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Cebu Officials Visit OISCA

Negros Occidendal Governor Alfredo Marañon, Jr. welcomed officials from the Provincial Government of Cebu led by re-elected Vice Governor Agnes Magpale during a visit at the Capitol, yesterday.

Governor Alfredo Marañon, Jr. (center) with Cebu re-elected Vice Governor Agnes Magpale (2nd from left), Board Member Grecilda Sanchez (right), Argao newly-elected Mayor Dr. Stanley Caminero (left), and Jobelle Davide, wife of Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III (2nd from right), during a visit at the Capitol, yesterday.* (Richard Malihan photo)

Former DILG, DoT Head Graced the Independence Day Celebration Yesterday, Puentevella Happy with 1st Term

Former Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Rafael Alunan III was the city’s honored guest during the celebration of the 118th Independence Day yesterday, June 12, 2016.

Bacolod City’s 118th Independence Day celebration guest of honor and speaker Bacolodnon and former DILG Secretary Rafael Alunan III offers wreath to the Monument of the Unknown Soldier at the Bacolod City Public Plaza to remember those who offered their lives to fight for the country’s freedom.*(EAD-PIA6 photo)

Verdeflor, RCBE Support ‘Brigada Eskwela’ Undertaking

Bacolod City Councilor Sonya M. Verdeflor with Rotary Club of Bacolod East (RCBE) President-Elect Elsie E. Jolingan and President-Nominee Carla Cañet extended support to three public elementary schools in Bacolod City on May 31 in relation to the implementation of the “Brigada Eskwela” program in Negros Island Region (NIR).

Bacolod City Councilor Sonya Verdeflor, (2nd from left); Rotary Club of Bacolod East President-Elect Elsie Jolingan (1st) and President-Nominee Carla N. Cañet (5th) with Andres Bonifacio Elementary School (ABES) II Principal Grace Carreon (4th) and Mrs. Marlin Lucero (3rd) receive the cash assistance for their “Brigada Eskwela” program.*

Governor Marañon Turns Over Tanods’ 550K Insurance Claims

Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr. turned over a total of P550,000 to beneficiaries of the Barangay Insurance Program for Barangay Tanods, officials and employees, at the Capitol, yesterday (May 24).

Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr. (left) turns over a check worth P50,000 to the family of Tanod Romeo Tiapes of Brgy. Banga, Municipality of Candoni, yesterday.*(Capitol photo by Richard Malihan)

Coronation of Isabela Queen to highlight fiesta culmination

The coronation of this year’s queen of the fiesta celebration of Isabela town tomorrow, Saturday night is the highlight of the culmination of the weeklong festivities that kicked off, April 18.

ISABELA MAYOR Enrique Montilla III (left) officiates the wedding of 108 couples yesterday morning, one of the highlights of the annual town fiesta which kicked off last April 18, 2016, with the highlights slated tomorrow, Saturday, April 23.*