Wednesday, 01 October 2014
Municipality of Rizal holds children’s day celebration Print E-mail

Ms. Marylen Grace Sabal, PSWD Officer, Ms. Marilyn Manuel of NCWC, Mayor Manigsaca of Rizal and BM Adriatico during the Children's Day celebration of Rizal,ZaNorte.
To promote the rights and welfare of children, the municipality of Rizal, Zamboanga del Norte has kick off the 1st Municipal Children’s day Celebration in correlation of the 15th National Children’s Month Celebration, Wednesday October 17 at Perfecto Cebedo Cultural and Sports Center.

With the theme “Bright Child: Karapatan nasa ‘yo, Isigaw sa Buong Mundo” is piloting the program nationwide initiated by the National Council for the Welfare of Children (NCWC) which pro-active in promoting various programs such as bright child.

In an interview by the members of the ZN United Correspondents with Hon. Marilyn Manuel, Deputy Executive Director of NCWC she stressed out that the programs of their office need cooperation from the Local Government Units, Teachers from the Department of Education and most the parents for the religious promotion of the rights and welfare of children in the whole Philippines.


Hon. Marilyn Manuel of NCWC delivered her speech during the 1st Municipal Children's Day Celebration in Rizal, ZN.
Hon. Manuel added that she was grateful of the immediate implementation of the program by the municipality of Rizal headed by Mayor Roseller Manigsaca in cooperation of the members of the Sangguniang Bayan and the Office of the Municipal Council of the Welfare of Children (MCWC) in the religious promotion and awareness of the program in their locality.

Meanwhile, Board Member Cedric Adriatico, Chairman on Committee on Health and Social Services said that the provincial government of ZaNorte under the leadership of Gov. Rolando Yebes has already started the full implementation of the program wherein implementing offices have driven out various programs such as scholarships, health and social services to students and out-of-school youths in the entire province.

In related story of the celebration, LGU of Rizal has conducted Municipal Children’s Congress spearheaded by Dr. Jose “Pepe” Mante, MSWD Officer by giving children chances to show their ability and skills in Draw and Tell, Singing Contest, Poster Making, Slogan and Essay Writing contests for high school and elementary students.

The activity ended with the Unveiling of the Child Friendly Advocacy Board, Ribbon cutting ceremony of MCWC office headed by Hon Manuel of NCWC assisted by Mayor Manigsaca, BM Adriatico, PSWDO chief Ms. Sabal and the members of the Sagguniang Bayan of Rizal.   ( by: Buddy Cagbabanua, PIC-ZaNorte)

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