No less than Ms Robina Gokongwei-Pe, eldest daughter of John Gokongwei Jr of the JG Summit Holdings and its subsidiaries, would grace the opening. Invited to cut the ribbon with her are Leyte Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez, outgoing Ormoc Mayor Eric Codilla, said Geraldine A. Larrazabal of Ormoc Centrum.
Ormoc Centrum is owned by the Potenciano & Aniceta Larrazabal Group of Companies which also owns the Cebu Doctors’ Hospital chain, including the Ormoc Doctors’ Hospital, aside from other business concerns.
Ms Larrazabal said representatives of Robinsons Supermarket were in the city this week to deal with the details of the inauguration.
On June 20, Ormoc parish priest Fr. Gilbert Urbina will officiate the blessing of the mart followed by cocktails at the Ormoc Villa Hotel.
On June 21, after the cutting of the ribbon at 9:00 AM, shoppers will be treated to a “3-day Crazy Sale”, Larrazabal informed, where bargains and best deals await them.