LINGAYEN, PANGASINAN—Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) Member Arthur C. Celeste, Jr., led the kick-off ceremony of the PCL (Philippine Councilors League) Week Celebration- Pangasinan Chapter during the flag raising ceremony on September 4 at the Provincial Training and Development Center (PTDC), here.
In his message, the PCL Pangasinan Chapter president disclosed that the week-long celebration is highlighted with two activities which will be held on September 6 in Alaminos City.
The league’s scheduled activities include a Blood Letting activity and Mangrove Planting Activity to be conducted at the Mangrove Park in Brgy. Bued. Both will be enjoined by all members of the PCL Pangasinan Chapter and other groups or sectors.
On the blood letting activity, Board Member Celeste said that this will redound to the benefit of Pangasinenses who are in need of blood. “Ang dami po nating kababayan na nangangailangan ng dugo, we believe na malaking tulong ito sa kanila,” he said.
The mangrove planting, on the other hand, aims to raise awareness among Pangasinenses on the importance of the environment. The Mangrove Park is the newest attraction in Alaminos City which allow visitors to have a walk through the boardwalk experience of greenery and wildlife while overlooking the view of the Hundred Islands National Park .
Joining BM Celeste in the kick-off ceremony were his co-PCL Pangasinan Chapter officers to include Alaminos City Coun. Carol Sison (Vice President), Mangaldan Coun. Aldrin Soriano (Secretary General), Agno Coun. Charlie Dave Rosete (Business Manager), Binmaley Coun. Jallen Alipio and Asingan Coun. Marivic Robeniol (Board of Directors
No-less than Governor Ramon V. Guico III and Vice Governor Mark Ronald DG. Lambino along with some members of the provincial board and some department heads led by Provincial Administrator Melicio F. Patague II, witnessed the ceremony.
The theme of the celebration is, “PCL: Synergy of Creative Programs and Best Practices Towards Global Collaboration.” .
(Ruby R. Bernardino/Pangasinan PIO)