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Municipalities, barangays and LLN in Bulacan, hailed for their nutrition programs
By: PPAO
Saturday, 04 August 2012
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MALUNGGAY VEGGIE COOKING THIRD PLACERS--The Provincial Government of Bulacan headed by Gov. Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado hands over the plaque to the third place winners of the Malunggay Cooking Contest, Teodora Inovero, Lingkod Lingap sa Nayon barangay volunteer worker and Mother Leader Analiza Marcelo of San Rafael during the culminating event of the Nutrition Month recently. Also in the photo are (from left) Vice Gov. Daniel Fernando, Board Member Felix Ople and San Rafael Mayor Lorna Silverio. View Larger Image.
CITY OF MALOLOS – Gov. Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado led the awarding of outstanding municipalities, barangays and Lingkod Lingap sa Nayon for their exemplary performances and relevant services in nutrition for the year 2011 which was also the highlight of the celebration of Nutrition Month this July.

First place winner for Outstanding Town in Nutrition was Paombong headed by Mayor Donato Marcos and Municipal Nutrition Action Officers (MNAO) Sylvia Santos; second place went to Bulakan of Mayor Patrick Neil Meneses and MNAO Ma. Rosalie Salita; and third place was San Rafael of Mayor Lorna Silverio and MNAO Evelyn Dela Fuente.

Hailed as Outstanding Barangay in Nutrition respectively were Brgy. San Roque, San Rafael of Brgy Captain Mark Cholo Violago and LLN Ramona dela Cruz; Brgy. San Nicolas, Bulakan of BC Mario Joseph Marcelino and LLN Nelina DC. Santos; and Brgy.Poblacion, Paombong of BC Priscila Pineda and LLN Jane Briones and Brgy. Balaong, San Miguel of BC Eduardo Sanchez and LLN Cecilia Bagsik.

Moreover, Outstanding Lingkod Lingap sa Nayon was conferred to Maxima Hipolito of Bulihan, Plaridel.

Meanwhile, different activities were also held in different towns and cities during the month-long celebration such as food festival, cooking contest, information forum, poster and slogan-making contest in the schools.

A Malunggay Cooking Contest was also held and participated by competing Lingkod Lingap sa Nayon and Mother Leaders wherein all their winning recipes were put together to come up with a recipe book called “Lutong Bulakenyo”.

LLN Ofelia Joson and ML Edna Lita Andres of City of Malolos were awarded the first place for their recipe Lumpiang Malunggay Malolos Delight; followed by LLN Maricel Parulan and ML Jocelyn Santiago of Plaridel for their Squash Flower with Malunggay and Banana Blossoms Stuffing and third place were given to LLN Teodora Inovero and ML Analiza Marcelo of San Rafael for their Fresh Lumpiang SIKALUNGGAY with Kalabasa Sauce they cooked.

Winners received cash incentives and plaque of recognitions while those who did not win got consolation prizes.

During the culmination activity, Alvarado thanked all those who participated in the month-long celebration as well as those supported his vision to promote longevity of life through proper nutrition. ###

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