200 Families Get Houses & Lots During Turnover Ceremony in Macasandig

Another batch of Sendong survivors coming from Tibasak, Macasandig, Isla de Oro, Balongis, Balulang, and Lomboy, Indahag got their certificates during an ‘Awarding of House and Lot Ceremony’ held in Balangay Pangandoy, this city, last September 28, 2012, assigning to them their permanent homes in the Indahag Relocation Site. City Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano, himself, as well as the city councilors who were with him, distributed the certificates to the awardees.


City Councilor Nadya Emano-Elipe hands out a certificate to a survivor.

Joint “Tree Growing Activity” initiated by OAR and City Gov’t.

The Tree Growing Activity kicked off early last September 25, 2012 as participants assembled at the City Hall quadrangle to plant trees in line with the National Tourism Week celebration. Led by Tourism Chair/Vice Mayor Caesar Ian E. Acenas, and Environment and Natural Resources Chair Councilor President D. Elipe, the tree planters consisting of members of the Oro Association of Rafters (OAR) rode off to Barangays Dansolihon, Mambuaya, and Bayanga to plant bamboo and mahogany trees mostly along the banks of the Cagayan River. Below picture shows Miss Kagay-an 2012 Greanne Trisha Mendoza planting a tree in Mambuaya.

The Oro Association of Rafters (OAR)

    Christian Uy
    Tel# 310-5415
    Kim Ezzard Domingo
    Tel# 856-3514
    Michael Sia
    Tel# 850-1580
    Rex Tapongot
    Tel# 857-7238
    Roldan Kaamiño
    Tel# 310-4402
    Vitalino Espulgar
    Tel# 858-9007

Pipe Fitters & Welders Bound for Abu Dhabi

These guys may soon all be bound for Abu Dhabi once their applications are processed and deemed qualified for employment. The employer himself, Mr. Wolfgang Ochoki (below picture, 3rd from right), a German national, visited the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) at City Hall to personally supervise the interview and processing of potential employees. Picture taken Sept. 25, 2012.


Rotary Youth City Officials Get Oriented in Parliamentary Procedures

Assistant City Secretary Raul Moldez (center, standing) gestures as he stressed some major points about Parliamentary Procedures during a session at the City Council of Rotary Youth Councilors, September 25, 2012. The youth councilors were also taught the intricacies of law making e.g. creating resolutions and ordinances.

CdeO Commemorative Stamp Unveiled & Launched

City Councilor Ian Mark Q. Nacaya and Philpost Area Director Ms. Nimia S. Acebes jointly unveiled the CdeO Commemorative Stamp and the Souvenir Frame, September 26, 2012, at the Limketkai Center. Looking on are Miss Kagay-an 2012 Greanne Tisha Mendoza (2nd from left), Tourism Board Chair Ms. Rhia Rita Abalos (left), Councilor Juan Sia (right), and DOT Director Catalino Chan (hidden), all of whom also witnessed the Signing of the First Day Cover, together with Ms. Amor Aguilar (below picture,2nd from right) and Mr. Cayetano Pacana (below picture, right).


The Rotary Youth City Officials.

philpost stamp for cdeo
Photo from Philpost.

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CdeO’s White Water Rafting

Seize Mine Barges & Catch the Culprits – VYE

City Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano has ordered the police to impound mine barges and put behind bars anyone caught involved in illegal mining operations should reports about continuing illegal mining activities in Iponan be true.

Even though I believe that these mines are mostly outside the city, it still calls for proper investigation and seizure of equipment and personnel to totally put an end to these illegal operations” the mayor firmly declared.

Rotary Youth City Officials Commence Duties @ City Hall

City Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano poses with the Rotary Youth City Officials after he administered their oaths as Youth City Officials of Cagayan de Oro City during the flagraising ceremony at City Hall, September 24, 2012.

The Mayor shakes hands with his Youth Mayor counterpart Nicole John Bahala, a student of Cagayan de Oro National High School.

New Navigation Device for City’s Monitoring System

City Planning & Development Office chief Eng’r Isidro G. Borja (center) accepts from Ms. Lita Sialza (2nd from right) of the Research Institute of Mindanao Colleges and Universities – XU one (1) unit GARMIN eTrex 30 GPS Navigation Device & installation materials for the city’s CBMS-GIS Integration Project. This will hugely ease and expedite the work of the city planning department in its GIS-Mapping work. Present during the turnover are Ms. Aileen Asequia (left), City Consultant Ms. Estrella “Telly” F. Sagaral (2nd from left), Ms. Mabel V. Marte (3rd from left), and Mr. Simeon Josafat J. Licayan (right).

‘Art Tsada’ Artists Donate Artworks to City Government

City Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano (center) and Vice Mayor Caesar Ian E. Acenas (left) receive an artwork from Ms. Cherry Marigold Ramos Garrido (right) during the flag raising ceremony held at the City Hall, September 24, 2012. The ‘Art Tsada’ artists donated several artworks to the City Government and urged other Kagay-anon artists to come out and join them in their effort to put the Kagay-anon Art brand in the art world map.