Cong. Albee Benitez assured members of the North Central Inter-local Health Zone during the December 9, 2016 meeting that he will take up vital concerns on health issues with concerned agencies in the national level to expedite solutions. Present in the meeting were Victorias Mayor Francis Frederick Palanca, chairman of the North Central Inter-local Health Zone group, Silay Mayor Mark Golez, and EBM Mayor Marvin Malacon. Also present were Teresita Jalandoni Memorial Regional Hospital chief Dr. Girlie Pinongan, Talisay Health Officer Dr. Joy Gladys Guanzon, Silay Health Officer Dr. Sabino Damazo, EBM Health Officer Dr, Edmundo Janeo, Jr., Provincial Finance Consultant Roy Balicas, NOCHP Coordinator Mina Pellejo, and EBM Development Officer Erwin Poniado.
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For Barangay Katilingban in Talisay City, the District Office of Cong. Albee Benitez together with the Talisay City government and volunteers, the target is the planting of 2,000 seedlings of the iron bamboo variety. The planting was started last November 19 with the assistance of Katilingban Punong Barangay Jude Abellana.*
Barangay 13, Victorias City
The Office of Third District Congressman Alfredo Benitez continues its district-wide tree planting growing activity in line with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ National Greening Program this November with the planting of bamboo seedlings.
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Last November 15, 2016 the District Office in cooperation with the Victorias City government led by Mayor Francis Frederick Palanca and volunteers from the public and private sector started planting to reach a total of 2,500 bamboo seedlings along the Malogo River in Barangay 13.
The District Office of Cong. Albee Benitez through its Programs and Services Group mobilized selected youths from EB Magalona - Barangay Tanza and Talisay City - Barangay Zone 10 to join candle-making skills training workshops providing them opportunities for income-generating activities.
A total of 267 beneficiaries from the various barangays of Victorias City were served by the free medical and dental mission organized by the Victorias Kaayong Lawas Foundation, Inc. (VKLFI), Leisure and Resorts World Corporation (LRWC), Betty Bantug Benitez Foundation, Inc. (BBBFI) and the Office of Third District Congressman Alfredo Benitez last October 22, 2016 at the grounds of the Immaculate Conception Health Center in Victorias City.
Leisure & Resorts World representatives Mylene de Mesa (extreme left) and Regina Benitez (3rd from left); Victorias Kaayong Lawas Foundation, Inc. hospital administrator Butch Gicana and Foundation President Tricia Anne Regino (4th & 5th from left ); and Laarni Aguilar from the Office of Cong. Albee Benitez.
Recognizing the vital role of irrigation in agricultural development, Cong. Albee Benitez joined the Public Scoping Session for the Malogo River Irrigation Project conducted by the National Irrigation Administration together with the Schema Konsult, Inc. last October 21, 2016 at the Natalio Velez Sports & Cultural Center in Silay City.
At the Malogo River Irrigation Project Public Scoping Session. (left to right) Engr. Serafin Palteng, NIA NIR Director Mario Sande, Cong. Albee Benitez, Punong Barangay Lea Beri of Tanza, Silay, and PB Sharyn Belen of Pasil, EB Magalona.
The Malogo Irrigation Project involving a 2.0 meters diversion dam to be built in Barangay Kapitan Ramon in Silay City is projected to benefit 8,625 hectares of irrigable area covering five barangays in Silay (Hawaiian, E. Lopez, Guinhalaran, Lantad, Bagtic) and six barangays in E.B. Magalona (Alicante, Cudangdang, Mantaangan, Pasil, Sto. Niño, Tanza).
Bringing government closer to people and the people closer to government.
This was the case when Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino and Congressman Alfredo “Albee” Benitez visited Barangay Alegria in Murcia today (October 20) for a dialogue at the Alegria Elementary School to get a first hand brief of the state of the public elementary and high schools in the area.
Senator Bam Aquino and Cong. Albee Benitez at the Alegria Elementary School in Barangay Alegria, Murcia.