Nabunturan –On August 14-17, 2019 the Tourism and Information Section of
Nabunturan in partnership with the Local Barangay Unit of Mipangi, Provincial
Tourism Office of Compostela Valley, and Davao Speleological Conservation
Society (DSPECS) organized a three-day Caves
Participatory Management Planning.
Executive Director Edna Parcon and President
Roderick Parcon of Davao Speleological Conservation Society (DSPECS) were
the resource speakers for the event who shared their expertise and knowledge.
planning is participated by the cave keepers of Barangay Mipangi, along with the
Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Officer Ms. Geraldine Pizaras and
staff, Tourism and Information Section headed by Ms. Leah M. Calamba and staff,
and provincial cavers.
“Tungod ani nga planning, we learned that there are a lot of things to be done for our tourism industry to grow sustainably; and to take responsible measures for our cave destinations especially here in Mipangi,” said Ms.
On August 14, 2019, Local Chief
Executive Chelita C. Amatong headed the Blessing and Turn-over Ceremony of
Potable Water System to the residents of Purok 3, Magsaysay on August with Sir
Freddie D. Coronica, Special Project Consultant; Mr. Bernaldo B. Aduabe, Jr.,
MLGOO representative; Hon. Alex Vegafria, Barangay Captain; and Hon. Elvi
Dinsay, Purok 3 Chairman.
nahinay-hinay nato ug tubag ang panginahanglan sa purok. Ang amoa lang jud
giampo ani nga musustiner lang unta.
akoa lang, dile nato awayan ang tubig kay grasya jud ni. Kay kung mangluod gani
ni, wa jud tay mahimo. Dile nato awayan, atong ampingan, ug kanunay nato
pasalamatan ang tag-iya jud sa source, kay pwede na niya dile ihatag ug
i-share, pero iyaha jud gihatag.”
The project is worth over 1.5 million,
and is powered by solar panels that is functional and readily available for the
use of residents from Purok 3.
Purok 3 Barangay Magsaysay is chosen
due to the dire need of its people and the generosity of one of its residents
who donated and shared the water source.
The purok is one of the four beneficiaries of the Potable Water System Project, where a total of 6 million pesos is funded for its accomplishment; 4.5 million from the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and 1.5 million from the Local Government Unit of Nabunturan.
Another Blessing and Turn-over
Ceremony of Potable Water System Project worth over 1.5 million is conducted on
August 15, 2019 at Barangay Basak led by Mayor Chelita C. Amatong together with
Sir Freddie D. Coronica, Special
Project Consultant; Engr. Harold Rosales; Mr. Bernaldo B. Aduabe, Jr., MLGOO
representative; Barangay Captain Danilo Cuevas, barangay officials and functionaries.
“Ang project gipanganlan ni siya’g Level Two, tungod kay ang original nga design niya kay para najud sa clustering of houses. Atong kahimtang, susama sa atong nasayran kay wala jud tay tubig,” explained Sir Freddie in his message.
While in Barangay
Barangay Captain Jessie Teody S.
Tagalog along with the barangay officials and functionaries attended the event.
In his acceptance message, Hon. Tagalog expressed his gratitude for its launching, which will help the residents of the barangay.
In Barangay Magading
Brgy. Magading is in high spirits with the Blessing and
Turn-over ceremony of their Potable Water System.
Barangay Captain Hector C. Generalao
expressed his exhilaration for the turn-over event, sharing that this day is
very memorable and symbolic for the people of Magading.
Mayor Chikay reminded the barangay to dutifully
safeguard the water system, which took a lot of time, resources, and trials for
the LGU to fully implement. She also stressed that the Local Government
Unit of Nabunturan is always ready to provide help for the common good.
Barangay Magading is the fourth, out of four water system projects, to be turned-over and blessed this week (excluding Barangay Antequera which is still in its launching stage).
The Local Government Unit of
Nabunturan in partnership with the Assumption College of Nabunturan (ACN) stood
united in the launching of “Tree Growing along Banks and Flood-prone Areas
Project” in the flood-prone area of Purok 7, Barangay Basak.
