Remembering Old UP

Dr. Ted Topacio'49 muses on his studies

at CVM from WWII Manila to early Diliman.

Mother Chapter website


Coming Home, Part2

Rey Bello'69, DVM, coming home from a

long stint in Oman, writes about the nostal-

gic reunion of 60's-80's brods at the newest

resto-bar, Gulp Club, of Brod Caloy Agulto

with the San Mig and frat stories flowing.

U.P. Beta Sigma Northern California

28th Anniversary Celebrations

 May 28-30 Memorial Day weekend


Ding Navarro'63 and Dopoy Garcia'73b,

two UP Betans 10 years apart, are "gone but not forgotten". Their spirit and memo- ries live on. *Click on pics or >> IM Menu


UPBSF, Inc. Pacquiao-Mosley Project

For the 2nd time, the UP Beta Sigma suc-

cessfully sponsors the PPV event bringing

the brothers closer together, writes Rupert Ambil II, and financial gain as well. Watch out for 3rd: Pacquiao-Marquez III, Nov. 12.

Tabets at the University Hotel

Dr. Noli Nolasco, DVM & Prof. Joe Lalas

get a welcome treat with the residents and

alumni May 1 over SanMig light and lots of

food and pulutan. Noli was also attending his golden HS class reunion in Sorsogon.

A Meeting of the Minds

Dr. Mag Albarracin, Jr.'53 calls meeting

to strengthen our fraternity's involvement in UP governance structure and alumni assn.


Hallelujah for two Betan Pastors!!

Rod Reyes'71 in Calif. and Paul Chua'73

in Makati with Church for the Nations have

fellowship with UP SoCal. *Also Medical News in LA: MandoE and JeanO surgeries.


The Pilgrimage (or "The Betan Escapade

at Hec's Bukidnon Farm") by Ed Rivera'68

is a 5-day adventure of more than 10 brods

Feb 21-25 of non-stop drinks, pulutan and

frat tales plus a zip ride at Dahilayan Zone

and white water experience at CDO River.

UP Mindanao Beta Sigma in Tatak 2011

UPD'69A Panzer throws 42nd anniversary

bash at Boyet Fernandez' in Antipolo Hills.


 UP Mindanao Beta Sigma and Sigma

Beta Sponsor Medical-Dental Mission,

turnover of UPMin Infirmary- Betan Clinic.

UP Baguio Beta Sigma: b2b projects

Baguio Beans resident brods sponsor two

back-to-back worthy projects: Outreach 

for kids at daycare center with food, games and dance prize Feb 21; Fireworks at UP Baguio.Golden Jubilee Launching Feb 15.

A Quick Stopover in Seoul, Korea

After UPLB 101010 Jubilee in Oct., Willie

Vergara'67 makes use of a 13-hr stopover

at Incheon Airport by joining a tour. Some

highlights: Gyeongbok Palace, Nat'l. Folk Musuem, dining/shopping downtown Seoul.


5th Tito de Santos Med/Dental Mission

UP SoCal headed by GP Edsel Arceo'73

serves 2500 medical/120 dental patients;

free medicines, eyeglasses, bottled H2O,

etc. in Diliman Barangay Feb 13. Betan

MDs and alumni donate services/drugs.

UP Los Banos Beta Sigma, in honor of

Dr. Dario Sabularse'65, launches Blood 

Drive with PNRC and 45 donors Feb. 16.


UPBSF, Inc. with Pres. Rene de Rueda'64 holds its 2011 Board Induction on Jan. 27. UPLBBSFAA with Pres.Joselito Tetangco '82 holds Gen. Assembly Meeting Jan. 29.


Betans Win in Alabang GC Mango Tee

Gilbert Joven'66 & Julius Cada'69 win  prestigious 27th Alabang GC Mango Tee Class B with aggregate 81-70 score. Mel

Rosales'62 & Tony Panajon'67 played.


UP SoCal stages the 7th "Flor Pagador

Memorial" Bowling for Charity at Jewel

City Bowl in Glendale, Calif.on Jan. 29 in honor of Brod Flor and to raise funds for its UP scholarship and the 5th TDS Medical

and Dental Mission in Diliman on Feb. 13


UP Los Banos Beta Sigma marks 37th

anniversary of Operation Big Brother (OBB)

by treating children from LB barangays to

free meals, games, shows and Christmas

presents on Dec. 18. Later, the BBB scho-

larship grants are awarded to the residents.

UP NorCal Revs Up Fratball Preps   

It's this May 28-30 Memorial Day holiday

in SF with new GP Gerry Abenes'66.


UP Baguio Beta Sigma Fireworks '10

The UP Baguio Betans sponsor again the

fireworks display in Pasiklaban on Dec 17.