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Celebrities Join Charity Run/Walk

Celebrities Join Charity Run/Walk

The St. Scholastica’s Bacolod Alumnae Foundation, Inc. (SSBAFI) and the Province of Negros Occidental will again be co-presenting “RUN AND SAVE A LIFE 2”, a charity run/walk event on Sunday, February 17, 2013, 4:30 a.m. at the Provincial Capitol Lagoon (start/finish point). Race categories include 1k, 3k, 5k and 10k courses.

The St. Scholastica’s Bacolod Alumnae Foundation, Inc. (SSBAFI) and the Province of Negros Occidental will again be co-presenting “RUN AND SAVE A LIFE 2”, a charity run/walk event on Sunday, February 17, 2013, 4:30 a.m. at the Provincial Capitol Lagoon (start/finish point). Race categories include 1k, 3k, 5k and 10k courses. This year, the race organizers have included the first Kolasa 3k Batch Walkathon (open to all SSA-B batches) and the first Kolasa 5k Invitational Group Walk Challenge, to be participated by the Capitolville Walkers, the Sta. Clara Homeowners’ Association and the St. John’s Institute Alumni Association.

The guest celebrities who will be joining this charity event are famed Filipino-British model, actor, host and former VJ Derek Ramsay and Filipino balikbayan model, host, magazine editor and WWF-Philippines National Ambassador Rovilson Fernandez. Ramsay, a multi-sport athlete, has won accolades for the country by competing in international Ultimate Frisbee tournaments. He is a celebrity endorser of the Belo Medical Group, one of the major sponsors of this event. Fernandez is most noted in competing with his “best buddy” Marc Nelson in the reality show, “The Amazing Race Asia 2”.

Funds raised will go to the Foundation’s “Save A Life Project” which has benefited hundreds of pediatric patients in government hospitals, including cardiac patients who have been sent to Manila for open heart surgeries and “Give A Life Project” which has given free immunizations (MMR, Hepa-B, HIB, DTaP and Pneumo 23) to thousands of children in the different cities and municipalities of Negros Occidental. Incidentally, this fundraiser will be the first of several projects lined up for SSBAFI’s 10th year celebration this year.

Registration fees as follows: 1k (Open, Male/Female, with race bib) P100; 3k (Open, Male/Female, with race bib) P250; 5k (Open, Male/Female, with race bib and running shirt only for the first 250 registrants) P300; 10k (Open, Male/Female, with race bib and running shirt only for the first 250 registrants) P350; Students’ Rate (any category, with race bib; please present school I.D. upon registration) P50; AFP, PNP and Coast Guard personnel (any category, with race bib; please present I.D. upon registration) P50. Registration sites: SSBAFI Office (9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Mon.-Fri.) at the 2nd floor, MC Metroplex, B.S. Aquino Drive, Bacolod City; Tel. No. (034) 434-8611 and Run Club at Robinsons Central City Walk, Bacolod City; Tel. No. (034) 476-2492, Mobile No. (0922) 899-6749.

Cash prizes and medals will be given to the top 3 male and female winners of 3k, 5k and 10k categories. Fun prizes await the top 3 1K winners and the overall winner in the Kolasa 3k Batch Walkathon. A P10,000 cash prize will be given to the champion in the Kolasa 5k Invitational Group Walk Challenge.

Guv Leads Inauguration of NOPPO Crime Lab

Guv Leads Inauguration of NOPPO Crime Lab

The renovated Negros Occidental Police Crime Laboratory Office (NOPCLO) at Camp Alfredo M. Montelibano Sr. in Sitio Camingawan, Barangay Estefania, Bacolod City.* /Capitolphoto

“Your provincial government will always support you because we always believe that there will be no progress, if there is no peace”, stressed Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. during the blessing of the renovated Negros Occidental Provincial Crime Laboratory Building at the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office in Sitio Camingawan, Barangay Estefania, Bacolod City yesterday.

Guv Leads Inauguration of NOPPO Crime Lab

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (standing, right) delivers his message as the Guest of Honor and Speaker during the blessing of the renovated (NOPCLO) at Camp Alfredo M. Montelibano Sr. in Sitio Camingawan, Barangay Estefania, Bacolod City.* /Capitolphoto

Gov. Marañon who was the guest of honor and speaker during the activity said that the new equipment installed at the crime lab will make the work of the PNP personnel easier.

He also encouraged the policemen to remain neutral in this political season and challenged them to make this election in the province credible, peaceful and clean.

Provincial Director PSSUPT Celestino Guara, Jr. said that the renovation of the crime laboratory is a significant milestone in the history of Philippine National Police in Negros Occidental as this will house the forensic chemists and all kinds of evidence obtained during the scene of crime operations.* /CAPITOLNEWS

Guv Visits Memorabilia of Grandmaster Ernesto Presas in Hinigaran

Guv Visits Memorabilia of Grandmaster Ernesto Presas in HinigaranGuv Visits Memorabilia of Grandmaster Ernesto Presas in Hinigaran

Left photo shows Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (right) with Mercedita Presas (left) wife of the late Grandmaster Ernesto Presas (with photo above the governor), Founder and President of the International Philippine Martial Arts Federation during a visit (right photo) at the family-owned beach resort in Hinigaran where the memorabilia of the late Grandmaster, who used to train famous martial artists and movie actors like Jackie Chan, Chuck Norris, Bruce Lee, and Jet Li, among others, where displayed.* /CAPITOLPhoto