Victorias City

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50 complete free 3-day training on substance use prevention

Fifty participants completed the free 3-day live-in Regional Training on Universal Prevention Curriculum (UPC) for Substance Use on November 21-23, 2017 at Gawahon Eco-Park in Victorias City, Negros Occidental.

DR. ERNESTO A. PALANCA, (extreme right) Executive Director of NODRFI welcoming the delegates and participants. (From left) Dino Acuna, City of Victorias in behalf of Mayor Wantan Palanca, Ms. Emma R. Pastorfide, DDB Health Education and Promotion IV, Ms. Juvy Pepello, NODRFI Administrator, Pastor Little Jones Espeleta, and Mr. Noel L. Santos.* (Jein Pabalinas photo)

Man Shot Dead in Own House

A man who went home after a fistfight with his relative was shot dead inside his residence around 8:00 p.m. Tuesday in Sitio Bucio, Barangay 11, Victorias City.

Superintendent German Garbosa, Victorias PNP chief identified the victim as Eric Dione Abayon, 36, married.

He sustained a gunshot wound on his body and died on the spot, police report said.

The suspect was identified as Raul Abayon Cordero, of legal age, also resident of the place. He fled after the shooting.

‘Ang Dalangpan’ Drug Rehab Center Conducts Community Outreach

The Victorias City-based Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc. (NODRFI) and its Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Center (NODRC) also known as “Ang Dalangpan|, conducted a community outreach program to highlight the Drug Abuse Consciousness Month of November.

DRUG REHAB. (From left to right) Henry B. Laguna, Brgy. XIX-A Punong Barangay, Victorias City Mayor Francis Frederick “Wantan” P. Palanca, and Dr. Ernesto Palanca of Ang Dalangpan.* (Jein Pabalinas photo)

November is Drug Abuse Consciousness Month

The month of November has been designated as Drug Abuse Consciousness Month. The Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc. and the Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Center, Victorias City has scheduled the following events in their Demand Reduction Campaign.

1. November 6, 2017: PAADAC (Provincial Action Against Drug Abuse Council Affair in Murcia participated by NODRC Administrator Ms. Juvy Pepello and Recovery Coach Jolly Grace Deocadez.

Calatrava, Bago, Negros Stallion Dominate Cinco De Nobyiembre Relay

Calatrava, Bago City Road Runner, and Negros Road Stallion dominate the 17-Under, Open, and Executive categories respectively in the Cinco De Nobyiembre Marathon Relay that started in Barangay Tortosa, Manapla town yesterday.

Calatrava dominated the 17U group at 2 hours, 31 minutes and 58 seconds. They were followed by Maravilla (2:34.19), while Victorias City settled for third place (2:34.40).