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Linking Tiaong, Philippines

In a first for our club on 23 August 2004 we signed a sister club agreement with the Rotary Club of Tiaong in Quezon Province, Philippines District 3820.  It was a fitting gesture for our Rotary Centennial Year and followed a Friendship Exchange visit when one of our members, PP Reg Emmett and his wife, Annette, were part of a Friendship Exchange team visiting District 3820 last May.

PP Noguera (Nogi) Felino visited Hobart for a special meeting at which the agreement was signed in the present of our District Governor  Muriel Heron.

Here Nogi (left) is cementing the relationship with Secretary PP Glen Woolley and President Dick Shoobridge.  Nogi presented a banner and plaques in honour of the occasion and it is hoped that this will be the start of a lasting fruitful relationship between our Clubs

Tiaong centre

The Rotary Club of Tiaong have built this centre for mute and underprivileged children in Tiaong.

Friendship group

The Rotary Club of Tiaong with the Friendship Exchange group from District 9830, May 2004