VG JOEY PELAEZ AT­TENDS SE­NIOR CIT­I­ZENS’ DAY CEL­E­BRA­TION IN BALINGASAG

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VICE GOVER­NOR JOEY G. PELAEZ em­pha­sized the im­por­tant role of the el­derly in the com­mu­ni­ty­dur­ing the cel­e­bra­tion of Se­nior Cit­i­zens’ Day at the JP Roa Park, Balingasag, Misamis Ori­en­tal. This year’s theme, “Ki­lalanin at Parangalan: Ta­ga­su­long ng Kara­p­atan ng Nakakatan­daTun­gosaLipunangMa­pagkalinga”, em­braces the pro­mo­tion of rights of the el­derly and the recog­ni­tion of their valu­able con­tri­bu­tions in so­ci­ety.

This an­nual event is by virtue of Procla­ma­tion No. 470 is­sued on Septem­ber 26, 1994 which aims to in­crease pub­lic aware­ness on the dif­fer­ent is­sues con­cern­ing the sec­tor of the se­nior cit­i­zens.

In his speech, Vice Gover­nor Pelaez talked about de­vel­op­ing a so­cial wel­fare pro­gram that pro­motes and en­sures the well-be­ing of the el­derly. He also gave time lis­ten­ing to their con­cerns.

The cel­e­bra­tion was or­ga­nized by the Mu­nic­i­pal­ity of Balingasag Fed­er­a­tion of Se­nior Cit­i­zens’ As­so­ci­a­tion with the Of­fice of the Mu­nic­i­pal So­cial Wel­fare and Devel­op­ment (MSWD). It was at­tended by Mu­nic­i­pal Mayor MA­RI­ETTA ROA-ABOGADO, Vice Mayor ALEXIS QUINA, Mu­nic­i­pal Health Of­fi­cer DR. HE­LEN M. ROMUALDO, Sang­gu­nian Bayan Mem­bers and se­nior cit­i­zens from 30 barangays of the mu­nic­i­pal­ity.

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