Monday, October 8, 2012

Elderly Celebrates Senior Citizen Week

The Barangay Council of Fatima supported the celebration of the 19th Annual Senior Citizen Week Celebration of the elderly in the said barangay. With the Presidential Proclamation No. 470. the first week of the month of October has been declared as "Linggo ng Nakatatandang Pilipino" to promote public awareness of the rights and well being of the senior citizens in the Philippines.

City councilors Virginia T. Llido and Eduardo D. Leyson IV with the first Barangay Kagawad of Fatima and now the acting Barangay Captain, Josephine Matobato and Barangay Kagawad Alboroto.

Barangay Council of Fatima concluded the week long celebration of the elderly with the theme "Nakatatanda: Gabay, Tulay, Kaagapay, at Bantay Tungo sa Kaunlaran".

The celebration was full of activities from singing and ballroom contests to various parlor games that made the elderly participative and active.

City Councilor Virginia T. Llido danced with one of the seniorito's of Barangay Fatima.

 City Councilors Virginia T. Llido, Dante Vicente and Eduardo D. Leyson IV handed goods and congratulated all the senior citizens who participated who made the celebration a success.

City councilor Eduardo D. Leyson IV handed goods to the senior citizens of the barangay.

The success of the Senior Citizen Week Celebration in Barangay Fatima was spearheaded by the Chairwoman of the Committee on Women, Children and Family Welfare, Josephine Matobato.


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