Aliguas Mangaldan is a space for the celebration of life, a linkage to Mangaldanians' ancestral birth place and a collaboration forum to assist our town of Mangaldan, Pangasinan. This is your website to connect with our townmates back home and abroad. All 'Kabaleyans' across the world are invited to send and share your stories and pictures.
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All roads will lead to Sto. Tomas Catholic School, formerly Santo Tomas High School, Mangaldan, Pangasinan on March 1-4, 2013, by the more than 3,000 Alumni lead by the Pioneer Class of 1948-1552, former Administration, faculty and staff for the grand celebration of its 65th Founding Anniversary with the theme “Faithful Service, ‘Fruitful Harvest”.
For many Mangaldanians, HeRo (Herminio Romero) is better known as the accomplished people-centered politician. To me, Tio Hermie is held affectionately as HeRo, the journalist, despite becoming a politician, a man who sought to inform the people and wake them up to the possibility of fulfilling dreams of a Mangaldan as a community of people willing to work together and bring about a more equal distribution of opportunities for a better life.
Acting in swift military precision, newly chosen MIO3 Executive Chairman Fred Visperas Martinez, who hails from Barangay Gueguesangen and is now a long time resident of Honolulu, Hawaii, has set about to start the preparations for the 3rd grand reunion of Mangaldanians to be held on Oct 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
He is solidly supported by the previous leadership teams of MIO1 and MIO2 as well as the very active members of MNHS59ers.
Fred is married to the former Susan Mamenta of Tayug , Pangasinan and is a retired nurse . They are blessed with one son , Melord ( and wife Eloisa ) and two grandsons , Brooks who is 13 years old and Kelsen , 8 years old.
Christmas cheers came early for Mangaldanians in Vancouver , thanks to the MAREVA Officers who decided to have a family get together to celebrate Christmas . We decided to have a Potluck Dinner in Collingwood House , a popular recreation Centre in Vancouver . The balmy weather did not deter the holiday makers from attending the Christmas celebration .
The much awaited 2nd MIO grand reunion has come and gone but attendees will always forever cherish those moments of reconnection and camaraderie. More than 250-strong Mangaldanians came, some from far-away native Mangaldan, Pangasinan.
None of the top local incumbent municipal officials graced the occassion with their physical presence.
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Aliguas Mangaldan volunteer editorial team based in Vancouver, BC, Canada consist of: Djoma Serafica-de Guzman and Marie Aquino-Junio. The publication of this website is made possible with the volunteer time and financial back-up of Marie and Djoma. Aliguas Mangaldan continues to thrive thru the efforts of Mangaldan Kabaleyans at home and across the rest of the world who passionately write about celebrating the life of fellow Mangaldanians.