Tatak Metro 3rd

PARTNERS FOR PEACE: Rep. Albee Benitez with leaders of the Sustainable Initiative of Grassroots and Networks for Bangsamoro Basic Law

November 21, 2017

PARTNERS FOR PEACE: Rep. Albee Benitez met with leaders of the Sustainable Initiative of Grassroots and Networks for Bangsamoro Basic Law (SIGN BBL), a broad coalition of civil society and grassroots organizations in Mindanao. Rep. Benitez and SIGN BBL are united in their aspiration for just and lasting peace in Mindanao.

2017 Area III Athletic Meet

Francisco "Kiko" Benitez, younger brother of Congressman Alfredo "Albee" Benitez is flanked by the Third District Mayors. (from left) Murcia Vice-Mayor Gerry Rojas, Mayor Neil Lizares III - Talisay City , Mayor Francis Frederick Palanca - Victorias City, Francisco "Kiko" Benitez, Mayor Mark Andrew Golez - Silay City and Mayor Marvin Malacon - EB Magalona.

Philippine Women's University President Francisco Benitez underscored the relevance and importance of sports competitions as part of the Philippine education system during the recent opening of the Area III Athletic Meet held in Silay City where he was keynote speaker. As he congratulated participating athletes, coaches and administrators, he cited the full support of the community and local government units.

Third District Mayors Welcome ‘Teach for the Philippines’

By June 2018 nine (9) teacher-fellows trained by Teach for the Philippines will immerse themselves in selected public schools in the cities of Talisay, Silay and Victorias in the Third District of Negros Occidental, to help provide innovation and more productivity in the learning system to improve performance of both teachers and students.

Third District goes ‘thumbs up!’ for Teach for the Philippines led by Congressman Alfredo Benitez (seated, 3rd from left). Also in photo are (seated left to right): Talisay Mayor Neil Lizares, Victorias Mayor Wantan Palanca, TFP vice-chair Margarita Delgado and Silay Mayor Mark Golez. Standing at the back are some of the City Councilors, education consultants, and DepEd representatives.