Gi-unu kay namo pagsugod.
It all started one afternoon,
22 years ago, at 1027 North Edge-mont St.
where B u t u a n o n s,
full of dreams
yet confronted with the daunting challenge of
forming an association that would withstand time
and overcome the
pitfalls that ruined many hometown organizations,
decided to organize themselves.
responsible for initiating the meeting,
was unanimously elected the first president,
while Mario Sibayan, Dorcas Lasam, Nards
Buranday, Moren Trillo, Totoy Balanon,
Mely Trillo, Nonong Villanueva, Walter Abrantes
and a number of others filled-up the rest of the
pioneer positions. On the same day,
they were able to define
as anybody who has a consequence with
and experience; anyone who has had a relationship
Butuan by birth,
by association or
In time, new names were added to the rooster of
officers like Nars Jandug, Pris Osin Harper,
Tinoy Santos, Jessie Sioson,
Nonoy Lopez & Gabby Ortiz, bringing in greater
vigor and strength to the club.