UNAIR NEWS – There are many ways to celebrate birthday, either personal, organizational or even a community. UNAIR students affiliated in Airlangga Bojonegoro Community or known as ABC was having a celebration. To celebrate its tenth dies natalis, the community of students from the land of Angling Dharma held a community service on May 6 and a feast on May 7.
Those events were held at differen venues, the community service was held in Krondonan village, Gondang with various programs. Many humanity programs such as ABC Teaches, ABC Inspires, Free healthcare examination, main commodity distribution for the poor and also great religious gathering.
“To celebrate tenth ABC’s dies natalis, ABC held community service and a feast in the regency pavilion,” said Andy Ahmad Alfian, the Head of ABC.
This year’s celebration was not very different from the previous years. But for Andy, a decade gave a different feeling to him. The event was used as a reunion moment for ABC alumni.
“It is a moment of a decade, where it is considered mature for regional student organization. This occasion will also be a moment for reunion of ABC alumni from many different classes,” said FEB 2013 student.
Other than community service activities, ABC also held a feast at Bojonegoro Rgency pavilion. There were 188 people attended the feast from ABC students, alumni, also some lecturers from Bojonegoro like Prof. Dr. dr. Soetojo, Sp.U., the Dean of Faculty of Medicine (FK) UNAIR, who was attending to celebrate Tenth ABC Dies Natalis.
“The feast at regency pavilion of Bojonegoro was started with tumpeng rice slicing by Prof. Soetojo,” Andy said.
Being asked about ABC solid performance, Andy said that the key to success were sense of belonging and understanding from each individual. All the member of ABC are UNAIR students from Bojonegoro, then similarity in accent and diction from the members could keep them solid as a community.
“Well established communication, things in common such as accent, immense love to hometown also keep the members of ABC loyal to fight and be activists of a regional organization, ABC,” Andy said.
As the current ABC leader, Andy hoped that all regional organizations in UNAIR become solid and harmonious, so they could give greater benefits to the wider society in their regions. (*)
Author : Dilan Salsabila
Editor : Nuri Hermawan