The Bacolod City Host Lions Club donated several boxes of assorted children’s books and reading materials to the Holy Infant Nursery in Barangay Sum-ag and the Social Development Center (SDC), a center for children-in-conflict-with-the-law and children-at-risk. Several other boxes were also donated by the club to the Regional Rehabilitation Center for Youth (RRCY), a residential facility for children in conflict with the law in Nueva Valencia, Guimaras. The books were collected and shipped by the Leo Club in New Jersey, USA thru the initiative of project chairperson Leah Garbanzos. Club president Councilor Caesar Distrito, IPCC Councilor Em Ang and other members of the club turned over the donation to SDC center head Gina Castro.
Bacolod City Lions Club president Councilor Caesar Distrito (6th from left) turns-over the books donated to the SDC to minor residents and center head Gina Castro (8th from left) in the presence of other members, L-R: Leah Garbanzos, Betty Tenaja, Alfred Bruckner, Alan Ang, Councilor Em Ang, Merla Raz, Mario Garbanzos, Sony Manojo, Jade Distrito and Glesilda Diaz.*