TAU  EPSILON  REUNION  2004  -  LATEST REUNION UPDATE !

IT’S A BLAST! WE ARE GOING TO VANCOUVER DIRECT FROM THE CHAIRMAN:  
DICK ARIENDA,  TEF‘62

THE ALOHA:
      ·   A group of confetti throwers will be on top of the airport terminal upon your arrival.
      ·   BAGPIPERS will fill the air with Scottish Highland Greeting Marching Music.
      ·   The Landmark Hotel is ready and sparkling to bring out the romantic mood in all
          Lady Taus.

FINANCIALS:
      ·   All the Big tickets like Welcome Party and the Gala Night Dinner, Tour Bus, Saturday
          Picnic at the Park and DJ are all paid for.
      ·   On food, we are spending some $1,300 for the Welcome Party, $900 catered food for
          the picnic including Lechon/ Sarsa, Lumpiang Sariwa, Pancit Malabon, many more…..           and $4,070 for the Formal Gala Night Dinner.
      ·   Late reunion fees will be used for smaller but numerous ticket items.

ATTENDANCE:
      ·   71 attendees are confirmed with a few more trickling in.
      ·   From the motherland: Gen Mario Tanchanco, Engr Edgie Pilobello, Commodore Terry
          de la Cruz and Businessman Rufino’Boy’Arambulo will give us highlights on the TEF
          Manila Chapter.
      ·   There are some new surprise faces in attendance.

THE MAIN ATTRACTIONS:

      Welcome Party: Friday, July 2
      ·   A few welcome remarks and dinner served.
      ·   Frat Meeting will commence after the food encounter
      ·   Enormous length of time for the Ladies to explore the Vancouver Chinatown District.

      The Picnic, A Hectic Day: Saturday, July 3
      ·   A Tour Bus will take our Families to see some of Vancouver’s world-renowned tourist
          spots.
      ·   A whole day picnic rendezvous at the Peace Arch Park at the Border of Canada-USA
          area follows complete with catered food.
      ·   The usual games, payabangan, and tsismisan will dominate the rest of the day.

      Gala Night: Sunday, July 4
      ·   Numerous novelty acts will be featured and directed by yours truly.
      ·   Gala Night in Barong and Formal Long gown of any style for the Ladies.
      ·   Traditional TAU numbers, e.g., Batch Roll Call, etc.
      ·   Please see the sitting arrangement below.

      The Serenade:
      ·   The TAU Canadian Chapter will serenade the invading Brothers and Ladies day and
          night to make the affair a nostalgic lasting memory. They are now practicing the notes in
          Toronto, under the direction of our own Bob Dylan, Bro Jun Capule 70B.

THE MORNING AFTER:
      ·   Some are going home on Monday while some are staying for an escapade in Canada.       ·   Finances permitting, I hope to buy some Big Dungeoness Crabs for the stay-overs. Big
          Oysters will be (hopefully) complimented by Bro Dodie/ Trini Florindo ‘61.

THE SUPPORT GROUP:
      ·   Rick Silvano is taking care of the hotel/foods business.
      ·   Cip is doing the impossible in order to help me.
      ·   My job is to create and Direct the Programs in all 3 days.
      ·   Kudos:
          My whole hearted thanks and appreciation to our Reunion Area Chairmen: Greg S
          Estrella, Cip Atienza, Ricky Silvano, Tony Marquez, Gabe Rafael, Peng Francisco,
          Gen Mar Tanchanco...without their help and guidance, this boat will not be sailing.

REMINDERS:
      ·   Secure your Canadian Visa now while there is still time.
      ·   Please buy Travel/ Medical insurance. You are NOT allowed to get sick here. Tanggal
          ang karsunsilyo ni Brod sa laki ng gastos sa Doctor's fee dito!
      ·   Bring sweaters. It may be summer but it gets chilly at NIGHT while gallivanting at the
          English Bayside thoroughfare.
      ·   Upon arrival, Money Exchange wickets are open and located at the main floor of the
          Airport terminal bldg.
      ·   Hold your food from now on. Bro Rick Silvano '65B would not want the food he
          ordered to go to waste.
      ·   Bring cameras/ Video recorders.
      ·   For the undecided, it does not get better than this. I am preparing printed souvenirs with
          the member's name on them. Also the Hotel Room Bookings are starting to fill up.
          Summer is Peak Season here. Loads of Tourists are expected. Please come, your
          presence will make us all proud.

THE SEATING ARRANGEMENT:
      Many have requested for their table buddies. Please review and let me know
      your preference.


A B C
Greg S Estrella Renato Santos Jess Ronan
Louise Estrella Noemi Santos Jean Ronan
Randy G Matundan Benny Felix Jr Ted Cordero
Jovi Matundan Carie Dupre Merle Cordero
Joey Valencia Flor Labutay Rolly Polintan
Evelyn Valencia Carol Labutay Nita Polintan
Romy Marquez Rolly Mijares Franklin Reyes
Cora Marquez Esther Reyes

D E F
Honie Del Banco Mario Tanchanco Cip Atienza
Tita del Banco Irene Tanchanco Sonia Atienza
Dick Arienda Dodie Florindo Bill Orevillo
Helen Arienda Trini Florindo Edna Orevillo
Vir Mesina Mandy Remigio Tony Marquez
Siony Mesina Ophie Remigio Linda Marquez
Renato Reyes Domeng Santos Winnie Samson
Perla Reyes Lolly Santos Baby Samson

G H I
Bert Torres Gabe Rafael Rick Silvano
Luz Torres Carol Rafael Romy Alon
Johnny Cabildo Rufino Boy Arambulo Sylvia Alon
Lita Cabildo Cres Arambulo Jun Capule Jr
Raul Caguin Denny Custodio Flor Capule
Nina Custodio Rene de los Reyes
Edgie Pilobello Araceli de los Reyes
Bing Pilobello Val Flores

J (Overflow)
Joey Arienda
Cassandra
Rina Arienda


TO ALL OF THE ATTENDING BROTHERS AND SISTERS.
HERE IS THE VACATION PLAN OF THE TORONTO DELEGATION:

      1. July 5, Mon - Check out Landmark in the morning. Crabfest and
                 Oysters and Baked Salmon in my backyard in the afternoon.
      2. July 6, Tue - Will go visit the Salmon Hatcheries, and the Capilano
                 Suspension Bridge, and Mount Seymour Peak in north VAN.
      3. July 7, Wed - Will go to Victoria Island by ferry boat. Whole day and back.
                 Victoria Parliament Bldg, Butchart Garden, Wax Museum.
      4. July 8, Thu - Will go to my Beachwood Resort in BLAINE, WA. just to relax,
                 picnic, sauna bath, heated swimming pool, inuman (except the drivers).
      5. July 8, Thu - Same day, will move to DODIE/ TRINI FLORINDO for a sleep over.
                 Camping Style. Backyard tent, hallway, rooms, anywhere..... cots and sleeping bag
                 and unan provided.
      6. July 9, Fri - Whole day LUAU PARTY at the FLORINDO'S. Food catered.
                 No R.A.
      7. THE END

      Anyone who may wish to come and prolong your vacation in VAN you are mostly
      welcome.. We shall talk about this plan at our frat meeting on Friday, July 2. Only if you are
      interested.

      2 WEEKS NA LANG TATAKBO NA ANG TREN.
      Dick Arienda