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TOASTMASTERS ANNUAL DIVISION JOINT CONFERENCE HELD IN SAUDI ARABIA  
By Domingo P. Herras
Riyadh-Saudi Arabia
May 14, 2012

“RIYADH DIVISIONS: TOGETHER AS ONE”

 
RIYADH – A conglomeration of some 28-31 Toastmasters International individual clubs in the Central Region (Riyadh) had successfully converged  and join  its ranks together  in one of the biggest  ever  ceremonial gatherings of toastmasters in Saudi Arabia,  dubbed as “Riyadh Divisions Joint Conference 2012” held  Friday, 4th of May at the Main Diriyah Hall at the Riyadh Palace Hotel here.

Philippine Ambassador Ezzedin H. Tago was the Chief Guest of Honor and Speaker during the ceremonies. Tago praised the Toastmasters International organizations in Riyadh for initiating  laudable projects,  such as speech contests and educational workshops that help enhance the public speaking abilities and leadership of its members and their families, but also the community which includes Filipino expatriates in the Kingdom.   He also expressed his unwavering support to the organizations, “I encourage your organization to continue with its mission and I hope that Toasmasters International will continually adhere to its commitment of empowering its members through their pursuit of excellence in leadership and  public speaking for the benefit of the community,”Tago in his  inspirational message.
AN INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON “HEALTH, WELLNESS AND NUTRITION”
By DOMINGO P. HERRAS
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
January 17, 2012

HEALTHY NUTRITION PROLONGS LIFE  - A WEALTH OF OUR BODY”
 
An international symposium which focuses on  health and nutrition program dubbed “Health, Wellness and Nutrition Symposium”,  attracted  some 300-400 medical practitioners and clinicians of different nationalities mostly from the various hospitals and health centers in the Kingdom.  The jumped packed live symposium was held at the 9th floor of the Al-Habib Hospital auditorium here recently.
 
The overwhelming success of the seminar was  launched and  organized by Symmetry Genesis Arabia business partners spearheaded  Miss Evelyn Lugo with special assistance of Ed Estrada, Ryan Sallidin and Nader Sallidin and staff of Al Zaahra Medical Group of Companies  with the full support and coordination  of the Riyadh Eagles of the Symmetry Genesis Arabia representatives Antonio “Ekart” Gayeta, Susan Marzan, Vic Jarabejo, Alvin Panlilio and this  Munting Nayon International News Magazine correspondent.
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Domingo P. Herras

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DOMINGO P. HERRAS

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Domingo P. Herras

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Domingo P. Herras

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Text and photos by DOMINGO P. HERRAS

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    Domingo P. Herras

     
    DOMINGO P HERRAS
     
    ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Mr. Domingo P. Herras, as fondly called by his friends as “DH”, “DOM”, “Sir DOMS” is an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and currently connected with the King Saud University, College of Dentistry as the Officer-in- Charge of the Audio-Visual and Photography Department, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

    Besides being and OFW in the Middle East, he writes and contributes news and photo articles as Contributing Writer/Photojournalist in the Saudi Gazette’s “Kabayan”
    and “EXPAT” Section in Riyadh. He also correspond with 3 Philippine tabloids and one broadsheet. Currently he is elected as Public Relations Officer of the COMSOFIL and one of the Board of Directors. To date, at present he is currently conducting and as Instructor in the Basic Digital Photography Cluster Course at the CCOMSOFIL Head Office Training/Workshop Center located at the Elite International School, Al Olaya District, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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    Watching the rising of a” Bloody “Moon on a clear sky last Oct. 5 is an experience of a lifetime.
     
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