Tatak Metro 3rd

Senator Bam, Cong. Albee visit Alegria, Murcia

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.

Drug Rehab Programs On At Metro 3rd

Victorias City recently launched its PAG-AMLIG, a 3-month voluntary community-based outpatient program for drug dependents willing to undergo rehabilitation.

Victorias Mayor Francis Frederick Palanca spearheads the program with the support of Cong. Alfredo Benitez and the assistance of the Victorias PNP. Three clusters of barangays simultaneously kicked off rehab activities last October 18, 2016.

State of the District Report

Cong. Alfredo Benitez presented today (October 13, 2016) highlights and milestones of his three-year ( 2013- 2016) second term as Representative of the Third District of Negros Occidental and the roadmap of priority development programs and legislative initiatives for his third and last term (2016 -2019).

1st Javi Benitez Run Beneficiaries Receive Medical Assistance

            Fourteen-year-old Hannah Shane Suarez of Barangay Kapitan Ramon, Silay City is now recuperating after undergoing cardiac ligation of the artery and patch closure at the Philippine General Hospital – one of the beneficiaries of the 1st Javi Benitez Run dubbed Dalagan Para sa Kabataan held last August 13, 2016 in Victorias City, Negros Occidental. 

Mrs. Nikki Benitez and Mary Ann Dino of the Betty Bantug Benitez Foundation visit Hannah Shane in the hospital after the cardiac procedure done by Dr. Jonas del Rosario. See more photos...

            Hannah Shane contracted pneumonia as an infant and was diagnosed with congenital heart disease.  She was in and out of hospitals while growing up and needed to undergo pulmonary bypass as soon as possible.

Greening Of The 3rd District

            Advocacy for environment protection through intensive tree-planting activities have become a convergence initiative  in the Third District, as the Office of Cong. Albee spearheaded tree-growing projects all throughout his second term.

            A total of 113,500 fruit-bearing, forest trees and bamboo seedlings procured with the assistance of the Department of Natural Resources (DENR)  have been planted by volunteers from both the government and private sector, working side by side in upland barangays in  Murcia, Talisay, Silay, E.B. Magalona and Victorias.

Sitio Ronil Farmers Association, and members of the EB Magalona PNP and the Gawahon Army Detachment Group were among the volunteers in the tree planting activity held in Sitio Ronil, Barangay San Isidro, EB Magalona. The office of Mayor Marvin Malacon provided assistance to the project. See gallery

Groundwork For Metro Third Unified Solid Waste Management Underway

September 5, 2016

          A unified approach to finding solutions to the problem of solid waste disposal in the Third District of Negros Occidental will soon be a reality.

Together for Metro 3rd environment initiative. (left to right) Silay VM Joedith Gallego, Murcia VM Gerry Rojas, Talisay Mayor Neil Lizares, Murcia Mayor Andrew Montelibano, Victorias Mayor Frederick Palanca, 3rd District Cong. Albee Benitez, Silay Mayor Mark Golez, and EB Magalona Marvin Malacon.

           Congressman Alfredo Benitez led a meeting with all the mayors of the Third District and the Chief Executive Officer of the Sure Global W2Wi, Julia Boughton, to discuss results of a Waste Amount Characterization Survey and related analysis and assessment in the Third District and Bacolod City conducted in 2015, and a proposal on a unified solid waste management program.