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2018 Literary Postcard-making Contest on Jose Rizal and Philippine Independence

Calling all amateur artists and hobbyists to join the literary postcard-making contest entitled “Mga Hulagway ngan Siday tikang ha Catbalogan: A Literary Postcard-making Contest about Jose Rizal and the Philippine Independence”.

This is being organized by the City Government of Catbalogan through the City Tourism, Culture, Arts and Information Office (CTCAIO) in celebration of the 120th Anniversary of the Philippine Independence on June 12, 2018 and the 157th Birth Anniversary of Jose Rizal on June 19, 2018.

There will be three divisions according to age of the participant at the time of submission:

– Division A (7-12 years old)
– Division B (13-16 years old)
– Division C (17-21 years old)

Prizes at stake for Division A and B are P3,000 with plaque of recognition (1st Place); P2,000 with plaque of recognition (2nd Place); and
P1,000 with plaque of recognition (3rd Place).

Prizes at stake for Division C are P5,000 with plaque of recognition (1st Place); P3,000 with plaque of recognition (2nd Place); and P2,000 with plaque of recognition (3rd Place).

Participant’s Information Form is available at the City Tourism, Culture, Arts and Information Office (CTCAIO) located at Captivating Catbalogan Center (2nd Floor AUB) from 8AM-5PM, from Monday to Friday and on Facebook. But the poster board must be picked up at the office to ensure uniformity and control.

The Participant’s Information Sheet, guidelines, person to contact and other details of the contest are available on the link below:

https://drive.google.com/…/19gxZznNsxqYmjjycVJnqCfM8F…/view…

#catbalogancity #postcard #kalayaan2018 #siday #hagsi#independenceday #captivatingcatbalogan #teamtourism #june2018#stepforwardcatbalogan #kulturakatbalogan

 

 

Katiglugaring Vlogging Independence in 120 seconds

In celebration of the 120th Philippine Independence this June 12, 2018, the City Government of Catbalogan through the City Tourism, Culture, Arts and Information Office (CTCAIO) is organizing a short video-making contest dubbed as “Katiglugaring: Vlogging Independence in 120 seconds” anchored on this year’s theme “Kalayaan 2018: Pagbabagong Ipinaglaban, Alay sa Masaganang Kinabukasan”.

Interested amateur vloggers and video-making enthusiasts of Catbalogan City are invited to join the contest and prizes at stake are the following:

1st Place: P7,000 with plaque of recognition;
2nd Place: P5,000 with plaque of recognition;
3rd Place: P3,000 with plaque of recognition.

Participants may submit the entries through email at captivatingcatbalogan@gmail.com, or by personally delivering the file to the CTCAI Office at Captivating Catbalogan Center (2’d Floor AUB) on or before 5:00 PM of June 10, 2018. Entries submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.

The Participant’s Information Sheet, guidelines, person to contact and other details of the contest are available on the link below:

https://drive.google.com/…/1ZnF0QG_svJ_EMJTh3eUoAAcxb…/view…

#catbalogancity #vlogger #kalayaan2018 #independenceday#captivatingcatbalogan #teamtourism #june2018#stepforwardcatbalogan

15th Manaragat Festival this August 2018

Exactly 80 days from now will be the start of the much-awaited Manaragat Festival: Month-long City Fiesta Celebration, which now is on its 15th year since its first installment in 2004.

The whole month of August has always been a festive month for Catbalogan City, celebrating the feast day of Patron Saint, Señor San Bartolome and highlighting the cultural identity of manaragat that relies on the rich bounties of Maqueda Bay.

Karisyo Katbalogan!
(Photo and Article by Ador Hurtado)

 

DILG deadline for new SK officials

Today, May 16, 2018 is the deadline for our newly-elected Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) officials to visit the DILG Provincial/City/Municipal Offices for the SK Mandatory Training.

(Photo by DILG Philippines)

#catbalogancity #bske2018 #sangguniangkabataan #halalan2018 #sk#kasugbongkatbalogan #captivatingcatbalogan

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day!

#catbalogancity #happymothersday #kasugbongkatbalogan#captivatingcatbalogan #stepforwardcatbalogan

Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections 2018

Buwas, (Lunes) May 14, 2018 pagbubuhaton an 2018 Barangay & Sangguniang Kabataan Elections ha bug-os nga nasod Pilipinas.

Ayaw kahingalimot pagbutos buwas kay katungod mo iton ug imo butos an makakapabag-o han kada tagsa naton nga mga barangay!

(Photo by DILG Philippines)

Zero Casualty reported after the fire incident at Barangay 06

As reflected in the report issued by the Catbalogan Central Fire Station, there were NO CASUALTIES, FATALITIES or INJURIES reported relative to the fire incident that started at around 02:37 AM and was declared fire out by 05:54 AM with an estimated damage of more or less P6,000,000.00 involving residents of Barangay 06 Poblacion at pier uno area.

#catbalogancity

 

City Health Office extends medical services to fire survivors

We are glad to have extended medical assistance to the survivors of the recent fire incident in Brgy. 06 Poblacion. The families are currently housed at Samar National School as their temporary refuge after the unfortunate incident.

The City Health Office will continue to provide medical services to those affected individuals and families.

(Photos by Dr. Gerarda Tizon)

#StepUpForHealth #HealthyCatbalogan #CatbaloganCity

Fire incident displaces nearly 300 families at Barangay 06

In an emergency meeting this morning, City Mayor Stephany Uy-Tan convened a joint meeting of the Catbalogan City Disaster Risk Reduction & ManagementCouncil (CDRRMC) and the City Peace and Order Council (CPOC) to discuss the intervention to be made regarding the early morning fire incident at Barangay 06 Pier Uno.

No casualties, fatalities and injuries were reported and nearly 300 families were affected by the said incident wherein some 58 families are currently temporarily relocated at identified evacuation centers in the city.

The city government are facilitating the immediate release of assistance to affected families and individuals while partner agencies and groups are generating support and donations for the said cause.

For more information, you inquire at the Office of the City Mayor at (055) 543-8000 or visit the internal command post positioning now at the Sangguniang Panlungsod Session Hall, 2nd floor of city hall building.

#catbalogancity

City Health Office tops deworming program of the whole province

Congratulations to all the hardworking public health workers of the Catbalogan City Health Office for being recognized as the top performing LGU on Deworming Program for January 2018 with a whooping 102.63% accomplishment.

This kind of accolades will serve as a continuous challenge to us to continue serving our community.

#HealthyCatbalogan #StepUpforHealth #CatbaloganCity #ProvinceofSamar

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