BARANGAYS IN ORMOC RECOGNIZED THROUGH ‘SIDLAK ORMOC KABARANGAYAN’ AWARDS. On December 7, 2022, the ‘Sidlak Ormoc Kabarangayan’ Awards, a localized award, incentive, honor, and recognition-based program for all barangays in Ormoc City was conducted for the very first time at the Superdome.

Accordingly, the said program is using the assessment tools of the Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) to accord official recognition to barangays thereby encouraging commitment to continuously progress and improve their performances along various governance areas, and become champions of good barangay governance.

The said program was spearheaded and well-facilitated by DILG-Ormoc through Jean Redi T. Briones, RN, MDM and Liga ng mga Barangay headed by its President, Sangguniang Panlungsod Member Engr. Esteban Laurente. Photo shows awardees together with city officials led by SP Members Lalaine Marcos and Esteban Laurente. (By Gwen Maurillo / EV Mail December 5-11, 2022 issue)