chairs and tables
and Sound system with Videoke
area exclusive for the attendees (Mini park at the right side of the function hall)
e. Using of swimming pools, playgrounds and others are free
Second option is recommended by everybody and agreed by the committee from abroad
headed by Juancho Aquino
2. The reunion committee will provide at least 3 to 4 service vehicles
for the attendees who are living in quite far places from the venue. In charge persons will be Willy Paynor and Danny Villarama.
All attendees will meet at JAEN WEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (meeting place)
4. The reunion will start with one MOTORCADE in which all attendees will join, starting
point will be at the meeting place, the route plan for the motorcade is the ff:
Jaen West Elementary School → Dampulan→
San Vicente → Gubat na Munti→
→ Lambakin (turning point) going back to Putlod → Campugo →Sto. Tomas North →
→ Ocampo →
Town Proper to San Agustin Academy/Church → San Roque →
→ Langla to the Venue VILLA AURORA @ Sapang, Jaen,
with this all attendees having any kind of vehicles will be informed in advance to join in the motorcade.
Vehicles with siren and banners will be in the front of the motorcade, and if possible we will ask
some persons in uniforms to escort for the said motorcade.
5. Banners will be posted again in January, 2012
at people's 2 favorite places ... MARKET and CHURCH, one banner will be posted also to the venue.
There was a suggestion about the color of the t shirts for the attendees, we may use 3 colors for the attendees in order for
the batch mates to recognize their classmates easily considering that majority of the batch mates will not be recognized their
a. IV - Gold YELLOW
IV - Silver WHITE
- Bronze LIGHT BROWN/BEIGE
are hoping that this will not be misinterpreted because what we want is to unite, this is only a suggestion so the final color
will be based on your decision.
7. Souvenir for the former teachers was also discussed, and it could
be better if things like this will be prepared before 2012.
8. Video and photo coverage is still under negotiation.
Food caterer is still in the process of canvassing from which we can save more.
10. Head count for the attendees is
going on, text messages are sent to our batch mates and phone calls are done to others, target date to accomplish this is
by January 2012.
11. The committee will prepare PRIZES for the lucky attendees, stub will be provided and one half of this will
be given to the attendees while the other half will be raffled, this will be done upon registration of the attendees.
We made name lists of some batch mates that we
can ask as one of the sponsors of different prizes.
We will inform
our target batch mates as soon as possible. Our target date for this to accomplish is before the next meeting (November 13-
tentative schedule of he next meeting).
12. Some parts of the programs during the reunion were discussed and
will be finalized by January, 2012. Suggestions are open for everybody.
SAA Batch '83 Reunion Committee Meeting
23, 2011 @ Langla, Jaen Nueva Ecija
Emilia Dimalanta Mauricio
Editha A. Reyes
Alfredo R. Pili
Ranilo R. Macalinao
Esperanza Sagun Francisco
Lucila Reyes Santos
Merly M. Yumos
Enerie Eduardo Antonino
10. Ednalyn Pamiloza dela Cruz
11. Marivic S. Panahon
Polo shirt to be used in the
reunion should be one color (white) and there will be name to be printed on it so that it will be easy to distribute to the
attendees. Maong pants (any shade of colors) will be used for both girls and boys attendees and it is either rubber shoes
or any convenient slippers will do.
Booking to the
venue (Villa Aurora) was done, Php 5,000.00 was the amount paid for the down payment.
Catering Services will be the MARIELLA'S...
Menu will be: beef con chili, Korean chicken barbeque, mixed
sea foods, pancit w/ puto
with vegetable salad and four seasons drinks.
place on April 8, 2012 will be at San Agustin Parish Church, since it is Easter Sunday, it is better to start the day with
a mass @ 8:00 AM and those who are willing to make an offering during the mass are welcome. After the mass the motorcade will
be assembled @ Jaen West Elementary School.
for the sponsors for the Raffle Prizes and any contribution for the upcoming reunion is still going on. The following persons
Anselmo and Edna Dela Cruz - 1 lechon
R. Pili- 1 colored TV (LCD)
Gregonia Ermita Lumba - cash (doesn't want to mention the amount
but already given) announcement will be made during the reunion date
Vina Esquivel- cash (Php
2,000.00 already given)
Mario Padolina- 1 sack of rice
1 sack or rice
List of confirmed attendees
with their mailing address is partially done. (see attachment)
Group Chat will be scheduled after the next meeting (Jan. 7, tentative date) everybody us required to join.