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“Ang akong obligasyon dili para kanako, para sa kaayohan sa atong mga lumulopyo, kay ako amahan, amahan sa tanan,” Cebu City Mayor Tommy Osmeña said during the Vendors General Assembly held early today at the San Nicolas gym.
Thousands of vendors from the different vendor organizations attended the activity spearheaded by the Office of the City Markets led by Market Administrator Atty. Winifredo Orcullo, Jr. in cooperation with the Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) headed by DENR Education Dept. Head Cindy Pepito who explained to the participants the importance of sanitation and cleanliness in every vendor’s area to ensure the safety of the consumers.
Deputy Mayor for Health Mary Ann delos Santos, for her part, informed the participants that five months from now, the first, second and third floors of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) will finally be operational. Aside from this, various services is also being offered for free like operation for appendicitis, gall bladder, cyst, hernia, among others.
Deputy Mayor for City Markets Atty. Alvin Arcilla also attended the activity and assured them that the Cebu City Government is doing its best to assist them with their needs. (Farlash Acenas & Tito Basilisco/PIO)
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The Cebu City Government through the Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CCENRO), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), different private institutions and individuals, united in the tree planting activity of the 10,000 fruit bearing and indigenous trees at the Buhisan Eco Park recently.
Despite the sudden rain, the expected 560 volunteers increased, as hundreds of unregistered volunteers came to the location which total0led to more than a thousand volunteers during the tree planting activity. These volunteers were expected to plant 20 to 50 fruit-bearing seedlings.
An orientation on the details of the activity and its exact location including the proper tree planting procedure were conducted before the participants traversed to the area.
CCENRO head Nida Cabrera said she appreciates the participation of the volunteers. She added that the rain is good for the trees that were planted, to ensure that these will have a good growth .
Among the organizations that were present were Cognizant, Leylam, Trans Asia, Tau Gamma, Red Cross, and Abellana National School Rescue Group. (Margie P. Bulado/PIO)