MASS WEDDING. Rep. Yedda Marie Romualdez of the Tingog party-list group acted as ‘ninang’ during a mass wedding involving 452 couples held at Fernwood Gardens in Quezon City. The lady solon also gave as her gift to the newly-wed couples P3,000 and grocery pack.(MIKO NOVENO)

QUEZON CITY– In a day filled with love and unity, Fernwood Gardens, this city, bore witness to the union of a total of 452 couples in a mass wedding event.

This heartwarming initiative was spearheaded by Tingog party-list’s Cong. Yedda Romualdez, who not only organized the event, but also generously served as a major sponsor or “ninang”.

The event, aimed at providing financial and legal support to couples, was graced by notable personalities and community leaders.

During the morning ceremony, 216 couples exchanged vows in the presence of community leaders including Rep. Yedda Romualdez of the Tingog party-list, Rep. Maria Victoria “Marivic” Co-Pilar of the 6th District of Quezon City, Quezon City Councilor Emmanuel Banjo A. Pilar, and other city councilors.

The emphasis on collaboration and support from the local government and congressional representatives was highlighted.

The afternoon ceremony was equally memorable, with 236 pairs committing to everlasting love.

Notable attendees witnessing this celebration included Rep. Jude Acidre of Tingog party-list, Rep. Maria Victoria “Marivic” Co-Pilar, Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte, Councilor Emmanuel Banjo A. Pilar, and other councilors.

This ceremony continued the celebration of love and unity while honoring the support and dedication of local leaders to their constituents.

In her role as a major sponsor, Rep. Yedda Romualdez went above and beyond by personally providing cash gifts worth P3,000 to each of the newlywed couples, in addition to grocery baskets.

This generous gesture not only added to the joy of the couples’ special day but also demonstrated a deep commitment to supporting their initial steps towards building their new lives together.

In her inspirational speech, Rep. Yedda Romualdez shared profound insights into marriage. “Sa bawat hakbang at desisyon, magkatuwang kami,” she articulated, emphasizing the importance of partnership and cooperation in a marriage. Her words resonated with the couples, providing them with a meaningful perspective on building a life together.

The mass wedding in Quezon City was not just an event to formalize unions but also an opportunity to emphasize community support for those in need.

As part of the event, each of the 452 couples received significant support from Cong. Yedda and other leaders, showcasing the strong community spirit and the commitment of the local government to foster family values and social welfare.

It was a day filled with joy, hope, and the promise of new beginnings for over 450 couples, all set against the backdrop of one of the city’s most beautiful gardens.

As the newlyweds embark on their journey together, they carry with them not just the blessings of their loved ones but also the support of their community and leaders, ready to face life’s challenges hand in hand. (PR)