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By:  Beng Frost

The Tamaraw Seniors Club held its 7th Annual Thanksgiving Gala at St. Vladimir’s Ukrainian Cultural Centre on October 17, 2011.
Over 250 tickets were given away free to many seniors from around Calgary.  The guests were treated to a sumptuous buffet catered by Sumo Restaurant. Music was provided by Mr. Fred Sayson of IDM DJ Services.

The theme of the event was “Tamaraw Seniors Got Talent”, which showcased the different talent of the Tamaraw Seniors members from singing, dancing, and acting. Members of the Philippine Cultural Centre Foundation (PCCF) headed by its President, Clem Tigley, were among the guests, who provided special dance numbers and a magic show presented by husband and wife team, Resty and Jovita Saquibal. The entertainment was well received by everybody. The event also made John Karmis the lucky winner of the 50-50 draw.

President Frank Tigley thanked all the officers, members, volunteers and guests of the event, particularly the Chairperson, Letty Macalam and Asst. Chairperson, Josie Ramlal, who both got an award for their valuable support to the Tamaraw Seniors Club. Other awardees were Emilio Zurbano, Erlinda Zurbano and Teresita Velasco.  The guests enjoyed the night and danced until past 12 midnight.

President Frank Tigley announced the 8th Annual Thanksgiving Gala Night will highlight the Grand Finals of the Senior Singing Idol Season 3. The date has been set for October 13, 2012 at St. Vladimir’s Cultural Centre.  The Senior Singing Idol Season 3 monthly contests will start on January 22nd, 2012, with the venue to be announced. The contest is open for all seniors aged 55 and above at the time of registration. For more information about the contest details, please contact the event Chairperson Beng Frost at 403 – 217 – 9369, Asst. Chairperson Virgie Villa, at 403 – 226 – 6395, or President Frank Tigley, 403 – 272 – 2967. Registration Forms, Contest Rules and Guidelines will be available in the Tamaraw Seniors Club Facebook.

Also, the Tamaraw Seniors Club is pleased to announce that its 2011 membership has reached its targeted goal of 100 members.


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