International humanitarian service fraternity and sorority, Alpha Kappa Rho celebrated its 6th year anniversary in Kuwait bearing the theme, ‘Skeptron professionalism in character, action and in person’. The event marked its celebration with the official induction of its new set of officers and ceremonial hand-over’s of duties and responsibilities. Charges D’ Affaires Atty. Raul Dado and spouse with Labor Attaché Atty. Cesar Chavez graced the occasion.
Donsin Doctor led the group to an invocation followed by preamble by Franklein Resoles. Welcome remarks was delivered by Edgar de la Cruz and brief history of the group by Antonio Consuelo. CDA Atty. Dado was then called to officially induct the new set of officers followed by the hand over and presentation of office that included symbolic paddle, AKP constitution and bylaws, AKP registration certificates and sash of authorities to Alpha , Kappa and Rho chapters.
Newly inducted Grand Skeptron Rod Agcaoili gave a brief speech to thank everyone. CDA Dado and Labor Attached Chavez were also requested to give brief inspirational messages to mark the occasion. Certificates of membership, recognitions and appreciation were awarded followed by a sumptuous dinner for everyone.
Skpetron has been actively involved with provision of assistance and support to the Filipino community in Kuwait in particular distressed workers sheltered at Filipino Workers Resource Center or shelter.
AKP Kuwait Council of Officers for 2014 to 2016 are Grand Skeptron- Rodrigo Agcaoili, VGS Alpha Chapter – Donsin Doctor, VGS Kappa – Edgar de La Cruz, VGS Rho – Franklin Roselos, Master Keeper of Scrolls – Glenn Parungao, Master Custordian of Wealth – Howard Hasinas, Master Examiner of Accounts – Marvin Dayawon, PRO – Roderick Edjao, Master of Whip (Alpha) – Lyle Colina, Master of Whip (Kappa) – Chris Ramirez, Master of Whip (Rho) – Richard Cabrera, Master Sgt. at Arms (Alpha) – Melvin Maputi, Master Sgt. at Arms (Kappa) – Richard Sombon, Master Sgt. At Arms (Rho) – Reden Gumarao. AVP Kuwait Advisory Committee Members are: Senior Adviser – Renato Bermillo, PGS Georrge Retuya, IPGS Arlene Valencia, PVGS Anotnio Consuelo, PVGS Roberto Blanquera Sorority Chairperson – Roces Avilla II.
By Ricky Laxa