An estimated 500 children and elderly benefited from the first medical mission of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry Youth Affairs Committee held on 14 July 2012 at the Malhacan Elementary School in Meyauayan, Bulacan.

The just-concluded activity, to be replicated in key areas, is a fulfillment of the Youth Affairs work program promoting entrepreneurship among the Filipino youth and conducting community-based undertakings.

The YAC teamed up with the Office of Mayor Joan V. Alarilla, Ethical Pharma, Junior Chamber International and Pagoda Philippines in providing free medical check-up, laboratory examination, deworming tablets, medicines and multivitamins to pre­selected beneficiaries

The participants were treated to lugaw and drinks by Golden Bay Fresh Seafoods Restaurant, Zesto Corporation and RFM Corporation.

The children were delighted to receive school supplies, slippers and toys donated by Calata Corporation and Happi Outlet.

An ardent supporter of PCCI Youth Affairs, Fila provided the activity shirts of YAC officers.

PCCI President Atty. Miguel B. Varela and YAC Chair Mr. Louie Kaw both thanked Mayor Alarilla, the community leaders and the corporate sponsors in their support making the mission truly a success.

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