Club Profile
 

Chartered March 7, 1986

Meets every Saturday, 8:00 p.m.

at Rotary Center, Daang Amaya, Tanza, Cavite

 

The Rotary Club of Tanza was organized on August 26, 1985 with the Rotary Club of Cavite as the sponsoring club.  The club was chartered on March 7, 1986 and its first Induction Rites was held on April 26, 1986 with CP Numeriano Pena elected as Charter President.  RC Tanza has 25 charter members, most of whom are still active in the Club, except for a few who moved out of the zone. 
 
RC Tanza sponsored 14 inbound GSE teams since its existence in 1986.  RC Tanza extended three (3) Rotary clubs; RC Gen. Trias, RC Trece Martires City & RC Cavite EPZA.  We  received donations & assistance from RC Sapporo West, Japan, RC Tsurumi West, D-2590, RC Nagoya Airport, RC Toyota Mayoshi & RC Makati West.  These are the Rotary Community Center, Ambulance &  Police Car.

We have six (6) Paul Harris Fellow.  In 1993-1994, the LAMPARA Club Bulletin,  official newsletter of the club was published.  The Club had invited several personalities as guest speakers among them are: PP Ricardo “Dong” Puno, PDG Mariano Ilano, Rep. Rene Dragon, Dr. Nemesio Prudente, PDG Oscar de Venecia, Justice Justo P. Torres, Sen. Anna Dominique Coseteng, and many more.

In 1994-1995 marked the formal organization of the Tanza Rotary Foundation and registered with the SEC.  The repair & renovation of the Rotary Community Center was funded by Rep. Rene Dragon and thru fund raising projects of our club 1996-97.  At present, the left wing portion of the Rotary Center was converted into a model Rotary Day Care Center. In 2002 – 2003, donated (2) two Deep Artesian Well at Barangay Jalayjay and Capipisa. In 2003 – 2004, sponsored the chartering of Innerwheel Cub of Tanza.
 

During the presiding of leader President Rikki Corcuera he had just completed several projects like the re-painting and renovation of the Rotary Day Care Center and the Rotary Community Center; Joint Medical Mission with Rotary Club of San Diego Paradise Valley; the 1st Visual Arts Contest which was held on August 15, 2006 at the Rotary Community Center and the 6th Annual “Lakad-Takbo” 5k Marathon. The club also participated in the yearly “Alay Lakad para sa Kabataan” on September 3, 2006.

 

In RY 2006 – 2007, the Rotary Day Care Center  and Rotary Community Center was re-painted and renovated and the club donated Deep Artesian Well in Brgy. Mulawin.
 
During the RY 2007 - 2008 of Sharing President Antonio “Tony” del Rosario, books were donated in the Public Library and other schools of Tanza from Rtn. Gary Kennedy of RC Leviston USA thru the effort of Leader President  Rikki Corcuera & PP Munding del Rosario. The Public Library was inaugurated during RY 2007 – 2008.

To date, Legacy President Nick Gatdula had just completed several projects like the feeding program in the Rotary Day care center and Tanza Municipal Jail. Rotary Tanza again sponsored the 8th Annual 5k Marathon and participated in the yearly “Parada ng Bayan”, the town fiesta parade. The President, with the rest of the club is up for more projects to complete throughout the year.

PAST PRESIDENTS:

ROTARY YEAR

NAMES

THEMES

2009 - 2010

Marcelino “Leng” V. Mercado

The Future of Rotary is in Your Hands

2008 - 2009

Nazario "Nick" Gatdula

Make Dreams Real

2007 - 2008

Tony del Rosario

Rotary Shares

2006 - 2007

Rikki Corcuera

Lead the Way

2005 - 2006

Angelito Langit

Service Above Self

2004 - 2005

Jaime Aratan

Celebrate Rotary

2003 -2004

Richie Corcuera

Lend a Hand

2002 - 2003

Ricardo Vasquez

Sow the Seeds of Love

2001 - 2002

Steve Casaysayan

Mankind is our Business

2000 - 2001

Bienvenido Perea

Create Awareness and Create Action

1999 - 2000

Josefino Pacumio

Act with Credibility, Consistency and Continuity

1998 - 1999

Rizalito Figueroa

Follow Your Rotary Dream

1997 - 1998

Michael Sison

Show Rotary Cares

1996 - 1997

Avelino Torres

Build the Future with Action and Vision

1995 - 1996

Rossano Torres

Act with Integrity, Serve with Love, Work for Peace

1994 - 1995

Alberto Valencia

Be a Friend

1993 - 1994

Antonio Lu

Believe in What You Do, Do What You Believe In

1992 - 1993

Miguel Ner

Real Happiness and Helping Others

1991 - 1992

Felixberto Arayata

Look Beyond Yourself

1990 - 1991

Edgardo Lupisan

Honor Rotary with Faith and  Enthusiasm

1989 - 1990

Edwin Fojas

Enjoy Rotary

1988 - 1989

Antonio Sales

Put Life into Rotary – Your Life

1987 - 1988

Raymundo del Rosario

Rotarian United in Service, Dedicated to Peace

1986 - 1987

Numeriano Peña

Rotary Brings Hope