The said project is in its
initial stage, as such representatives from the office of the Municipal
Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (MDRRMO), Municipal Environment and
Natural Resources (MENRO), Municipal Planning and Development (MPDO), and ACN conducted
a GPS survey to identify the area and estimate the number of Maribago seedlings needed.
Ms. Jennifer F. Echavez, MDRRM
Officer, expressed, “I mark this one as a
milestone sa Local Government Unit of Nabunturan kay first ni siya nga mahitabo
siguro sa tibuok ComVal, nga diin mag-tree planting [growing] ta sa mga flood-prone
She was also happy to announce
that, “Sa pagkakaron ang gipangayo ni SB
Secuya nga half million para ani nga activity kay approve na…”, and urge
everyone to work together for the success of this significant project.
Committee Chair on Environment,
SB Francis Secuya also announced that the LGU is also evaluating the need to establish
an Eco Park in every barangay, as mandated by law and as one of the town’s
climate change mitigating measures.
He then expressed his sentiments to the said activity, “Ang gusto nato dinhi nga pag-abot sa panahon, kini nga project makasagang sa trahedya sama sa baha, ug mamahimo pod ni siyang attraction para nato”. The event was attended by Honorable Alim Sotto, ACN representatives’ Sir Jeric Villan and Ma’am Janice Sepin, MENR Officer Ms. Geraldine Pizaras and staff, MPDC staff Mr. Nike Logronio, NERT responders, Barangay Basak officials and dignitaries, and the occupants of Purok 7 along with their Chairwoman.
the theme Panaghiusa, Panagtambayayong Alang
sa Malamboong Nabunturan, the Local Government Unit of Nabunturan
celebrates its 62nd Araw ng Nabunturan on July 21-23, 2019.
the celebration is a line-up of jam-packed sports event during the Pre-festival
activity on July 20, 2019. A Responsible Pet Ownership forum was also conducted
for pet owners in the Municipal Gymnasium.
officially open the most-awaited Araw ng Nabunturan, a fun run and Zumba
activity, with the theme “Run for a
Smoke-free Nabunturan” was participated by various public and private
institutions, civil service organizations, national agencies, and LGU officials
and employees before the ceremonial opening in the Public Market Gymnasium.
the second day, astounding talent and skills was showcased by our youth in the Blame it on the Youth- The Batan-ong
Nabunturanon Youth Day Celebration.
of the highlights of Youth Day are the Nabunturan’s
First-ever LGBT Pride March participated by over hundreds of youth and LGBT
communities in Mindanao, and the First
Nabunturan Open Dance Battle.
founding day of the three-day fete was equally successful in its goal of Panaghiusa ug Panagtambayayong with the
number of Nabunturanons who came to participate the ceremonial Founding Day
Parade with Resource speaker Mr. Victor Secuya.
Simultaneous to the event is the jobs fair, passporting, PRC renewal, PSA services, Anti-Rabies Dog vaccination, and beauty and health care services which was partaken by Nabunturanons.
Highlights in Sports
is no doubt that Nabunturanons are born for the thrill and adventure brought by
sports. Thus, in the celebration of the 62nd Araw ng Nabunturan, a
line–up of sports activities are organized to share the essence of Panaghiusa, Panagtambayayong Alang sa
the pre-araw activity on the 20th of July, many came to witness the Mayor’s Cup Football Festival organized
by the Nabunturan Yoyo Club held at the NCES grounds. The said football
festival gathered over 30 teams from as far as Koronadal City.
Simultaneous to the event is the Sepak Takraw dubbed as the 3rd
Inter-Municipality Sports Competition, where players from seven (7)
municipalities in Compostela Valley showed their prowess in the 17 under (boys
and girls) category and 12 under (boys and girls category).
agility and focus, Table Tennis players
were able to showcase their skills in the Open Table Tennis Tournament held at
the Assumption College Gymnasium. Championing the team event is the COR JESU RB
Team; while in Singles (open) category, Jeofrey Sajol from Panabo City was
hailed champion. In 17 under and 12 under boys category, Ken Luzon from Davao
City and Jhiven Clamucha from Nabunturan, respectively, championed the event.
