Tatak Metro 3rd

Sugar Block Farming Orientation for Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries in EB Magalona & Victorias

August 05, 2017 - Orientation conducted to Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) of Hda. Ma. Asuncion Barangay VIII, City of Victorias and Hda. Maritaldan II Barangay Consing, Municipality of E.B. Magalona by Mr. Joemel Magno of the Department of Agrarian Reform for the possible availment of Sugarcane Industry Development Act (SIDA, Republic Act 10659) Program for the ARBs, which is a priority program of Hon. Alfredo Abelardo "Albee" Bantug Benitez, 3rd District Representative, Province of Negros Occidental. Also present in the said orientation was Punong Barangay Jose Murillo, Jr. of Barangay VIII.


Cong. Albee Benitez Visits today (July 26) Silay City School - Doña Monserrat Lopez Memorial High School


July 26, 2017



Rep. Albee Benitez conducted a site visit at Doña Monserrat Lopez Memorial High School today, July 26, together with Silay City Vice Mayor Joedith Gallego, Silay City Schools Superintendent Neri Ann Alibuyog, DPWH Project Engineer Ester Miranda, School Principal Rodito Badian and other LGU and school officials. He also met with some of the teachers and students for a short dialogue.

Consultation Meeting with SSS


To ensure smooth implementation of the Metro 3rd ASENSO Burial Assistance Program after its recent launching, the Programs and Services Group of Cong. Albee Benitez District Office facilitated a consultation meeting with key branch heads of the Social Security System (SSS) office and the respective technical working groups and lead implementors of the cities of Victorias, Silay and Talisay and the municipalities of Murcia and EB Magalona.


Preparation Underway for Nikki CARES Medical/Surgical Mission for Metro Third


July 21, 2017

Mayor Neil Lizares III met with Dominique "Nikki" Lopez Benitez, wife of Rep. Alfredo "Albee" Benitez to map out the groundwork for a major 3-day medical and surgical mission on November 2017 at the Teresita Locsin Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City.



Talisay City Mayor Neil E. Lizares and Nikki Lopez Benitez discuss the Third District medical and surgical mission slated on November 9, 2017 (Photo by Jonaz Lojera Delleva)

Balaring Meeting on Housing Concerns


Cong. Albee Benitez met today (July 20) with the purok presidents, kagawads and the punong barangay of Barangay Balaring, Remy Roldan to discuss housing concerns especially of informal settler families (ISF)in the barangay and to update constituents of ongoing priority projects in the Third District - among them, inventory of ISFs, intensification of NOCHP enrolment, household survey to determine needs for power especially solar technology for far-flung households, streetlights, and water systems.


In the photo, Cong Albee is joined by the purok president, barangay kagawads, punong barangay Remy Roldan of Barangay Balaring, Silay City and the District Coordinator for housing concerns Marie June Castro.*

Reaching Out to Informal Settler Families in Metro 3rd


Focusing on the other “H” in his  METRO 3RD ASENSO –IHELP (infrastructure-health & housing-education & environment-livelihood-policy) PROGRAM, Congressman Alfredo Benitez  initiated an inventory of informal settler families (ISF) and a review of the various housing programs of local government units in the Third District.



Site inspection with Victorias Milling Company representatives.  Marie June Castro, Paz Marie Valenciano and Allana Montepio of the Congressional District Office accompanied by VMC staff Beltran Gargoles, Romy Moses Depasucat, Fortunato Deo Sombero and Wilmar Castillo visited the proposed 10-hectare lot that will be donated by VMC for socialized housing for ISFs in the VMC community.

Solar Street Lights For Victorias Barangay 19-A




Turn over of 5 solar streetlights to Barangay 19-A to Kagawad Gallardo N. Lazo and Kagawad Rosa A. Montinola together with the City Vice Mayor Didi Jover and City Councilors . (left to right: Hon. Audie Malaga, Hon. Blandino Galinato, Hon. Vice Mayor Didi Jover, Hon. Bernard Villaruz, Cong. Alfredo "Albee" Benitez, Hon. Daniel Tornea Sr., Kagawad Rosa A. Montinola, Kagawad Gallardo N. Lazo and Hon. Sulpicio Montinola)

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