by Ice Salvador
Insular Health Care (IHC) marks another milestone in its corporate history as it celebrated its 26th Anniversary with the hash tag insularhealthcare26. Celebrations were held last October 17, 2017 at the IHC Head Office in Makati City.
The commemoration started with a thanksgiving mass led by Fr. Allan G. Gamutan, followed by the program giving honors to Insular Health Care’s loyal and dedicated employees. Welcome remarks was delivered by Ms. Laarni F. Garraton, Vice President and Chief Finance Officer. Mr. Jesus Alfonso G. Hofilena, Senior Executive Vice President of Insular Life and a member of Insular Health Care’s Board of Directors graced the event. Masters of ceremonies, Rudolf Capati and Jinky Lanuza took turns in recognizing the efforts and unique personalities of the service awardees:
5 YEAR SERVICE AWARDEES
Jason D. Nardo (MIS)
Don Kristoffer D. San Diego (Medical Services)
Kristine Joy P. Escarlan (Clinic)
10 YEAR SERVICE AWARDEES
Rodel C. Santos (Members Relations)
Noel G. Ontua (Members Relations)
Genelene Mae A. Herrera (Members Relations)
Ma. Elvie G. Baldovino (Medical Claims)
15 YEAR SERVICE AWARDEES
Aris B. Cajipe (Members Relations)
Susana R. Almoneda (Medical Claims)
20 YEAR SERVICE AWARDEES
Dicken E. Valdez (Bacolod – Satellite Office)
Catherine E. Marzan (Members Relations)
Felicitas E. Sidocon (HR – Office of the President)
15-year Awardee, Mr. Aries Cajipe gave a heartwarming speech that delighted the audience. Ms. Ellen Relox of Client Servicing Unit expressed her gratitude and pride in the company by rendering a passionate song number, with Mr. Roberto Z. Arroyo, Insular Health Care’s President and COO, providing the final message.
Celebrations continued throughout the day with a sumptuous lunch. The event was participated by Insular Health Care’s Lifestyle Partners: free services, special product rates and gimmicks were available from Executive Optical (EO), Mary Kay, Inc., Human Heart Nature, Makati Medical Center (MMC), Erase Solutions Philippines and International Wine and Food Emperador Distillers, Inc. (Distributor of Pik-Nik). Most of the IHC employees and guests availed of the free eye check-up, facial and massage. Others enjoyed themselves by visiting the different booths and happily taking selfies and groufies.
Happy 26 years of Kalingang Insular Health Care!