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12th DeMolay Alumni National Congress (12th DANCON)
12th DeMolay Alumni National Congress at Balanghai Convention Center, Butuan City. Many of them still support our organization and participate in various projects, support young people and their former mentors, despite their high employment in the cheap article writing service https://essaysprofessors.com/cheap-article-writing-service.html, where they advise students on writing thematic articles, development plans, reviews of religious literature. We are happy to collaborate with all alumni and implement new ideas and perspectives.
 this May 28, 2008 up to June 1, 2008. This year’s theme is “DAAP moving forward for a better DeMolay.”


The DAAP of North-western Mindanao Jurisdiction, with Agusan Valley DeMolay Alumni Chapter # 2 as lead Chapter in cooperation with Agusan Valley Chapter, Order of DeMolay, Agusan Valley Assembly # 20, Order of the Rainbow for Girls, Orient of Surigao and Agusan Bodies, A&ASR and Agusan Valley Lodge # 160 F&AM will host the 12th DeMolay Alumni National Congress (12th DANCON) at Balanghai Convention Center, Butuan City this May 28, 2008 up to June 1, 2008. This year’s theme is “DAAP moving forward for a better DeMolay.”

We are expecting delegations not only members of the DeMolay Alumni Association of the Philippines (DAAP) and Senior DeMolays but also active members of the Order and some Dad Masons representing keys cities, municipalities and regions all over the Philippines

The congress aims to develop comradeship between Chapters, both the active and alumni as well as improve relationship among the sisters and most especially between the DeMolays and Dad Masons.

For this reason, we wish to lay down the general instruction and schedule of activities for your compliance and guidance.

1. Registration fee: P 1, 600.00 (no discount / no advance registration)

2. Registration starts on April 14, 2008 until May 31, 2008 (we will notify everyone of the bank account number next week).

Breakdown of P 1,600.00
Balanghai Hotel (2 nights, 3 meals and two snacks)             P   1,  050.00
Weegols Garden (May 30, lunch)                                   100.00     
Uncle Sams Burger (May 31, dinner, meals & 2 drinks)            200.00
UCCP-CEDC (May 29 or Breakfast May 30)                            150.00
Transportation to San Franz (June 1)                            100.00
Total                                        1, 600.00

3. Only voting DAAP members are allowed to be at the Grand Plenary on May 31, 2008, the rest (non-voting DAAP, Senior DeMolay, active DeMolay, Rainbow, Jobs and Dad Masons will have a parallel activity, we have prepared a sports fest and amazing race as separate activity, details will be announced later.

4. No ID no eat policy will be strictly enforced, so, wear your Congress ID always.

5. Schedule and details of activity 

May 27- 29, 2008
Early Arrival of National Executive and Board
It is suggested that National Officers must arrive earlier than the rest of the delegation so that we will have an advance meeting and discussions on matters ahead prior to the Grand Plenary.

May 30, 2008 Friday
Registration starts at 7:00 AM at Balanghai Hotel and Convention Center lobby, Doongan, Butuan City
Steps in Registration
1. Fill up 12th DANCON Registration forms
2. Pay Registration Fee of P 1,600.00
3. present receipt and pose for photo ID
4. Present receipt and get kit (T-shirt, DAAP By-Laws, Ball pen, note pad, etc)
5. Claim Souvenir ID

9:30 AM Courtesy call of the following personalities (Wearing Save Mt. Mayapay Shirts, the official 12th DANCON Uniform)
1. Mayor Democrito Plaza – Butuan City Mayor
2. Gov. Erlpe Amante – Agusan del Norte
3. Cong. Joboy Aquino – Agusan and Las Nieves 

Lunch Weegols Garden

1:00 PM Historic tours of Butuan City (Instead of Motorcade)
1. Balanghai Shrine
2. Bood Promontory Park
3. Shell Maiden
4. Diosdado Macapagal Bridge and Agusan River via San Vicente road
5. St. Joseph Cathedral Museum
6. Balanghai National Museum
7. Gaisano Mall


6:30 PM Grand Master Night (Balanghai Hotel, Pool side)
Attire: Formal

Part 1

Entrance of National DAAP officers
Entrance of Dignitaries
Parade of Chapter Banners 
Declaration and opening of the 12th DeMolay   Congress
Welcome Address
Dad Franklin G. Calo, 330
A & A S R

Introduction of keynote Speaker
Dad Antonio D. Dacumos
Worshipful Master
Agusan Valley Lodge # 160 F & AM

Inspirational Talk
Bro. Pacifico B. Aniag  
Grand Master 
Grand Lodge of the Philippines 

Introduction of Key note speaker
Bro. Florencio D. Agot PMC / PIKC
Executive Officer for Caraga Region
Order of DeMolay

Key note speaker
Bro. Evaristo Leviste, Leg.  
Grand Master 
Philippine Supreme Council, 
Order of DeMolay

Singing of Mother’s Pride

Closing remarks
Bro. Armando A. Lumontad, Chev.
DeMolay Alumni Association of the Philippines

Exit of Dignitaries

Retirement of DAAP officers

Emcee Bro. Ian Caronongan, PMC and Bro Paul Salinas, PMC

Part 2
Fellowship Night (Requiring all Chapters / individual delegation to prepare the following during roll call
1. Group / solo / duet rendition
2. Stand up comedy show
3. Dance Number

May 31, 2008 Saturday

Breakfast Balanghai Hotel function hall

8:30 Opening of the Sports fest / Opening of Grand Plenary

Sport fest Program Opening of Grand Plenary
Balanghai Basket Ball Court Balanghai Function Hall
(Non-voting) (Voting and National Officers)
Attire: Sports Attire: Formal
Invocation Invocation
National Anthem National Anthem
Opening Remarks Opening Ceremony
Welcome Address President’s Report
Sportsmanship creed EVP Report
Ceremonial lighting of the torch JVP Report
Games Begin Board of Directors Report
Basketball (3 man / round) DAAP Chapters Report

12:00 Lunch Balanghai Hotel

Games continue Ratification of DAAP Constitution and By Laws
Amazing Race around the city Membership and ID
Parlor Games Bidding for 2010 Congress
Group Dynamics Other Matters

7:00 PM            Dinner Present stub at Uncle Sam’s Burger (inclusive of
meals and two drinks with live band) Awarding Their specialty “tadyang”
P 250.00 / ticket

June 1, 2008     Sunday

6:30 AM Early Check-out End of 12th DANCON

7:00 AM Departure for San Francisco, Agusan del Sur
Conferral of DeMolay Degree, Installation of Officers and Chartering of Timberland Chapter, Order of DeMolay sponsored by Timberland Lodge # 210 F & AM

9:00 AM Opening Ceremony ID & DD
Entrance of Parents and guest
Public Ceremony DeMolay Drama
Exit of parents and guest
Giving of Degrees

11:00 Fellowship Lunch

1:00 Installation of Officers, Timberland Chapter
Installation of Timberland Advisory Council
Chartering Ceremony
Closing Ceremony

4:00 PM Back to Butuan

Be there and be counted! See you in Butuan.

Prepared by

Benjie T. Lasam MS
JVP- North-western Mindanao (2007-2009)
President AVDAC # 2 (2003-2009)

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