The Air Materiel Wings Savings Loan Association (AMWSLAI) donated a battery operated, multi passenger vehicle (E-Jeep) to VMMC on July 4, 2017.
VMMC Director Dominador M. Chiong Jr., personally received the donated E-Jeep from Col. Ricardo P. Nolasco Jr., Chairman and President of AMWSLAI during the ceremonial turnover of key at the Main Lobby.
The ceremony was also graced by Lt Gen. Ernesto G. Carolina, PVAO Administrator, VMMC and AMWSLAI officials and staff.
In his short message, Lt. Gen. Carolina expressed his gratitude to the AMWSLAI for providing the VMMC with a new E-Jeep, an added boost to the health care services to our partners.
Col. Ricardo Nolasco, in his speech emphasized that their donation is one way of expressing their gratitude to our living heroes, the veterans.” Ang E-Jeep na ito ay isang maliit na bagay na pagbibigay pugay sa mga sakripisyo ng ating mga mahal na beterano” he said.
Meanwhile, Dr. Chiong in his acceptance speech said” We are very thankful to AMWSLAI for the donation. Ang sasakyan pong ito ay malaking tulong sa aming pasyenteng matatanda na kailangan pang sumakay mula sa Gate para makarating sa OPD o sa anumang lugar sa loob ng ospital”. He added that the E-Jeep will provide a free and comfortable means of transportation for our elderly veterans when they seek medical treatment and consultation at VMMC. He also assured AMWSLAI that VMMC will take good care of the E Jeep.
Prior to the ceremonial turn-over, the AMWSLAI officials were accompanied by Dr. Chiong and top officials in a short tour of various areas of the hospital which included the Department of Pathology, Department of Radiology and Radiotherapy, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine , Renal Dialysis Unit, among others.