UPLB formalized its partnership with Rotary International District 3820 by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the former to plant trees on a 20-ha area at the UPLB Laguna-Quezon Land Grant (LQLG) in Siniloan, Laguna.
UPLB offered the land in UPLB LQLG for Rotary International District 3820 to plant trees.
District Governor Angelita Sunio, District Legacy Chair Jeremie Lo, and Rise Up 4 Sierra Madre lead coordinator Yasmin Andal were the signatories for Rotary Club.
The signing ceremony was witnessed by members of 12 participating Rotary Clubs within RC District 3820, including RC Los Baños, RC Los Baños-Makiling, RC Calamba, RC Bay, RC West Bay, RC Metro San Pedro, RC Pagsanjan, RC Sta. Cruz, RC Siniloan, RC Pakil, RC Atimonan-Sunrise, and RC Naga.
According to him, UPLB and Rotary Club were well-matched in terms of similar values and public service goals and expressed his desire for further institutional collaborations in the future.
A core value of Rotary, according to DG Sunio, was giving back to the community; and supporting the environment was like giving back a lasting gift not only to the community but to future generations.
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