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Poster, cookfest
winners named

The winners of the Independence Day’s Poster Design-Making on the theme “Being Free and Filipino In The Eyes Of A Child” were announced yesterday by Councilor Em Ang, Independence Day and Charter Day Chairman, a City Hall press release said.

Hanz Martin Javier of Sum-ag Extension was champion, Cyril Jay Escaram of Catleson High , first runner-up; Nyrel Jel Ortega of Bacolod Christian College of Negros , second runner-up, the press release said.

Consolation prizes were awarded to University of Negros Occidental-Recollecto’s Ric Guller Abang, Monaliza Valebia and Shannon Gale Munoz ; Negros Occidental High School Janessa Mae Cercado; St. Joseph School’s Bea Maritoni Casuyan; La Consolacion College Marje Beatrice Padilla and Ira Eunice Castandiello; Emiliano Lizares National High School’s Joelen Lacuarta and St. John Institute’s Bess Calahong.

The City yesterday also announced the winners of a Cookfest at the Bacolod Government Center supervised by the City Cooperative and Livelihood Development Office headed by Brenda Burdeos.

La Consolacion College’s HRM students participated in the competition with John Michael Nacague grabbing first place with his Pork Adobo with rice (main dish) and Lutik with a twist (appetizer); Jose Santiago Joson III, second place with his Dinuguan na Manok (main dish) and Prinsik Puto na Bangus (appetizer); Neiva Jane Estrada, third place, for her Chicken Humba (main course) and Lumpia Filipino Spring Rolls (appetizer); Norryl Yamazaki’s Chicken Inasal (main dish) and Pork Sisig (appetizer) fourth; Randy Bernabe’s Chicken Asado (main course) and Sipo Egg, fifth place, the press release said .

Judges were Chef Benedict John Uy, executive chef, Business Inn and Planta Hotel, Roseller Montebon Jr., manager of Chef’s Pizzeria and Hernan Mervyn Venegas, freelance photographer and graphic designer.*

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‘Fuller Life’ seminar set

A seminar titled “Metamorphosing to a Fuller Life” will be held at Benjamin Hall, Lacson Street, Bacolod City, June 18 to 19, a press release from the organizer said.

Designed to guide adults in search of “fuller life,” it intends to help participants discover their selves in their journey towards growth in wholeness and holiness, it said.

The main speaker is Sr. Letty Garcia, a B.S. Psychology graduate of the University of Sto. Tomas with a master’s degree in Guidance from De La Salle University in Manila.

The seminar schedule is 8 a.m. – 4:30p.m. for both days. Registration fee is P500, inclusive of two lunch meals, the press release said.

The Daughters of Charity and the Ladies of Charity (Damas de la Caridad), who are organizing this event, are encouraging the public to attend this seminar and be greatly inspired by the insightful talks of Sr. Letty, the press release said.

Those interested may call St. Vincent Home at tel. nos. 432-0011.*

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SIFI holds disaster workshop

The Sugar Industry Foundation Inc. recently conducted a three-day seminar workshop on “Disaster Preparedness” with highlighted topics on Basic First Aid and Life Support with more than 30 sugar workers from Murcia, Bacolod City, Talisay City, Silay City, E.B. Magalona, Victorias City and Sagay City, participating, its press release said.

The seminar was in collaboration with the Provincial Disaster Management Program Division of Negros Occidental and Negros Rescue Federation headed by the PDMP assistant head and Negros Rescue Federation president, John Eric Villaluna, with a team of the PDMP Operation Staff: Dennis Bustillo, Rustico Gumana, Jr., Christopher Dorde; and Negros Rescue Federation Member, Bernard Ferraris, the press release said.

In his message at the closing program, Herman Santos, CONFED-Negros/Panay Chapter manager, thanked the participants for attending the seminar-workshop.

Also present at the ceremony was SIFI program coordinator Neolita Alminaza and education specialist Jundel Toriano, and John Eric Villaluna with his team, the press release said.

SIFI president and chief operating officer, Edith Villanueva, said she hopes sugar workers will be able to respond to crucial situations as they are now being equipped with the basic skills, the press release said.*

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Party at Dugout tonight

A Friday Madness Party is set at the Dugout Sports Bar in Bacolod City tonight.

The hits of the 80's and 90's are taking over the Bacolod's party scene as Dugout Sports Bar transforms into a time machine tonight, a press release from the bar said.

Time travel starts at 9 p.m. with DJs Rex Tenio, Jao Varela and White, it said.*

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‘Fuller Life’ seminar set
SIFI holds disaster workshop
Party at Dugout tonight

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