The Silay City Health Office will conduct the "1st Zumba Silay" as part of the fund raising campaign of the city government to help Yolanda victims.
City Registered Nurse Arlene Chiu said that all are invited to join the activity that will start at exactly 4:00 p.m. tomorrow, Friday December 6, 2013.
"There will be registration fees and t-shirts for sale. The proceeds will be converted to toiletries e.g. toothbrush, tissue papers and etc. that shall be given to the victims," she said.
Zumba is a fitness program that uses upbeat music. It is an aerobic dance that is a lot of fun and easy to learn. Zumba can last about an hour and includes several dance styles.
A group from De La Salle University- Manila has visited Doña Montserrat Lopez Memorial High School (DMLMHS) in Silay City for an impact study of the secondary high school program.
Joel Durban, vice-chair of educational leadership department of the college of education in De La Salle University, said the study is a part of the project of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and World Bank course through De La Salle University- Manila.
DMLMHS, one of the pilot schools in Western Visayas, was interviewed by the enumerators on the impact of the program from the graduates of 2011 and 2012. Students and households were also interviewed as part of their statistical data collection.
Miss Earth candidates at the Bacolod-Silay Airport with Silay tourism office officers recently.*
DepEd–Silay spearheads in conducting ‘Capability and Partnership Building for IPED Implementers, Local Government, IP Communities, Civil Society and other Educational Stakeholders’.
This seminar-workshop on the education for the indigenous people (IPs) will be conducted at the division conference hall, Sibato Integrated School, and Sen. Jose C. Locsin Cultural and Civic Center on December 5 and 6.
Dep Ed – Silay focal person on IPs is Florinda D. Artajo, EPS-Araling Panlipunan and she is assisted by Rommel Fuentes, Ariel de los Reyes and Randy Quiapo.
Included topics are Indigenous People Situationer, D.O. 62 s. of 2011 Statement and Principles, IPRA Law, IPED and K to 12 Program, Significant Role of Elder and Culture Bearers in the Transmission of IKSP Towards the Younger Generation, Indigenous Learning System, and Education in the Community Life Cycle.
Silay City punong barangays and barangay councilors took their oath of office at Sen. Jose C. Locsin Cultural and Civic Center in Silay City last Friday November 29. Present government officials were Silay City Mayor Jose L. Montelibano, City Councilors Ireneo Celis, Jimmy Mayo, Joedith Gallego, Solomon Locsin, Darryl Hinolan and Javier, Outgoing ABC President Alan Duca, Interior Local Government Operations Officer Rex Abello, OIC- City Administrator Noel Doloriac, Tourism Officer Ver Pacete, representative of 3rd district Congressman Albee Benitiz and different department and division heads in the city.
Newly elected Punong Barangays were Corazon Soluta (Barangay 1), Noel Lacson (Barangay 2), Efren Dequilla (Barangay 3), Eugene Celis (Barangay 4), Joel Peornato (Barangay 5), Renato Palermo (Barangay Rizal), Henry Belleza (Barangay Hawaiian), Jose Lopez, Jr. (Guinhalaran), Claro Denosta (Guimbala-on), Jojo Sumilier (Mambulac), Demetrias Aplaon (Lantad), Remy Roldan (Balaring), Debbie Jinon (E. Lopez), Ramon Celebre (Kapitan Ramon), Milagros Catalan (Patag) and Rolando Gutana (Bagtic).
Silay City athletes were named as the champion both in elementary and secondary levels of the District III Athletic Meet 2013 held in E.B. Magalona last November 20-23, 2013.
In elementary level, Silay garnered a total of 250 points against Talisay City with 215 points followed by Victorias City with 208 points.
In secondary level, Silay got 303 points against Victorias with 228 points followed by Murcia with 222 points.
For three successive years, Silay was hailed as champion in the secondary level.
MSEP and MAPEH Education Program Sup. Eva G. Trabado said that the winners will compete next at the provincial meet that will be held at Panaad Park and Stadium in Bacolod on December 7-13, 2013.
Silay City Police intensifies its campaign against persons with warrant of arrest resulting to the apprehension of two men, Wednesday.
PO3 Ian Libo-on collared Joenil Solinap, 27, at Acacia Boulevard, Brgy. Mambulac for charges of abuse in criminal case 9026-40 issued by Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 40 Judge Dyna Doll Chiongson-Trocio.
The suspect is detained for failure to post bail amounting to P80, 000.00.
‘Bangon – A Show for a Cause’ will be staged at Silay City public plaza covered court this Saturday, November 23, at 6:00 pm.
This benefit concert is staged by the Association of Silay Musicians (ASM), the Youth of Silay City and Kwatro Kantos in cooperation with the Silay City Government headed by Mayor Jose ‘Oti’ Montelibano.
The show aims to showcase the different acts and talents of the young Silaynons and to help in raising funds and donations for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda.
Norman Gaston, ASM secretary, said, "This is the time for us to become a blessing for others. Through this simple way, we can restore hope in the hearts of the victims of Typhoon Yolanda and bring back the smile on their faces. And so, we are encouraging everyone to help donate clothing, rice, canned goods, noodles, bottled water, medicines and any useful things that our brothers and sisters in the Visayas might need."
The Rotary Club-Silay together with the Silay City Government kicked-off the 2013 Boys and Girls Week in Silay City Public Plaza Covered Court November 18, 2013.
Club’s President Robert Langland said that boy and girl officials from the six chosen high schools in the city were presented and accompanied to their respective counterparts.
"It is for them to understand better on how the government functions in our society by giving them hands-on experience," he said.
Negros Occidental 3rd District Rep. Alfredo "Albee" Benitez said the opening of the Bacolod-Silay Airport Access Road (BSAAR) last Friday will signal the creation of new growth areas that will further boost the economies of Bacolod, Talisay and Silay cities.
Progressive economic growth of the three cities is expected when prospective businessmen establish their trades along the BSAAR route, Benitez said.
Permanent or non-permanent structures are also expected to be constructed beyond the limits of the road right-of-way, thus creating more local job opportunities, he added.