Inspiring “Everyday Heroes” of Davao City were recognized by the city government through the Davao City Investment and Promotion Center’s “Pasidungog: Garbo sa Davao Awards” last March 13 at the Royal Mandaya Hotel.
Day-to-day individuals, who, through their selfless acts of compassion, embody the very essence of being a Dabawenyo were given the recognition as “Everyday Dabawenyo Hero”.
The awardees include couple Samuel and Erlinda Mansunong who runs an IP business and recognized for paying their local business taxes religiously; Gina Talingting, former female jail inmate who provides and serves behavioral shaping tools at the Ray of Hope Village for female detainees; Daniel Bray–an, an American national who resides in Davao City who helped an injured woman during the 4.8 magnitude earthquake last February 23; Yvonne Grace Quizon and Donna Dublan, a government employee and a nurse, respectively who helped a pregnant woman deliver a baby in a public restroom; PO3 Primo Pleños and PO2 Michaelangela Daquiadao, police officers who helped a woman deliver her baby in Barangay Malagos; and Norman Manlatican, a taxi driver who returned the cell phone of a foreigner left in his taxi.
The awards were conferred by City Administrator Atty. Zuleika Lopez and City Mayor Chief of Staff Atty. Raul Nadela, Jr.