Herrera commends Rotary Intl’s Golden Wheel awardees
Rotary International, a global humanitarian organization which aims “to advance goodwill and peace around the world,” has recently conferred its Golden Wheel Awards to outstanding individuals who best exemplify the Rotarian spirit of “Service Above Self” and the guiding principles of the Four-Way Test.
Recipients of the award included government officials like Senator Bong Go, Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, and Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission exec Greco Belgica, among others.
Health Secretary Francisco Duque received a special Golden Wheel award for his admirable inputs to the health sector.
Bagong Henerasyon (BH) Party-list Rep. Bernadette Herrera, district governor of the Rotary International District 3780, lauded all those who received the Golden Wheel and thanked them for their contributions to society.
She also expressed her gratitude to Go for personally attending and receiving the award. Go was nominated by the Rotary Club of Sta. Mesa through the initiative of Lieutenant Governor Robert Nazal.
“We are grateful and very appreciative to Senator Bong Go for devoting time from his very busy schedule to attend the awarding rites,” Herrera said.
The lawmaker noted how Go wowed the audience that night with his witty remarks and sense of humor.
“Aside from his charm that made us all awake and smile, the senator was able to update us on what he has been doing in the Upper Chamber, including the progress of some of his priority measures,” she said.
Others who received the Golden Wheel Award were Araneta Group CEO Jorge Leon-Araneta, GMA Kapuso Foundation EVP Luz Annalee Escudero-Catibog, ABS-CBN’s Jing” Castañeda-Velasco, Painter Romulo Galicano, SEA Games Gold Medalist in Karatedo Jamie Lim, Wellness Specialist and DZMM Teleradyo host Dra. Ma. Lourdes “Lulu” Marquez, and Chairman and CEO of SL Agritech Corp. Henry Lim Bon Liong.
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