First ever Local Council of Women Night
The first-ever Local Council of Women Night was another milestone in the celebration of the Pamulinawen Festival XXI, ACHIEVE, giving importance and recognition to women’s participation and achievement in the pursuit of service and nation building.
The Local Council of Women headed by MRS. MARY C. ANG, and the City Government of Laoag under the leadership of City Mayor HON. CHEVYLLE V. FARIÑAS, spearheaded the Local Council of Women Night held on February 21, 2017 at the Laoag City Multi-Purpose Center.
It was participated in by as many as one thousand women from the different Barangay Councils of Women, and the different Women Sectors of Laoag City. To give due respect and recognition to the different Barangay Council of Women Leaders and their respective Barangay Chairmen, a Parade of Banners was undertaken as the opening salvo during the program. A Modern Dance Competition served as the highlight of the celebration, with the following winners, to wit:
Champion – Brgy. Gabu Sur Council of Women
First Runner-up – Cluster 17 (Brgys. 60-A,60-B, 61, 62-A,62-B)
Second Runner-up – Cluster 16 ( 30-A,30-B, 31,57,58,59-A,59-B)
Third Runner-up – Cluster 9 ( 36,38-A, 38-B, 39,42)
Fourth Runner-up – Cluster 4 (15,16,17,18,19)
The champion received Twenty Thousand Pesos (₱ 20,000.00), First Runner-Up – Ten Thousand (₱ 10,000.00), Second Runner-up- Eight Thousand (₱ 8,000.00) Pesos, third Runner-up- Six Thousand (₱ 6,000.00), and Fourth Runner-Up- Four Thousand (₱ 4,000.00) Pesos, while all finalists received a consolation prize of Two Thousand (₱ 2,000.00) pesos.
The mass Oath-Taking Ceremony of the Local Council of Women Officers and Barangay Council of Women Officers was administered by the mother of the City, Hon. Chevylle V. Fariñas.
LOCAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN OFFICERS
Chairperson – Mrs Mary C, Ang
Vice Chair-person – Mrs. Rizalina Chua
Secretary – Mrs. Rosalynda Roter
Asst. Secretary – Mrs. Norlita Antonio
Treasurer – Mrs. Emily Ragasa
Asst. Treasurer – Ms. Estela Damo
Auditor – Mrs. Milagrina Patoc
Public Relations Officer – Mrs. Domnina Batallones
LGU Representatives – Hon. Shirley Ong Sin / Mrs. Aurora M. Corpuz
Focal Person – Mrs. Mary Joan R. Pasigui
Secretariat – Madison Sagucio / Sandra Dumbrique
For making this event a resounding success, our gratefulness to all of you Laoaguenos!