Saturday, May 01, 2010

Past and Forward: UPLSAA @60!

It only seems like yesterday that our dear UP Library Science Alumni Association (UPLSAA) has been established. The year was 1950 --- post World War II . . . a recently built UP Diliman . . . bodabil . . . jukebox . . . baby boomers. Much had happened since then, and we are now about to celebrate our 60th Homecoming and General Assembly. 60th wedding anniversary is symbolized by diamonds. For us, UPLSAA alumni, 60 years symbolize resilience, strength, unity, and hope. It is our time to look back and look ahead of what the next 60 years and more will bring us.

On 15 May 2010, Saturday, 3:30pm at the Balay Kalinaw in UP Diliman, we will be witnessing this once in a lifetime celebration of our 60th Homecoming and General Assembly dubbed as Past and Forward: UPLSAA @60!

We are cordially inviting you to attend our 1950’s themed 60th Homecoming. This is a great opportunity for us to chit chat, catch up on each other and on the events that have been happening and will be happening to our association and to SLIS as well. We are assuring you that this celebration will both be pleasurable and meaningful. It will be the 50’s sock hop (1950’s party spot to be) and soda shop! Girls in poodle skirts with tight fitted blouses and boys in jeans and white shirts with rolled up sleeves. Remember the peppermint dances, twist, mashed potato, the pony, and the swim? And who will not forget rock and roll? Elvis Presley, Eddie Mesa, Rockey Fellers, Pilita Corrales, Marilyn Monroe, Chuck Berry, Diomedes Maturan, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Eddie Peregrina, Buddy Holly, and Johnny Ray. There will be a photobooth (1950’s style), bazaars, raffle, games, good music, good food and fabulous company!

* The ticket costs PhP300
, inclusive of snacks and dinner, ticket to the photobooth, and to an evening of meaningful celebration. A portion of this amount will also go to the UP School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) Building Fund. By 2011, the SLIS will celebrate its Golden Anniversary, and by then, we hope that our dearly loved institute/school will have its new home.

A souvenir program will also be distributed to all the attendees. If you wish to give more to the association and its programs, the following packages are offered:

· PhP 500
One (1) ticket to the event (see*)
¼ page of the souvenir program is intended for you

Php 1,000
Two (2) tickets to the event (see*)
½ page of the souvenir program is intended for you

· PhP 2,000
Four (4) tickets to the event (see*)
1 whole page of the souvenir program is intended for you
You will be acknowledged during the event

We are encouraging everyone to come in 1950s or 1960’s attire! The batch that will come in the best costume wins fantastic prizes!

For confirmation, kindly fill-out the form below and fax or email it on or before May 14, 2010 to anyone among Iyra, Rhina, Jelo, Carina, or Heidi, whose emails and numbers appear on the confirmation slip below.

For any other inquiries, please feel free to contact any of us anytime. We are excited to be with you on May 15! Thank you so much! Mabuhay ang UPLSAA!

Librarians rule!

Yours truly,

UPLSAA EXECUTIVE BOARD 2009-2010 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Past and Forward: UPLSAA @60!

15 May 2010, Saturday, 3:30pm onwards

Balay Kalinaw, UP DIliman, Quezon City

NAME : ______________________________________ BATCH : __________________

CONTACT NOS. : ______________________________________ EMAIL ADDRESS : __________________

  • YES, I am coming and pledging PhP _____ to support UPLSAA and the UPSLIS Building Fund.
  • No, I am not coming, but I am pledging PhP ________ to support UPLSAA and THE UPSLIS Building Fund. You can deposit the amount to PNB UP Diliman Campus (kindly contact us if you are to do so):

Account Name: UP Library Science Alumni Association

Savings Account Number: 275-596171-2

  • No, I am not coming.

Please fax or email this form on or before May 14, 2010 to any of the following:

  • Iyra Buenrostro or Rhina Franco (UP SLIS) – Telefax: (632) 981-8500 local 2869; iyra_buenrostro[at]yahoo[dot]com
  • Jelo Arriesgado (SEAMEO INNOTECH) - (632) 9247681 to 84 local 142 or 115; Fax: (632)-9264476; javarriesgado[at]gmail[dot]com
  • Carina Samaniego (The Manila Observatory) – (632) 426-5921; Fax: (632)-4260847; car_samaniego[at]yahoo[dot]com
  • Heidi Dizon (Rizal Library, AdMU) – (632) 426-6001 loc 5561; hdizon[at]ateneo[dot]com

Thank you very much! ------ UPLSAA 2009-2010

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