Penuliar, Tano, DAMATH Wizard
by Melody Landingin, Staff Writer
The Young Bloomers*, June-Nov. 2008 Vol.2 No.1
Two pupils of the Bantugan Elementary School won in the DAMATH contest during the District Math Festival last November 19, 2008 at Pozorrubio Central School Social Hall.
One of them was Claire Ann Penuliar who won 4th place in DAMATH contest, level 1. Claire Ann is a grade 2 pupil. She is popularly known as “Small but Terrible”. Her coach, Mrs. Iraliza B. Lorenzo was very happy for her. Continue reading
by Joan G. Flores
OUR VETERAN GOLFERS from Pozorrubio, Pangasinan brought honors to the town while participating in the 59th FIL-AM Golf Invitational at Camp John Hay and Baguio Country Club, Baguio City Philippines last November 21-Dec 6.
This international tournament is the world’s biggest amateur golf event recognized by the Guiness Book of Records. Over twelve hundred golfers from all over the world saw action during the two week event.
After the final round in this 5-to-play-4 to count four-day competition, Ave Gramata, a two-star retired U.S. Navy Command Master Chief from Bobonan and the team captain of the Rising Sun Golf team of Japan, took individual honors as the gold medalist for AM flight G. His teammate, Ron Nichols also took the individual championship in the E flight, Fil division. Continue reading
By Zorayda Costales/jvillamil
We have come a long, long way. And it was a trail of mathematics, pure and simple.
Pozorrubio is now a 1st-class town. This is according to the DOF BLGF (Department of Finance, Bureau of Local Government Finance) MEMO CIRCULAR NO. 01-M(58)-08 dated November 12, 2008 re: Reclassification of Municipalities effective July 29, 2008.
Considering that this latest round of reclassification requires that the average annual income bracket of 1st class municipalities is 55 million or more covering the period 2004 to 2007, the financial statements of which must be COA (Commission on Audit) certified, Pozorrubio is more than truly deserving of this distinction. The town had been averaging an annual income of more than 70 million for the past 4 years under both the Chans’ administrations.
Pozorrubio was a 4th class municipality when Continue reading
Pozorrubio is Provincial Champion for the Best LGU – LGPMS (Local Government Unit-Local Government Performance Management System) of Calendar Year 2008. For a second-class town, this is no mean feat, for Pozorrubio was chosen best from among all the 1st , 2nd and 3rd class towns of Pangasinan grouped together in the municipal category.
This selection qualifies Pozorrubio to represent Pangasinan in the next level – the RDC-DILG (Regional Development Council-Department of Internal and Local Government) Award Searches for Region 1 Best LGU-LGPMS; the Cleanest, Greenest and Safest province, City or Municipality, Coastal and Inland Bodies of Water; LGU Best Practices, and; Best NGO-LGU Practices. Continue reading
It is just about these months that the friendliest sports competition hereabouts is held. To flex the bones and the muscles and to re-inspire the routine of desk work and filing jobs, and, of course, to promote camaraderie and sportsmanship, the rank and file of the various departments of the municipio trekked to the Jose C. Magno Sports and Civic Center on Tuesday, September 23 for the opening day of the 2008 Volleyball Sportsfest.