Parish holds raffle draw
The chaplaincy of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal in Brgy. Montevista, Bacolod City held a raffle draw recently, a press release from the parish said.
The first prize of P50,000 in cash was won by Celina Diaz of Celine Homes Subdivision in Brgy. Estefania, the second prize 2-door refrigerator by Phil Antonette Bonifacio of Homesite, and the third prize 21-inch color TV went to Edna Tormes of Purok Bayanihan, Bacolod City, the press release said.
The following won consolation prizes: electric fans – Elsa Santos of 7th Street, Bacolod City, and Bon Rey dela Banda of Purok Isla, Bacolod; oven toasters – Violeta Gonzales and Raymundo Sobrepena, both of Homesite, Bacolod City; and rice cooker – Monet Torrejon of Doña Juliana Subdivision, Bacolod City, the press release added.*
‘Handog Pasko’ set in Silay
A Christmas event called “Handog Pasko sa mga Batang Patag” will be held in Brgy. Patag, Silay City, Negros Occidental, by a group of environmentalists headed by Kareen Oloroso, tomorrow and Sunday.
This is a joint effort of all volunteers coming from the different sectors, at helping the environment and the children of farmers, a press release from Silay said.
Barangay Captain Milagros Catalan welcomes the private sector for extending Christmas packages to more than 100 children, the press release said, adding that Ver Pacete, tourism officer of Silay, and Leo Canson, eco-tourism program coordinator for Silay Outdoor Recreation and Eco-tourism Area, will meet the volunteers to brief them on the tourism program of Silay City.
The volunteers will also conduct a clean-up drive, Christmas storytelling, and parlor games, the press release added.*