Zonta PP Mary Usman’s lively birthday PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 09 July 2011 12:23

The Zonta Club of Zamboanga City, one of the city’s active all women civic organization, honor the birthday of its past president Mary Usman with a sumptuous merienda-cena at the Zonta’s Ayudahan Center in Canelar last July 2, 2011. It is the tradition of the club to honor every first Saturday birthday celebrator of the month at the same time has its monthly meeting.

Mary was one of the most dynamic past presidents of the club. A big credit goes to her for raising funds for the large scale renovation of the Ayudahan Center. This has served as learning and training venue for the poor communities of the city especially the women sector.

It was a fun afternoon headed by current energetic Zonta President Rowena Tan. The food was catered by Mary’s favorite restaurant Lotus of Grand Astoria Hotel. Mary blew her birthday candles and made her birthday wish after the group sang her a birthday song.

Those who greeted her the best, good health and more blessings to come were PP Dr. Mila Fernandez, PP Chit Ong, PP Dr. Bernie Santiago, PP Dr. Cely Tan, VP Nene Torres, Treasurer Evelyn Balbon, members Rita Ong and Syra Ong, and this writer. New members Fatima Bagis of Metro Bank and Rosella Tan were also welcomed to the club.