The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Manila Chapter, one of PRC's pioneer branches, celebrated the premiere humanitarian organization's 75th anniversary through a gala that showed the role played by PRC in shaping the country's history.

Sen. Dick Gordon and Gov. Baby Ortiz
Sen. Dick Gordon and Gov. Baby Ortiz

Held at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, the event was attended by donors, volunteers, staff, and public officials. It was one among a series of events to be held this year in celebration of PRC's 75th anniversary.

PRC Chairman and CEO, Senator Richard Gordon, in his inspirational message, called on all Red Cross volunteers and staff to aim high, take heart, be active, and be leaders in the Red Cross.

Srilankan Ambassador Julie Chung, Sen. Gordon, New Zealand Ambassador Peter Kell, Canadian Ambassador Peter McArthur
Srilankan Ambassador Julie Chung, Sen. Gordon, New Zealand Ambassador Peter Kell, Canadian Ambassador Peter McArthur

Senator Cynthia Villar, one of the principal guests, commended PRC for being almost always the first organization to respond to emergencies and disasters. She said that this is what makes the premier humanitarian organization stand out.

The public figures who gave video or live messages at the event were President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr., Vice President-elect Sara Duterte, Supreme Court Chief Justice Alexander Gesmundo, former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno, and Congressman Amado Bagatsing.

Ryle Baile, Darius Razon, Sen. Cynthia Villar, Jessie Maloles, Gov. Ortiz
Ryle Baile, Darius Razon, Sen. Cynthia Villar, Jessie Maloles, Gov. Ortiz

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Congrats to Events Chair!

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The 50th birthday of Mags Cue was a well-attended party – a wonderful celebration of life and love with Mags' family and friends at Pardon My French in Jupiter, Makati. A hundred guests were present, and were served with the finest wine and set up.

Gov. Ortiz, Sen. Villar Chairwoman Nona Ricafort
Gov. Ortiz, Sen. Villar Chairwoman Nona Ricafort

The Great Gatsby was the theme of the party and guests came in their gatsby attire complete with feathers and pearls born out of the fabulous and flashy 1920's. Decorations with center pieces were made with ostrich feathers and a fresh combination of different flowers in a golden stand by Jay Eleria. The event was hosted by Rica Peralejo, the invocation was led by Cory Quirino and Johnny Litton was the one who proposed a toast and gave his meaningful message.

To keep the party alive and kicking two live Bands back to back grooving from Manila Sound Band and The Plug were simultaneously playing to the party.

Happy Birthday Mags and more celebrations!

Thelma Gana, Letty Hahn, Nenuca Blardoni
Thelma Gana, Letty Hahn, Nenuca Blardoni


Carol Entote and Chuck Gueco
Carol Entote and Chuck Gueco


Bo Muralla
Bo Muralla

 Eimee Cragun
Eimee Cragun


Mags Cue
Mags Cue


Carolyn Tan, Grace Gobing and Eni Alba
Carolyn Tan, Grace Gobing and Eni Alba


Earl Villarosa, Cecille Asprec, Roselle Rebano, Irene Montemayor, Ruby Chua, Elsie Pascua, Ofelia Wadle, Brenda Bgo, Maru Go,Ayna Ong and Miles Atipuesto
Earl Villarosa, Cecille Asprec, Roselle Rebano, Irene Montemayor, Ruby Chua, Elsie Pascua, Ofelia Wadle, Brenda Bgo, Maru Go,Ayna Ong and Miles Atipuesto


Jude Cue, Nikka Cue, Shana Cue, Vanessa Sy and Lyn Cue
Jude Cue, Nikka Cue, Shana Cue, Vanessa Sy and Lyn Cue


 Rica Peralejo and Mags Cue
Rica Peralejo and Mags Cue


Hi Society and Elsie Pascua
Hi Society and Elsie Pascua

Udi Cue, Finn Cue, Baste Cue and Ugo Cue with Mister International Philippines 2022 delegate, Andrei Cue
Udi Cue, Finn Cue, Baste Cue and Ugo Cue with Mister International Philippines 2022 delegate, Andrei Cue


 Albert Andrada, Chrystal Jacinto, Ofelia Wadle, Irene Montenayor, Elsie Pascua
Albert Andrada, Chrystal Jacinto, Ofelia Wadle, Irene Montenayor, Elsie Pascua