Family members joined the celebration…
For the first time, with her family members who fully involved and engaged in the ceremony, Zeny Calimlim was proclaimed and crowned as the 2016 OFSAM Mother of the Year.
Zeny Calimlim, also crowned as Mrs. Luzon Manitoba during the MaCCFA’s 2014 Yolanda Fund Raising Beauty Pageant, was joined by the members of her family and the officers and members of the Original Filipino Senior Association of Manitoba (OFSAM) during the annual celebration honoring our mothers and grandmothers held recently at Eaton Hall, Marlborough Hotel.
Emceed by Rod E. Cantiveros, FJ co-publisher and past president of MaCCFA, and member of OFSAM, the program went truly a family affair, making the event as a memorable celebration honoring our mothers.
The ceremony included: sash, Letty Antonio, OFSAM president and MaCCFA president escorted by Tony Antonio, immediate past president of OFSAM and treasurer of MaCCFA; corsage, Van Francis and Alodia Escubio; Bouquets of flowers and roses, Joel and Irma Quintos; Renz and Divina Banag; Joselito & Irene Doon; trophy, Hilda & Perry Dayanghirang; Plaque of Recognition, Jovita Miranda Tagumpay and Cesar Fronda; gift-giving by Twins-Ronan & Vanessa Quintos, Cheska & Dea Escubio, Bernard Banag & Joirene Doon, Kyle & Chloe Dayanghirang; gifts from OFSAM officers and members; and from FILCASA officers and members.Poem offering by Mercie Cuaresma, Canada and Philippine National Anthem, Gloria Agravante; song by Glen Nhoho. Closing remark by Tony Antonio, OFSAM adviser.