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Governor Marañon Signs Scholarship Agreement to 133 Scholarship Grantees

Governor Marañon Signs Scholarship Agreement to 133 Scholarship Grantees

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (standing extreme left) gives his inspiring message to the grantees of the Negros Occidental Scholarship Program during the NOSP Signing Ceremony, yesterday. /Capitol photo

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. yesterday signed the scholarship agreement between the provincial government and scholarship grantees, in a ceremony held at the Negros Occidental Multi-Purpose Activity Center in Bacolod City.

A total of 133 students have been granted of scholarships under the Negros Occidental Scholarship Program in five categories such as the District Educational Scholarship offered to children of low-income families; Pagkaon Scholarship offered to children of farmers, fisher folks, and sugar workers; Vocational Technical Scholarship; Indigenous Peoples Scholarship; and Provincial Educational Assistance for Capitol Employees (PEACE) offered to children of provincial government employees with Salary Grade 15 and below.

Under the PEACE category, five employees were granted Master’s Degree scholarships and Doctorate Degree scholarships to three employees.

Gov. Marañon advised the grantees to take advantage of the opportunity given by the provincial government so that they will be able to help their families in the future.

He added that quality education is a priority thrust of the provincial government as he believes in the ability of every Filipino to excel.

He advised them to pray and thank God for such privilege, and said he will be glad that after four years, he would be happy to see the scholars with diplomas in their hands.

The scholars who graduated with honors in the recent graduation were also recognized in the activity, and were given certificates, medals and cash incentives.

Also present in the activity is Board Member Pedro P. Zayco who chairs the SP Committee on Education. /Capitol News

Teresita Jalandoni Provincial Hospital Receives New Equipment

Teresita Jalandoni Provincial Hospital Receives New Equipment

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr., SSBAFI Board of Director Jean V. Trebol, and Board Member Melvin Ibanez (seated r-l) at the signing of the Deed of Donation and Acceptance, in the presence of Economic Enterprise Development Department Head Atty. Japhet Masculino, Hospital Operations Division Head Dr. Rhoel Mogul, Hospital Chief Dr. Girlie Pinongan, Executive Asst. to the Governor Nonong Verdeflor, and Jimmy Golez of Silay City, among others.

Teresita Jalandoni Provincial Hospital Receives New Equipment

Gov. Marañon checks on the donated hospital items at the Teresita Jalandoni Provincial Hospital. /Capitol photos

The Teresita Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City received new hospital equipment after Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. signed the Deed of Donation and Acceptance from St. Scholastica’s Bacolod Alumni Foundation, Inc., yesterday.

The signing was witnessed by SSBAFI Board of Director, Jean V. Trebol and Board Member Melvin Ibañez, chairman of the SP Committee on Health.

The donated items include 21 refurbished hospital beds with mattresses, five foldable wheelchairs, five tiltable wheelchairs, five Stryker beds with bed pads, and one unit of combo food warmer.

TLJPH Chief Dr. Girlie Pinongan expressed gratitude to SSBAFI for the donation of the much needed equipment since the hospital is expanding its bed capacity to accommodate more patients.

The provincial government will reimburse SSBAFI with handling fees to enable them to maintain their funds intended for the purpose of facilitating donations to serve the less fortunate and underprivileged. /Capitol News

2GO Received the Best Corporate Float Award for 2012

2GO Received the Best Corporate Float Award for 2012

Board Members Nehemias dela Cruz, Sr.(left) and George Gitano, and Panaad sa Negros Executive Director Ma. Lina Sanogal award the trophy for the Best Corporate Float to 2GO National Marketing & Events Manager Ervin Rubio Andaya during the Closing and Awarding Ceremonies of the 19th Panaad sa Negros Festival. */Capitol photo