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INM Banwa_Mo eNews Bulletin Contributors

Felimon"Monching"Jocson (INM Banwa_Mo: Virginia-USA Cyberzone)

Businessman-Sportsman and Sugar Planter from Bacolod City is the Chairman: Membership Committee of the Association of Ilonggos-Metropolitan Washington D.C.(AIM) Inc.. He is the owner-operator of Excel Auto Parts, Supply and Colision/Repair Shop in Virginia and also Limousine Rental Service in the Metro Washington DC area.

Nestor Ortiz Sulpico (INM Banwa_Mo: NewYork-USA Cyberzone)          

The humble ilonggo who gained international fame by returning rare black pearls worth about $70,000 left by passenger in his taxi cab in New York City last year.

Dubbed by the American mainstrean media as the "Honest Cab Driver of New York" and in the Philippines as "Bagong Bayani ng Pilipinas" , Nestor of Leganes, Iloilo made all Filipinos proud and "Taas nuo" to the whole world at the time when we needed it most.

BGen. Michelangelo H. Siscar-PAF(AFP) (INM Banwa_Mo: MetroManila-Phil. Cyberzone)

"Michael" is the first Editorial Board Chairman of the Armed Forces of the Phil.(AFP) Website. Presently, he is the Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications Electronics and Information Systems (J6) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

He was trained in the US (Signal Corps) in all communications equipment used in aircraft. He was also commander of the 1st Signal Long Lines Battalion of the AFP for three years, holder of three Masters’ degrees and he will be graduating this year with a Ph.D. in Public Administration from UP Diliman.
Segunda N. del Mar (INM Banwa_Mo: WashDC-USA Cyberzone)               

An AARP-member and a housewife, is a retired Middle School Teacher in South West Washington D.C.

Ricardo "Ric" A. Quililing (INM Banwa_Mo: DumagueteCity-Phil. Cyberzone)

A graduate from Siliman University, is a successful merchant and businessman in the City of Dumaguete, Negros Oriental.

Benjie Estuche (INM Banwa_Mo: Philadelphia-USA Cyberzone)                 

A Political Commentator and Biblical Analyst was the former Editor/Publisher of the Iloilo's Truth Forum and fearless Radio Broadcaster of DYRI Radio Agong in Iloilo. He was a member of the Panay Peace Monitoring Council right after EDSA-I to oversee the truce between GRP and NDF armed components; the AFP and the NPA respectively.

Presently, he is the active and popular columnist of OFF-TANGENT at http://MyPinoyWorld.com. His first venture in Book publication titled "Angel with one Wing" a novel about Pinoy Expats shall be ready for launching very soon.

Jamimah Yazmine Estuche (INM Banwa_Mo: OklahomaCity-USA Cyberzone)  

"Jamie Baby"  is a young student of History and active in amateur journalism.

Perry Diaz (INM Banwa_Mo: SacramentoCa-USA Cyberzone)                 

"Perry"  a successful  Realtor, Businessman and Columnist,  served as Commissioner of the Sacramento Human Rights and Fair Housing Commission in California. He is presently the Editor of BALITA-USA an eNews Bulletin with about 3000 readership.

Jose Paluay Dacudao, M.D. (INM Banwa_Mo: NorthernMindanao-Phil. Cyberzone)  

Dr. "Joey" whose roots came from Silay in Negros Occidental is a Neurosurgeon Practicing in Butuan City. He is the National President of Save our Languages thru Federalism Foundation, Inc. or (SOLFED).

Nathanael "Nat" Gerochi Duenas (INM Banwa_Mo: SanFranciscoCa-USA Cyberzone)  

He has a short stint in the AFP as Special Task Force supervisor in middle 1980's assigned to combat fraud and international money laundering. Architect "Nat" helped organized Katilingban sa Kaayuhan sang Komonidad (KKK) that eventually ignited the spark that earned Pavia in Iloilo as the site for the Regional Industrial Center in the Western Visayas area under the able leadership of the late Mayor Felix "Jun" Gorriceta, Jr.

