Region 2 celebrates Charter Member Frank Bonsignore, Sa Bom Nim on his 70th Birthday at Mountainside, NJ.
Organized by Regional Examiner Mullen SBN and Eng Wong SBN, at the Spanish Terrace in Mountainside, NJ. Bonsignore SBN arrived in the company of Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang, and Region 1 Charter Member Ben Cortese, SBN. "I was completely surprised by the amount of invited guests that showed up", Bonsignore SBN explained. A birthday cake was presented, and a celebration toast by the Kwan Jang Nim set the stage for his 70th birthday celebration. Mullen SBN presented a short slide presentation honoring Bonsignore SBN's history in the Moo Duk Kwan. In 1974, Bonsignore SBN was part of the organization meeting to create the US Federation and also was a charter member at the 1975 charter convention that created the US federation in June of 1975. Bonsignore SBN has been an active member, board member, and part of the Hu Kyun In of senior Ko Dan Ja members appointed by the Kwan Jang NIm. He was also recently promoted to 9th Dan by the Kwan Jang Nim. Needless to say, his more than 44 years of service to the art, he has influenced many, many practitioners during his long association with the World Moo Duk Kwan, Region 2 honors his 70th birthday. Happy Birthday Sa Bom Nim! Please note: No permission is granted to copy these photos, as they are copyrighted by C. Eng Wong Photography. If you are interested in obtaining copies, they are available at www.engwongphotography.com for purchase.