MMC-MFSM Mindanao Congress In Samal Island

MORE than 200 mountaineers from different mountaineer clubs of the region are joining the Mindanao Congress of the Mindanao Mountaineering Society (MMC) and Mountaineering Federation of Southern Mindanao (MFSM) on January 13 and 14 at the Punta del Sol Beach Resort in the Island Garden of Samal.

This was announced by MMC Chairman Danilo “Jun” Bacus.

The presidents of the different member clubs will be electing among themselves the new set of officers for 2018 to 2020.

Current MFSM president is Rowena “Weng” Pacaldo of CARE Group from Digos City.

The election and induction of the new officers will be held on Jan. 14. The two-day event will also have a President’s Meeting, coastal clean-up, mini adventure race, parlor games, Basic Mountaineering Clinic, Leave No Trace lecture, Climate Change Symposium and an acoustic band during the awarding night.

The awards to be given out are the most outstanding club presidents, officers, members, outdoor shops, outdoor suppliers, sponsors and mountain guides for 2015-2017, Loyalty Awards and Lifetime Achievement Awards.

The event is supported by the Department of Tourism, Oyet Award Craft, The Boatman, House of Lord Anthony, The Ripwave, Wahig Outdoors, Rocksite Outdoors, Forest Outdoors, Trail Outdoors, Mulatto Outdoor Apparel, Higherground, Emperador Distillers, MOB Production Ads, Mountain Gear, Phil. Retirement Authority, Blast Events, Pacaldo Lights and Sounds, ForePlay News and SunStar Davao. (pr-LITO DELOS REYES)

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