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Governor Marañon Welcomes Canadian Firefighting Trainers in Negros Occidental

Governor Marañon Welcomes Canadian Firefighting Trainers in Negros Occidental

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (5th from left) with the Globalfire trainers, Shane Allen Wickens, Mark Nelson Matheson and Craig Richard Lester (2nd, 3rd and 4th from left) during the group’s courtesy visit at Capitol, yesterday. Also in photo are Atty. Japhet Masculino and Yvonne Gustilo of the provincial government, personnel from APSA and David Ruskin of the Loving Rose Mission Foundation, among others. /Capitol photo

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. welcomed the Globalfire trainers from Canada who are conducting a six-day training course for firefighters, jointly organized by the Provincial Government of Negros Occidental and the Amity Public Safety Academy.

Craig Richard Lester, Mark Nelson Matheson and Shane Allen Wickens are the visiting trainers from Globalfire, an international disaster relief organization based in Canada.

The training course, conducted at the Amity Public Safety Academy at the Panaad Sports Complex in Bacolod City, is designed for firefighters from the different towns and cities of the province who are previously trained and experienced.

It is intended to refresh their skills and introduce or improve their technical fire fighting and fire ground survival knowledge, said the trainers of the course that is also conducted in coordination with David Ruskin of the Loving Rose Mission Foundation.

A culminating activity will be held at the Provincial Capitol on Saturday, November 17. /Capitol News

Gov Marañon Leads Inauguration of Classroom Building in Toboso

Gov Marañon Leads Inauguration of Classroom Building in TobosoGov Marañon Leads Inauguration of Classroom Building in Toboso

(Left photo) Gov. Alfredo G. Maranon, Jr. (3rd from left) leads in the ribbon-cutting ceremony, together with Board Members Nehemias Dela Cruz, Sr. and Melvin Ibanez, and Mayor Evello Valencia of Toboso, during the inauguration of the newly constructed two-classroom building in Uldarico Suison Elementary School (right photo) in Brgy. San Jose, Municipality of Toboso, Friday. /Capitol photo

Gov. Alfredo G. Maranon, Jr. led in the inauguration of a two-classroom building constructed in Uldarico Suison Elementary School in Brgy. San Jose, Municipality of Toboso, Friday.

The project that costed P1.4 Million was funded by the provincial government of Negros Occidental.

Board Members Nehemias Dela Cruz, Sr. and Melvin Ibanez, Mayor Evello Valencia of Toboso, Capt. Crescenciano Timongan of Brgy. Jan Jose, among others, assited Gov. Maranon in the activity.

The blessing ceremony of the building was officiated by Rev. Fr. Larry Martinez, followed by the ribbon-cutting ceremony and the symbolic turn over of the key of responsibility from the provincial and local officials to the school.

Gov. Maranon said the project will be a great help to the school being an essential factor in the development of the students, especially in acquiring quality education. /Capitol News

Governor Marañon Gives Inspirational Message to Southland College

Governor Marañon Gives Inspirational Message to Southland CollegeGovernor Marañon Gives Inspirational Message to Southland College

Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (left photo) gives his inspirational message to teachers, students, and administrative staff (right photo) of Southland College during the Academic Convocation and Inaugural Rites in Kabankalan City, Wednesday November 7, 2012.*/CAPITOLPhoto