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Gov. Marañon Turns Over School Building

Gov. Marañon Turns Over School Building

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (2nd from right) together with Board Member Rolando Ponsica, Mayor Melecio Yap, Jr., Paitan Elementary School Head, Jimmy C. Cabag, and Paitan Brgy. Capt. Richardy Pios, Sr. at the ribbon-cutting ceremony during the turn over of a one unit three-classroom building in Paitan Elementary School. /Capitol photos

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. led in the turn over ceremony of a newly repaired three-classroom school building to Paitan Elementary School, Brgy. Paitan, Escalante City, yesterday.

Mayor Melecio Yap, Jr. of Escalante City lauded the efforts of the governor for providing the building needed by the students.

Gov. Marañon encouraged the parents to prioritize the education of their children and give them the chance to avail of quality education because it is the only way to combat hunger and poverty, reiterating that education is the greatest social equalizer.

He also repeated his invitation to the rebel groups go back to the mainstream of society and join the government in its war against poverty, so that there will be lasting peace in the land that will spell progress and development for the people of Negros Occidental.

Gov. Marañon Turns Over School Building

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. present during the turn over of a one unit three-classroom building in Paitan Elementary School. /Capitol photos

Paitan Elementary School head, Jimmy C. Cabag recalled that it was last January 13, 2013 when the fire broke out and razed the school destroying three classrooms, tables, chairs, and books due to faulty electrical wiring.

The repair of the three-classroom building cost P958,550, funded by the Provincial Government through the Provincial Engineer’s Office headed by Engr. Ernie Mapa.

Also present in the activity were First District Board Member Rolando Ponsica, Provincial Planning and Development Coordinator, Dr. Marlin P. Sanogal, Arthur Marañon, 303rd IB Commander Col. Jon Aying, and Negros Occ. Provincial Police Office Director PSSupt. Milko Lirazan, and Paitan Brgy. Capt. Richardy Pios, Sr., among others. /Capitol News

SLBI-PCSO Donates Medical Equipment to Sagay Hospital

SLBI-PCSO Donates Medical Equipment to Sagay Hospital

(l-r) PCSO General Manager General Manager Jose Ferdinand M. Rojas II, Mrs. Sylvia Jalandoni, PSCO Asst. General Manager Remeliza Jovita M. Gabuyo, Rep. Leo Rafael Cueva, Dr. Juanito Abastillas, Sagay City Mayor Thirdy Marañon, SLBI Director Dino E. Jalandoni SLBI President, Jexter L. Mercado, and Executive Asst. to the Governor, Manuel Escalante III at the turn over of medical equipment to Alfredo E. Marañon Sr. Memorial District Hospital, yesterday. /Capitol photo

The Super Lucky Beagler, Inc. (SLBI), a subsidiary of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office donated 13 units of advanced medical equipment to the Alfredo G. Marañon, Sr. Memorial District Hospital in a turn over ceremony held at Balay Kauswagan in Sagay City, yesterday.

The equipment include Cardiac Monitor, Cardiac Defibrillator, Infant Incubator, Blood Bank Refrigerator, Pulse Oximeter, Clinical Centrifuge, Capillary Centrifuge, Bili Light, Wheeled BP Apparatus with Stand, Portable Suction Machine, Surgical Orthopedic Instrument, Laryngoscope with Assorted Sizes Blade, Tracheostomy Set, and EENT Diagnostic Set.

The Deed of Donation was signed by Sagay City Mayor Alfredo D. Marañon III and SLBI Director Dino E. Jalandoni, witnessed by Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) General Manager Jose Ferdinand M. Rojas II, Sagay City Administrator Atty. Beethoven B. Fuentesfina, Chief of Hospital Dr. Juanito Abastillas, and SLBI President, Jexter L. Mercado.

Mayor Marañon said that the donated equipment will go a long way in ensuring effective and efficient delivery of services that will benefit not only the people of Sagay City but also of its neighbouring towns and cities.

Second District Rep. Leo Rafael Cueva thanked the officials of PCSO and SLBI for helping the people of his district.

According to Rojas, with the advanced medical equipment, the patients of the hospital will be able to avail of excellent medical care that they deserve.

Jalandoni said that the donation of hospital equipment is part of their corporate social responsibility, aimed at reaching the marginalized sector of the society.

Also present in the activity were Executive Asst. to the Governor, Manuel Escalante III, who represented Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr., and Negros Occ. Provincial Planning and Development Coordinator, Dr. Ma. Lina P. Sanogal, among others. /Capitol News

Vice Governor Lacson Gives 1st Year Accomplishment Report

Vice Governor Lacson Gives 1st Year Accomplishment Report

Vice Governor Lacson Gives 1st Year Accomplishment Report

Vice Governor Lacson Gives 1st Year Accomplishment Report

Vice Governor Lacson Gives 1st Year Accomplishment Report

Vice Governor Lacson Gives 1st Year Accomplishment Report

Vice Governor Lacson Gives 1st Year Accomplishment Report

Vice Governor Lacson Gives 1st Year Accomplishment Report

Vice Governor Lacson Gives 1st Year Accomplishment Report