NGO medical mission
held in Hinigaran
The Katilingban Sang Nag-Hiliusa Inc., held a medical mission and induction of officers recently in partnership with the 303rd Infantry Brigade, in Brgy. Camalobalo, Hinigaran, Negros Occidental, Sunday, its press release said.
The organization also signed a memorandum of agreement with Pioneer Life insurance company for its insurance coverage. Signatories were Kasanag president John Chiong and national vice chair Francis Balsomo, and senior VP Nanjo Berba and assistant VP Noel de Guzman of the insurance company, the press release also said.
Chiong said their group advocacy is to help medical and other needs of the poorest of the poor in Negros Occidental and nearby areas, the press release added.*
IN SAN CARLOS
BJMP conducts fun run
A fun run for a cause was held by the San Carlos City, Negros Occidental Jail for the benefit of its inmates, and to kick off the National Correctional Consciousness Week celebration recently in Negros Occidental, a press release from the city said.
The 1.5-kilometer run, from the San Carlos City Hall grounds to the people’s park, had more than 800 employees from public and private offices and students participating. Proceeds from the registration fees will be used to buy yellow T-shirts for the inmates, the press release also said.
Jail warden, Senior Insp. Castle Masip, said there is need for every inmate to have at least two yellow T-shirts to ensure their hygiene and sanitation.
Recently, the Free Masons, led by district deputy grand master of Masonic District R VI B, Gil Joseph Octaviano III, and the members of the MW Joseph Schon Memorial Lodge 186 donated 150 yellow T-shirts to the inmates, the press release said.