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Bulacan lines up various activities for Cooperative Month
By: PPAO
Monday, 13 October 2014
CITY OF MALOLOS – The Provincial Government of Bulacan through the Provincial Cooperative and Economic Development Office (PCEDO) joins the nation in celebrating the National Cooperative Month 2014 this October with various activities that aims to raise awareness and to recognize the vital contribution of the cooperatives in Bulacan’s development.

Anchored on the provincial theme, “Kooperatiba: Patuloy na Nag-aangat ng Kabuhayan at Pamayanan,” the month-long celebration highlights the replica rolex watches performance of cooperative movement in entrepreneurship and business management.

“Ang Cooperative Month ay masiglang ipinagdiriwang sa ating lalawigan bilang pagbibigay halaga sa mga naging ambag ng sektor ng kooperatiba at pangangalakal sa pagpapaunlad ng kabuhayan ng ating mga mamamayan,” said PCEDO Head Cynthia Abiol.

She also said that the celebration kicked-off with a Bloodletting Activity in San Rafael, Bulacan last October 1, 2014 that collected 49 bags of blood to help people who are in need of blood transfusions.

They will also conduct bloodletting activities in Malolos City on October 13, Bocaue on October 20 and San Jose Del Monte City on October 24 with the cooperation of local government units and Bulacan Local Blood Council.

Prior to this, the PCEDO already conducted a three-day lecture/seminar on Entrepreneurship and Business Management last October 7-9 and Tax Forum last October 10 held at the PCEDO Conference Room.

Meanwhile, Gov. Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado said they will conduct free trainings and seminars that are linked to the rules and regulations of the Philippine Cooperative Code of 2008 to different cooperatives in the province.

“Magsasagawa tayo ng iba’t ibang mga pagsasanay na kinakailangan ng mga kooperatiba batay sa Republic Act 9520 para matulungan natin ang ibang kooperatiba na maliit ang budget o walang kakayahang makapag-attend ng mga mandatory trainings and seminars,” the governor said.

An Audit Management Seminar on October 15, Rules Formulation Seminar on October 22-23 and Local Tax Forum on October 27, 2014 will be held to increase the knowledge and skills of cooperative members.

Outstanding Cooperatives in the province will also be recognized in the Gawad Parangal and Coop Fellowship on October 29, 2014 at The Pavilion, Hiyas ng Bulacan Convention cheap swiss replica watches Center.

Cooperative Month Celebration is being held every October by the virtue of Proclamation No. 493 dated October 27, 2003. ###

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