Women’s Month Kicks Off

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WOMEN’S MONTH OPENING

Mayor Dongkoy Emano speaks before women and children at Calaanan Tent City as he led the opening of the ‘Women’s Month’ celebration. A medical/dental mission, feeding for children and free haircut for the evacuees highlighted the kick off ceremony on March 8.

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‘WOMEN’S DAY’

Free haircut for the evacuees now staying at the Calaanan Tent City is one of the activities lined up by the City Government of Cagayan de Oro spearheaded by Mayor Dongkoy Emano and other city officials to highlight the month-long ‘Women’s Month’ celebration that kicked off on March 8. Other activities include medical/dental mission and feeding for children.

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MEDICAL MISSION KICKS OFF WOMEN’S MONTH

A medical and dental mission, including feeding for children and free haircut for the evacuees now staying at the Calaanan Tent City kicks off on March 8 the month-long ‘Women’s Month’ celebration in Cagayan de Oro City spearheaded by Mayor Dongkoy Emano and other city officials.



Formal kick off celebration of March as Women’s Month began on March 8, which also happened to be the International Women’s Day.

Schedule of Events for the day:
6:30 AM – Mass @ St. Augustine
8:00 AM – Opening Program @ Tent City
9:00 AM – Medical / Dental Mission @ Tent City

Pictures

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International Women’s Day started with an early morning mass at St. Augustine Church with celebrant Rev. Fr. Bong Galas, SSJV, officiating the mass.

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Mayor Emano spoke and elaborated on the role of women in the family and in soceity.

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A child meets and gives the mayor a congratulatory hand shake. Ok, actually, ‘nag-mamano’🙂 .

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A group of women show off their talent with an ethnic dance to the delight of the audience.

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Fun!🙂

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The Fairy Godmother Councilor Annie Daba gives her piece on the celebration of Women’s Month. Councilor Daba, Councilor Nadya Emano-Elipe and Councilor Dante Pajo, are the leaders and implementors of this month-long celebration for women.

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Vice Mayor Caesar Ian Acenas also delivered some inspirational messages to the crowd of women in the audience.

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CSWD Chief Ms. Nena Salon delivering instructions to her staff…

Free Services

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Picture Picture!

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