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.
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.
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
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)
“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)