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GOVERNOR GENEROSO – The GovGenians once again celebrated another weeklong celebration of their 67th Araw ng Governor Generoso and 8th Almasiga Festival last July 23to August 1, 2015 with the theme “Kalinaw ug kahiusahan...Tuboran sa Panagdait ug Kalambuan”.
BRGY. UPPER TIBANBAN – The LGU initiated the Almasiga Tree Planting at Mansinagan Ridge which was participated by 8 personnel from the LGU, including Hon. Vicente D. Orencia, Municipal Mayor, and Ms. Quin Mae O. Flores, the Municipal Tourism Officer; 12 personnel from Lupon Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) spearheaded by Mr. Zaldy L. Lumaan, the OIC-CENRO-Lupon; 2 personnel from Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) XI; 28 students and 2 instructors of Governor Generoso College of Arts Sciences and Technology (GGCAST); 16 volunteers of Davao Oriental Search Mobilization and Rescue Team (DOSMART); and, 8 planters from the constituents of Brgy. Upper Tibanban.
Mr. Joey E. Gamao, the Municipal Assistant Tourism Officer, explained to the students of GGCAST on the afternoon of July 23rd that Almasiga can only be best planted at 300-800 meters above sea level elevation, and Mansinagan Ridge is qualified since it is 534 meters above the sea level. He further said that some of the seedlings planted on 2013 by the same students have successfully grown up now.
GOVERNOR GENEROSO – The municipality once again celebrated the annual Nutrition Month through a culmination program on July 30, 2015 at Old Casa, Poblacion, this municipality. The culmination program was spearheaded by the Municipal Mayor, Hon. Vicente D. Orencia, to highlight the theme “timbang iwasto, sa tamang nutrisyon at ehersisyo” (achieve normal weight through proper nutrition and physical activity). The participants of the said culmination were the twenty (20) component barangays led by their respective Punong Barangays (PBs) and selected pupils/students from elementary and secondary schools escorted with their principals and/or teachers. It was facilitated by the personnel from Municipal Agriculture Office, Municipal Nutrition Office and Municipal Health Office. Prior to the date, both farmers and fishermen constituents of each barangay helped and supported their PB in preparing their booth and food displays. Before the program, Mayor Orencia visited each booth and bought some fruits, vegetables and rootcrops.