DIGNITARIES from the Philippines will join CNMI Lt. Gov. Ralph D.L.G. Torres at the installation dinner for the Emon Lodge No. 179 Free and Accepted Masons in Taga Hall at the Saipan World Resort starting at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015.
Incoming Worshipful Master Romeo “Bong” D. Malasarte said the dignitaries who will be arriving from the Philippines include Grand Lodge officers Juanito B. Vano Jr., a 3-star Philippine National Police general; Dennis J. Pena, 1-star PNP general; Ferdinando G. Sevilla, 1-Star PNP general; Emon Lodge no. 179 honorary member Ramoncito B. Piana, Central Command – Pacific Commander; and Armando Cazzola.
Malasarte said Vano will install the officers of the Emon Lodge No. 179 Free and Accepted Masons while Pena and Sevilla will host the event as masters of ceremonies.
Lt. Governor Torres will be giving an inspirational speech.
The guest of honor and speaker for the installation ceremony is Most Worshipful Alan La Madrid Purisima, grand master of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the Philippines.
Emon Lodge no. 179’s elected and appointed officers are the following:
Romeo D. Malasarte, worshipful master; Pepe R. Crisostomo, senior warden; Joe M. Falaminiano, junior warden; Casiano M. Bostre, treasurer; Wilfredo G. Ching, secretary; Daniel E. Banez, auditor; Carlos E. Eslaban Jr., chaplain; Melvin R. Demonteverde, marshal; Joselito C. Espino, senior deacon; Vergilio E. Zara, junior deacon; Pepito O. Reyes, orator; Isagani E. Benoza, lecturer; Wendell M. Posadas, almoner; Saturnino C. Alciso III, senior steward; Joel I. Subang, junior steward; Arnel A. Metran, organist; and Elias C. Buenaventura, tyler.