The Tomas L. Cabili Chapter’s Inspiring Contribution to Brigada Eskwela 2023
The Tomas L. Cabili Chapter, under the guidance of its dedicated Master Councilor, Fer Angelo G. Caorong, KT, LCC, came together with the DeMolay Alumni Association – IIligan Chapter, led by their esteemed President, Dad Cesar T. Miguel, Chev., and the enthusiastic Rotary Club of Iligan North, headed by their Club President, Bro. Atty. Khalil Gibran D. Maranda. Alongside several government agencies, they marked the opening celebration of Brigada Eskwela 2023 on August 16, 2023, at Kabangahan I Elementary School, Rogongon, Iligan City.
Brigada Eskwela: A Modern Manifestation of Bayanihan Spirit
Brigada Eskwela stands as a modern embodiment of the legendary Bayanihan spirit, a concept deeply ingrained in Filipino culture. It underscores the value Filipinos place on volunteer contributions to a shared objective. This annual event serves as a platform to display unity, encouraging community involvement to enhance the lives of those residing within.
The DeMolay Perspective: Celebrating One of Life’s Greatest Treasures
Viewed through the lens of the DeMolay perspective, Brigada Eskwela is not just a community initiative but also a celebration of one of life’s greatest treasures—the gift of education. It accentuates the fact that public schools form the bedrock of our liberty, providing equal educational opportunities to our youth.
A Resounding Chorus of Gratitude
The support and enthusiasm witnessed during Brigada Eskwela 2023 are a testament to the unyielding spirit of our community. Citizens, government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and various community groups all come together to demonstrate that the flame of heroism burns brightly within us. The true essence of this event does not solely lie in the final outcomes achieved but rather in the collective efforts of individuals, providing a vivid illustration of the unwavering Filipino commitment to getting the job done.
In the spirit of Bayanihan, the Tomas L. Cabili Chapter, together with their partners, have once again showcased the power of unity and volunteerism, leaving an indelible mark on the journey to a better and brighter future for their community.
Written by Bro. Gil Mikhael S. Cagalawan, PMC-MSA, BHK, FMA, CHEV.
Edited by Bro. John Louie Marfil, Chev., LOH, FDSAC #46 PP