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BOAT RACE. Participants from all over SOCSKSARGEN area race with their motorized boats during the bancarera on Saturday, April 22, as among the highlight activities of the 7th Mahin Festival in Glan, Sarangani province. Bancarera turns out to be a yearly anticipated activity with its growing number of enthusiasts joining. It also staged a race for non-motorized boats. (Jake Narte/ SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

Boat race

A GESTURE OF FRIENDSHIP. Glan Mayor Victor James B. Yap Sr. offers Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia Berlian Napitupulu a buko juice as his gesture of welcoming him to the 7th Mahin Festival last April 21. Indonesians count among the town’s earliest inhabitants, principally on the coast in Pagang, Barangay Baliton. With them is the mayor’s wife, Dr. Candelaria Yap. (Jake Narte/ SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

A gesture of friendship

SULONG SARANGANI. Imelda Senobago, program director of Sulong Sarangani program, updates the local officials of Malungon town on the implementation of the flagship program of Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon. The briefing aims to enlighten stakeholders, improve the service delivery and present the project milestone for year 2017 of Sulong Sarangani program. (Jake Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)  

Sulong Sarangani

MALARIA CONTROL DRIVE. Joint teams from the Municipal Health Office of Kiamba, Sarangani province, through Dr. Claresse Ann Leal Bautista, together with the Jonathan Hilario (MRT) of the Doctors to the Barrio of the DOH and Provincial Mosquito Borne Disease Cluster-Tropical Disease Prevention and Control Project (TDPC) of Sarangani supervised by Federico P. Yadao (RMT) recently conducted a Malaria Border Operation in Sitio Kapanal, Gasi, along the borders of Kiamba and Tboli towns. Medical Consultation, distribution of treated bednets, Tutok Buntis, Filaria Diagnosis and other health activities were provided in the area. The Provincial Health Office along with the MHO and other partners will continue to provide basic health services to the most remote barangays in the province. (Federico P. Yadao, RMT/PROVINCIAL HEALTH OFFICE)

Malaria control drive

SP VISIT. Lt. Col. Marion T. Angcao (center), 73rd Infantry Battalion commander, pays a courtesy call during the regular session of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) of Sarangani province in Alabel town last week. Board Members (left-right) Virgilio Clark Tobias, Fredo P. Basino, Jess Bascuna, Vice Governor Elmer T. de Peralta; and (right-left) Arman U. Guili, Joseph M. Calanao, George Falgui, Cesar Nallos and Hermie Galzote were all present during the session. Angcao replaced Lt. Col. Felix Ronnie B. Babac last January. The 73rd IB covers the whole areas of Davao del Sur, Davao Occidental and four municipalities in Sarangani Province - Glan, Malapatan, Alabel and Malungon. (Ener T. Toguin for SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

SP Visit

FLAGSHIP PROJECT. Sarangani province Schools Division Superintendent Isagani dela Cruz presents to the province’s education stakeholders on Thursday the division’s flagship program dubbed as Project CHILD or Communities and Homes Inspiring Innovative Leadership and Learning Designs. The project is expected to bring together families, policy makers, schools and students toward a shared goal of increasing effective learning and teaching. (Jake T. Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

Flagship project

BIRTHING CENTER. Dr. Arvin Alejandro (3rd from right), provincial health officer of Sarangani province, together with Robinson Tao (center), barangay captain of Baliton, Glan and Dr. Gliceria Corsame (2nd from left), municipal health officer of Glan cut the ceremonial ribbon to officially open a birthing home worth P1.7 million funded by the Department of Health (DOH) and the provincial government. The ceremony was held during the Buntis Day and Dedication of Baliton Birthing Home last March 17 witnessed by Sharon Rose Dacera (extreme right) of Kiwanis International, Col. Alano Abdulhalim (2nd from right), commander of Eastern Mindanao Naval Reserve Force, and Razel Bustria (extreme left) of provincial health office. (Jake Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

Birthing Center