RC San Diego Paradise Valley, USA Joins in Medical/Dental Mission

Noveleta, Cavite, June 11-12, 2007 - Rotary Club of San Diego Paradise Valley, USA led by President Edwin Valdepenas joined Rotary Club of Rosario Magdiwang, Rotary Club of Rosario, Rotary Club of Cavite Metro, Rotary Club of Kawit Kalayaan and Rotary Club of Cavite Export Processing Zone in conducting a Medical/Dental Mission in Noveleta, Cavite. The group arrived from San Diego, California, USA to conduct several Medical Missions in 6 different communities in the Philippines from June 10 to June 20. The volunteer Rotarians arrived in the Philippines on June 10 with their local volunteer entourage and several boxes of medicines.

More than 1,500 patients from 5 different communities of Noveleta, Kawit, Rosario, Imus and Cavite Economic Zone covering the areas served by the 5 host Rotary Clubs came to avail of the free services offered.

 

June 11, 2007
Villamar Beach Resort

Boxes of medical supplies arriving at Villamar Beach Resort where the American Rotarians are booked for 3 days and 2 nights.

A commemorative sticker attached to all the medical supply boxes they brought from US.

CP Ruben Quinto of RC Rosario Magdiwang starting the program welcoming the Rotarians and guests.

President Arnold Zeņarosa of RC Rosario with his opening remarks.

President Marni Sy of RC Cavite Export Processing Zone introducing the Rotarians and guests.

Outgoing President Edwin Valdepenas of RC San Diego-Paradise Valley introducing his entourage to local Rotarian hosts.

Past President Durich Pichay of RC Rosario Magdiwang welcoming the guest Rotarians from Paradise Valley, San Diego, USA. PP Durich arranged the visit of the guest Rotarians to hold a Medical/Dental Mission in Noveleta.


June 12, 2007
Noveleta, Cavite

The streamer at the Medical/Dental Mission at Noveleta.

 

Patients register before taking the bp test.

 

Volunteer Health workers from Noveleta Health Department taking the blood pressure of each patient before the consultation.

 

Rotaract Club of Cavite Economic Zone incoming President Ramil Modesto (left photo) and International Service Committee Chairperson Ma. Jennifer Carlos taking charge of calling and guiding the patients' queue. Professional Development Committee Chair Anna France Reyes and Treasurer Ailyn Abayon joined the other Rotaractors in assisting the patients.

 

Outgoing President Edwin Valdepenas of RC San Diego-Paradise Valley (left photo) and incoming President Arnold Zeņarosa of RC Rosario with President Marni Sy attending on some patients.

 

 

 

Volunteer Dentists working on some patients.

 

 

 

Noveleta Mayor and Rotarian Arlynn Torres with Rotarian hosts during their lunch break.

 

Rotaract Club of CEZ members taking charge of the registration during lunch hour and the whole afternoon.

 

Rotaract Club of CEZ member Anna France Reyes, a nursing student herself at San Juan de Dios Educational Foundation, taking charge of the blood pressure test in the afternoon.

 

 

 

PP Gabe Trias from RC CEPZ assisting and entertaining the patients while waiting in queue.

 

 

 

 

PP Gabe Trias from RC CEPZ assisting and entertaining the patients while waiting in queue.

 

 

 

Organizers of the Medical/Dental Mission with Mayor Arlynn Torres of Noveleta, Cavite during the farewell party for the visiting Rotarians from San Diego, California.