Written by jV
Finale of the observance of this year’s Nutrition Month was the 3-day community activity conducted in Nama, Dilan and Inoman, the selected barangay sites for this year’s Adopt-a-Barangay project of the Municipal Nutrition Committee (MNC). The MNC is chaired by Mayor Artemio Chan and implemented by the Municipal Nutritionist Bernadita Dela Rosa through its memberline agencies such as the Sangguniang Bayan and staff, the LGU officials and employees, and the semi- and non-government organizations (NGOs) such as KALIPI, KABALIKAT Civicom and the Knights of Columbos,.
For three days, July 29-31, the group planted tree seedlings (mahogany, gmelina and malunggay) and made home-visitations to encourage backyard vegetable gardening. They also conducted free medical and dental missions and nutrition education in the said three barangays.