Welcome remarks from Lopez Group chairman emeritus Oscar M. LopezThe Social Justice team lorded it over the rest of the field in the Lopez Group Palaro 2015 held at the First Philippine Industrial Park (FPIP) in Santo Tomas, Batangas on October 17, 2015.
Wearing pink, the team included players from First Philec, Lopez Inc., Lopez Holdings Corporation, Lopez Foundation, First Philippine Realty Corporation, First Philippine Industrial Corporation, INAEC, Third Gen, IBS, STSI and other subsidiaries.
The other teams were Pioneering Entrepreneurial SpiritGreen (FPIP and First Balfour), Business Excellence-Blue (SKYcable and Adtel), Unity-Gray (Rockwell Land Corporation and Asian Eye Institute), Nationalism-Red (First Philippine Holdings Corporation and First Gen Corporation), IntegrityYellow (ABS-CBN and Knowledge Channel), and Employee Welfare and Wellness-Violet (Energy Development Corporation and Thermaprime).
The theme of this year’s Palaro was “Winning through our Values.”
Various games were concocted by the Lopez Lifelong Wellness team for the Palaro, with consultant Kiko Diaz of the University of the Philippines College of Human Kinetics.
These included the 3-on-3 mixed basketball game, modified mixed volleyball, golf ball and wood plank relay, five-kilometer mixed relay race, patintero, kadang-kadang and the tiyakad relay race.
Meanwhile, executives from the different teams took part in a special game, basagang palayok.
The highlight of the day’s undertaking was the cheering competition.
The Green team emerged as the champion followed by the Pink and Yellow squads, both of which were tied for second place, while Team Violet took third place.
Meanwhile, Cre Marin from the Integrity-Yellow team was named Best Muse.
For the overall team rankings, as far as the games were concerned, the Social JusticePink team emerged on top of the heap with 117 points, and was followed by the Pioneering Entrepreneurial Spirit-Green and Unity-Gray squads, which finished with 110 points each. (Story/Photo by: Gerbs De Castro)
HR Council chair Cedie Lopez Vargas
Emcees JC Alelis and Gretchen Ho
Balancing act in golf ball and wood plank relay
The champion Social Justice-Pink team
The team muses all in a row
Green pep squad
Red pep squad
Violet pep squad