Silay City joins the world in the celebration of Earth Day today in cooperation with IKAW-AKO Japan-Negros Partnership for Environmental Protection on the theme, "Adlaw sang Kalibutan: Adlaw-adlaw, Bisan Diin, kag Para Kay Sin-o Lang".
Mangrove seedling planting and coastal clean-up at Barangay Balaring will be facilitated by Noel Doloriac; city administrator; Jason Benedicto, city agriculturist; and Leo Canson, IKAW-AKO chair.
Silay City Mayor Jose L. Montelibano has declared open the Silay City Inter-Barangay Sports Fest 2014 held at Natalio G. Velez Sports and Cultural Center in Silay City recently.
All sixteen barangays have their representatives in the basketball competitions. Mayor Montelibano said that he will give Php 20,000 worth of projects to champions of the basketball tournament in five categories.
Categories are Bulilit, Aspirants, Juniors, Seniors, and 35-Up.
Silay City Mayor Jose L. Montelibano (center) leads the ceremonial toss in the opening of the Silay City Inter-Barangay Sports Fest 2014 at Natalio G. Velez Sports and Cultural Center in Silay City.* (photo taken by Aldwin Dalpatan)
"A Cultural Journey to Salvation" is the theme of Silay Tourism Holy Week Reflection (April 13-20) that is facilitated by Silay Tourism Office in coordination with the Parish of San Diego.
The liturgical celebration started with a Palm Sunday rite held at Plaza Olympia Severino covered court and mass followed at San Diego Pro-Cathedral.
Holy Thursday focuses on a 5 pm – mass highlighted by the dramatization of the Last Supper of the Lord and the procession to transfer the Blessed Sacrament with a sustained vigil of the faithful from 7 pm up to 12 midnight. The play "Krimen sang Dios" will be staged by the Christian Community Theater – Silay (7 pm) at the Sen. Jose C. Locsin Cultural and Civic Center.
A 64-year old market collector was declared dead on arrival at Teresita Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City while waiting for Pacquiao-Bradley Match, Sunday.
Charito Lurio, of EB Magalona town, according to reports was awaiting for the match to start when she had a stroke or sometimes referred to as cerebrovascular accident.
The Christian Community Theater Silay Chapter, Inc. will be presenting an Ilonggo adaptation of the 16th century play Trial of God entitled ‘Krimen sang Dios’ as part of its observance of the Lenten Season on April 12 and April 17 at 7:00 pm at the Sen. Jose C. Locsin Cultural and Civic Center, Silay City.
Photos above depict the various scenes in the stage play, ‘Krimen sang Dios’, which looks closely at the lives of various personalities who will serve as witnesses of God’s role in their lives. The play will be staged on April 12 and 17 at Sen. Jose C. Locsin Cultural and Civic Center.*
April 12 will be the Sponsors’ night and April 17 is General Patronage night.
‘Krimen sang Dios’ is a contemporary play which looks closely at the lives of various personalities who will serve as witnesses of God’s role in their lives and follows the script written by Armin Paredes, under the direction of Emmanuel Rodriguez, Clarisse Salmingo and Atty. Johanna Jadoc.
Dinah Buenafe Valladarez, 71 year-old Silaynon, received a brand new laptop recently from Japanese Ambassador Toshinao Urabe.
Valladarez, who made a typing job from her student-costumers by using her manual typewriter, will no longer have a hard time on striking typewriter’s keys that are heavy and used to get stuck. Valladarez said she will use the new laptop for her typing job.
Dinah Buenafe Valladarez (left), a Silaynon, receives a laptop from Japanese Ambassador Toshinao Urabe. Silay City Mayor Jose L. Montelibano (right) handed-over the laptop to her in Silay City Hall recently.* (Aldwin Dalpatan photo)
The laptop was handed-over by Silay City Mayor to Valladarez. The latter was very happy.
The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) and Super Lucky Beagler, Inc. turned over several advanced medical equipment to Teresita L. Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City, worth a total of P1.2 Million, Saturday (April 5).
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. and PCSO General Manager, Atty. Jose Ferdinand Rojas, II (3rd and 4th from left) at the turn-over of advanced medical equipment to the Teresita L. Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City. Also in photo are Silay City Mayor Jose Montelibano, Sylvia Jalandoni and Chief of Hospital Dr. Girlie Pinongan (r-l).* (Capitol photo)
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. received the donated equipment from PCSO General Manager, Atty. Jose Ferdinand Rojas, II in a ceremony held at the hospital, together with Silay City Mayor Jose Montelibano and Chief of Hospital, Dr. Girlie Pinongan.
Gov. Marañon said he is grateful to PCSO because such donation is a great help to the hospital operations, especially in assisting the needs of the indigents.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has started their validation for the 1,600 potential grantees of the Extended Age Coverage (EAC) of the Pantawid Pamilya in Natalio G. Velez Sports and Cultural Center, Silay City.
DSWD Beneficiary Data Management System Focal Mary Grace Prieto said that the validation includes the EAC 15-18 years old.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) validates beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilya for the Extended Age Coverage (EAC) in Silay City.*
Joshua Junsay, the 16-year old member of the Negros Occidental swimming contingent that joined the recent Western Visayas Regional Athletic Meet in Antique recently called on Third District Representative Alfredo Benitez to present his harvest of six gold medals and a silver, earning him the most be-medalled swimmer for the secondary boys category title.
Third District Representative Alfredo Benitez and Joshua Junsay
Junsay, accompanied by his father and swim coach Noli Junsay and Silay Vice-Mayor Mark Golez, also reported that he will be joining the May 2014 Palaro games in Laguna.
The "Silay City Liga Ng Mga Barangay" intensifies its blood donation program by urging all barangay captains of sixteen barangays in Silay City to conduct a bloodletting.
ABC President Jose "Toti" Lopez said that every barangay in the city must be able to conduct a blood donation program to each barangay twice a year so that there will be ample of blood for Silaynons.
Lopez said that the next schedule of the bloodletting activity will be held on April 27, 2014 in Silay City Public Plaza.