Guillermo Gomez Rivera (INM Banwa_Mo: FilHispano Group Cyberzone)

Don Guillermo Gomez Rivera whose family comes from Dingle and Calinog in Iloilo is also related to the famous old Sino-Hispano families of Molo, Iloilo City and Negros Occidental. He is the author of HILIGAYNON HARVEST (Filipino Heritage Encyclopedia, Vol. 6). This former member of the 1971-73 Phil. Constitutional Convention-- National Language Committee was acclaimed-- Laureled Prince of Ylongo Poetry in 1977.







On April 16, 1993 at The Residence Hotel along Gen. Luna Street in Iloilo City the following were elected as the Interim Set of Officers and the creation of the different Committees, Schedule of Activities and PROGRAMME for the "First Araneta Family Grand Reunion" were finalized.

P r e s i d e n t : Rodolfo "Dinggol" Araneta Divinagracia
Executive Vice President : Jose "Pepe" Gustilo Sanson
Vice Pres. External Affairs: Pablito "Pabs" Valera Araneta
Vice Pres. Internal Affairs: Rebecca "Becay" Araneta-de Leon
S e c r e t a r y : Consuelo "Day Ling" Araneta-Corteza
T r e a s u r e r : Trinidad "Booday" Tirador Tionko
A u d i t o r : Concepcion "Pinky" Layson-Rojo
Business Manager : Pilar "Peachy" Yulo-Deles
Public Relations Officer : Jose Alfonso "Jojo" Hallares
Peace Courtesy Officer : Raymund Macalalag Montelibano
For Iloilo City & Panay:
*Jose Alfonso "Jojo" D. Hallares
*Cecile Campos-Jarantilla
*Dr. Joebert Ganzon Sanson
For Bacolod/Bago Cities & Negros:
*Gloria Araneta-Esteban
*Dr. Samson Araneta Gonzaga
*Angel "AA" Aldeguer Araneta
For Metro Manila & Luzon:
*Marcia Araneta-Regala
*Suzanne Araneta-Ledesma
*Cecile Araneta-Cacho
A D V I S E R S:
Iloilo City and Panay: Eva Araneta-Serra
Bacolod/Bago Cities and Negros: Sylvia Araneta-Torres
Metro Manila and Luzon: Antonio "ToneyPet" Araneta

TO VIEW "ARANETA CLAN IN CYBERSPACE"...Click! at:                                                                                    http://TheAranetaClan.blogspot.com


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THE ASSOCIATION OF ILONGGOS OF METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON D.C. (AIM) INC. (Duly Elected Set of Officers for the Year 2004 to 2006 during Election held on Jan. 17, 2004  at Oxon Hill in Maryland-USA

  •  President -Zenaida "Zeny" Alimon-Tabligan   
  •  Executive Vice-President -Rodolfo "Dinggol" A. Divinagracia 
  •  Vice Pres. for Internal Affairs -Madilyn "Neneng" Jaro-Hamilton   
  •  Vice Pres. for External Affairs -Atty. Pearl Garganera-Gauzon      
  •  Secretary  -Maria Luz "Marilu" Sabido de Araneta
  •  Asst. Secretary  -Les Mallorca-Digamon
  •  Treasurer  -Rica Sola
  •  Asst. Treasurer  -Mercedita "Merci" Acap-Pineda
  •  Auditor  -Melinda "Melin" B. Quizan
  •  Business Manager  -Ma. Lina A. Divinagracia
  •  Asst. Business Manager  -Jocelyn "Cute" Araujo
  •  Membership Director  -Rochelle G. Lopez
  •  Asst. Membership Director & Chairman:Membership Committee-Felimon "Monching" Jocson  
  •  Public Relations Officer  -Marichi Belzarina Sian
  •  Sergeant-at-Arms -Pio J. Octaviano
  •  Sergeant-at-Arms -Jesus "Jess" Villarosa
  •  Thelma Ninonuevo-Billy
  •  Nestor C. Camina
  •  Rafael "Paeng" Fial
  •  Clarita "Claire" Jabonilla-Huntington
  •  Rawlein "Rawley" Soberano
  •  Jesus "Jess" Lopez
  •  Vicente "VicPaul" Layson Guevara
  • Emma Togonon-Dacquel, M.D.
  • Jose "Joe" Guevara Burgos

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