RESPONDING to the call for unity and partnership to support government programs and projects, the Maharlikans Fraternal and Sororal Orders of Tigers chartered a new squad n Tanauan City.
The new club, called the Barako Squad, is the first club of the Order to be chartered in the province of Batangas.
Coinciding with the chartering is the joint induction of officers and members led by its Chairman, Tiger Miguel P. Manalo, who is also the Vice President for Luzon of the Order.
Joining Manalo as officers include Tiger Rene P. Alcantara as Vice Chairman, Lady Tiger Pailina L. Barquilla as Secretary, Tiger Edwin T. Luzaran as Asst. Secretary, Tiger Reden R. Alcantara as Treasurer, Tiger V. Atienza as Auditor, Tiger Edgardo M. Manalo as Protocol Officer, Tiger Marc Christian Felix Malabanan as Information and Media Officers, Tiger Mario S. Braza as Doctrine Officer, Tiger Arthur S. Lirio as Membership Officer, Lady Tiger Marissa E. Gonzales as Tribunal/Election Officer, Tiger Tirao M. Oruga as Ethics Officer; and Lady Tigers Carolyn T. Byrne and Elizabeth T. Pingol as Health and Com. Officers.
Also inducted as members include 27 new Tigers and Lady Tigers, with incumbent Batangas’ 3rd District Board Member, Tiger Alfredo C. Corona and Mataas na kahoy Vice Mayor, Tiger Jay Manalo Ilagan, among others. The chartering and induction ceremonies was led by the Maharlikans Founder and Chairman, Tiger Marlou ‘ Renz’ R. Marcelo; and was held at the Bambu Events Place & Resort in Tanauan City, June 17.
Also coinciding with the chartering of the Barako Squad, is the chartering and induction of officers of the Laguna 1st District Maharlikan Tiger Squad.
In an interview with its founder and chairman, Tiger Marlou Renz Mercado, he said that the Order of Tigers was organized and envisioned to support the administration of President Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos, Jr., especially in the areas of hunger alleviation and other socio-civic concerns. The name Maharlikans was coined to denote the brave and heroic Filipinos who believes in the late President Feridnace E. Marcos Sr., who was also considered as the Maharlika and the Philippines being known as the Tiger of Asia.| – Joenald Medina Rayos