City rec­og­nizes 'he­roes', top tax­pay­ers, vol­un­teers

Sun.Star Davao - - TOP STORIES -

FOUR Ev­ery­day Dabawenyo he­roes were feted in yes­ter­day's "Pasidun­gog: Garbo sa Davao" event that rec­og­nized in­di­vid­u­als and groups who con­trib­uted to the over­all growth and de­vel­op­ment of the city.

A to­tal of 86 awardees were feted yes­ter­day at Davao City Con­ven­tion Cen­ter.

Given the Ev­ery­day Dabawenyo Hero Awards were:

Ronie Cay­dan, a jan­i­tor at Davao In­ter­na­tional Air­port who re­turned cash left by a pas­sen­ger at a re­stroom;

Typhoon Vinta vol­un­teers who ded­i­cated their time and ef­forts to pack and de­liver relief goods;

Philip Duterte, a pub­lic school teacher in barangay Gu­mi­tan, Mar­ilog Dis­trict, who brought at­ten­tion to the health is­sues that sur­rounds the Matigsalug com­mu­nity liv­ing in the area [Duterte died of sep­sis from malaria];

Dr. Mae Dolendo, founder of House of Hope who pushed for the cre­ation of Chil­dren's Can­cer In­sti­tute, and the first pe­di­atric on­col­o­gist in the re­gion.

Ex­cept for Duterte whose post­hu­mous award was ac­cepted by his widow, Kath­leen, and their chil­dren, all awardees per­son­ally re­ceived their awards.

The city's top ten tax­pay­ers were also rec­og­nized yes­ter­day.

For busi­ness tax: Davao Light and Power Com­pany, Hol­cim Philip­pines, Davao Doc­tor's Hos­pi­tal, Su­mifru, Min­danao Shop­ping Des­ti­na­tion Cor­po­ra­tion (SM Davao De­part­ment Store), Su­per­value Inc (SM Su­per­mar­ket-SM Davao, Sam­sung Elec­tron­ics Philip­pines Corp, Su­per­value Inc - J.P Lau­rel, Avenco South Cor­po­ra­tion, and Ac­cendo Com­mer­cial Corp.

For Real Prop­erty Tax are: Therma South Inc, Davao Union Ce­ment (Hol­cim), Ac­cendo Com­mer­cisl Cor­po­ra­tion, South­ern Point Prop­er­ties Cor­po­ra­tion, SM Prime Hold­ings, Inc., Hal­i­fax Davao Ho­tel Inc., New Car­car Man­u­fac­tur­ing Inc, Em­celi Prop­erty Hold­ings Corp, and Avenco South Corp.

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