BALANGA CITY: Members of 17 bands belonging to the Bataan Musicians Society staged a concert here for the victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda in Leyte and Samar.
Event organizer Alan Bulan of HOM Acoustics said the concert, which carried the “Himig ng Pagbangon at Pag-asa,” was held in coordination with the Calero Bar in Balanga City.
“Kahit sa maliit na paraan ay gusto naming makatulong sa nagdurusa nating mga kababayan [Even in a small way, we want to help our suffering countrymen],” Bulan said.
“All the collections went to victims of the killer typhoon,” said Bulan. The concert raised P18,500.
“It was a success!” said Khris-topper Samaniego, another officer of the musicians group.
“We turned this amount plus 16 sacks of used clothes and canned goods that our members collected direct to the provincial office of the Department of Social Welfare and Development.”
The Bataan Musicians Society has 12 officers and more than 80 members.
Ernie B. Esconde