- Palawan Express Pera Padala sponsored medals for the recipients of Junior Chamber
International Philippine’s Youth Leadership Excellence Awards (YLEA) for school
year 2018-2019 awarded on April 8, 2019 at Robinsons Place Palawan.
Twenty-seven awardees from different public and
private elementary and secondary schools in the city received the awards in the
ceremony spearheaded by JCI Puerto Princesa Peacock, Inc. PPS-PEPP’s Corporate
Social Responsibility Officer Joan Louise Alip represented the company in
behalf of PPS-PEPP Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Karlo M.
Castro who was not able to attend the ceremony due to prior commitments. In the
speech prepared by Mr. Castro, the relevance of JCI’s advocacy to PPS-PEPP’s
CSR activities were better elaborated and the goal of bringing healthy minds
through good education was emphasized. The Palawan Pawnshop - Scholarship
Program was also mentioned having a total of 303 graduates since its
establishment in 1998. The speech was ended with an anonymous quote saying,
“Great leaders don’t set out to be a leader. They set out to make a difference.
It’s never about the role, always about the goal.”