100 ‘Ramons’ to plant trees for former president Magsaysay

August 19, 2007 - Inquirer

MANILA, Philippines -- The biggest gathering of “Ramons” will take place tomorrow in honor of perhaps their most esteemed namesake -- the late President Ramon Magsaysay -- during the launch of a tree-planting initiative led by environment groups.

To commemorate the centenary of Magsaysay’s birth, trees will be planted in different parts of the country by men all named “Ramon” beginning on Aug. 31, Magsaysay’s birthday. Event organizers said they had gathered 100 “Ramons” to plant 100,000 saplings. Read more >>