Sunday, May 20, 2012

Trip to the Philippines, April 28 (Day 6), Installation of the MW GLP

In the afternoon of April 28, Friday, the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of the Philippines installed their Centennial Grand Master, MWB Santiago (Boy) T Gabionza, Jr.

L to R: VWB Bert Manalang, Grand Standard Bearer, MB; MWB Chibu Uson, GM, MB; MWB Tony Ligaya, GM, Hawaii; RWB Doug Webster, SGW, MB

MWB Nitoy Abergas right before the Installation Ceremony

The Incoming Senior Officers of the MW GLP

The Incoming GM being invested his GM's Collar and Jewel by MWB Pablo Ko Jr, Installing Grand Master of Ceremonies

The Incoming GM taking his Obligation

The Incoming GM being handed his hat

The new GM being escorted to the East

The new GM of the MW GLP, MWB Boy Gabionza

The Immediate PGM, MWB Nitoy Abergas with Sis Jenny and grandson

Sis Jenny Abergas pinning MWB Nitoy his PGM's Jewel

The GM & Senior Officers of the MW GLP for 2012, L to R: MWB Rudyardo Abunda, Grand Treasurer; RWB Jun Espino, DGM; MWB Boy Gabionza, GM; RWB Allan Purisima, SGW; RWB Tom Rentoy III, JGW; and MWB Danny Angeles, Grand Secretary
The GM, Senior Officers and PGM's of the MW GLP

MWB Boy Gabionza, GM, and Sis Aileen Gabionza, First Lady, of the MW GLP
Celebration Banquet after the Installation. Singing ...

 Dancing ...

More dancing ...

Still more dancing ...

And more dancing ...

MWB Chibu Uson, GM, MB (L) and MWB Boy Gabionza, GM, MW GLP (R)
MWB Chibu Uson, GM, MB (L) and MWB Boy Gabionza, GM, MW GLP (R), took the stage and sang

They were then joined by RWB Jun Espino, DGM, MW GLP.
What a wonderful day and evening to cap the 96th Annual Communication of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of the Philippines.
Thanks to the GLP Brethren and Ladies for the very warm and wonderful hospitality. They all helped to make this trip a very, very memorable one for all of us.

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