A Night of Modern Filipino Christmas – A Whiteport Christmas Party 2017December 25, 2017
The festive season is well and truly underway. Christmas is a time to be merry, in keeping with the season. As always, Whiteport, Inc. plans a Christmas Party every year. This year, the theme for the party was ‘Paskong Pinoy – a night of Modern Filipino Christmas’, hosted by ouor very own Engr. Jjonathan Tamondong annd Mr. Arnold Dacumos The party was held last December 12, 2017 at Shangri-La The Fort, Taguig City.
Engr. Edimar L. Ulep, our Chief Operating Officer and General Manager, welcomed everyone. In his message “Where we are today, we are so grateful to the Lord, that He is there to guide us in all our steps, direct us for the betterment of the company and for the furtherance of one another. This evening is a part of our appreciation for the one year had passed. Cheers for the whole family of Whiteport, Inc.”
This year’s theme brings out the ingenuity of all employees of WPI as they showcased their creativity by presenting themselves their creativity by presenting themselves wearing innovatively modern Filipino traditional dresses. The groups were divided into five competing groups. Due to high competition, they took a lot of effort to intricately exhibit unique dance performances, to the amazement and delight of the crowd that evening.
One of the highlights of the program is the raffle of minor prizes which were picked by select Managers of the company. The Board of Directors were present on-hand to pick the major prizes for the lucky winners of cash raffle prizes for the lucky winners of cash raffle prizes. Each nae being drawn created much anticipation and excitement. The fun continued as the five teams were called one by one on stage to showcase their group dance prowess. Truly, immeasurable happiness filled the air as the groups presented and executed their Filipino-inspired dance numbers that reflect tradition and local culture. The panel of judges are Mr. Russel Flores and Ms Joyce Dayrit from Dataland and Mr. Santi Mersado of DDTKI.
Another highpoint of the evening is the surprise announcement of the first recipient of the Builder of Excellence Award also known as Employee of the Year award.This prestigious award was given to Engr. Reynold C. Buscas, Project Manager of Citadines project. This was followed by the pronouncement of the winners for the group presentation. As expected the competition was not easy but as they say: in every game, there is always a winner. For this year, the Davao Mindanao projects was back-to-back winner for the Group Presentation and Star of the Night.
The Chairman and President of the Group of companies, Engr. D. Tamayo, delivered his closing remarks. In his speech, DDT set our positivism and motivation in order to finish this year on a high not as he urged everyone to keep healthy. This is indeed an opportune time for the WPI organization to come up with an extraordinary performance as it celebrates its 8th year of excellence in the field of construction to reach a high level of maturity and stability as a builder with passion.