Okada Manila—Side by side with other leaders from different industries, award winning entrepreneur and civic leader, Glenda V. Hufano was hailed as one of the honorees under Asia’s Modern Hero Awards last February 17, 2023.
More than 300 guests attended the event to celebrate these heroes as bestowed by the board of judges. Ms. Hufano is the incoming Governor of Kiwanis International, Philippine Luzon District to lead the more than 4500 members.
Awardees includes Dante “Klink” Ang of The Manila Times and received by his brother, Consul Micheal Ang. Other notable guest was General Kerby Brion Kraft who was from Calauan, Laguna and former Davao City Police Office (DCPO) Director with perfect 10 rating under then Mayor Sara Duterte.
Rising Tigers Magazine Managing Director, Engr. Grace Bondad Nicolas attended the festivity to support Glenda with Kiwanis Club of Manila Bay President Ezelle Gascon.
Congressman Lordan Gualberto Suan is also one of the honorees and from Cagayan De Oro City's First District.
Kiwanis clubs are advocating to help the indigent children and is existing in the Philippines for more than 50 years. To continue its advocacy, it needs people with genuine concern for others. It needs leaders who have the heart, as well as the strength to take swift action, armed with integrity, genuine care and solid determination, all traits of a true-blooded Kiwanian.
With her track record in the Kiwanis community, then and now, it’s undoubtedly, the Governor elect Glenda Hufano will not just be an icon in Philippine Luzon District but also internationally soon after.
Glenda in her tenure is pushing for for Unity, Transparency and Integrity. Ms. Hufano has been a Kiwanis Club President for 4 consecutive years and a Lieutenant Governor for 2019-2020. She got several awards and citations from different organizations here and abroad. She helped and support most of Kiwanis organizations in different clubs in the Philippines. High decision-making skill is one of Ms. Hufano’s outstanding traits on top of being a reliable and trustworthy individual.
Ms. Glenda Hufano, a mother of 4 young professionals, is someone to trust a position with, for everything that she does, she lifts it up with the Lord. She believes on Isaiah 49:23: “She who trusts in the Lord will never be disappointed”
Kiwanis International according to it’s website was established in 1915 at Detroit, Michigan. Kiwanis International is a global community of clubs, members and partners dedicated to improving the lives of children one community at a time. Today, we stand with more than 600,000 members from K-Kids to Key Club to Kiwanis and many ages in between in more than 80 countries. Each community has different needs, and Kiwanis empowers members to pursue creative ways to serve the needs of children, such as fighting hunger, improving literacy and offering guidance. Kiwanis clubs host nearly 150,000 service projects each year.