For our Red Charity Gala auction, one of the auction items is a Balesin Island Club share worth P2.2 million, donated by Alphaland chair Roberto V. Ongpin. RVO was in Balesin for the International Coastal Clean Up, which was participated in by the staff and guests on the island. I had a tough time finding any trash on the manicured sands of Balesin, but had fun with the students from the local barangay, who all got loaves of Gardenia bread for joining in the Coastal Clean Up.
Alphaland director Anna Ongpin told me that Balesin will have a raffle every Saturday in October, giving away two shares of The City Club. That should be enough reason to head back to paradise these next two weeks.