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CIC goes Wild West for homecoming

TINA Jordana sends us news about the forthcoming annual homecoming of Colegio de la Inmaculada Concepcion (CIC). It will be on Dec. 4 (a Sunday) from 1 p.m. onwards, with a rodeo theme.

“The school grounds of the Gorordo Avenue campus will be transformed into a Wild West State Fair,” says Tina with characteristic enthusiasm.

She has initiated the joint participation of the CIC Alumni Association with the CIC Cebu Night High School alumni. “And always from hereon,” she declares. She heads that special committee.

The event will also celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of the well-loved Sister Trinidad Dosdos as a Daughter of Charity for the past 65 years.

That’s about half of the 136 years CIC has existed since it opened as a school for young ladies in 1880 at the height of the Spanish era.

On December 4, registration starts at 1 p.m. Holy Mass is at
3 p.m., followed by the merienda with the traditional chocolate con churros at 4:30 p.m.

The festivities will culminate with a program, dinner, raffle and dancing. The alumni and their families are welcome to be a part of this memorable affair. For more info, call 032-232-9787.

Incumbent officers of the CIC Alumni Association are the
following: Marieles Herrera – president; Glenda Miro Antonio and Dely Torralba Tubio – vice presidents; Fanche Medina and Joyce Celdran Chiongbian – secretaries; Cherie Lou Ong Schornack and Rose Uy Galdo – treasurers; Michelle del Gallego Ngo and Tetchie Celis – PROs; Lucille Dy Parcon – auditor; and Jing Escaño Vergara – director.

Also involved are past presidents Margot Gonzalez Larrañaga, Vivien Alex Seno and Maricel Borromeo Amores. Sister Trining happens to be the CIC alumni coordinator, while Sister Maria Luisa Javier DC is the cluster president.

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Coming up tomorrow, Oct. 21, at 10 a.m. is the opening and
ribbon cutting of Cebu Wedding Expo 2016 at the Pacific Grand Ballroom of the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino.

Also at the Waterfront on Sunday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. is “Laced in Love,” a lingerie fashion show. Guests are requested to wear
black semiformal attire. Earlier in the day, Oct. 23, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Pig & Palm in the MSY Tower, Linda Farrow and Mariquita Salimbangon Yeung would present the 2016 autumn and winter fashion collection of Linda Farrow. Proceeds will go to Operation Smile.

On Oct. 25, the Marco Polo Plaza Hotel opens its Indian food fest. More on that in a future issue. Also at the Marco Polo on Oct. 28 at 11:30 a.m. is a press conference called by Balletcenter to discuss the full-length production of “Coppelia.”

It will soon be time for the top hotels in Cebu to light up their Christmas trees. At the Radisson Blu, that will be on Nov. 10 as it is also to mark their anniversary.

The Cebu City Marriott Hotel has chosen Nov. 17, while the Marco Polo has set theirs for Saturday, Nov. 26, on the eve of the first Sunday of Advent. At the Shangri-La Mactan Resort & Spa the date chosen is Dec. 1.

Posters all over town proclaim Matteo Guidicelli, who stars in a show dubbed “Matteo made in Cebu” on Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m.
at the ballroom of the Cebu City Waterfront Hotel. One of the
special guests is Martin Nievera.

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