• Madyaw Nga Pagkani Butuan!
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  • Madyaw Nga Pagkani Butuan!
  • Madyaw Nga Pagkani Butuan!
  • Madyaw Nga Pagkani Butuan!
  • Madyaw Nga Pagkani Butuan!

Site Specification Disaster Mitigation and Planning Workshop


     Filipino American Society of Architects and Engineers (FASAE) from Southern California, United States conducted a three-day forum and workshop starting from August 25 to 27 at Red Palm Suites and Restaurant, Butuan City.
    The forum discussed the site specification, disaster mitigation and planning for the housing development of 

National Crime Prevention Week 2K14

     Top officials of the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) Caraga led by Regional Director Atty. Remeneo Valenzuela and the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) led the kick-off ceremonies for the 20th National Crime Prevention Week at Provincial Covered Court. For this year, the theme for the 20th NCPW is “Krimen ay Labanan, Karapatan ay Igalang Tungo sa Mapayapang Pamayanan”. This year's NCPW’s celebration from September 1-7, 2014.
        Aside from the NAPOLCOM and PNP officials, also present were representatives from the 

Green Friday featured on PTV4

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         Green Friday was again initiated at Barangay Dumalagan, Butuan City where students from Dumalagan Elementary School and Consuelo Integrated High School, 4Ps Recipients, home owners association and barangay officials participated in the Green Friday advocacy of the City Government of Butuan last August 29, 2014.

           The activity was filled with joy where the participants together with the City Mayor Hon. Ferdinand M. Amante, Jr. cheerfully planted three hundred (300) different varieties of seedlings namely golden shower, mahogany and acacia which is under the Executive Order No. 23 declaring a moratorium on the cutting and harvesting of timber in the Natural and Residual Forest. 
      The event was also documented by the People’s Television Network (PTV4), the flagship government television network under the helm of the Presidential Communications Operations Office where Butuan City will be featured for the “Kahanga-hangang Pilipinas Program” highlighting the city’s beauty, supporting the City Mayor’s Green Friday Advocacy and for the fulfillment of the city’s Vision 2020.(J.Saga/CMO-PIO)

Ribbon Cutting of the New CSWD Building, Turn-over of the Supplementary Feeding Program Checque and


 A picture of unity has shown during the ribbon cutting and blessing of the New CSWD Building spearheaded by the City Mayor of Butuan Hon. Ferdinand “Jun” M. Amante, Jr. 

In the program was the turn- over of the DSWD to the CSWD the Supplementary Feeding Program Checque amounting to Php7,597,200,00 for the Day Care Children. The Supplementary Feeding Program is the provision of food in addition to the regular meals to the day care children. It is food supplementation in the form of Hot Meals served in the morning at 9:00 am and 2:30 in the afternoon to children inside the Day care centers for 120 days. The Hot Meals cost Php13.00/child.
The DSWD implemented the Supplementary Feeding Program as part of the department’s contribution to the Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) Program in partnership with the local government of Butuan.
Signing of MOU with Butuan City Government represented by Mayor Jun Amante, PIA, Dep Ed, Academe, and Media Friends was also undertaken to facilitate information in a regular and expansive action in a wider coverage, documentation and promotion of success stories of 4Ps households - "Asenso 500!"
The office aims to serve the poorest of the poor, bringing down the poverty incidence of the city and to fully satisfy each families needs.
This partnership was made and executed 29th day of August 2014 at CSWD Office, J. Rosales Avenue, Butuan City. (Y.Esmeralda/CMO-PIO).


     The City Government of Butuan tapped the expertise of College of Engineering and Information Technology of Caraga State University (CEIT-CSU) in developing the Comprehensive Land Information Management System using GIS 

Celebrating Butuan City’s Charter Day


The week-long celebration of the 64th Adlaw Hong Butuan with the theme:"Rooting for 2020" successfully ended last August 2, 2014. 

     Cultural presentations showcasing the rich culture of the city were held 


Tabuan at the City Hall Ground

        The City Government of Butuan headed by City Mayor Ferdinand M. Amante Jr. joined the culmination program for the Nutrition Month Celebration themed “Kalamidad Paghandaan: Gutom at Malnutrition Agapan” held at the City Hall Ground, Butuan City last July 31, 2014.
  A small tabuan was organized at the City Hall Ground displaying the products

Wreath Laying Ceremony for the Father of Butuan City

  A wreath laying ceremony was accorded to the late Congressman Hon. Marcos “Cacoy” M. Calo, the father of Butuan City in line with the celebration of the 64th Adlaw Hong Butuan last August 2, 2014. 
City Mayor Hon. Ferdinand M. Amante, Jr. together with the Sangguniang Panglungsod Vice-Mayor Hon. Angelo S. Calo and Congressman Hon. Lawrence Fortun

National Literacy Validation, Fellowship Night


      National Literacy Validation and Fellowship Night was held at the City Mayors Office attended by heads of offices, guest and the literacy evaluators for the nationwide literacy program where Butuan City is one of the finalists  of the said program last July 30, 2014.
“Last time we were the top 5 but now we are aiming to be on the top!” said Hon.Ramon Carampatana,Chairman of the Committee on Education , on his words of welcome invoking everyone to enjoy the said program.
  The fellowship was also filled with a delightful song and cultural dance performance from the Agusan National High School.
  The literacy program aimed for coordination and cooperation with government departments and NGOs involved in community development activities that facilitated the implementation and success of community-based literacy and development projects.
  The sustainability of the project is being ensured through intensive lobbying and advocacy campaigns within the communities that raises community awareness regarding the importance of education. (J.Saga/CMO-PIO)

Civil Mass Wedding at Robinsons Place Butuan

       “In order to build a strong nation we have to build a strong family” said   City Mayor Hon. Ferdinand M. Amante Jr., the solemnizing officer during  the Mass Civil Wedding where fifty five (55) couples took their vows at the“Minyoay Ngani Butuan” last August 1, 2014 held at Robinsons Place.
This activity was one of the highlights  of  the 64th celebration of the Adlaw Hong Butuan, attended by the chiefs of offices from the city government  led by Ms. Judth Alvizo-Calo,  City Civil Registrar, together with the Sangguniang Panglungsod members who witnessed the sharing of vows of the wedded couples.
  An artistic performance was also rendered by the Libertad National High School (LNHS) dance troupe and the Agusan National High School (ANHS) SPA. Hon.Amante  together with some members of the Sangguniang Panglungson serenaded the crowd in tribute to the newly weds.
  The Civil Mass Wedding was followed by a sumptuous romantic reception sponsored by the city government held at Dottie’s Place Hotel and Restaurant . (J.Saga /CMO-PIO)