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One of the arcs participating in the Best in Arc and Reyna ng Pistahan competition.
Pistahan sa CEZ 2002

Date : May 25, 2002
Venue : Cavite Economic Zone, Rosario, Cavite

The first Pistahan sa CEZ organized by the Rotary Club of CEPZ in cooperation with the CEZ Administration and CEZIA (Cavite Economic Zone Investors Association). Awards were given to the winners of the Palaro, Best in Arc and Reyna ng Pistahan competition.




Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo inaugurates the new home of KOSIPHIL, a garment manufacturing company with RC CEPZ President Ismael "Maeng" Mercado as VP Finance and President-Elect Cecilio "Chino" Rivas as VP Operations.
Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Inaugurates KOSIPHIL

Date : April 19, 2002
Venue : KOSIPHIL, Cavite Economic Zone, Rosario, Cavite

Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo inaugurates the new home of KOSIPHIL International Incorporated located inside Cavite Economic Zone with an initial workforce of 400 employees in 1997 and now operating in its newly purchased building with more than 2,000 workers producing 30,000 pieces of garments per day with an average export volume of $23,000,000.00 this year.




President Maeng Mercado inaugurates his Radio program "Magtanong Kay Doktor," a weekly program sponsored by the Rotary Club of CEPZ.
"Magtanong Kay Doktor"

Date : January 19, 2002
Venue : Radyo Natin 88.7, Tanza, Cavite

A weekly radio program sponsored by the Rotary Club of CEPZ with President Maeng Mercado as the co-anchor with Staion Manager and fellow Rotarian Ron Palo. Listeners are encourage to call in and ask any questions to special guests who are professionals in specific ailments. The inauguration tackled the subject of Polio Eradication Information Campaign (Door-to-door Patak Program) by the Department of Health and World Health Organization.




Dr. Rogelio Aloa treats one patient during the Medical/Dental Mission at the Village Commercial Center while President of RC CEPZ Ismael "Maeng" Mercado looks on.
Medical/Dental Mission

Date : December 8, 2001
Venue : The Village Commercial Center, Rosario, Cavite

Organized by the Interact Club of ILA Memorial school, volunteer Dentist and Doctors treat under-privileged citizens of Rosario, Cavite at The Village Commercial Center in Rosario, Cavite.




Participants to the Occupational Safety & Health Training Seminar  from different companies within Cavite Economic Zone.

Occupational Safety & Health Training Seminar

Date : December 5-9, 2001
Venue : Cavite Economic Zone Function Room, CEZ, Rosario, Cavite

The second seminar (batch 2) on safety, health and fire safety at work organized by the Rotary Club of CEPZ in cooperation with the Safety Organization of the Philippines. The seminar provides an insight on the various ways to make companies safe for workers.




Rosario Mayor and fellow Rotarian Renato Abutan receiving a flyer from RAC CEPZ President Hazel Dayoc regarding information on the Dangers of Dengue Fever.

Dengue Awareness Program

Date : November 17, 2001
Venue : Rosario, Cavite

Due to increasing cases of Dengue Fever, a Dengue Prevention Program was organized. A flyer with information on the dangers of Dengue Fever was distributed at different public places.




Delighted members of RAC CEPZ and Interact of Tejeros Convention dancing with the Mad Fish on stage during Scream 2, a fund raising Halloween party.
Scream 2

Date : October 31, 2001
Venue : The Village Commercial Center, Rosario, Cavite

A Halloween party to collect funds for the forthcoming Christmas party for the street children of the community.




Participants to the Occupational Safety & Health Training Seminar  from different companies within Cavite Economic Zone.

Occupational Safety & Health Training Seminar

Date : October 15-19, 2001
Venue : Cavite Economic Zone Function Room, CEZ, Rosario, Cavite

A seminar (batch 1) on safety, health and fire safety at work organized by the Rotary Club of CEPZ in cooperation with the Safety Organization of the Philippines. The seminar provides an insight on the various ways to make companies safe for workers.




Delegates from Rotaract Club of CEPZ led the participants from Cavite Economic Zone.

