Bro. Fred was one of the Incorporators of Alpha Phi Omega (Philippines), Incorporated on September 11, 1953. He and Bro. Librado Ureta served actively in the national leadership throughout our fraternity’s first 25 years of existence. All ΑΦΩ-Philippines membership cards and certificates issued from 1950-1979. Read More
The goal of this Brand Guide is to create a common language for Alpha Phi Omega Philippines that is reflective of who and what we are and in consonance with Alpha Phi Omega USA but with our own unique subtleties. Please take the time to review this information.
Why do I need to renew my ID? What is it for me? What is an APO ID? What does this small plastic and its numbers symbolizes? Do i need an APO ID to be a true APO? Is the pledgeship/initiation not enough for me to be a true APO? What is the advantages of having an APO ID? These are some questions that crossed my mind while thinking, why some brothers/sisters do not want to secure an APO ID.
While these various relationships share similarities in requiring loyalty from both parties to uphold a mutual confidence, Loyalty is what makes our relationship in Alpha Phi Omega different.
Read the thoughts of APO Philippines organizer on Hazing circa 1976.
The Toast Song is sung differently by members of APO-USA and APO-Philippines, necessarily so because "Alma Mater" is part of the American cultural life, but it is alien to Filipinos as any other imported product. Brother Sol Levy of Gamma Alpha chapter might have sung it in tune when he introduced APO to Philippine Eagle Scouts in 1947, but could we fault him if he didn't or if the first Filipino APO members had tin ears? Of course not.
We should be taking the opportunity to launch service projects towards strengthening our links with scouting. Article by Felix J. Marinas PNP — I had an opportunity to visit the APO BSP Office and I have to say I was very touched. Maganda at maayos ang opisina na airconditioned pa. It… Read More