The employees of Wilcon Depot, together with their families, celebrated the company’s annual Family Day celebrations on May 5 and 12. The venue for the 2013 celebrations was the Montalban Distribution Center, located in Rodriguez, Rizal. The activities for both days centered around having fun, building company solidarity, and creating an atmosphere of learning.
Both event days were opened by the company’s traditional Unity Walk, led by company executives, managers and Wilcon's Mascot, Wil. Wilcon President and CEO William Belo and EVP-COO Rosemarie Ong officially unveiled the 2013 theme, “It's More Fun at Wilcon.”
The participating employees all wore color-coded sun visors, signifying the areas or committees to which they belonged. The Green Team was from the branches of the Southern Area, while the White Team had personnel from the Central Area. The Blue Team came from branches in the Northern Area, and the Yellow Team had members from Region 3. The Red Team was composed of people from the Support Group, and the Violet Team was the designation for the event committee.
Each team joined a series of friendly team-building games and matches. These games included: Obstacle Course, Bumper-2-Bumper, Bucket Brigade, and Human Bulldozer, among others. Other individual games, such as Fun Run and Bingo, were also conducted and enjoyed by the various attendees.
The event also offered seminars and free consultations to the participants, courtesy of the partners that Wilcon Depot linked up with for the event. The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) conducted Career Guidance seminars, and Executive Optical offered Eye Care and Free Check-Up sessions. Metro Dental conducted Oral Hygiene and Dental consultations and Mary Kay provided Free Make Up Lessons.
Also present at the event are the booths from Coca Cola, Trolli Candies, Hapee Toothpaste, Starmobile and San Mig Coffee, where participants can avail of their products and services at special rates. In view of Mother's Day Celebration, Mothers and their kids also enjoyed the Free Photo Booth provided by Davies Paints.
A special attraction at the event was the Mobile Zoo. Kids and adults had the opportunity to learn more about animals and interact freely with them. The live animals featured in the Mobile Zoo were varied, and included eagles, parrots, monkeys, snakes and crocodiles.
The two day event was supported and made possible by Wilcon's industry partners - Boysen Philippines, Davies Paints, Rain or Shine Paints, Starmobile, Black and Decker and Philips.
Wilcon has always strongly believed that its employees form one of the cornerstones of its success. As such, the company holds its annual Family Day celebrations to establish strong family ties among all its employees and their families. The event also acknowledges everyone's efforts and contributions to the company's status in the industry.