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Cadiz to mark City
Environment Week June 18-22

The City Environment Week 2012 of Cadiz City, Negros Occidental will be held June 18 to 22, on the theme “Green from Above, Blue from Below”, a press release from the city said.

The celebration is in line with City Ordinance 2005-005, that declares June as Environment Month, Florentino Caceres Jr., executive officer and City Environment and Natural Resources officer I, said in the press release.

The opening ceremony will be held on June 17, at 7 a.m., followed by the ‘Bike for Life’ at the major streets, 8 a.m.; a symposium on Republic Act 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Program at the Sangguniang Panlungsod session hall, 9 a.m.; and a sanitary landfill eco-tour, 1 p.m., the press release added.

A tree planting in Barangay Magsaysay and other urban areas of Cadiz will be held June 19, 7 a.m.; and another sanitary landfill eco-tour, 1 p.m. The mangrove tree planting in Brgy. Daga will be held June 20, 7 a.m.; and an on-the-spot poster and slogan contest at the City Park, 1 p.m., the press release also said.

Part two of the symposium on RA 9003 will be on June 21, the ‘SK Pamaylo Basura Caravan’ at the Don Bernardo Benedicto Community Center, 7 a.m.; and a sanitary landfill eco-tour at 1 p.m.

The program will end on June 22, with the coastal clean-up and coconut tree planting at the shorelines, 7 a.m.; and closing rites at 2 p.m., the press release added.*

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Bacolod-based band wins
‘Battle of the Bands’ finals

“Dungeonz”, a Bacolod-based live band, was among the winners in the Battle of the Bands finals of San Miguel Pale Pilsen’s “Sarap Mag Babad” series of summer events recently, a press release from the company said.

The other winners were the “Dagta” band of Pasig; “Racel & the Bees”, Ilocos Norte; “Lover Boys”, Bohol; “Green Republic” based in Ormoc; “Raggadub” of Davao City; and “Edgestock” band of Tagum, Davao del Norte, the press release added.

While there is usually one grand winner in band competitions, the company opted to proclaim one champion for each area to inspire the seven winning bands to begin their career on a good footing, the press release also said.

The competition that the beer brand has revived this year spiced up the culmination of its “Taste of Summer” campaign conducted at the Manokan Country in Bacolod City; Tiendesitas in Pasig City; Valdez Center in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte; Ormoc Food Park in Ormoc City; Tagbilaran Port in Tagbilaran City, Bohol; Tagum Trade Center in Tagum, Davao del Norte; and Bogsers’s by the Sea in Davao City, the press release added.*

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Bacolod-based band wins ‘Battle of the Bands’ finals

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