Corp. the leading
Filipino oral, dental and personal care brand manufacturer , makers of the popular “Hapee” toothpaste, recently strengthened
its support for Operation Smile Philippines, the local subsidiary of
Operation Smile, by donating a total of One Million Pesos to the group
in order to help provide reconstructive surgery to children and young
adults with “cleft” problems or facial deformities under its “The
Journey Home” medical mission. Shown in photo are (from left)
Kathleen Magee, co-founder and President, Operation Smile, Inc.; Dr.
William P. Magee Jr., co-founder and Executive Chairman, Operation
Smile, Inc.; Dr. CecilioK.Pedro, President and Chief Executive Officer,
Lamoiyan Corp.; and Roberto Manzano, President and Executive Director,
Operation Smile Philippines, Inc., during ceremonial turnover ceremonies
held recently at the Bicol Medical Center in Naga City.
This year’s mission coincides with the
global celebration of Operation Smile’s 30th
anniversary and is a month-long, multi-site effort. It is the group’s
biggest international mission ever mounted in the country and in the
world, with 1,000 Filipino and foreign volunteers from 35 countries
providing 3,000 free dental treatments.