Streetdancers started from the entrance of the barangay to the Barangay Concepcion Elementary School where the competition was held.* (Owen S. Bayog/NDB photo)
It’s getting more colorful and fun every year. The festival shows a lot of potential and is seen to be much bigger and grander in the years to come.* (Owen S. Bayog/NDB photo)
In line with the vision of the City for balanced development, Talisay flexes its efforts to enjoin the people especially the informal sectors and give them alternative means to generate income and be able to sustain their economic capacity. The goal of the workshop aims to provide the proper information and education to various attendees to the activity.
More than 100 participants to the livelihood workshop were present at the Minulu-an Hall at the City Public Plaza yesterday. A representative from the Department of Labor and Employment discussed the value of how to start small in economic endeavors and how should one ensure the business success via the understanding of the market and the people in the community.
THANKFUL. Letty Penuela gives Mayor Eric Saratan a warm hug during the Senior Citizens Week celebration. Penuela says he thanked the Talisay mayor for his help and wishes that may he continue to be an instrument of helping others.* (Owen S. Bayog/NDB photo)
If the people are organized and given the responsibility to lead in their various communities, the government shall have a strong foundation as well as formidable link with its people. Mayor Eric Saratan jointly inducted the officers and members of the Hda. Paghidaet Farm Workers Association and Brgy. Zone 9 Women’s Association yesterday morning after the flag ceremony at the Talisay City Hall grounds.
Mayor Eric Saratan administers the oath of office to leaders and members of the Hacienda Paghidaet Farm Workers Association and the Brgy. Zone 9 Women’s Association yesterday at the Talisay City Hall grounds.* (CMO/TALISAY/EL photo)
Along with the vision and strategic objectives of the City’s road map to become "The Village City", Talisay continues to forge greater unities with its people as a model for balanced development by 2040. Various people’s organizations have been organized and assisted by the City in their various endeavors and ensure their participation and contribution to the betterment of the City.
Amid the technological advances where people meet and greet online, transact business or even by simply communicating with each other, has become one of the priorities of those who can afford and access the said technology of today. Talisay City is among fast-growing cities in the province, linking major urban centers via its "hyper highway" from Bacolod City for the easy access to Silay Airport.
"Waswas WIFI Talisay" group of students take advantage of the City’s biggest internet and cyber library hub at the Public Plaza. * (Owen S. Bayog/NDB photo)
Talisay has also been known for the heritage destinations as well as the symbol of growth and progress. Mayor Eric Saratan led various firsts for the city and among others is the transformation of the city public plaza into the biggest internet hub and cyber library for the people of Talisay. Everybody can easily access the internet whenever they are in the vicinity.
Forty day care centers in Talisay City gathered at the Public Plaza for a family celebration yesterday, September 26.
Along with the said activity was the oath taking of officers of Day Care Service Parents Group, Empowerment and Reaffirmation of Paternal Abilities Training (ERPAT) and Day Care Workers Association. Hundreds of children and parents enjoyed the program that was prepared for them.
Elizabeth Mosquera of the City Social Welfare and Development Office welcomed the participating day care centers and workers. Mosquera thanked those who cooperated and participated during the motorcade that kicked off yesterday morning.
Mayor Eric Saratan administers the oath for Day Care Service Parents Group, Empowerment and Reaffirmation of Paternal Abilities Training (ERPAT) and Day Care Workers Association at the City Public Plaza yesterday.* (CMO/TALISAY/PIO/BGRphoto)
COURTESY CALL. Church leaders and members of the Church for the Latter Day Saints at the Talisay City Mayors Office with Mayor Eric Saratan.* (Owen S. Bayog/NDB photo)
TURN-OVER Mayor Eric M. Saratan turns over and icom handset for various Barangays in Talisay City for communication and peace order efforts in their respective areas. In the photo is Punong Barangay Julio Siason, Jr of Brgy Cabatangan.* (Owen S. Bayog/NDB photo)
Health advocacy has been a running program of Talisay City under the administration of Mayor Eric Saratan since 2007.
Even as he started his new term, he continued to pursue the said program to serve the people especially those at the far flung barangays. Yesterday it was Barangay Katilingban where the "Doctors to the Barrios" conducted free health clinic and consultation.
There were hundreds of barangay residents as well as its neighboring communities who availed the said medical mission led by the City Mayor himself and the Talisay City Health Office. "The program has been going on for several years now and it has continued, since its goal is to bring the doctors to these areas so that the people could avail free medical consultations as well as medicines provided by the City," says Mayor Saratan.