DIVINE WORD COLLEGE OF
MINUTES OF CLASS 1970
MINI-GRAND REUNION MEETING
7, 2009 Meeting
Dr. Mauro Mondala, Jr. 74, Overall
Norlita Divina-Orpilla 71
Nieves de Guzman 71
Anselmo dela Cruz 72
Lolita Ventinilla 72
Marilyn Sarga-Mararac 73
Felipe Villanueva 74
Daniel Bosque 74
Cirila Gozon-Celeste 74
Alberto Abet Viernes 75
Members of the core group started
arriving at 5:00 P.M. and while waiting for
the others to arrive.
An early dinner courtesy of Mrs.
Norlita Divina-Orpilla and Mrs. Cirila Gozon-Celeste
The meeting commenced at 6:00 P.M.
and was presided by Dr. Mauro Mondala, Jr..
Mrs. Nieves Murillo-de Guzman read
the minutes of the past two (2) meetings,
December 13, 2008 and January 25, 2009,
respectively, and drew reactions,
deliberations and suggestions which further
improved the plan of actions for the grand
Fr. Alberto Abet Viernes joined
the organizing committee to represent his
He will contact his batchmates and
ask them to join the reunion.
With the inclusion of Class 75,
the grand reunion is now composed of six (6)
The body suggested and approved that
if and when the local members cannot produce
the P20,000.00 share in the contribution,
their foreign counterparts may compensate
for the shortage of funds.
It was also suggested that a bank
account be opened for foreign contributions
(c/o Mr. Johnny S. Soriano) and local
contributions (c/o Mr. Anselmo dela Cruz) to
facilitate the process of sending
contributions to the organization.
The agreement, however, is to open a
checking account in the names of Dr. Mauro
Mondala, Jr and Mr. Anselmo dela Cruz for
It was also agreed upon that on the
next meeting, each group will bring and
submit an initial contribution of P2,000.00
to open the checking account.
Class 74 will handle the
preparation and printing of souvenir
programs while Class 73 will handle the
preparation of invitations and the
proceeding of the program proper.
of ads for the souvenir program have started
and spearheaded by Class 75.
The prices of the ads are:
Inside back cover P2,500.00
Inside front cover P2,500.00
1 whole page
For US based ads (except for the back
and inside covers) - $50 for any ad
Collection of payments of ads shall
be centralized (c/o Mr. Anselmo dela Cruz)
but will be accounted separately.
The pledges for food and drinks will
be on the 2nd day of the event,
the 27th of December, because
dinner for the 1st day will be
Other matters tackled were:
A question was raised whether
classmates who did not graduate at DWCU can
be considered alumni to which the body
deliberated based on the definition of
alumni - a graduate of the institution.
But they may be invited as guests.
Prizes for the raffle drawing,
besides the 4/batch prizes agreed upon
during the first meeting, had been approved
and solicitation for the major prizes will
be chaired by Class 75:
- 2nd prize:
Television set (21)
Gas stove with LPG tank
- Consolation Prizes:
raffle drawing will be for everybody unless
winners waive their rights to receive their
prizes then another raffle will be drawn.
Class 75 will wear orange t-shirts
during the reunion.
Dr. Noel Obedoza, Class 70, will
replace Dr. Adelaida Serafica-Deogracias as
although Dr. Mondala has yet to inform him.
Each batch is asked to start
submitting pictures with captions to Dr.
Mondala who will prepare the power
The meeting was adjourned at 10:00
next meeting will be on the 18th
of April, same time and venue.
The agenda will be theme, collection,
project and budget for each committee.