BAGUIO CITY – Together with the Provincial and Local Government Units, National Government Agencies, Private Agencies and, DSWD CAR Retirees, the Angels and Red Vest in the Cordillera region, DSWD Field Office CAR celebrated its 72nd Anniversary with the theme: ‘DSWD@72: Kaagapay sa Pagbangon, Katuwang sa Bawat Hamon’.
This year’s celebration was headed by DSWD Secretary Rex Gatchalian represented by Usec. Eduardo M. Punay who congratulated the men and women of the DSWD Field Office including its partners and volunteers who contributed in ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of social protection programs and services of DSWD in the region.
During its morning program, the agency awarded Paglaray and Service Delivery Level III Awards and and Iyaman Awards: Recognizing the vital role of Volunteers, Donors and Partners and the PaNata Ko Sa Bayan Awards recognizing the outstanding LGUs and partners in the delivery of social welfare and development programs.
The activity was joined by DSWD CAR Regional Director Leo L. Quntilla, DSWD Chief of Staff Ms. Evelyn Oribon, Executive Assistant Ms. Emilia Monteverde, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Resource Generation and Management Atty. Marie B. Rafael, Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong, Ifugao Governor Jerry Dalipog, OCD-CAR Regional Director Commodore Albert A. Mogol Regional Director, DA-CAR Regional Director Cameron P. Odsey, NEDA-CAR Regional Director Susan A. Sumbeling, Police Regional Office-Cordillera Regional Director PBGEN Mafelino Bazar, Private Sector Representative of the Regional Development Council Mr. Arnel Cabanisas, DSWD CAR OIC-ARD for Operations Amelyn P. Cabrera and ARD for Administration Dir. Enrique H. Gascon.