To all our Chamber members, teams, families, and friends:
Soon it will be Christmas and we hope you are enjoying the company of loved ones while preparing for this most meaningful time of year.
We call this the Season of Joy, but for this year, it is also bittersweet. So many of our own Kababayans back home have succumbed to multiple tragedies, the latest of which is the devastation wrought by Typhoon Odette. Have you seen the heartbreaking images? Over 375 have perished and thousands have lost their homes. They have become refugees in search of food and basic necessities. Many more are missing. Odette’s infamy is its reach, destruction spread across multiple islands in Visayas and Mindanao. Major roads, runways, and even ports have sustained serious damages.
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