Tree of hope
The lighting of the Tree of Hope was held Last November 26, 2016, The Tree of Hope. With the theme Timeless Traditions. The Drum, Lyre, and Bugle Corps of Don Bosco Alumni opened the Tree Lighting Ceremony.
Lyre, and Bugle Corps of Don Bosco Alumn
Followed by a song from Celestial Voices. Msgr. Roberto Alesna blessed the Tree of hope. Marco Polo Plaza’s General Manager, Ms. Julie Najar, welcomed everyone to the event. She also shared the milestones of the Tree of Hope. Marco Polo Plaza and GMA Kapuso Foundation have been partners for 7 years now. The Unang Hakbang sa Kinabukasan Project reached more than 40,000 students. The Tree of Hope donations gave a total of P944,181.57. Indeed a little donation can go a long way! So don’t miss this opportunity to share and spread some Christmas Cheer.
GMA 7 Cebu’s Station Manager, Ms. Ann Marie Tan, thanked everyone. Those who have supported the Tree of Hope through the years. The guests enjoyed the song number of GMA 7 artist Hannah Precillas. The performances from Cebu Center for Dance themed 12-days of Christmas. Marco Polo Plaza’s General Manager, Julie Najar headed the lighting of the Tree of Hope. Together with Marco Polo Plaza’s Resident Manager, Xavier Masson. Alongside Monsignor Roberto Alesna, GMA 7’s Ann Marie Tan and Amabelle Rusiana. GMA Artist Hannah Precillas serenaded the guests after the tree lighting. Mr. & Mrs. Claus also came to spread the Christmas spirit. The kids present went home with goodies and they also had their souvenir photo with Mr. & Mrs. Claus as taken.
Come and be part of this beautiful Christmas tradition. Donate to the Tree of Hope for only P200 per Christmas ball from November 26, 2016, to January 2, 2017. All proceeds will go to GMA Kapuso Foundation. One of the most accomplished non-government organizations in the Philippines. Whose mission is to uplift the lives of underprivileged Filipinos.
Come and celebrate this Festive Season at Marco Polo Plaza with your family and friends. Marco Polo Plaza, Cebu City’s finest.
For more information, call (032) 253-111 or visit www. marcopoloplazacebu.com.
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Dr. Jo Anne Rivera
Jo Anne is a Dentist, a foodie and a fashionista who loves to do volunteer work during dental missions.