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Japan Donates Football Items to Negros Occidental

Japan Donates Football Items to Negros Occidental

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (3rd from right) turns over Japan’s donated football items and supplies to Visayan Football League Chairman, Junie Lizares (4th from right), for distribution to different football teams in the province, in the presence of Board Member Salvador Escalante, Jr., Executive Assistants to the Governor Angel Verdeflor and Manuel Escalante, III, and Board Member Miller Serondo (l-r). /Capitol photo

The Provincial Government of Negros Occidental received football items and supplies donated by JEB Entertainment Co., Ltd. of Japan intended for the development of football sport in the grassroots level in the province.

Gov. Marañon thanked Sugao Kambe, Technical Director and Keiko Nishina for their utmost concern to the football program of the province. The governor, in a letter, expressed his gratitude for the sincere gestures of the company and added that the equipment will greatly help the athletes and provide avenues for the training and encourage competition among the youth.

Provincial Sports Coordinator and Executive Assistant to the Governor, Angel Verdeflor said that four boxes of football items and supplies arrived from Japan, recently.

According to Gov. Marañon, it is a gesture of support to Negros Occidental in producing international football players in the near future, and will help aspiring and talented players pursue the game of football.

Gov. Marañon turned over the items to Visayan Football League Chairman, Junie Lizares, for distribution to different football teams in the province. /Capitol News

Gov Marañon Gives P2 Million Worth of Projects to Mayors, Barangays

Gov Marañon Gives P2 Million Worth of Projects to Mayors, Barangays

Eighteen mayors of Negros Occidental express their strong support to Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon’s programs and projects, in a meeting held at the Governor’s Office, yesterday, together with Board Members Salvador Escalante, Jr., Miller Serondo, and Nehemias Dela Cruz, Sr., and Executive Asst. to the Governor, Manuel Escalante, III. /Capitol photo

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. turned over checks worth a total of P2,227,685 for the various projects of different cities and municipalities in the province, yesterday.

The Municipality of Don Salvador Benedicto was given P100,000 as financial assistance for the Summer Youth Camp of the Kabataang Uno; a total of P250,000 for Sagay City for the road widening of Barangay Vito and P497,685 for the concreting of road in Barangay Maquiling;

Cadiz City received P300,000 for the rehabilitation of the multi-purpose building in Brgy. Zone 2; Manapla received P200,000 for assistance to small fishermen; Murcia got P15,000 for the rehabilitation of the drainage system, P15,000 for the clean and green beautification program in Brgy. Alegria and P50,000 for the repainting of San Miguel Elementary School in Brgy. San Miguel.

Victorias City was given P50,000 for the repair of the multi-purpose hall in Brgy. 19A; San Enrique received P300,000 for the support services to various development programs in the municipality; Candoni received P90,000 for the rehabilitation of Sitio Pag-ulinganan Day Care Center; and Hinobaan received P100,000 for the Agro-Aqua, Cultural and Tourism Promotion.

Meanwhile, the LGUs who won in the recently-concluded Provincial Environment Week celebration were given their prizes. The Municipality of E.B. Magalona received P75,000 for placing first in the Search for Model Solid Waste Management Board (SWMB) – Municipal Category; Bago City received the same amount for placing first in the Model SWMB – City Category and another P10,000 for winning the Best Grown Indigenous Tree Species; Moises Padilla received P50,000 for placing second in the Model SWMB; Binalbagan received P20,000 for winning the Search for Best Community-based Mangrove Reforestation; Hinobaan received P20,000 for winning the Best Protected Forest Trees Plantation; and Sipalay City received P10,000 adjudged as the Best Performing Environment and Natural Resources Office.

The checks were personally received by the respective mayors and representatives of the different local government units at the Capitol in Bacolod City, who expressed their support to the programs and projects of the provincial government.

The mayors present were Francis Malabor of Isabela, Leo Rafael Cueva of Sagay City, Eric Saratan of Talisay City, Patrick Escalante of Cadiz City, Evello Valencia of Toboso, Mario Magno of San Enrique, Jose Montelibano of Silay, Laurence Marxlen Dela Cruz of Don Salvador Benedicto, Jose Maria Alonso of Pontevedra, Emmanuel Aranda of Binalbagan, Lourdes Escalante of Manapla, Juliet Marie Ferrer of La Carlota City, Andrew Montelibano of Murcia, Ramon Torres of Bago City, David Albert Lacson of E.B. Magalona, Hermilo Aguilar of Hinigaran, Francisco Nazareno of Moises Padilla and Alberto Nicor, Jr. of La Castellana. /Capitol News

Ahimsa Group Visits Capitol

Ahimsa Group Visits Capitol

Ahimsa Group from Japan led by chairman Yoko Tagashira (3rd from left) accompanied by Takeshi Tagashira, Yoko Koshio and Kina Akiyana, and Jo Ann Cabrera who heads the Ahimsa Negros Chapter and Dante Silva, paid a courtesy visit to Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (center) at the Capitol, yesterday. /Capitol photo

The Ahimsa Group from Japan led by chairman Yoko Tagashira called on Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr., to discuss the group’s plan of sponsoring deserving Filipino students to pursue college education, at the Governor’s Office, yesterday.

The Ahimsa Group is on its 24th year of service since it was established and it is also a member of the Organization for Industrial, Spiritual, and Cultural Advancement (OISCA).

The group includes Takeshi Tagashira, Yoko Koshio and Kina Akiyana, and Jo Ann Cabrera who heads the Ahimsa Negros Chapter and Dante Silva.

Gov. Marañon welcomed their proposal and invited them to visit the tourism sites in Negros Occidental, particularly the provincial government-run Mambukal Resort with the newly-inaugurated Japanese Ofuro. /Capitol News