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Youth groups in Cebu urged to join TAYO Search

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CEBU CITY, Philippines - As the National Youth Commission or NYC formally opened the search for Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations or TAYO Year 13 this year, youth groups in Cebu are encouraged to join.

Bearing the theme, "Transforming the Nation: Explore, Innovate, and Inspire," the TAYO Awards Foundation Inc. and Coca-Cola Foundation Philippines Inc., will conduct a TAYO Search Caravan in Cebu for two days.

youth_orgOn August 5, 2015 Wednesday at 1PM-4PM the Caravan will be conducted in the Main AVR, 2nd Floor San Agustin Building, of University of San Jose - Recoletos Main Campus, along Magallanes Street this city. The following day August 6 Thursday at 9:00AM-12:00NN it will be held in the Cebu City Government Social Hall, Legislative Building of Cebu City Hall.

Officers and members of various youth organizations Cebu-wide are encouraged to join the TAYO Search. It is open to all youth organizations who is composed of at least 15-youth members aged 15-30 years old that has made a marked difference in their respective communities.

The annual search provides duly-deserved incentives and recognition to the country's top ten youth groups who contributed in nation-building. It aims to discover and laud exceptional youth groups that have contributed to the development of their local communities, schools and workplaces through their innovative and significant programs and projects.

Search presentor Coca-Cola Foundation Philippines Incorporated will grant Php50,000 to the 10 winning youth groups and Php25,000 to all National finalists. At least 5 youth groups will be selected in the National Capital Region, Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao areas that will compete in the final round.

Entries will be evaluated using the following criteria, i.) Impact of the Project Entry to Stakeholders; ii.) Harnessing the Spirit of Volunteerism and Citizenship; iii.) Creativity and Innovation; iv.) Sustainability; and v.) Effective Use of Resources.

Looking back, in the previous TAYO Search, Cebu has already produced winners. This included CIT-U Industrial Engineering Council in TAYO 9 with their project “NOWTBUKS’’ or NOW is Time to Build-up Kids for Sustainability; Cebuano Youth Ambassadors in TAYO 10 in their project “BASURASKWELA”; at least two in TAYO 11, the Gualandi Volunteer Service Programme, Inc. or GVSP in their "Break The Silence Network Project and the USC Pathways in improving the quality of education in public high schools; and in the TAYO 12 the Rescue Assistance Peacekeeping Intelligence Detail (RAPID) in their "The Rugby Boy Project."

or contact the secretariat at 09178988296 or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . (Cebu City Public Information Office PIO/Greggy Jiggs P. Senados)

 

CEBUANOS TO ENJOY 3 HOLIDAYS IN AUGUST!

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CEBU CITY, Philippines - Cebuanos will enjoy at least three (3) holidays for the whole month of August this year.

August 6 Thursday will be a special non-working holiday for entire Cebu Province pursuant to Republic Act No. 8952 or the Cebu Provincial Charter Day which is now on its 446th year. The holiday included its highly urbanized cities - Cebu and Mandaue and its component cities - Danao, Toledo and Lapu-Lapu. Those who will work on that day will enjoy a 30 percent premium over their rates in the entire Cebu province.

On August 21 Friday, will be a special non-working holiday in celebration of the Ninoy Aquino Day. The holiday was created by Republic Act 9256 commemorating the assassination of former Senator Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino Jr.

Another holiday will be on August 31 Monday as it will be the National Heroes Day. It is declared as a regular holiday pursuant to the Republic Act 9492 which amended Book 1, Chapter 7 of the Administrative Code. Per RA 9492, the celebration of National Heroes Day falls on the last Monday of August. (Cebu City Public Information Office PIO/Greggy Jiggs P. Senados)

Reference:

http://www.gov.ph/…/23/list-of-nationwide-holidays-for-2015/

 

Batakang serbisyo dalhon sa tugkaran sa mga Sugbuanon: Mayor Rama

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CEBU CITY, Philippines – Kabahin sa misyon sa pang-gobiyerno ni Mayor Michael Rama mao ang pagdala sa mga batakang serbisyo sa kagamhanan ning dakbayan ngadto sa tugkaran sa mga Sugbuanon. Dili man kini literal nga tugkaran sa ilang mga panimalay apan ngadto gayod sa ilang tagsa-tagsa ka mga barangay.

