3 more big events to unfold in Naga
For the merry month of May, at least three big events are once again going to unfold in this city, not to mention a report of full booking of hotels here to house the spill-over guests who are attending the 96th Annual Communication (AnCom) gathering of some 10,000 Freemasons from all over the country and abroad on April 26-28 at the nearby CamSur Watersports Complex at the provincial capitol, some 13 km from here.
PAGSASATUBUAN:Zayda Sancho-Rifareal, officer-in-charge of the Arts, Culture and Tourism Office (ACTO) of the city government here disclosed that preparations are already in place for the 9th Parliament of Youth Leaders (NYP9) to be held at the Avenue Plaza Hotel here with some 170 to 200 participants from the 17 regions of the country (see related story in this issue).
PAGSASATUBUAN:Business establishments, especially those in the food and recreation services have responded to the call of City Mayor John Bongat to offer discounts to the youth participants and other upcoming guests because such hospitable gesture “will bring not only goodwill and good image to the city but will create a healthy and profitable business practice as well.”
PAGSASATUBUAN:Meanwhile, Mayor Bongat is expected to deliver the welcome message as the Philippine Society of Anesthesiologists opens its national convention at the Avenue Plaza Hotel here on Thursday, April 19 until 21, this month.
PAGSASATUBUAN:On May 17 to 19, the Philippine Society of Sanitary Engineers will hold its 2012 National Midyear Convention and General Assembly at Villa Caceres Hotel here, with DILG Secretary Jesse Robredo as guest of honor and keynote speaker. The event will be attended by sanitary engineers, water district engineers, local government representatives, students and faculty members, and sanitation practitioners and advocates whose knowledge and skills will be bolstered during the technical sessions lined up for the convention.
PAGSASATUBUAN:Then on May 22-23, it will be the turn of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) Regional Office No. 5 to welcome participants to their 2nd Regional Convention of Human Resource Management Practitioners at the Avenue Plaza Hotel.
PAGSASATUBUAN:Regional Director Cecilia Nieto said the convention will serve as a forum to discuss the recent policies of the CSC affecting human resource management in the public sector, as well as human resource plan formulation, revised rules on administrative cases in the civil service, race towards smoke-free civil service, and occupational health program of the Department of Labor and Employment.
PAGSASATUBUAN:Coincidentally, this city celebrates the Summer Peñafancia Festival with its fluvial procession down the Naga River every month of May.