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Bacolod City, PhilippinesFriday, June 12, 2009
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Cadiz City to
create info center

The Cadiz City government in Negros Occidental will set up an information center for its 42nd Charter Day Anniversary on July 1 to 4, at the corner of Abelarde-Cabahug streets, and will hold the “Masthead Making Contest” for the Cadiz Bulletin publication on July 4.

The center will be a drop-off venue for local and international tourists, for information and other relevant data about Cadiz City, as well as daily updates and schedules of activities, a Cadiz press release said.

Meanwhile, the masthead making contest is open to high school and college students in Cadiz. The masthead is for the official nameplate of the newly-innovated Cadiz Bulletin, to be used beginning August, the press release said.

The winning entry will receive P1,000 in cash prize, while the five finalists get P200 each.

Acceptance of entries will start on June 15, and the deadline for submission of entries will be on July 3. Final judging and awarding of winners will be on July 4, 2 p.m. at the Cadiz Information Center.

Entry forms can be secured from the principal’s office in all high schools and colleges and universities in Cadiz and those supervised by the Schools Division of Cadiz, the press release said.

Interested parties may call the CIO at Tel. Nos. 4931-142, email to or log on to, for details, the press release added.*

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Silay marks Charter year

Silay City in Negros Occidental will celebrate its 52nd Charter Anniversary today on the theme, “Bulawanon nga Kahapon, Masanag nga Palaabuton”, a Silay City press release said.

A Thanksgiving Mass at 6 a.m. will be held at San Diego Pro-Cathedral to be followed by Grand Parade at 8 a.m. from the Freedom Boulevard.

The Charter Day program at the plaza will be highlighted by the presentation of the book, “Silay: The Sweet Life”, by Mayor Jose Montelibano, Vice Mayor Mark Golez, and Hugyaw chairman Marissa Montelibano, the press release said.

The first recipients of the book will be the families of the late Sen. Jose Locsin and Romulo Golez, the leader of Silay who was responsible for its charter approval.

Meanwhile, the winners in the Search for Lin-ay sang Silay who will be presented to the public are Karen Ty, Lin-ay sang Silay; Candy Lou Doromal, first runner-up; Evie Quillain, second runner-up; Amber Dana Dawn Goylos, third runner-up; and Michelle Villalba, fourth runner-up, the press release said.

Hugyaw Kansilay Street Dancing competition with 15 tribes participating will hold its arena presentation at the covered court starting 2 p.m.

Fireworks display will be at 8 p.m., followed by a celebrity show featuring Pokwang, Chad Peralta and Jen Ramos, the press release added.*

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NOHS ’69
foundation established

The Negros Occidental High School’69 Alumni Foundation was launched in a meeting held at the New Government Center of Bacolod City recently, a press release from the group said.

The foundation, which is separate and distinct from the Class ’69 Alumni Association, also elected its officers and its initial project will be the giving of two college scholarship grants for school year 2009-2010, who will be enrolled in the field of engineering, either at the West Negros University or the University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos.

Elected officers were Samson Guevara, a multi-awarded Saudi-based mechanical engineer as president, Ivan Abaygar – vice president, Nanette Carian Pakingking – secretary, and Francisco Flores – treasurer.

The Board of Trustees is composed of Gregorio Gurrea, Tobias Sapul, Esteban Mondejar, Joselito Majan, and Bescasar, the press release said.

Advisers are Nilo Alejandrino, NOHS distinguished alumnus awardee in 2007 in the field of public administration, and Fr. Leopoldo Estioko of the OAR, the press release added.*

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Silay marks Charter year
NOHS ’69 foundation established