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Agig pag tuman niini, sukad niadtong tuig 2010 gitukod ni Mayor Rama programang ‘City Hall at Your Doorstep,’ kon 'Piyesta sa Pagpangalagad,' diin matag adlawng Biyernes dalhon ang mga serbisyo sa 22 ka mga departamento sa city hall ngadto sa mga kabarangayan niining dakbayan.

Kanunay nga gibalik-balik sa Mayor nga, “Ato kining buhaton lukop ning dakbayan, kamong katawhan angay gayod hatagan sa tim-os nga pangalagad sa ngalan sa tiunay nga serbisyo. Ako lang hangyo nga tabangan ko ninyo diha sa pagtul-id sa hiwi, pagnindot sa bati, paglimpiyo sa hugaw, pagwagtang sa baho, ug paghan-ay sa gubot.”

Biyernes karong semanaha Hulyo 31, 2015 ang 'City Hall at Your Doorstep' ipahigayon ngadto sa Gymnasium sa Barangay Sudlon 1. Sugdan kini ug usa ka Santos nga Misa sa alas-8 sa buntag dayon sundan kini sa pormal nga pag-abli sa kalihokan nga molungtad hangtod nga maserbisyohan tanan nga motambong sa kalihokan.

Ang programa nagahatag ug libreng batakang panerbisyo sa katawhan sama sa konsultasyon sa pagrehistro sa pagkatawo, pagpakasal, ug pagkamatay; timbang, feeding ug tuli alang sa mga kabataan; medikal nga konsultasyon, ug pag-ibot sa ngipon; pagpang limpyo sa mga kanal ug drainage; pagpanaod ug pagpang-ayo sa mga street lights; rehistro, kapon ug bakuna sa mga iro ug iring; laboratory services sama sa blood typing ug blood sugar testing;pagpanghatag ug mga seedlings ug nagkadaiyang mga tambal; ug seminar sa epekto sa pagamit ug ginadiling druga, traffic rules, paglikay sa sunog, mga kalambuan sa dakbayan, ug uban pa.

Giawhag ang tanang mga lumulopyo sa naasoy nga barangay sa pagpahimulos sa maong higayon, aron dili na sila mahasol, makagasto ug mahago pa sa pag-adto sa nagkadaiyang buhatan sa Cebu City Hall.

Kahinumduman nga sa milabayng Biyernes Hulyo 24 ang liboan ka mga lumulopyo sa Barangay Taptap maoy natabangan sa maong programa.(Cebu City Public Information Office PIO/Greggy Jiggs P. Senados)

 

6th Year Anniversary of United Waray-warays In Cebu Inc.

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Showroom for Luxury Cars Opens

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CEBU CITY, Philippines - Mayor Michael L. Rama graced the Global Star Motors' Showroom Inauguration on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at Nivel Hills, Lahug. Global Star Motors Corporation is the local distributor of the luxury car brands Mercedes-Benz, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the Chrysler and Mercedes-Benz showroom. Also included in the Chrysler showroom are famous American brands Dodge, Jeep and Ram. Present during the event were Mayor Michael L. Rama, Vice-Mayor Edgar Labella, Gov. Hilario Davide III, Ambassador Francisco Benedicto, Deputy Head of Missions Michael Hasper from the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, President-CEO of Daimler South East Asia Wolfgang Huppenbauer, Country Manager of Fiat Chrysler GD for Asia Pacific Fraser Callum, Global Star Motors Chairman Emiritus Atty. Augusto Go and representatives of Global Star Motors Corporation and Auto Nation Group. 
 
The opening of the showroom of these luxury cars in Cebu City is a sign that Cebu’s economy is booming. Cebu City will not only be a known tourist destination but also the choice of location of the best automobile brands in the world. (Cebu City Public Information Office PIO/CLKA)

Last Updated on Monday, 27 July 2015 22:47
 
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