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PCOM-NOC holds testimonial dinner for ‘walking ambassadors, memory banks’


Dr. Cecilia Salvador and Dr. Erlinda De los Reyes (seated) with Drs. Eduardo Ordonez, Eric Saratan, Ernesto Labra and Andrea Joanne Torre, Adrian De los Reyes, Rhia Rose Lumangyao, Raymund Livioco, Col. Isabelo De los Reyes P.A (ret), and Dr. Jose Gerardo Rivera (l-r, standing) during a testimonial dinner tendered by the Philippine College of Occupational Medicine at Park Inn by Radisson-Bacolod, recently*

The Philippine College of Occupational Medicine – Negros Occidental Chapter (PCOM-NOC) tendered a testimonial dinner to honor Dr. Erlinda de los Reyes and Dr. Cecilia Salvador at Park Inn by Radisson – Bacolod last April 14.

De los Reyes was past president of PCOM-NOC while Salvador served as secretary of the organization for 45 years. Both have been the best of friends since their college days and have been active in various civic organizations such as the Kanlaon Medical Society which conducts medical missions to serve the less privileged.

Former Talisay mayor Dr. Eric Saratan serenaded the honorees with a song titled “Always” popularized by Filipino balladeer Marco Sison, and also thanked them for the services they rendered to his constituents in Talisay.

PCOM-NOC past president Dr. Rafael Jocson recalled that both Delos Reyes and Salvador have always been in the forefront of organizing homecomings, projects and missions.

Drs. John Dominic Trinidad, Noelito Recamara, Eric Saratan, Gilda Rose Lim, Lesel Ganancial, Erlinda De los Reyes, Cecilia Salvador, Nida de la Pena, Jose Gerardo Rivera,  Rafael Jocson, John Alejano, and Andrea Joanne Torre (l-r)*
Honorees Drs. Erlinda De los Reyes and Cecilia Salvador (8th and 9th from left) receive plaques of appreciation in the presence of Drs. Eric Saratan, Andrea Joanne Torre, Gilda Rose Lim, Rafael Jocson, John Alejano, Carlitos Orola, Lesel Ganancial, Nida De la Pena, Jose Gerardo Rivera, and John Dominic Trinidad (l-r)*
Drs. Erlinda De los Reyes and Cecilia Salvador (l-r, seated), with Drs. John Dominic Trinidad, Carlitos Orola, Rafael Jocson, and Miguel Sarabia (l-r, standing)*
Drs. Erlinda De los Reyes and Cecilia Salvador (l-r, seated) with Dr. Wendy Evidente, Belfredo Mago; Drs. Ian Querubin, Milagros Amarra, Rodolfo Escalona Jr., Fe Valenzuela, and Carlitos Orola, Atty. Mateo Valenzuela, Madeleine Mago, and Drs. Methyl and Rhoel Mogul, and Ma. Suyen Magallanes (l-r)*
Drs. Erlinda De los Reyes and Cecilia Salvador (l-r, seated) with Drs. Carlitos Orola, and Michael Thomas Salvador, Mika Salvador, Drs. Rafael Jocson, Reynold Iledan, Bella Benedicto, Lucia Iledan, Hester Villanueva, and Adrian De los Reyes (l-r, standing)*
The honorees with Drs. Rane Montinola, Wilfredo Banloi, Stephen del Mar, Jose Edmundo Gayoles, Eden Mesias, Lynon Escoton, and Ceciro Mesias*
The honorees (seated) with Drs. Andrea Joanna Torre, Eric Saratan, Carlitos Orola, John Alejano, Marichu Trinidad, Gilda Rose Lim, Nida De la Pena, Glynis Caduhada,  Lesel Ganancial, and John Dominic Trinidad (l-r, standing)*

He also described the honorees as “walking ambassadors” of PCOM in the province, and as “walking memory banks” of the history and traditions of PCOM-NOC which was founded by De los Reyes’ late husband, Dr. Teleforo Delos Reyes Jr.

Dr. Erlinda De los Reyes, an anesthesiologist, and Dr. Cecilia Salvador, an internist, were also presented plaques of appreciation by officers of PCOM-NOC, led by its president Dr. Carlitos Orola.

During their speeches, Salvador presented the history of PCOM-NOC, while Delos Reyes highlighted the importance of transformational leadership.

Raymund Livioco, UNILAB district supervisor, was presented a certificate of appreciation by Dr. Carlitos Orola and Dr. Lesel Ganancial, PCOM-NOC president and secretary, respectively, during the event.*

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May 2023

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