Annual Conference of Philanthropic Organizations Honors LCC Bacolod

Philanthropic Development Office introduced

Cebu City — La Consolacion College Bacolod received an honor from Spring Rain Global Consultancy Inc., organizer of the 3rd Annual Philanthropic Conference held at Cebu Grand Hotel on July 8-9, 2016.  Glenda Miro-Antonio, President and CEO, introduced LCC Bacolod as  now among the 30 organizations in the Philippines that has established a Philanthropic Development program and in so doing, signifies the institution’s commitment to promote responsible and accountable management and stewardship of resources to benefit the lives of many and create a positive impact in the community through advocacies that promote sustainability.

Sr. Gavina F. Barrera, OSA, president, received the award along with other members of the delegation from LCC Bacolod.  Among them, PDO Deputy Director Sr. Maria Garcia, OSA; and other school administrators namely: Dr. Randdie Cuelo VP for Academic Affairs and coordinator for the advocacy on Instruction and Curriculum; Dr. Ditas Joson VP for External Affairs Centennial Legacy Projects also the coordinator for Events & Marketing; Dr. Carmen Menes, Research & Data Base Development coordinator;  Dr. Walter Peter Arcenas, coordinator of the advocacy on Scholarships; and Mr. Rodjhun Navarro coordinator for Marketing and Communications.

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LCC Bacolod delegates to the 2016 Philanthropic Development Conference in Cebu City. from left to right: Dr. Walter Peter Arcenas; Sr. Maria Garcia, OSA; Mr. Rodjhun Navarro; Dr. Randdie Cuelo; Sr. Gavina Barrera, OSA; Dr. Ma. Mercedes Joson; and Dr. Carmen Menes
Sr. Gavina said that LCC Bacolod has identified more than 12 advocacies after the rigorous training and continuing learning sessions with Spring Rain Global. She added that a  system will be gradually put in place to encourage continuing support to LCC’s development programs, most especially that the institution will be celebrating its centenary in just about three years. On September 4, 2016, LCC Bacolod will be launching its Philanthropic Development Office.

The annual conference highlighted talks by corporate executives including one of LCC’s alumni, former Cebu Lions Club District Governor, Mr. Manuel Piamonte Jr., whose talk was on “Spirituality and Stewardship in Philanthropy and Fundraising”.
Among the other speakers were Mr. Alfred Li, CEO of Tzu Chi Foundation Philippines and Mr. Philip N. Tan, President and CEO of Wellmade Motors Industrial.

LCC Bacolod PDO delegates with one of the speakers who happened to be an alumnus, Mr. Manuel Piamonte Jr. (5th from left)
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