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Negros First Pasalamat Fun Run Set on August 24

The Provincial Government of Negros Occidental under the administration of Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. and La Consolacion College-Bacolod High School Batch ’88, in cooperation with Pacific Ads Creative Outdoor will conduct the Negros First Pasalamat 10k/5k/3k Fun Run this coming Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 5:00 in the morning at the Provincial Capitol.

The 10-kilometer run winning participants will receive Php3,000 cash for the first placer; Php2,000 for the second placer and Php1,000 for the third placer.

The first placer in the 5-kilometer run will receive Php2,000; Php1,200 for the second placer and Php800 for the third placer.

Cash prizes for the 3-kilometer run winning participants will be given to 12 years old and below only. First placer will receive Php1,000; Php750 for the second placer and Php500 for the third placer.

Registration fee for 3K is pegged at Php180, Php200 for 5K while Php300 for 10K participants inclusive of singlet.

For registration, please see or call the Provincial Budget Office, Capitol Building at tel. no. 433-3978 or 707-7277.* /CAPITOLNEWS

PGNO Holds Annual General Planning Workshop

PGNO Holds Annual General Planning Workshop

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. and Vice Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson (seated center) together with First District Board Member Rolando Ponsica, Provincial Administrator Enrique Pinongan, Exec. Asst. Angel Verdeflor, Capitol department and office heads, representatives of various non-government organizations at the Annual General Planning Workshop held at Northland Resort Hotel in Manapla.* Capitol Photo

The Provincial Government of Negros Occidental led by Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. and Vice Gov. Eugenio Jose V. Lacson, held a two-day Annual General Planning Workshop that started yesterday and will culminate today at Northland Resort Hotel in Manapla.

The Annual General Planning Workshop is a gathering of all Provincial Government officials, including department and office heads, and representatives of key national government agencies and non-government organizations, for the planning of the programs and projects and direction setting of the provincial government for implementation in 2014 in line with the NEGROS FIRST Provincial Development Agenda.

First District Board Member Rolando Ponsica welcomed the participants and Provincial Planning and Development Coordinator Marlin Sanogal presented the State of the Local Governance and State of Local Development Reports (SLGR and SLDR) while Provincial Budget Officer Percival Salado, Jr. shared the guidelines on the preparation of budget proposals as well as of the 2014 Annual Investment Program (AIP).

Vice Gov. Lacson gave the opening message and said that he hopes the participants will have a productive interaction that will redound to the accomplishment of their targets. He assured them that the SP will support the programs and projects of the provincial government that require legislative actions.

Gov. Marañon, in his speech, said that this particular Annual General Planning Workshop is very important for the next three years because of the situation of the sugar industry this coming 2015, that will affect not just the province but the whole country as well. “We firmly believe that if we cooperate with one another, we cannot fail,” he said, as he thanked Vice Gov. Lacson for the expression of support. He challenged the participants to implement programs that will help alleviate the plight of the under-privileged and marginalized sector and take up the “war against poverty”, as he also appealed to them to work not just the extra mile but also an extra thousand miles.

The departments and offices presented their respective accomplishment reports as well as their AIPs for 2014, together with the NGOs’ representatives.*CAPITOL NEWS

House of Congress CAD Personnel Visit Guv

House of Congress CAD Personnel Visit Guv

Committee Affairs Department personnel of the House of Congress (l-r) Anna Liza Ancheta, Marites Pempeña, Lorena Fernandez and Merle Silva in a courtesy visit to Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (center) at the Capitol.* /CAPITOLphoto