Events and Leisure
Gathering initiatives and helping the people be organized are among the thrusts of the Saratan administration in Talisay City.
Various organizations in the Barangays and in the communities in Talisay are being assisted by the City in order for them to avail of the help provided by the Local Government Unit (LGU) as well as to link them with other private groups that share common interests.
People’s organizations in Talisay City being inducted by Mayor Eric Saratan. The Mayor said the people having organized themselves is a good sign of participation and cooperation in the community thus helping the City on its initiatives and be able to assist and get help from the Local Government Unit.* (Talisay CMO/PIO Photo)
GMA TV Western Visayas will once again delight its Visayan viewers as they bring the Kambal Sirena lead stars Louise Delos Reyes, Aljur Abrenica, and Mike Tan are set to make a splash in the celebration of 25th Ugyonan Festival at the municipality of EB Magalona this coming May 1 (Thursday), 9pm at the EB Magalona Public Plaza .
Louise Delos Reyes
Kambal Sirena or Twin Mermaid (international title) is a Filipino drama series of GMA Network starring Louise delos Reyes in her first dual role with Aljur Abrenica, Mike Tan and Angelika dela Cruz. It began airing March 10, 2014 replacing Adarna on its network prime time block and worldwide via GMA Pinoy TV.
The Negros Occidental High School Class of 1964 is holding its Golden Jubilee celebration this week with several activities lined up for batch mates to enjoy and bond, with some of them coming from across the countries.
NOHS Class 1964 during their TV guesting at "The Morning Show" of ABS-CBN Bacolod yesterday.*
For starters, the batch held a joint medical mission with the Silver Jubilarians, as well as, the NOHS Alumni Association last Tuesday, April 22 at the Panaad Sports Stadium where 792 patients availed of medical check up, 102 male children were circumcised, 23 persons had free haircut and more than a thousand benefited from a soup kitchen.
On Earth Day 2014: GAN Urged Negrense to Commit in Protecting Negros Environment
On April 22, 1970 the first Earth Day was celebrated with over 20 million people participating. 44 years later, Mother Earth still suffer a massive environmental degradation and losses caused by in-appropriate individual lifestyle and unsustainable development patterns.
In 2013, Green Convergence conducted a survey throughout the country and ranked main environmental problems observed by communities specifically its impacts.
Water quality ranked first. It has been indicated that water contamination has been caused by cyanide and mercury from mining, pesticides from palm oil and banana plantations, chemicals from sugar central, pig wastes; plus plastic wastes and garbage.
I join the whole nation in celebrating the Earth Day, an event that truly advocates for the protection and conservation of our environment.
Government workers here, Catholics and non-Catholics alike, are set to attend a seminar to be conducted by Election Law Expert and 2014 Coordinator for Year of the Laity, Lawyer Romulo B. Macalintal.
The seminar with the theme "Tapat na Kawani-Tunay na Bayani" aims to in still honesty and integrity in public service which will be held at 1:00PM (today) April 23 at the 3rd Floor of the St. John Marry Vianney Hall of the San Sebastian Parish Rectory.
"We are confident that with the series of seminars, we will be able to instill honesty and integrity in public service especially at this time that such values are at the center of discussion," Macalintal told PIA.
Bacolod City is the first area outside of Metro Manila to host the seminar.
Fr. Escaler: When Jesus came to be baptized in the River of Jordan by John the Baptist, it was not meant to cleanse his soul from the sins of Adam and Eve for Jesus is sinless unlike all creatures, but it was meant to satisfy His thirst for His people’s love and become one of us in body and spirit. He thirsts for our love for fellowmen, especially the destitute, those who help victims of calamities, natural disasters and violence, he also thirsts for the love and concern of people who give whatever they can afford despite being poor themselves and destitute.
Cousins Malou Toga-Esmeres (left) and Ines Gabion with NDB’s Pert Toga and Carl Decleene from Colorado, USA pose for souvenir after the Biernes Santo (Good Friday) pilgrimage from the first station of the Cross in Brgy. Tangub to the 14th station in Brgy. Sum-ag last April 18, 2014.* (James Toga photo)
Christ is thirsty for those who have nothing but can manage to help the most needy people who live simply but do not hesitate to give anything at all for the survival of the poor and hungry in their midst who experience the sad and miserable among their fellowmen. They are special in the heart of our Lord Jesus.
In celebration of National Heritage Month and recognizing the "need to create among the people a consciousness, respect and pride for the legacies of Filipino cultural history, and love of country", the City of Bacolod will be hosting one of the performances of the Philippine Ballet Theatre (PBT) entitled, "Andres KKK: Ang Buhay at Pag-ibig ni Andres Bonifacio" on May 24, 2014, Saturday, at the St. John’s Activity Center.
The full length ballet, in masterful choreography and graceful dance, will present the passion of the Supremo against the backdrop of Philippine history and will also depict Bonifacio’s love story, his excitement for battle and a touch of his anger upon his betrayal.
Thanks to the management of Robinsons for giving me the opportunity to once again entertain their guests. I was given by Ms. Precious Doble, in charge of events, 12 days in April and 12 days in May. As usual I start at 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
It’s been one year since Cosette passes away but friends don’t forget her.
Lately, an old friend came in from Canada, Leon Ibrado, one of the first Tawag ng Tanghalan champion. The pride of Sagay told me in a harsh voice, "Tigulang na gid ta" (I’m old already) he was complaining of so many illness.
The University of St. La Salle community celebrated Earth Day through the campus-wide "Hug-A-Tree" Campaign organized by Balayan-CEP, 8:30 am on April 22.
The "Hug-A-Tree" Campaign is a symbol of the community’s continued care for the environment and ongoing environmental advocacies
"Hug-A-Tree" also supports the campaign of the university’s network Philippine Misereor Partnership Inc. (PMPI), a partnership between church groups, non-government organizations (NGOs) and peoples’ organization (POs) in the Philippines and Misereor - the overseas development agency of the Catholic Church in Germany.