Thursday, October 28, 2010

Mahinog observes coop month

Mahinog, Camiguin (28 October) – The Municipal Cooperative Development Council (MCDC) here observed the 2010 Cooperative Month Celebration today attended by different coops, officials and employees of local government unit.

With the theme, "One coop movement, One vision, One nation," the whole day affair started with a street parade followed by a program at the municipal gym.

During the program, Mr. Joseph de la Torre, MCDC secretary, acknowledged the participants of different coops coming from:

1. Spring Multi Purpose Cooperative (MPC) of Tubod;
2. Mahinog Small Coconut Farmers Coop;
3. Owakan MPC;
4. San Jose ARBA MPC;
5. Mahinog Employees Coop;
6. San Roque Farmers, Fishermen Coop;
7. San Miguel MPC;
8. Patron Saint MPC of San Isidro;
9. Tupsan Pequeño MPC;
10. St. Michael MPC;
11. Mahinog Senior Citizen Retirees Coop;
12. Mahinog Public Elementary School Teachers, Retirees, Retirees Credit Coop.

Mr. Roberto Madelo, MCDC Vice Chairman, delivered the welcome address.

Mayor Alex R. Jajalla gave his inspirational message. In his message, he stressed the values of unity and cooperation. "For one, this was clearly demonstrated with our recent victory in Lanzones Festival that brings Mahinognons together as one,” he said.

Vice Mayor Rogerio C. Acle, on the other hand, in his message, emphasized the importance of co-operative spirit and how it is important in bringing progress to our community.

Ms. Teresita Wagas, Provincial Cooperative Specialist, also shared words of wisdom to the participants.

In the afternoon, the participants were treated to ball room and minus one signing contests by the different coops.

Awards were also given to Most Attended Coops and Best in Uniform.

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