Tatak Metro 3rd
September 19, 2017
Rep. Albee Benitez joined Negros Occidental and Silay City DepEd officials and personnel earlier, spearheaded by Negros Occ. Schools Division Supt. Gladys Amylaine Sales, Silay City Schools Division Supt. Dr. Neri Anne Alibuyog, ASDS Dr. Lynee Penaflor, and Cheryl Tondo, Principal III, Victorias City National High School, in a benchmarking workshop-seminar on the 21st century classroom developed by the Department of Science and Technology.
September 15, 2017
At the Victorias City Hall, Cong. Albee Benitez together with Victorias Mayor Francis Frederick Palanca joined the signing of the Perpetual Right to Use Agreement for the donation of the 10-hectare lot by the Canetown Development Corporation, a subsidiary of the Victorias Milling Company, as relocation area for informal settler families of Victorias City. Leading the signing are VMC president Eduardo Concepcion and CDC president Roy Hautea. The donation is part of their corporate social responsibility program.
Mrs. Melina Monecillo of Barangay Lantad in Silay City, mother of an educational assistance beneficiary was not in the program but approached the organizers for a chance to thank Congressman Alfredo Benitez on stage. So Nanay Melina was called to say her brief pasalamat for the opportunity given her daughter, Angel who in 2015 graduated Cum Laude from STI-WNU with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Criminology.
Angel Monecillo is one of the more than 7,000 students from all over District Three in Negros Occidental who have successfully graduated from college under the educational assistance program of Congressman Benitez since his first term of office in 2010. Closely coordinating with the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Congressman Benitez office is able to facilitate assistance for students enrolled in both public and private colleges in the District and in Bacolod City.
September 7, 2017
Alinsunod sa Presidential Proclamation No. 242, s. 2011, ang ika-5 ng Setyembre hanggang ika-5 ng Oktubre ay Buwan ng mga Guro.
Negros Occidental Third District Representative Alfredo Benitez rallied Lions Clubs International District 301-B1 of Negros and Panay to “get our acts together” in addressing problems of urbanization.
Congressman Benitez was guest speaker at the 1st Cabinet Meeting and District Convention’s Governor’s Ball and Induction Ceremony September 2 at SMX in Bacolod City.
As chair of the House Committee on Housing and Urban Development, Congressman Benitez reported on the latest developments regarding initiatives to re-create a Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development, a vital move that will integrate government efforts to solve the growing housing backlog in the country as well as address problems of urbanization as population explosion critically continues.