NE market vendor crowned Reyna ng Palengke 2017
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