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IN BACOLOD
Prov’l Library awards
poster contest winners

The winners of the poster-making contest held by the Negros Occidental Provincial Library in Bacolod City were awarded recently, a press release from the Capitol said.

They are Christian Kent Casas of the Doña Hortencia Salas National High School, first; Karla Bernabe of Sagay National HGS, second; Christallene Joy Acojedo of Julio Ledesma NHS, third; Ulyssa Kae Montiflor of the La Castellana NHS, fourth; and Yasmin Centeno of Bacolod City NHS, fifth, the press release also said.

All winners received cash prizes and certificates at closing of the 79th National Book Week celebration that was organized by the Philippine Librarians Association Inc. and the Association of Public Librarians-Negros Occidental.

Provincial Librarian, Joyce Deloso said the celebration, on the theme “Libraries: Promoters and Preservers of Arts and Culture” held November 24-30, was highlighted by book exhibits, poster-making contest, and visits to public libraries in Negros Occidental, the press release added.*

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46 artists open
exhibit tonight

The group exhibition of 46 visual artists will open 7 tonight at Gallery Orange in Bacolod City, with Lilia Villanueva and Adrian Lizares as guests, a press release from organizers said.

A donation box for survivors of super-typhoon “Yolanda” will be placed at the exhibit site, and the public is urged to contribute in kind. Project Space Pilipinas already pledged donations in cash and artworks, the press release also said.

The exhibit will run until December 31, and will be curated by Barry Cervantes. It will feature artworks of varied sizes and prices. The artists include Eri Aikawa, Rameses Aloro, Bogie Alvarado, Dennis Ascalon, Moreen Austria, Edmund Bacia, Cindy Ballesteros, Christine Bangero, Neil Benavente, Christine Benedicto, Bert Berondo;

Hilario Campos III, Barry Cervantes, Charlie Co, Inocentes Cristales, Gary Custudio, Guenivere Decena, Jayr Delleva, Peter James Fantinalgo, Dorothy Ramos Gatuslao, Frelan Gonzaga, Eloise Gonzales, Karina Broce Gonzaga, Jovito Hecita, Intel Japitana, Darel Javier, Holtz Javier, Fred Juson, Raymond Legaspi, Rodney Martinez, Alexandra Mesias, Tristram Miravalles, Junjun Montelibano, Mikiboy Pama, Mario Stephen Regollo, Juan Rosalia, Leah Samson, Susanito Sarnate , Edbon Sevilleno, Tatang Talanquines, Matty Tecson, Roderick Tijing, Randy Tolentino, Ryo Tupas, Orville Visitacion and Matt Yrad, the press release added.*

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NWTF urges
more donations

The Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation is asking for donations for its relief efforts in areas devastated by super-typhoon “Yolanda” in the Visayas, its press release said.

It has provided more than 59,000 NWTF members and their families with more than 30 tons of basic resources, such as water, food and medicines, and is preparing for its December shipment to hardest-hit areas in Palo, Ormoc, Kananga, Naval, and Tacloban in Leyte, the press release also said.

There are more than 10,000 members in these areas, with around 20,000 children.

The NWTF said they have been collecting toys for the children, and any other help given to them will make these children happy in such trying times and find the true spirit of Christmas.

Donations can be dropped off between 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Foundation office at 102 San Sebastian-Verbena streets until December 13, or can be picked up. For more details, those interested may contact Ruth Campos at 432-3720 local 107, the press release added.*

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46 artists open exhibit tonight
NWTF urges more donations

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