Victorias City Kicks Off Brigada Eskwela, Turns Over Rescue Boats to 6 Barangays
Mayor Francis Frederick Palanca, Vice Mayor Jerry Jover in the presence of City Councilors turned over painting materials to the different schools of the City during the flag ceremony as Brigada Eskwela 2014 kicks off.
Each of the school received buckets and gallons of semi gloss white paints, paint rollers, brushes, paint racks and other painting materials.
These will help them in their ongoing Brigada Eskwela in preparation for the opening of classes.
Meanwhile, the City also turned over six Dinghy Boats to flood-prone barangays VI, VII, IX, XIII, XVII and XIX-A.
Barangay captains Rolando Millan, Cassidy Buatag, Juvy Pepello, Eric Alcobilla, Eduardo Paran and Henry Laguna received the rescue boats equipped with two pieces life jackets, a pair of paddles and one life ring yesterday morning.
Mayor Palanca reiterated that in times of calamities, the City will always be ready to help them as he called for more volunteers to join the rescue efforts of the City and encouraged the barangays to utilize their calamity fund in purchasing additional rescue boats and other equipment used for disaster preparedness.*