City gears up for 2014 National Children’s Month Celebration

In preparation for the celebration of 22nd National Children’s Month for the month of October, the City Council for the Protection of Children held a Consultative Meeting last September 26, 2014.

In behalf of City Mayor Stephany Uy-Tan, City Social Welfare and Development Office Nida Aroza presided over the meeting,which tackled the activities to be held on this month-long event with much emphasis on this year’s theme, “Bata Kasali ka, Ikaw ay mahalaga!”.

The annual celebration is in pursuant to Presidential Proclamation 267 series of 1993 to highlight the importance of child’s role within the family, the community and the society in building the nation.

Moreover, pursuant to DILG Memorandum Circular No. 2014-018 issued by Secretary Mar Roxas enjoining all Local Government Units to support and spearhead the Children’s Month Celebration in their respective jurisdiction and to ensure active involvement of all concerned.

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