Itogon Mayor Victorio Palangdan on November 23 lauded outstanding residents who have been recognized by the provincial goverment during the 120th Benguet Foundation Anniversary celebration.
The Benguet politiko said the municipal government has actively participated in the provincial government’s programs this year.
“LGU Itogon has been actively participating in these programs and we are proud to present that we bagged several awards during the 120th Benguet Foundation Anniversary celebration,” Palangdan said.
Among those who were recognize were Roz Casilla (1st Place, Outstanding Young Farmer/Fisherfolk), the Itogon Integrated Organic Farmers Association (2nd Place, Outstanding Farmer Association of Integrated Farming System), Joseph Galunza (2nd Place, Outstanding Large Animal Raiser with Integrated Farming System Award), Marilyn Pinengeo (3rd Place, Outstanding Small Animal Raiser with Integrated Farming System) and Barangay Tuding (Best Rabies Program Implementing Barangay in the Municipal Level).
“This is through the assistance of the Municipal Agriculturist Office lead by Dr. Prudencio Pedro who was also commended by the provincial government for the office’s contribution in the implementation of Integrated Farming System,” he added.