“Christmas is not an external event at all, but a piece of one’s home that one carries in one’s heart” –Freya Stark
Last December 13, 2019, Palmer Asia Inc. celebrated its Christmas party with the theme of Filipiniana at Palmer Manufacturing Bldg. The party was made possible with the help of the party committees headed by Ms. Julie Tiñola, Ms. Niña Tutol, Ms. Pamela Garcia, Ms. Gelli Mañabo, Ms. Michelle Motol, Ms. Angelika Romo, Ms. Ella Magbanua, Ms. Krizzia Calma, Mr. Aris Clarus and Mr. Alexis Castillo.
The first part of the event was the various parlor games: Calamansi Relay, The Boat is Sinking, Guess the action, Spelling bee with a twist, and Pabitin. Followed by Mr. Angel P. Palmiery’s State of Palmer Address (SOPA), the whole year achievements and future activities were discussed.
The most exciting part of the program was the Palmer Got Talent (PGT); A competition for the employees to showcase their different and unique talents. The FRED Division won the 2nd Runner up led by Mr. Patrick Perilla. For the 1st runner up it was won by FAG Division Led by Mr. Leonard Bazarte. For this year 2019 PGT Champion was no other than Logistics and Warehouse Division led by Mr. Jeff Alcala. Awarding of the outstanding employees were done by Mr. Angel Palmiery (CEO) and Mr. Mervin Distor (COO).
Additional contests were Belen Making Contest, the FSD division won the grand prize Led by Ms. Margie Panoy and Palmer Lakan: Mr. Alfredo Tumbaga and Palmer Lakambini: Ms. Shiela Aguilando won the title for the best in costume.
The highlights of the event were the lighting of the Advent Wreath, together with the Gospel Reading for the Third Week of Advent. We ended the night by singing a song: “Holy Night”; hand in hand that shows the abundant love and unity of all employees of our beloved Palmer. On behalf of Palmer Asia’s Management and Staff, wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a Safe New Year!!