Municipal Alay Lakad 2001

Date : September 30, 2001
Venue : Ligtong & Cavite Economic Zone

This year's Alay Lakad theme, "Sulong Kabataan, Kapitbisig sa Pagangat ng Kabuhayan" started on 2 locations, one from Barangay Ligtong and the other group from Cavite Economic Zone. The two groups met at the town proper of Rosario which has been the traditional route of the organizers led by JingJing Hernandez, Youth Service Director of the Rotaract Club of Rosario. The purpose of the event is to extend assistance to the Alay Lakad Foundation of the Philippines.




under-privileged residents of Maragondon, Cavite received free Medical/Dental treatment last September 30, 2001.
Medical/Dental Mission

Date : September 30, 2001
Venue : Maragondon, Cavite

In cooperation with the Cavite Medical Society a free Medical/Dental services to under-privileged patients of Cavite were provided to under-privileged families of Maragondon, Cavite.



Alay Lakad
25 delegates from Rotaract Club of CEPZ and the newly formed Interact Club of Tejeros Convention joined the Alay Lakad 2001. In photo are RC CEPZ Youth Service Director Gabe Trias (left), RC Rosario Youth Service Director Jing Jing Hernandez (2nd from left) and RC CEPZ President Maeng Mercado.

National Alay Lakad 2001

Date : September 2, 2001
Venue : PICC to Quirino Grandstand

With this year's Alay Lakad theme, "Sulong Kabataan" was joined by 25 delegates from RC CEPZ mostly members from the Rotaract Club of CEPZ and the newly formed Interact Club of Tejeros Convention to extend assistance to the Alay Lakad Foundation of the Philippines.




under-privileged residents of Cavite City received free Medical/Dental treatment last August 19, 2001.
Medical/Dental Mission

Date : August 19, 2001
Venue : San Roque Parish, San Roque, Cavite City

A joint community project with the Knights of Columbus of Cavite City providing free Medical/Dental services to under-privileged patients of Cavite.




RAC CEPZ President Hazel Dayoc plants a tree while other RAC CEPZ and IAC Tejeros Convention members look on during the inauguration of the Save the Earth Project to be implemented in January, 2002.

Save the Earth Project

Date : Inaugurated on August 18, 2001 to be implemented monthly starting January, 2002.

Plant at least 200 trees in different parts of the community saving Mother Earth from different elements of destruction like pollution, etc. To continue everyone's concern to save Mother Earth, our club decided to plant at least 200 trees during the Rotary Year. The clubs will be planting a minimum of 40 trees every month starting January, 2002.



Defensive Driving Seminar
The Defensive Driving Seminar is now a requirement of all drivers and owners to get a permit to operate inside the zone.

Defensive Driving Seminar

Date : July 31, 2001 & August 1, 2001
Venue : Function Room, Administration Bldg. CEZ

A joint community project of the Cavite Economic Zone (CEZ) Fire & Industrial Safety Division and Police Control Unit in cooperation with Safety Solution Corporation, Safety Organization of the Phils., Inc. and the Rotary Club of Cavite Export Processing Zone to educate drivers and owners operating inside the Zone.




Volunteer Medical Technician interviews a patient of Preventive Gynecology (Pap Smear) at Divine Grace Hospital in Rosario, Cavite.
Preventive Gynecology

Date : Ongoing
Venue : Divine Grace Hospital, Rosario, Cavite

Conduct free medical service for the under-privileged families on Preventive Gynecology (Pap Smear) at Divine Grace Hospital in Rosario, Cavite.




Volunteer children distribute drinks to students of Barangay 17 Day Care Center in Cavite City
Feeding Program

Date : July, 2001
Venue : Barangay 17 Day Care Center, Cavite City

Provide proper nutrition to children of under-privileged families in Cavite.




RC CEPZ President Maeng Mercado supervises the Diabetic Screening held every 1st Friday of the month at Bautista Hospital in Caridad, Cavite City.
Diabetic Screening

Date : Every 1st Friday of the Month
Venue : Bautista Hospital, Cavite City

A joint community project with the Bautista Hospital in Cavite City to provide Diabetic Screening to under-privileged patients of Cavite.




RC CEPZ President Maeng Mercado with officials of St. Mark Parish in Infanta, Quezon visiting the factory for the donation of the clothes for the elderly.
Concern for the Elderly

Date : Ongoing
Venue : Cavite Economic Zone, Rosario, Cavite

A joint community project with St. Mark Parish in Infanta, Quezon by donating clothes to the elderly.




