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SIFI scholars attend workshop
on biz communication writing

The Sugar Industry Foundation Inc. held a two-day business communication writing seminar-workshop that was attended by 25 scholars and recipients of SIFI’s Educational Aid Program recently, its press release said.

The workshop was aimed at assisting participants in developing an understanding of the writing processes in English; writing types of business letters; making effective resumes and cover letters; and in preparing for job interviews, with Mera Fregil, business English instructress from the Carlos Hilado Memorial State College main campus in Talisay City, Negros Occidental, as trainer, the press release also said.

The SIFI scholars who participated included Rolyn Alfaro, Angel Alquiza, Aime Basilan, Marjorie Belgira, Grithel Benedicto, Ulyver Blancaflor, Nikko Casiple, Cristia Jean Española, Loraine Guilaran, Rhenalyn Jaquinta, Filiane Rose Loquin, Charisse Mae Lozada, Bessie Shyne Mapa, Marjolyn Migalbio, Kingsley Milabo, Gelyn Miraflores, Meliza Muzones, Rosemarie Opelario, Lisett Palon, Elizabeth Penequito, Maribel Perpetua, Mae Joy Quinizares, Jane Marie Salinas, and Vina Tanutan, the press release added.*

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Concert at
Negros Museum

The Negros Museum is inviting the public to the concert of Andreia Claudette Buga-ay titled “Classical Strings”, at 7 p.m. on July 12, its press release said.

Buga-ay, who grew up in Bacolod City but relocated to Bangkok, Thailand, with her parents, is part of three Thai orchestras and plays the cello. She will perform excerpts from Bach Suite I - Gigue, Prélude, Sarabande, Menuet I and II and pieces from Beethoven, Haydn, Vivaldi and Mendelssohn, the press release also said.

Tickets are priced at P50 and P100. Those interested may call the Negros Museum at (034) 433-4764, the press release added.*

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NDPR Week July 17-23

The 34th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week will be commemorated from July 17 to 23, on the theme “Mainstreaming Persons with Disabilities in Economic Development”.

In Bacolod City, Councilor Em Ang is urging government agencies to support the observance that aims to stimulate public awareness on disability and encourage every citizen to take active responsibility in uplifting the economic and social conditions of PWDs, a press release from her office said.

The 3rd week of July every year is declared as the NDPR Week to highlight the country’s efforts towards disability prevention and rehabilitation, leading to the integration of PWDs into the mainstream society as mandated under Republic Act 7277 or the Magna Carta for Disabled Persons.

The observance will culminate on the birthday of “The Sublime Paralytic” Apolinario Mabini, on July 23, the press release added.*


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Concert at Negros Museum
NDPR Week July 17-23

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