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.