New Makati cen­te­nar­ian

Manila Times - - MARKETPLACE - Pan­desal

MAKATI Mayor Abby Bi­nay awards the city’s lat­est cen­te­nar­ian, Sal­va­cion Fan­to­nia of Barangay West of recog­ni­tion dur­ing a re­cent visit to the lat­ter’s res­i­dence. Fan­to­nia was born on June 22, 1917 in a fam­ily of 15 sib­lings. She be­came a widow in 1959 and, as a sin­gle mother of four, raised and sup­ported her chil­dren Loreto, Estrela, Au­rora, and Lily by do­ing laun­dry for others. Her el­dest child, Loreto meet at home by sell­ing and news­pa­pers in the morn­ing, and pol­ish­ing shoes. City Or­di­nance No. 2012-099 en­ti­tles Blu Card hold­ers to a one-time P100,000 cash gift upon reach­ing 100 years old. It serves as a trib­ute and role in the his­tory and de­vel­op­ment of the city.

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