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‘Yolanda’ victims

The Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc., led by Carlos Javellana, honorary member of the Board of Directors, distributed relief goods to victims of super typhoon Yolanda in Brgy. Tinampaan, Cadiz City, yesterday with Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. and Cadiz Mayor Patrick Escalante.

Cadiz City Social Welfare and Development Office reports show that Barangay Tinampaan had the highest number of families affected by “Yolanda” in the province.

They distributed 1,550 relief packs containing rice, sardines, noodles and mineral water in Tinampaan, Javellana said.

Of the 1,550 packs, Javellana and his wife donated 750, the FFCCCII – 500, Engracio Yap – 150, and Henry Sia – 150.

Their relief operation is in coordination with the Northern and Southern Negros FFCCCII chapters, he added.

They are also set to distribute 2,500 relief packs in Manapla, EB Magalona, Sagay and Escalante this week, Javellana said.*CPG

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Lions Club donates rice,
cash for typhoon, quake victims

The Bacolod City Sampaguita Lions Club and FGY Foundation donated 48 sacks of rice to typhoon “Yolanda” victims in Bacolod City, through Mayor Monico Puentevella at the Bacolod Government Center Monday, a press release from the club said.

At the turnover were president Charie Ginete-Ilon, past presidents Myrna Servando, Tess Yusay and Laniebelle Javelosa, Lion Tamer Jo Hilado, Vicky Ledesma, Yolanda Kilayko, Sharon Jornadal, Ching Miranda and Jane Trocio, the press release also said.

The Club is accepting donations for typhoon victims in Cadiz and Sagay cities in Negros Occidental. Recently, it donated P25,000 in cash for the victims of the 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Bohol, through Lions Club District 301-B1 governor Araceli Regalado, the press release added.*

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SIFI graduates 19 therapists

The sixth batch of 19 trainees of the Therapeutic Massage Treatment program of the Sugar Industry Foundation Inc., in partnership with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority, graduated at a commencement rites held at the TESDA-Regional Training Center in Talisay City, Negros Occidental, recently, a press release from SIFI said.

The graduates are Christian Adorias, Regalado Advincula Jr., Jemalyn Ardiente, Rodelyn Benedicto, Reymond Cantor, Michelle Catague, Joerie Elarmo, Normie Fabricante, Jennie Mae Gayomale, Joel Gonzales, Jennelyn Gregorio, Jeahnie Lastre, Ma. Belle Maguad, Ma. Socorro Malid, Mylyn Quema, Jinky Seredrica, Lara May Tayco, Carina Tesara, and Yvonne Tributante, the press release said.

Sessions on value formation, career path development lectures, basic English class and personality enhancement, seminars on HIV awareness and education against drugs, smoking and alcoholism were integrated in the technical/vocational education curriculum of the trainees. They were also trained in basic competencies, like hand and foot reflexology, head, back and Swedish massages.

Present at the rites were SIFI president and chief operating officer Edith Villanueva, Ruzzel Valencia of the fifth batch as guest speaker, Jurinda Gamao of TESDA, Susan Gomez, Neolita Alminaza and Jundel Toriano, the press release also said.

As with the past five batches the graduates also garnered a 100 percent passing rate in the NC II assessment, the press release added.*

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Lions Club donates rice, cash for typhoon, quake victims
SIFI graduates 19 therapists

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