Tatak Metro 3rd
November 21, 2017
PARTNERS FOR PEACE: Rep. Albee Benitez met with leaders of the Sustainable Initiative of Grassroots and Networks for Bangsamoro Basic Law (SIGN BBL), a broad coalition of civil society and grassroots organizations in Mindanao. Rep. Benitez and SIGN BBL are united in their aspiration for just and lasting peace in Mindanao.
Francisco "Kiko" Benitez, younger brother of Congressman Alfredo "Albee" Benitez is flanked by the Third District Mayors. (from left) Murcia Vice-Mayor Gerry Rojas, Mayor Neil Lizares III - Talisay City , Mayor Francis Frederick Palanca - Victorias City, Francisco "Kiko" Benitez, Mayor Mark Andrew Golez - Silay City and Mayor Marvin Malacon - EB Magalona.
Philippine Women's University President Francisco Benitez underscored the relevance and importance of sports competitions as part of the Philippine education system during the recent opening of the Area III Athletic Meet held in Silay City where he was keynote speaker. As he congratulated participating athletes, coaches and administrators, he cited the full support of the community and local government units.
By June 2018 nine (9) teacher-fellows trained by Teach for the Philippines will immerse themselves in selected public schools in the cities of Talisay, Silay and Victorias in the Third District of Negros Occidental, to help provide innovation and more productivity in the learning system to improve performance of both teachers and students.
Third District goes ‘thumbs up!’ for Teach for the Philippines led by Congressman Alfredo Benitez (seated, 3rd from left). Also in photo are (seated left to right): Talisay Mayor Neil Lizares, Victorias Mayor Wantan Palanca, TFP vice-chair Margarita Delgado and Silay Mayor Mark Golez. Standing at the back are some of the City Councilors, education consultants, and DepEd representatives.
on Tue, 11/14/2017
Silay City Government and Habitat for Humanity Philippines Foundation, Inc. signed a memorandum of agreement yesterday for a multi-million housing project in Brgy. E Lopez, Silay City.
MOA Signing: From right, Lili Fuentes and Michael Meaney of Habitat for Humanity Philippines, Silay Mayor Mark Andrew Arthur Golez, Cong. Alfredo Abelardo Benitez, Vice Governor Eugenio Lacson and Francisco Benitez holding signed the memorandum of agreement between Silay City and HHPFI. Standing behind are housing stakeholders and legislators of Silay City, Habitat, and I-HOME Bacolod.*
Posted October 28, 2017
"It is time for the government to open up its doors for the private sector in building homes, development new towns and urban renewal projects. The public-private partnership should be geared towards finding innovative solutions that will ultimately make accessible decent and affordable homes to Filipino families"
-- Cong. AlbeeBenitez during the National Convention of the Chamber of Real Estate and Builders Association (CREBA) in Davao