Thursday, October 9, 2014

Children's Month

A press release from the Office of the City Council.
Salcedo invites parents to take part
in Children’s Month Celebration

COUNCILOR Enrico Salcedo, chair of the City Council committee on social services and of the  City Council for the Protection of Children (CCPC) urges parents to participate in various activities that highlight the celebration of National Children’s Month in the city.
The CCPC and the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWD) jointly initiated and organized programs during the month-long celebration  with the theme: “Bata Kasali Ka, Ikaw ay Mahalaga.”
The celebration started last Saturday, October 4, 2014 with the Awareness Walk for the Child’s Rights.
Other activities scheduled are: Symposium in  barangays Carmen and Canitoan today, October 8 and in barangays Bugo and Macabalan on October 10 and a Film Showing entitled “Paglaya sa Tanikala” at the Ayala Centrio on October 11.
On October 13, there will be an educational tour for street children and Children in Conflict with Law (CICL) at Sugbongcogon.
A Street Children and Parents Enhancement Seminar will be beld on October 19 at the City Tourism Hall and a Sportfest on October 20, which will be participated by street children from the Boys Town and Tahanan ng Kabataan.
There will also be a free dental and medical check-up for kids at the City Tourism Hall on said date.
According to the organizers, the awarding ceremony for the Search for Child-Friendly Barangay will take place on October 27 at the City Hall grounds during the flag raising ceremony while the Day Care Culminating Activity will be held on October 31 at the City Tourism Hall.
For more information regarding the said activities, the CSWD Office can be contacted through 857-3143.

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