Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. and Vice Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson (4th and 5th from right) lead the ceremonial ringing of bell at the Panaad Stadium in Mansilingan, Bacolod City that marked the opening of the week-long 2014 Panaad sa Negros Festival, yesterday, as other provincial officials look on.* (Capitol photo)
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. inspects the organic vegetables sold at the Panaad Organic Village, that officially opened yesterday.* (Capitol photo)
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. expressed his support to the Bayani Challenge 2014 program of Gawad Kalinga – Negros Occidental, during the group’s courtesy visit at the Capitol, yesterday.
The said activity will start on April 9, which the Araw ng Kagitingan until June 12, 2014, Araw ng Kalayaan.
GK’s Bayani Challenge is held every year in which houses for needy brothers and sisters are built with the help of GK volunteers.
First in Negros Occidental is the fiber glass lifeboat of the VMA Training Center at Brgy. Pahanocoy, Bacolod City.
This is the latest modern hi-tech training equipment of VMA used by the students taking up Marine and Nautical courses, as well as trainees coming from other schools who undertake safety of life at sea (SOLAS) training.
Negros Occ. Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr. (left), with NOPPO director Pol. Supt. Milko Lirazan and staff, takes photo for document of the fiberglass lifeboat at the VMA Training Center.* (EBColmo)
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. led the turnover of educational assistance worth a total of P422,500 to 169 students from the Municipalities of San Enrique, Valladolid, Pontevedra and the Cities of Bago and La Carlota, over the weekend.
Gov. Marañon personally handed the cash assistance to each student in a ceremony held at St. Michael Academy Covered Court in the Municipality of Pontevedra, together with Fourth District Board Member Jose Benito A. Alonso and Pontevedra Mayor Jose Ma. A. Alonso, among others.
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (7th from left), together with Fourth District Board Jose Benito A. Alonso and Pontevedra Mayor Jose Ma. A. Alonso, at the turn over of educational assistance to student-beneficiaries, over the weekend.* (Capitol photo)
(Photo above) Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (center) with the teachers of Malasibog Elementary School at the turn-over of the Water System Project (right photo) in Brgy. Malasibog in Escalante City.* (Capitol photos)
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. turned over a Water System worth P362,000 in Malasibog Elementary School, Escalante City, yesterday.
The elevated water tank, which is located inside the school premises, will also benefit some 48 households in the barangay.
Brgy. Capt. Romulo Amacan said that he is grateful to the provincial government especially to the governor for bringing this project to the school.
"Before, insurgency was the responsibility of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP). Now it is everybody’s responsibility. But we assure everyone that the AFP will remain steadfast on its mandate to maintain peace and security of the people."
Thus said Maj. Gen. Aurelio Baladad, commanding officer, 3rd Infantry Division, Philippine Army covering Negros and Panay Islands at the Peace Integration and Development Forum yesterday at the social hall of the capitol building, hosted by the Province of Negros Occidental.
Now that there is no legal impediment in the consummation of their contracts, Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. said his representative is meeting with Ayala Land Inc. (ALI) officials to discuss how to proceed with their multi-billion peso project.
Assistant provincial legal officer Mary Ann Manayon-Lamis is meeting with ALI officials in Manila to prepare the papers for the property giant’s development plan on the 7.7-hectare provincial government property located beside the Provincial Capitol in Bacolod, Marañon said Friday.
The Provincial Capitol will soon increase its workforce, presently numbering 2,400, as it expands its hospital operations and as it implements the total reorganization.
Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. said additional personnel will be needed for the newly completed Merceditas J. Montilla District Hospital in Sipalay City, the expansion of the Teresita L. Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City, and the creation of the NEGROS FIRST Provincial Blood Bank Center in Bacolod.