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Bulacan recognizes outstanding municipalities, communities and personality in nutrition
By: PPAO
Tuesday, 02 August 2011
CITY OF MALOLOS – The Provincial Government of Bulacan (PGB) led by Gov. Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado recognized the outstanding contributions of Bulakenyos in nutrition as part of the culminating activity of the Nutrition Month held last week at Hiyas Pavilion in this city.

According to Rowena Joson-Tiongson, head of the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO), every month of July, they give recognition to the people who have been the partners of PGB in implementing nutrition programs, thus an award giving ceremony is held.

Alvarado on the other hand, commended the winners and thanked them for their immeasurable contribution for the people of Bulacan.

“Kung mayroong yaman na ipinagkaloob sa atin ang Panginoon, ang numero unong yaman po ay ang mismong mga tao, ang mga mamamayan ang kauna-unahang importanteng pamana ng ating panahon upang maisakatuparan ang mabubuting gawa para sa kapwa,” the governor said.

After a thorough evaluation, the town of Paombong was awarded Natatanging Bayan sa Nutrisyon and received P100,000; the town of Guiguinto landed on the second place and got P50,000 reward; and on the third spot is the town of Calumpit which received P30,000.

Furthermore, Brgy. Malumot of Paombong was awarded as the Natatanging Barangay sa Nutrisyon and received P20,000 cash prize; on the second place is Abulalas, Hagonoy which took home P10,000; and on the third place is Pritil, also in Paombong, got P5,000.

Aside from the cash incentive, the winners also received plaques of recognition.

Meanwhile, Angelina B. Espiritu from Hagonoy was chosen as the Natatanging Lingkod Lingap sa Nayon and received P5,000 and a plaque of recognition.

“Nagpapasalamat po kami na kahit sa maliit na paraan ng aming pagtulong ay appreciated kami ng lalawigan at makakaasa po kayo na patuloy po naming gagampanan ang aming tungkulin na mag-monitor ng mga malnourish at ng kalagayan ng barangay sa abot ng aming makakaya ng walang hinihinging kapalit,” said Espiritu. ###

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