Authority: PLTCOL MARK KIM B AQUINO, 1st DSPMFC Officer In-Charge
Drafter:Pat Cyndi S Gonzales-09506458756
PRESS RELEASE NUMBER No. 10-08-2020-01
Date: October 8, 2020
GROUNDBREAKING OF BASKETBALL COURT/MULTI-PURPOSE GROUND FOR THE PEOPLE OF SITIO POGPOG IN BRGY SIBULAN, STA CRUZ
A Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Construction of Basketball Court/Multi-Purpose Ground was held at Sitio Pogpog, Brgy Sibulan, Sta Cruz, Davao del Sur at 9:00am of October 8, 2020. The project was thru the initiative of 1st DSPMFC’s C.A.P.S.U.L.E. (Community, Agencies and Police thru Service-Union and Law Enforcement) Program, Company Advisory Council of 1st DSPMFC, R-PSB Team Sibulan Batch 2, Stakeholders (DASURECO, San Miguel Brewery Inc, De Leon Pawnshop, B-Star Badminton Players, Penbank, Mr. Jaime Chin and Office of Rep. Merceditas “Didi” Cagas) and Constituents of Sitio Pogpog. The project was granted approval by the Members of IP Council of Sitio Pogpog thru Deed of Usufruct last March 12, 2020.
Before the program, a Symbolic Ritual thru Prayer by the IPs (Bagobo-Tagabawa) of Sitio Pogpog called “Dabaw-Apo-Sandawa-Sarili-Langis” purposely to give permission to the Almighty Creator for the prosper of the project and blessings to the Facilitators on their effort to finish the same.
At 10:00am the same date, a Simple Program was held at Tribal Center at the said place with the attendance of the following:
1. PLTCOL MARK KIM B. AQUINO- OIC, 1st DSPMFC
2. PLT JUNE MAR PASOBILLO- Team Leader, R-PSB Sibulan
3. Kagawad Rudy Agtag
4. Kagawad Jun Estra
5. Michael Lape- CAC Member/ Media Representative; and
6. Ms. Mae Peña- De Leon Pawnshop
7. B-Star Badminton Club
Initially, 1st DSPMFC and R-PSB Sibulan gave 70 bags of Cement and facilitated the consolidation of 660 sacks of sand and gravel. The 1st DSPMFC had also turned-over to R-PSB Sibulan the Php 38,000.00 cash which was donated by different Stakeholders for the purchase of other materials for the said construction.
At 10:45am the same date, PLTCOL AQUINO, PLT PASOBILLO, Kagawad Agtag and other attendees installed a landmark at the said ground. PLTCOL AQUINO reiterated to the Constituents of Pogpog their commitment together with R-PSB Sibulan on the said project for this is only the beginning and other projects will be line-up for GIDA areas align with the program of the National Task Force-ELCAC.