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Christmas Weekend Market Opens Today

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. is inviting everyone to the opening of the Christmas Weekend Market sa Kapitolyo today at the PNB Fountain Area along Lacson Street in Bacolod City.

The activity will start with a thanksgiving mass at 4:00 p.m. followed by a ceremonial ribbon cutting to formally open the event and a ceremonial switch-on of Christmas lights and decors at the Provincial Capitol and Lagoon.

Various goods such as organic products, cooked foods, beverages, seafoods, processed meat, agricultural products, accessories, delicacies, and Japanese foods, among others will be sold at the market.

Free concerts and live bands will be held at the event area as well as free film viewing of Christmas movies and some Audio Visual Presentations by the Provincial Information Office.

The garden showcase beside the Negros Occidental Multi-Purpose Activity Center is also part of the weekend activity.

The launching of the Christmas Weekend Market every Friday and Saturday of December, is in line with the continuing effort on tourism promotion under the Negros First Development Agenda of Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. and in sharing the Christmas spirit with the public as well.* /Capitol News

Dream Project PH Founders Turnover Relief Goods to Guv

Dream Project PH Founders Turnover Relief Goods to Guv

Dream Project PH founders Prim Paypon, Jr. and Cristine Mansinares turn over relief goods to Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (right) to be distributed to the victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda in the Northern part of Negros Occidental. /Capitol photo

Sagay City, Binalbagan Named Best Performing LGUs in Negros Occidental

Sagay City, Binalbagan Named Best Performing LGUs in Negros Occidental

Sagay City Mayor Alfredo D. Maranon, III (4th from left) receives a trophy from Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. and DILG Provincial Director, Ma. Joy Maredith Madayag (5th and 6th from left) after winning the Best Performing City in Negros Occidental in the Pasidungog 2013 – Provincial Excellence in Governance Award held in Talisay City, yesterday. /Capitol photo

Sagay City and the Municipality of Binalbagan were named Best Performing City and Municipality in the Province of Negros Occidental during the Pasidungog 2013 – Provincial Excellence in Governance Award, held at Nature’s Village Resort and Hotel in Talisay City, yesterday.

The awarding ceremony was spearheaded by the Department of Interior and Local Government – Negros Occ. headed by Dir. Ma. Joy Maredith Madayag.

The Pasidungog 2013 is DILG’s program aimed at recognizing local government units that showed exemplary performance and innovations. It is a strategy initiated in recognizing best managed LGUs in the province showcasing their achievements in Administrative Governance, Social Services, Economic Development, Environmental Management, and Local Legislation.

The City of Kabankalan was awarded first runner up for Best Performing City, San Carlos City bagged the second runner-up award while Bago City was adjudged third runner-up.

Best Performing Municipality first runner-up is the Municipality of Hinobaan followed by the Municipality of Pulupandan, second runner-up.

Special Awards were also given to LGUs in city and municipal categories; Bago City and Pulupandan were named Best in Administrative Governance; Sagay City and Isabela were Best in Social Services; Sagay City and Moises Padilla, Best in Economic Development; Bago City and Binalbagan, Best in Environmental Management; Kabankalan City and Hinobaan, Best in Local Legislation.

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. congratulated the awardees and encouraged the local officials to continue to strive more and work together for the good of their constituents. /Capitol News