Submitted by AFPAO on Thu, 08/29/2019 - 16:23

Spearheaded by COL DENNIS G ESTRELLA PAF (GSC), the Villamor Air Base Badminton Club thru the 12th Carlos' Cup Badminton Tournament donated cash to the GMA 7 Kapuso Foundation on August 28, 2019, at the Villamor Air Base Badminton Court, CJVAB, Pasay City.

Also present at the said activity were Mrs. Barrie L Castellano, mother of the late CPT CARLO CASTELLANO PAF, COL ALVIN M HATE PAF (MNSA), LTC SADIRI D TABUTOL PAF (GSC), and members of the VAB Badminton Club.

A total of P50,000 cash was received by Ms. Tracy Cruz of GMA 7 Kapuso Foundation. The said cash donation will be used for the construction of school buildings for the orphaned children of Marawi.

"Lagi nating inaalala ang mga kabataan sa Marawi, ang aming mga puso ay kaisa nila sa pagbangon ng Marawi," COL ESTRELLA said.

The Carlos’ Cup Badminton Tournament is held annually in commemoration of CPT CARLO CASTELLANO PAF, a member of PMA 'Marilag' Class 1995, who was one of the founding members of the Villamor Air Base Badminton Club, and a great role model among the present generation of PAF Badminton players. He also greatly values selfless service to others.

The successful fundraising badminton tournament was supported by no less than LTGEN ROZZANO D BRIGUEZ AFP, the Commanding General, PAF.