Fund-raising Filipino bowling event to help cancer patients
TDT | Manama
The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com
The Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) claimed the title in the second Pinay Ikaw Na (PIN) Bowling Cup charity event at Fun Land in Manama. Bowlers from Kabalikat ng Manggagawang Pilipino sa Bahrain (KMPB) and Handicappers finished first runner-up and second runner-up, respectively.
The PICPA team members are Carlito Bugarin, Benson Castillejos, Marietta Tabasondra, Christine Joy Jor amd Lyndel Lou Janog. Carmen de Ramos, Treasurer of PIN and member of Filipino Club Bahrain Executive Committee, announced the winners, namely Carlito Bugarin in High Series (Male); September Rose Loplop in High Series (Female); Ariel Triumfo in High Game (Male); Marijoy de Vera in High Game (Female); and Faiza Juhani as Gutter Queen.
Dinah Sta. Ana, president of PIN, said: “The idea behind this event is to appreciate and celebrate the support of our fellow migrant workers and the Filipino community in the fund-raising initiative with fun formats to help cancer patients.”
She also thanked all the sponsors, participants, members and fellow officers who supported the Bowl for a Cause. Philippine Embassy Charge de Affaires, Anne Jalando-on Louis, along with Overseas Workers Welfare Officer Administration (OWWA), Redina Manlapaz were also present to grace the fund-raising tournament.
About 17 teams from various Filipino organisations participated in the tournament with great spirit and sportsmanship as everyone enjoyed an exciting day of bowling. Raffle tickets were also drawn during the event.