NE mar­ket ven­dor crowned Reyna ng Palengke 2017

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CITY OF SAN FER­NANDO— The Fed­er­a­tion of Depar tment of Trade and In­dus­try (DTI) Ac­credi ted Con­sumer Or­ga­ni­za­tions in Re­gion III ( Feda­cor -3) and the DTI-3 re­cently crowned Rose Mar ie Placido, a mar­ket ven­dor from the Rizal Public Mar­ket in Nueva Eci j a, as the “Reyna ng Palengkeng Gi tnang Lu­zon 2017” dur ing the Con­sumer Wel­fare Month cul­mi­nat­ing ac­tiv­ity held Oc­to­ber 27, 2017 at Wal­ter­mart, City of San Fer­nando, Pam­panga.

Other win­ners in the con­test in­clude Jim­mary Clavo of Zam­bales who bagged the first run­nerup ti­tle. She also won the best i n cost ume award. Jackie Lou So of Bataan was named sec­ond run­ner-up and re­cei ved the con­sumer ad­vo­cate award while Tar l ac’s An­gel i t a O. Ocampo won the best in t al ent Awar d. Cher yl Dioneza of Aurora was the fourth run­ner -up.

The con­test was or­ga­nized by DTI and par­tic­i­pated in by mar­ket ven- dors and stall hold­ers in Re­gion III to pro­mote aware­ness of con­sumer rights, es­pe­cially in public mar­kets in the coun­try.

Oct ober was pro­claimed as Con­sumer Wel­fare Month ( CWM) with the theme “Con­sumer Rights in the Dig­i­tal Age.”

The DTI pro­vin­cial of­fices and re­gional of­fice or­ga­nized the cel­e­bra­tion of the CWM with the Reyna ng Palengke as one of the much awaited events dur­ing the r egional cul­mi­nat­ing ac­tiv­ity.

Aside from the Reyna ngPalengke, DTI-3 also con­ducted this Oc­to­ber a prod­uct stan­dards fo­rum and ex­hibit, poster mak­ing con­test for high school st udent s in r egi on 3, a “dul aang pang­mamimi l i” con­test and a semi nar on cy­ber­crime. Vic­tor Lorenzo, head of the Foren­sic Lab­o­ra­tory of the Na­tional Bu­reau of In­ves­ti­gat ion, ser ved as the re­sour ce speaker on the cy­ber­crime sem­i­nar.

Dur ing the pro­gram, 31 newly ac­cred­ited con­sumer or­ga­ni­za­tions of DTI were rec­og­nized.

Sher­lita Eme­te­rio, pres­i­dent of Feda­cor-3 joined DTI-3 Re­gional Di­rec­tor Ju­dith P. An­ge­les and other of­fi­cials in pre­sent­ing their re­spec­tive cer tifi­cates of recog­ni­tions.

Me­dia par tners who con­sis­tently help in dis­sem­i­nat­ing in­for­ma­tion about con­sumer ad­vo­ca­cies and ac­tiv­i­ties were also rec­og­nized dur­ing the event.

— War­ren Ser­rano/ DTI -3

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