Zoom parties have become the latest fashion trend during this difficult lockdown period. Dear old friends have not seen each other during this six-month “exile,” but thanks to Zoom, they are now able to see and communicate with one another, although virtually.
Society grand dame Nene Leonor recently celebrated her birthday via a floral-themed birthday celebration with 50 of her closest and dearest friends. After mass by Fr. Domie Guzman, three of Tita Nene’s closest and dearest friends former beauty queen, former Makati counselor, and businesswoman Nini Licaros, Villa Escudero’s Don Ado Escudero, and Milagros How each gave a touching message narrating their friendship with the celebrant.
Accompanied by a special merienda cena menu of roast beef sandwich, penne pasta Bolognese, chicken satay skewers, and a special Mango soleil mini birthday cake provided by Bizu, guests virtually celebrated this special natal day of one Manila’s gracious hosts.
In their brightest floral outfits, guests included former Makati Mayor Dr. Elenita Binay; Consuls Mellie Ablaza, Helen Ong and Fortune Ledesma; former ambassador Victor Garcia and wife Connie Guanzon-Garcia; Rosalind Wee; Johann Strauss Society of the Philippines President Olga Martel; Club Bulakeño founder Lydia Reyes.
Other guests were Chuchi Villar, Connie Haw, Linda Ley, Nympha Valencia, Yoli Ayson, Marivic Vasquez, Marieliese Evaristo, and a group of lovely ladies from the celebrant’s inner circle. Cheers to you Tita Nene! We love you!