BAGUIO CITY – The city government has launched the 106th Baguio Charter Day Anniversary Monday 8 a.m. at the City Hall grounds here.
Mayor Mauricio Domogan called on city residents and visitors to join the community led events and join the fun filled activities prepared for the occasion.
Domogan said,” the city government has already chosen the Guest of Honor and Speaker I the person of Manny V. Pangilinan.”
“This is if he confirms but we are still awaiting a reply from him,” he said.
This year’s celebration focuses on the theme, “Nurturing the Culture of Caring and Sharing Towards Competitiveness.”
The calendar of events features tourism activities, medical missions, sports and historical activities with other innovations to make the celebrations more meaningful.
Session Road will be closed on September 1 for the grand parade, chalk art competition, photo competition, concert and other activities.
Other Tourism-oriented events are lined up by the Hotels and Restaurant Association of Baguio (HRAB).
The most awaited Miss Baguio Search show proper and coronation will kick-off on August 29 at the Baguio Convention Center starting 7pm to 10 pm.
Clean-up drives will also be undertaken by the city government in coordination with the National Service Training Program (NSTP) institutions within the city.
Health Fairs organized by the city Health Services Office (HSO) will also be done which will provide free dental extraction, eye check-up, basic medical assistance and free medicines and vitamins to needy families in the barangays.
Sporting events such as Baguio Day Fun Run, the National Arnis Championships, the annual Mr. Baguio Body Building contest, annual Baguio Day Scrabble Tournament and others will also kick –off.
The Public Employment Services Office (PESO) will also have a jobs fair on September 9 at the Baguio Convention Center.
Domogan said, “the most awaited part of the Baguio Day Celebrations will be the awarding of the Outstanding Citizens of Baguio and the crowning of Miss Baguio 2015./Paul Rillorta