Atty. Ferrer of PEZA assisted by RC CEPZ President Maeng Mercado inducts into office the first batch of the Safety Officers during their training at the CEZ Administration Bldg.
RCC Safety Officers

Date : Ongoing
Venue : CEZ, Rosario, Cavite

Induct safety officers for the RCC CEZ Safety Officers Program within the Cavite Economic Zone.




Employees of CID discuss the advantage of joing the Paluwagan System" initiated with RC CEPZ President Maeng Mercado.
RCC CID

Date : Ongoing
Venue : CID, CEZ, Rosario, Cavite

Initiated Paluwagan System among interested workers in CID, a factory of the Cavite Economic Zone.




Employees of Kosiphil discuss the advantage of joing the Paluwagan System" initiated by RC CEPZ President Maeng Mercado.
RCC Kosiphil

Date : Ongoing
Venue : Kosiphil, CEZ, Rosario, Cavite

Initiated Paluwagan System among interested workers in Kosiphil, a factory of the Cavite Economic Zone.




The site of the Garbage Recycling program being investigated by RC CEPZ Past Pres. Boyet Castro.
Sustaining and Continuity of RCC CEZ Garbage Recycling Program

Date : Ongoing
Venue : Barangay Tramo, Rosario, Cavite

Garbage Recycling - a livelihood project at Barangay Tramo near the Incinerator Area. It provides a means of livelihood for the less fortunate brethren in barangay Tramo, in the town of Rosario.




Vegetable farmers maintain their vegetable farm located at the Bahay Kubo sa CEZ.
Sustaining and Continuity of RCC CEZ Vegetable Farm

Date : Ongoing
Venue : Rotary Farm, Cavite Economic Zone, Rosario, Cavite

Provide a livelihood program for dislocated farmers in the town of Rosario and Gen. Trias. Donations for purchase of seedlings and fertilizers were done depending on the availability of funds.



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RC CEPZ Past Pres. Boyet Castro (RY 1999-2000) showing the palo china pallets donated during his term to the province of Cavite thru the help of its mayor and fellow Rotarian Renato Abutan.
Donation of Scrap Palo China Pallets

Date : Ongoing depending on availability
Venue : Cavite

A joint community and livelihood project of the Municipality of Rosario, Cavite, the Province of Cavite and Rotary Club of CEPZ, donation of scrap palo china pallets to be used as wooden planks, replacement for weak bridge/flooring and braces thru provincial Board Member and fellow Rotarian Strike Revilla.




RC CEPZ President Maeng Mercado showing off the drums that were donated for the cleanliness drive within Cavite Economic Zone.
Donation of Drums

Date : Ongoing depending on availability
Venue : Cavite Economic Zone

Distributed garbage receptacles throughout the whole Economic Zone. All streets are lined up with this garbage receptacles for easy and proper garbage disposal.




An aerial photo of the Rotary Center (Bahay Kubo sa CEZ).

Rotary Center (Bahay Kubo sa CEZ) Maintenance & Rehabilitation

Date : Ongoing
Venue : CEZ Rotary Farm, Cavite Economic Zone, Rosario, Cavite

Maintain the beauty of the Rotary Center (Bahay Kubo sa CEZ) located at the CEZ RCC Rotary Farm is scheduled regularly. The Rotary Center provides a place for Rotary meetings and functions for club members and guests as well; to serve as a place of gatherings for RC CEPZ, CEZ Administration and zone enterprises.




The Rotary Park at CEZ being inspected by RC CEPZ President Maeng Mercado.
Beautification and Maintenance of Rotary Park

Date : Ongoing
Venue : Cavite Economic Zone, Rosario, Cavite

Maintain the beauty and cleanliness of Rotary Park.




RC CEPZ President Maeng Mercado supervises the rehabilitation of the Zone's Directional Map.
Maintenance & Rehabilitation of Zone Directional Map

Date : Ongoing
Venue : Cavite Economic Zone, Rosario, Cavite

RC CEPZ constructed the Directional Map to guide visitors inside the Zone.




RC CEPZ President Maeng Mercado inspects the condition of the covered pathwalk donated by the Rotary Club of CEPZ.
Maintenance & Rehabilitation of Covered Pathwalk

Date : Ongoing
Venue : Cavite Economic Zone, Rosario, Cavite

RC CEPZ constructed the covered pathwalk to protect the workers from rain and sun. Maintenance and rehabilitation are scheduled regularly.



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