Environmental Awareness - May'09

In this pictorial article, Willie Vergara'67

shows how residents can promote the eco-

friendliness and beauty of their community.


 Click for "Membership Dues Paid"

      (as of 5-28-09, by Treasurer Edsel Arceo)


              Supporting Manny

"The National Fist" by Angela Garbes

 **  Updt 5/03: Pacquiao KO2 Hatton **

Let's hear it for the Pacman!! Fights Sat. 5-02-09 for IBO title in LV. See YouTube video clips and "Many Faces of Manny".


           * TRAVEL ADVISORY *

PAL round-trip airfare; 3 nights 5-star Dusit  Thani Hotel; Malacanang Palace tour with

audience/photo-op with Pres. GMA; tour of

Manila and provincial tourist spot; cultural show; etc. Interested? Check out package provided by RP Usec. Rolly Reyes'66.     


UPLB Brods enjoy their adventure at Lake Caliraya for Sem-Ender'09. "Survivor"-like,

no electricity/no girls - but great escapade!


Miguel "Migs" Alo, UP Diliman GP '06-'08,

stops his opponent in the 1st round in his first professional fight in MMA. Migs' dad is

Gerard, UPD'72 ,who has 4 UP Betan sons

in Dil. and LB.  5 CHEERS to Alo Brods!!!!!

  Environmental Awareness - Apr'09

Johnny Regadio'66, a professional forester, after 23 years living in the US finally takes his 1st trip to the majestic Avenue of the Giants with Brods Rene deR and NolB. 


Introducing Dr. Eufemio "Dong" Rasco, Jr., '67 PhD: UPLB magna cum laude, a Cornell U-educated plant breeder, TOYM awardee and dean at UP Mindanao.


Chuckle (or lament?) a bit at this UP Alumni Assn. tv commercial, "Riles". It bags the gold at the Diwa advertising awards public service category. In You Tube, this was made by Lyle Sacris'94.

UPLB Betan vaqueros give an exhibition

at the UP Los Banos Centennial Rodeo.

Brods Freddy Fajardo, Ben Manalo, Art Villamor & Tony Zuniega lasso and cast down the animal at the corral.


Prayers and Cheers for our brothers - Dr. Jose Agulto'63 and Atty. Napoleon Gatmaytan'82.  In our hearts, Betans never ever die. They live forever in us.


3rd Tito de Santos Memorial Medical

and Medical Mission in Davao City on Feb. 20-21 is continued by the UP

SoCal Chapter with the loving support

of Viching de Santos & Family.


Reprise: Orly Pena'48, President/CEO and a mgmt. development specialist, delivers his inspirational speech at the 56th anniversary of the UP Beta Sigma.

 Environmental Awareness - Mar'09

Bernie Bacosa'71 describes his trip with

wife Nancy to Yosemite National Park and

offers tips on lodging accommodations and

how to optimize your photo experience.


Cesar "Yay" Topacio'77 is now the "Big

"Kahuna" - promoted as General Mgr. of

the Waikele Premium Outlets, Waipalu,

Hawaii- as Sacramento Brods celebrate.


Two alumni artists from UP College of Fine Arts, Pablo "Adi" Santos'62 and Jess Abrera'64, join to save Mt.Makiling


Ruben Pascual'76 takes his oath as the

newly elected President of the UP Beta

Sigma Fraternity Alumni Assn. Inc. for

2009-10 at Club Filipino on Jan. 30, '09.



5th Flor Pagador Memorial Bowling for Charity is successfully staged by

UP SoCal Chapter with the Pagador Family at Glendale, CA Jan 31,'09.


  Environmental Awareness - Feb'09

Ms. Rose Veridiano, guest writer, talks on

the breathtaking exhibits at the "greenest" museum - the Calif. Academy of Sciences in SF, among them the Phil. Coral Reef.  


 "The Magnificent Seven" (of BBB)

 7 UPLB Brods receive scholarship from

 Big Brothers' Bounty for 2nd semester.


Rolly Reyes'66, Chairman and Pres. of

the People's Television Network, Inc., is

praised for his efficient fiscal and work management.  A government reformer and crusader, he's a Betan crusader,too.


"Huli man daw at magaling..."-- more

  Betan Christmas parties.  UP Visayas

  and Melbourne, Australia Chapter say

 it's never too late to share with us their

 2008  Family Day and  Christmas Party

 festivities  and pictures.  Allright mate!


  Environmental Awareness - Jan'09

  Popoy Castaneda'55 writes "Trouble in

 Paradise: The End of the Coral Reefs"  as  global warming destroys the most beautiful and productive of marine eco-systems, esp. the warm water corals. 


UP NorCal Chapter celebrates with lots

of gusto and flair its biggest Christmas

Party yet setting records for attendance. It's just a prelude and rehearsal for the Grandest Reunion & Frat Ball in May'09!


Vic Battad'68 is inducted GP of the new

British Columbia Chapter at its Ch'stmas Party at Grouse Inn in North Vancouver.


Pio Acampado'50, in his conceptual

paper, is in response to the call for

action for our alumni to respond to the challenge of helping the country.