It’s been German Moreno’s ardent and longtime dream to have a “Walk of Fame” (similar to that in Hollywood, California) installed in Quezon City, which has also been christened as “City of Stars.”
This was finally realized with the launch of the “Walk of Fame” last Sunday.
[caption id="attachment_116831" align="alignleft" width="270"] FROM LEFT: Oscar Oyda, Jun Veneracion, Arnold Clavio, German Moreno, Chino Gaston, QC Mayor Herbert Bautista, Nathaniel Cruz and Chef Boy Logro[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_116830" align="alignleft" width="270"] GERMAN MORENO with (from left) GMA SVP for Entertainment TV Lilybeth G. Rasonable, Gloria Romero, Vice Mayor Isko Moreno and GMA VP for Entertainment TV Marivin T. Arayata[/caption]
Located along Edsa and Timog Avenue surrounding the GMA Network Center, the “Walk of Fame” serves as another milestone in the history of the local entertainment industry.
Kuya Germs is thankful to GMA Network Chairman and CEO Atty. Felipe L. Gozon for helping make the launch possible.
“I am proud to finally have this ‘Walk of Fame’ dahil dito lang natin mapapadama sa mga artista ’yung importansya at kontribusyong nagawa nila para sa Network. I feel complete na lahat ay nag-cooperate para sa event na ito dahil hindi magiging successful ang project na ito kung walang pagtutulungan,” said Kuya Germs.
The event was graced by Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III, Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista and Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno.
Also present at the launch were GMA SVP for Entertainment TV Lilybeth G. Rasonable, GMA First Vice President for Program Support Regie C. Bautista, GMA VP for Entertainment TV Marivin T. Arayata, GMA VP for Program Management Jose Mari R. Abacan, GMA SVP for Alternative Productions Gigi Santiago-Lara, GMA AVP for Talk, Magazines, Musical, Reality Productions and TV Specials Darling P. De Jesus, GMA AVP for Drama Cheryl Ching-Sy, GMA AVP for Corporate Affairs Teresa L. Pacis, GMA Senior Program Manager for Entertainment TV Bang U. Arespacochaga, and GMA Program Manager for Entertainment TV Ali Nokom-Dedicatoria.
It was also attended by veteran actresses Gloria Romero, Pilita Corrales, Aljur Abrenica, Louise delos Reyes, Mark Herras, Yasmien Kurdi, LJ Reyes, Julie Anne San Jose, Kristoffer Martin, Derrick Monasterio, Barbie Forteza, Bela Padilla, Bea Binene, Max Collins, Rafael Rosell, Glaiza de Castro, Rochelle Pangilinan, Mona Louise Rey, Jonalyn Viray, Kyla, Jay R, Mark Bautista, Chef Boy Logro, Manilyn Reynes, Angelu de Leon, Mark Anthony Fernandez, Gabby Eigenmann, Raymond Bagatsing, Ricky Davao, Anjo Yllana and Wally Bayola.
Also present were GMA News and Public Affairs personalities Arnold Clavio, Sandra Aguinaldo, Raffy Tima, Mariz Umali, Oscar Oyda, Mark Salazar, Jun Veneracion, Chino Gaston and Nathaniel Cruz.
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Stage Director Also A Top-Notch Educator
[caption id="attachment_116837" align="alignleft" width="194"] ANTON BROAS[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_116836" align="alignleft" width="170"] DR. ROGER POLO TONG-AN[/caption]
Anton Broas is a man of many achievements.
He was the overall stage director of the first Miss Beauche International finals held last December at Solaire Resorts and Casino.
Anton was in talk recently with the entertainment press to direct one of its two special events for the Golden Screen awards.
More, Anton owns several branches/ kiosks of Beauche International.
Beauche International has over a hundred branches nationwide. It recently opened its first branch in Madrid, Spain.
A registered nurse, it’s not surprising that Anton would team up with Dr. Roger Polo Tong-An, the founder and president of St. Louis Review Center (SLRC). Dr. Tong-An is also the current and newly elected president of the Philippine Nurses Association.
Anton owns five of the 28 SLRC branches, mostly in Luzon. He plans to add more.
Last week, SLRC had cause to celebrate as 11 of the Top 10 topnotchers (with multiple ties) for Licensure Examination for Teachers held last Jan. 26 were review students from SLRC.
Heading the list are Eduard A. Pagtulon-An of Central Mindanao University and Daisy B. Reyes of Xavier University who tied for the No. 1 slot. Occupying Top 2 is Zarina I. Villadolid from the University of the Philippines Diliman.
Top 4 is Shaunell Mary Y. Josol of Bukidnon State College Malaybalay; Top 6 is Joanne D. Dacera of University of the Philippines Diliman; Top 7 is also a tie with Abygail Mae P. Dalipe and Julaila B. Ogwon both from University of Mindanao Davao City; Top 8 is Romel T. Gumobao also from the University of Mindanao Davao City. Top 9 is a three-way tie for Katrina Quelyn U. Lamboson of the University of Saint La Salle, Albert P. Bayawa II of Saint Louis University and Zaidi P. Ong of the University of the Philippines Mindanao.
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[caption id="attachment_116840" align="aligncenter" width="504"] PHOTO taken during the recent 21st Foundation Day of Hotel Sogo shows the officers and those honored with awards: Masipag of the Year Awardees; Ariel Gilba and family, Rico Masinas and family and Jet Magallanes and family; the Masipag Employee of the Year Nominees: Novie Paragas, Froilan Doming, Rhea Mangado and Jeanefe Palicpic; the Masipag Officers of the Year: Arnel Banas, Jovanie Federiz, Melanie Sampang and Emmanuel Alday[/caption]
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