A small but select luncheon was held for Grace Padaca, former governor of Isbela Province in the Philippines on Monday, April 4. Former Mayor Ruth Asmundson was there, with Pam Sparks, Hamza El Nakhal and Calvin Handy of the International House Davis board. Also present was former Mayor Maynard Skinner and City Councilmember Rochelle Swanson. Elisabeth Sherwin, IHD executive director, was the hostess. Padaca is an energetic and creative politician dedicated to serving her people. Good luck, Grace!