The 2nd Grand Bucoy Reunion: "Celebrating our Heritage"

A dream came true not just for the younger generations but also for those who wished, those who came and shared their happiness. More than 1000 pairs of eyes witnessed the grand event, a day full of surprises and sweet memories. One historic event for all of us, may this be an inspiration for everyone to continue to connect our relatives around the globe.


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Excerpt from Zambonga Times

After almost a decade, the BUCOY Clan has finally set a special date for their 2nd BUCOY Grand Reunion on October 30, 2010 at the Immaculate Concepcion Elementary School (ICES) Ground near Jumbo Bridge in Tetuan, this city, as the venue.

The affair is not just a simple get together of the BUCOY Clan but is also focused on significant activities centered on its theme: “ Celebrating our Heritage: Renewing lost contacts, cultivating new ones to reconnect the ties that bind.”

For the Zamboanga gathering, attendees are expected to reach a thousand adults including children and balikbayan family member who eagerly signified their commitment to be home for the big event in time for the Fiesta Pilar Celebration. It is noteworthy mentioning also that a number of the BUCOY Clan throughout the country, to include those based overseas were in close contact and established correspondence through Face Books “ WE ARE UNIQUELY BUCOY” account and the family’s official website at

The organizing committee is geared up for the global challenge of connecting two events in one special celebration via teleconferencing for the members of the clan to have the chance to view the on goings of the family event on the big screen to be set up for the purpose, as a simultaneous reunion party will be held in Los Angeles (LA) organized by NORIEL BUCOY for those who cannot make it on the said date.

To set things in proper perspectives the BUCOY clan elected their Family Reunion Officers. Over-All Chairman – Mr. ROBERTO S. BUCOY, Vice Chairman – Mr. RAUL RAMON “POCH” A. BUCOY, Secretary – Ms EMILY BUCOY-DE LOS REYES, Treasurer – Mr. ERWIN E. BERNARDO, P.I. O. – Ms MELANIE GUAZON, Board – Judge DANILO M. BUCOY, DR. ROLANDO BUCOY, Ms. IDA REBECCA B. EUSTAQUIO, Atty. NICOLAS L. APOLINARIO, JR., Atty. SUSAN DE LOS REYES and Mr. LANCE ROMEL DELMO BUCOY.

Weekly meetings are held to ensure the success of the celebration and working committees were assigned to other members of the clan from various areas for their specific tasks:
A rundown of the program of the Activities during the October 30 Reunion are as follows: 6:00 AM -9:00 AM Registration/Breakfast; 9:00AM Eucharistic Celebration and Thanksgiving Mass to be officiated by Most Rev. ROMULO G. VALLES, 10:00 AM Opening Program, 12:00 Lunch, 1:00 – 5:00 PM Games/Talent Shows, 6:00 – 7:00 PM Dinner and 7:00-10:00 Socialization/Family Concert.

A Memorabilia/Souvenir Display Booth will be put up where family tokens such as T-Shirts, mugs, trinkets and many other memento items will be up for display/for sale at cost.

An open invitation is highly reiterated to all members of the BUCOY Clan and a most hearty welcome awaits everyone because your presence will surely contribute in no small measure to the success and in putting significance to our theme: ‘Celebrating our Heritage”, because… WE ARE Uniquely BUCOYS!

There will be a final meeting on October 14, 2010 at 6:00 in the evening at the DIAMOND ROOM of GRAND ASTORIA HOTEL at Mayor Jaldon Street, Zamboanga City.

This announcement was facilitated by JUN CADIZ , a BUCOY relative.

Meetings and Preparations:


The 2nd Grand Bucoy Reunion: "Celebrating our Heritage"

Family Reunion Officers

FR Over-All Chairman: Mr. Roberto S. Bucoy

Vice Chairman: Mr. Raul Ramon Atilano Bucoy

Secretary: Ms. Emily Bucoy-Delos Reyes

Treasurer: Mr. Erwin Bernardo E. Bernardo

P.I.O: Ms. Melanie Guanzon

Board: Judge Danilo B. Bucoy

Dr. Rolando Bucoy

Atty. Susan N. Delos Reyes

Ms. Rebecca B. Eustaquio

Atty. Nicolas Apolinario, Jr.

Mr. Lance Romel Delmo Bucoy

FR Sub-Committees:

Finance: Mr. Erwin E. Bernardo

Food: Ms. Gloria Salazar

Program: Ms. Emily Bucoy-Delos Reyes

Ms. Lynette Marcos-Abarro

Games & Awards: Ms. Blessy Torralba

Communications: Ms. Melanie Guanzon

Family History: Atty. Susan N. Delos Reyes

Photography: Mr. Rodel Bucoy

Videography: Mr. Lance Romel Delmo-Bucoy

Accommodations: Ms.

Giselle Alpichi-Machutes

Invitation: Ms. Vita Murga-Guingona
Marilyn Bucoy-Decker

Welcoming: Ernesto Bucoy
Diana Bernardo Bucoy

Band & Sound System: Mr. Roel B. Natividad

Souvenir/Memorabilia: Mr. Rommel Bucoy
Ms. Jay Natividad
Mr. Ramon Bucoy

Photo-Ops Booth: Ms. Geannette Juaton
Ms. Emily Bucoy-Delos Reyes

Mass & Choir: Ms. Rochelle Rodriguez
Ms. Ma. Cristina Bucoy-Delgado

Stage & Physical Arrangement:
Mr. Dominic Delgado
Engr. Raymond Bucoy