10 Bigueño Women Achievers Feted

Vigan’s celebration of the Women’s Month this year culminated with the Awarding Ceremony for the 10 Bigueña Achievers for 2014 in the afternoon of March 31, 2014 at the Vigan Culture & Trade Center. Mayor Eva Marie S. Medina presented the awards to the ten women of Vigan who have excelled in the fields of – Health; Peacekeeping; Education; Mass Media; Arts and Literature; Science and Technology; Public Service; Religion; Business; and Agriculture. The Mayor was assisted by Vice Mayor Lulu Baquiran, Councilor Juan Carlo Medina, Councilor Kisses Agdamag, Councilor Joy BenetteOrio, Councilor Francisco Arturo Ranches III, Councilor Kristen Benedict Figuerres, Councilor Benedicto Jose Verzosa and Councilor George Villanueva.

The following are this years Bigueña Achiever Awardees:

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Basketball Coaching Workshop and Grassroots Basketball Camp

The City Government of Vigan in coordination with the La Salle GreenHills (LSGH) NCAA Basketball Team conducted a coach’s workshop for the barangay sports coordinators and coaches. This workshop will equip our local coaches the knowledge and skills from one of the successful basketball programs in Metro Manila. The training program for coaches covered the basics up to the advanced individual skills and the offensive and defensive concepts.
On March 22, some 50 children attended the “One-Day Grassroots Basketball Camp” at Brgy. IX covered court. The LSGH coaching staff with the assistance of the LSGH Basketball Team and the participants of the coach’s workshop taught the children the four basic skills of the game namely; dribbling, ball handling, shooting and lay-ups.
The Vigan City All-Stars came out short during their exhibition match with the La Salle Green Hills NCAA Basketball Team, but they did acquired new skil... read more

Proud to be a Woman

“Many are called, but few are chosen.”
This biblical passage is but one of many quotations that is relevant when Women took over city government on March 31, 2014, culminating Women’s Month. On this day, women from different organizations got to experience for a day how it was to head an office or become a legislator. This woman was given the opportunity to become an honorary councilor at the Vigan City Council as the woman counterpart of SPM Ramil Arce.
A day at the city council proved to be an experience of a lifetime. It brought to mind another quotable quote, this time from a futuristic movie where money is no longer the purchasing medium, but time. The protagonist, when asked why he only bought 24 hours whenever he needed time, said, “There is so much you can do in a day.” Well, the women had only 8 hours when they took over city government on March 31st of 2014, but they have learned so much from their experiences, the evidence of which were their stories during the e... read more

Agri - Update

The Provincial Agriculture and Fishery Council composed of the MAFC chairmen of the municipalities of Sto. Domingo, Sta Catalina and Sta. Maria visited and monitored the funded projects of the Dep. Of Agriculture such as the different farm machines awarded to the Vigan City Farmers. The result was positive because they found out that these farm machineries were in good hands under the care of the different farmers association.
Meanwhile, in order to uplift the living condition of our rural women, the City Government of Vigan thru the leadership of Mayor Eva Marie S. Medina provided livelihood projects to the members of the 31 Rural Improvement Club of Vigan City. An amount of (Php 25,000.00) per club was awarded to them supported with project proposals of their chosen project.
In other news, 156 heads of sheep were delivered to the city. These sheep were awarded to the farmer recipients in order for them to venture into sheep production as an additional source of i... read more

Baro nga Arsobispo ti Nueva Segovia, naipwesto

Pormal a naipwesto ti maikapito nga Arsobispo ti Archidiocese ti Nueva Segovia, a ni Most Rev. Marlon Peralta idi March 31, 2014. Naaramid ti seremonya sadiay Conversion of St. Paul Cathedral. Mismo nga indaulloan daytoy nga aktibidad ni Apostolic Nuncio His Excellency Most Rev. Guiseppe Pinto ken binayabay met dagiti Obispo ken Arsobispo a naggapo kadagiti nagduduma a lugar.
Nangipaay met ti Homily ni His Eminence Orlando Cardinal Quevedo. Isuna ket dati nga Arsobispo ti Nueva Segovia, sinaksian daytoy dagiti papadi manipud nagduduma a lugar kangrunaan ditoy Nueva Segovia, presente met ni Archbishop Emeritus Most Rev. Ernesto Salgado ken outgoing administrator Most Rev. David William Antonio. Adda met a sinaksian daytoy dagiti debotos ken laigos. Kasta metten kadagiti Opisyales ti Ciudad ti Vigan nga idaulloan ni Mayor Eva Medina, Provincial Officials nga idaulloan ni Governor Ryan Singson ken Congressman Eric Singson. Ni Most Rev. Marlo Peralta ti maikapito nga Arsob... read more

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