Club Tarlakenian USA (CTUSA) will hold its induction of officers and 30th anniversary celebration on February 19, 2011, starting at 6 p.m., at the Quiet Cannon in Montebello, California. Invited as guest of honor and speaker is Consul General Mary Jo Aragon. Vice Mayor Noel Antonio of the municipality of Sta. Ignacia in Tarlac, will lead the installation of the newly elected officers.
CTUSA is an association of Filipinos in the United States of America all of whom hail from the province of Tarlac. It was organized way back in 1971 and had annual eventsÂ since then.Â CTUSA is governed by a Board of 11 Directors who meet regularly and tackle the reports of the executive officers from the President down to the Auditor.Â The officers in turn regularly apprise all members about the clubâ€™s events, activities, and financial standing via a news letter issued quarterly.Â At present, the club takes pride in having a total of 256 family members all permanently residing in the United States of America.
CTUSA also manages a Scholarship Program, whose current beneficiaries are classified as poor but deserving students and are residents of the Province of Tarlac.Â Its incoming leadership intends to embark on charitable and civic projects in the coming years, projects that particularly deliver great impact on the greatest number of people.
Incoming President Tessie Manalang-Stender announced the officer to be inducted as follows:Â Luz Alacar, Maritoni Aragon, Benjie Balingit, Irene Barba, Ricardo Catli, Elsa Estacio, Benny Mungcal, Norma Nino, and Henry Ong as Members of Board of Directors; and the executive officers:Â Tessie M-Stender, President, Armi Matias del Villar, Vice President, Annabelle M. Espinosa and Myla Tiru Bautista as Secretary and Assistant Secretary, respectively, Linda Timbol and Cheody Fortunato as Treasurer and Asst. Treasurer, respectively, Cora Matias and Lydia McMillan as Public Relations Officers, and Hermin Villafuerte as Auditor.
For more information please contact Mrs. Tessie Manalang -Â Stender at (818) 239 â€“ 9185 and Annabelle “eng” Espinosa at (818) 916 – 9588.