October 17, 2010

PHILIPPINES: Declaration soon of added privileges of expanded law for elderly

TAGBILARAN CITY,  Bohol Province / The Bohol Standard / People / October 17, 2010

Bohol is conducting a month-long celebration of the Senior Citizens’ Week in recognition to the valuable contribution of the elderly in the community.

Senior Citizens’ Bohol Provincial Federation President Melchor Daniel said, instead of the mandated one week celebration, the senior citizens in the whole Central Visayas- Region 7 has decided to make the whole month of October dedicated to activities for senior citizens.

Tubigon had conducted their senior citizens’ activities last Oct. 8 while Jagna had their own last Oct. 12.

Series of activities will also be held in Ubay and Sierra-Bullones on Oct. 21, while on Oct. 22, in Garcia- Hernandez.

Governor Edgar M. Chatto is a golden boy walking on a silver lining. He is the 25th governor of Bohol at the age of 50.

The culmination of the month-long celebrations will be on October 28 at the JJs Seafoods Village, Tagbilaran City. Invited to grace the occasion is Senior Citizens Party-list Representative Godofreda Arquiza that will deliver her message and updates of the added privileges of an expanded law for the elderly. (EdCom/ VGO)

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