Women’s Month Celebration Print

On March 17, 2010 at 8:00 AM, a one (1) whole day activity was conducted in connection with the celebration of the National Women’s Month with this year’s theme “Magna  Carta of Women, Philippine CEDAW: In Support of the Millennium Development Goals.” The activity was held at the PRO MIMAROPA Regional Headquarters, Camp Efigenio C Navarro, Calapan City, Mindoro Oriental and was participated by all policewomen and Non-Uniformed Personnel coming from Regional Headquarters, PRO MIMAROPA Ladies Club headed by Mrs. Angelle Garcia, Regional Support Units, Regional Public Safety Battalion and Mindoro Oriental PPO.

The affair started with a Thanksgiving Mass officiated by Rev Fr Cenon Garcia, Parish Priest of Brgy. Lazareto, Calapan City.  After the mass, PCSUPT ARTEMIO GONZALES HICBAN, Regional Director, PRO MIMAROPA represented by PSSUPT DANILO OBUNGEN GARCIA, Deputy Regional Director for Administration gave an inspirational message stressing on the importance of the role of women in nation building and development.

 At 9:00 AM of the same date, all participants proceeded to Brgy Lazareto, Calapan City for a Coastal Clean-up drive along the seashore. The activity was made possible through coordination and participation of the Barangay Officials of Lazareto headed by Barangay Captain Felicidad V Gutierrez. The activity ended at about 10:30 AM.

 At 5:30 PM, a simple gathering was held at the Riceland 2 Function Hall, Brgy San Vicente East, Calapan City. The activity started with a simple program with PSUPT IMELDA V TOLENTINO, Chief, WCPD welcoming all the participants.  Mrs. Jane Peña, wife of PSSUPT DENNIS JURILA PEÑA inspired the event with her message on emphasizing the equality of men and women. All policewomen participants from every division were presented wearing their cocktail dresses. Along with this, Face of the Night, Best Dress, Mrs. Fabulous and Ms Fabulousa were selected by the judges along with the winners of the singing contests. Also, an Audio Visual Presentation of Women Month Celebration 2010 highlighting the activities and accomplishments of the past year was presented.