Tatak Metro 3rd


Church-based youth volunteers of Barangay Tanza in E.B. Magalona learn candle-making.
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The District Office of Cong. Albee Benitez through its Programs and Services Group mobilized selected youths from EB Magalona - Barangay Tanza and Talisay City - Barangay Zone 10 to join candle-making skills training workshops providing them opportunities for income-generating activities.

Victorias Medical Mission

A total of 267 beneficiaries from the various barangays of Victorias City were served by the free medical and dental mission organized by the Victorias Kaayong Lawas Foundation, Inc. (VKLFI), Leisure and Resorts World Corporation (LRWC), Betty Bantug Benitez Foundation, Inc. (BBBFI) and the Office of Third District Congressman Alfredo Benitez last October 22, 2016 at the grounds of the Immaculate Conception Health Center in Victorias City.

Leisure & Resorts World representatives Mylene de Mesa (extreme left) and Regina Benitez (3rd from left); Victorias Kaayong Lawas Foundation, Inc. hospital administrator Butch Gicana and Foundation President Tricia Anne Regino (4th & 5th from left ); and Laarni Aguilar from the Office of Cong. Albee Benitez.

Cong. Albee Joins Public Consultation on Malogo River Irrigation Project

Recognizing the vital role of irrigation in agricultural development, Cong. Albee Benitez joined the Public Scoping Session for the Malogo River Irrigation Project conducted by the National Irrigation Administration together with the Schema Konsult, Inc. last October 21, 2016 at the Natalio Velez Sports & Cultural Center in Silay City.

At the Malogo River Irrigation Project Public Scoping Session. (left to right) Engr. Serafin Palteng, NIA NIR Director Mario Sande, Cong. Albee Benitez, Punong Barangay Lea Beri of Tanza, Silay, and PB Sharyn Belen of Pasil, EB Magalona.

The Malogo Irrigation Project involving a 2.0 meters diversion dam to be built in Barangay Kapitan Ramon in Silay City is projected to benefit 8,625 hectares of irrigable area covering five barangays in Silay (Hawaiian, E. Lopez, Guinhalaran, Lantad, Bagtic) and six barangays in E.B. Magalona (Alicante, Cudangdang, Mantaangan, Pasil, Sto. Niño, Tanza).

Senator Bam, Cong. Albee visit Alegria, Murcia

Bringing government closer to people and the people closer to government.

This was the case when Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino and Congressman Alfredo “Albee” Benitez visited Barangay Alegria in Murcia today (October 20) for a dialogue at the Alegria Elementary School to get a first hand brief of the state of the public elementary and high schools in the area.

Senator Bam Aquino and Cong. Albee Benitez at the Alegria Elementary School in Barangay Alegria, Murcia.

Drug Rehab Programs On At Metro 3rd

Victorias City recently launched its PAG-AMLIG, a 3-month voluntary community-based outpatient program for drug dependents willing to undergo rehabilitation.

Victorias Mayor Francis Frederick Palanca spearheads the program with the support of Cong. Alfredo Benitez and the assistance of the Victorias PNP. Three clusters of barangays simultaneously kicked off rehab activities last October 18, 2016.

State of the District Report

Cong. Alfredo Benitez presented today (October 13, 2016) highlights and milestones of his three-year ( 2013- 2016) second term as Representative of the Third District of Negros Occidental and the roadmap of priority development programs and legislative initiatives for his third and last term (2016 -2019).

1st Javi Benitez Run Beneficiaries Receive Medical Assistance

            Fourteen-year-old Hannah Shane Suarez of Barangay Kapitan Ramon, Silay City is now recuperating after undergoing cardiac ligation of the artery and patch closure at the Philippine General Hospital – one of the beneficiaries of the 1st Javi Benitez Run dubbed Dalagan Para sa Kabataan held last August 13, 2016 in Victorias City, Negros Occidental. 

Mrs. Nikki Benitez and Mary Ann Dino of the Betty Bantug Benitez Foundation visit Hannah Shane in the hospital after the cardiac procedure done by Dr. Jonas del Rosario. See more photos...

            Hannah Shane contracted pneumonia as an infant and was diagnosed with congenital heart disease.  She was in and out of hospitals while growing up and needed to undergo pulmonary bypass as soon as possible.

Greening Of The 3rd District

            Advocacy for environment protection through intensive tree-planting activities have become a convergence initiative  in the Third District, as the Office of Cong. Albee spearheaded tree-growing projects all throughout his second term.

            A total of 113,500 fruit-bearing, forest trees and bamboo seedlings procured with the assistance of the Department of Natural Resources (DENR)  have been planted by volunteers from both the government and private sector, working side by side in upland barangays in  Murcia, Talisay, Silay, E.B. Magalona and Victorias.

Sitio Ronil Farmers Association, and members of the EB Magalona PNP and the Gawahon Army Detachment Group were among the volunteers in the tree planting activity held in Sitio Ronil, Barangay San Isidro, EB Magalona. The office of Mayor Marvin Malacon provided assistance to the project. See gallery