Further, Joy Marianito from Butuan City (17 under girls) and Angela Marianito
(12 under girls) also from Butuan, championed the competition.
Another exciting and jam-packed
sports activity is the Inter-barangay
Volleyball Tournament held at the Public Market Gymnasium championed by
Barangay Ogao. The said sports event was participated by gorgeous athletic
ladies from six (six) barangays of the municipality: Basak, Antequera,
Cabidianan, Magsaysay, Ogao, and Bayabas.
After the thrilling game in the
morning is the Amateur boxing at 3
pm held at the Public Market Gymnasium.
Winning the Light Weight Division were Merwen Aballe, Raymund Aba-a, Reynaldo Lumosbog. While, in Medium Weight Division were Renato Rodto, Carl John Austria, Armil Madaleo, and Lake Kyrell Dela Torre.
With the governments vision of a “safer, adaptive and
disaster-resilient Filipino communities towards sustainable development”, the
Local Government Unit of Nabunturan under the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction
and Management Office (MDRRMO) steps up in equipping the responders through a
number of advance trainings.
Through the strong collaboration of the Stout Risk
Reduction Management Training and Consultancy Services Inc., Municipality of
Nabunturan, and the Province of Compostela Valley, thru the Provincial Disaster
Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO), LGU-Nabunturan salutes to its 4 new
Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) who have undergone an extensive and
challenging 1 month training in the Provincial Capitol, Cabidianan, Nabunturan,
The newly graduate EMTs are Ms. Maria Anarey Adlawan, James
Bryan Monera, Lloyd Gucor, and Irwin Melendres of Nabunturan Emergency Response
Team (NERT), who are also holders of National Certificate II in Emergency
Medical Service (EMS).
They also successfully passed the Australasian Registry of
Emergency Medical Technicians (AREMT) international assessment, through online,
which covers 199 items in 1 hour and 30 minutes.
AREMT is a professional Emergency Medical Service
organization for industry medical technicians needing recognition of their
On one hand, NERT responders, municipal radio-operators, and
Listong Kabataan focal person attended the 4-day training on Emergency Vehicle Operations
Course and Emergency Medical Dispatch Training conducted by the Stout Risk
Reduction Management Training and Consultancy Services Inc. headed by Advanced
Emergency Medical Technician, Mark Libo-on held in Comval Hotel, Nabunturan.
Marked as another milestone of the municipality, today, July
14, 2019 the Local Government Unit of Nabunturan is proud to have a number of
trained individuals who shall provide fast and efficient services to the
The Municipal Youth Development
Council in partnership with the NNCHS Supreme Student Government and the
Philippine National Police successfully initiated an Anti-Illegal Drug
Symposium last June 21, 2019 at the SHS Home Economics Building, NNCHS,
PSSg. Marlon H. Torrefranca,
investigator from Nabunturan Police Station, stood as the Resource Speaker of
He discussed the dangers of using and selling
illegal drugs as well as the consequences as stipulated in the law. He was also
accompanied by some of the PNP personnel assigned in the municipality.
Present during the symposium were
the selected Grade 11 and 12 teachers and students from NNCHS, the SSG officers
and adviser, Hon. James Carlo Tanduyan (SKMF), Don Kryle Sy (LYDO), Joffrey
Baclaan (Asst. LYDO), Benes Coquilla (LGBT President), Krystal Kate Amposta (4Ks
President), and Amber Aparece (SKMF Secretary).
This is only the beginning of the Anti-Drug Symposiums that will be conducted by the Municipal Youth Development Council in the secondary schools in Nabunturan.
12 bold candidates
shall showcase their beauty, wit, and advocacy in this year’s staging of
Binibining Nabunturan (BBN) 2019, in celebration of the much-awaited 62nd
Founding Anniversary of the municipality.
Chosen among the 28
bountiful barangays of Nabunturan, the young ladies fearlessly conquered the
3-day beauty camp in Barangay Sasa.
Through the help of
extensive training courses and seasoned local fashion professionals, the ladies
showed promising potential as the next Binibini
and Ambassadress of Goodwill.
leveled-up their game, particularly in the *pre-q&a
term* where their eloquence has been put to test.
Charly K. Valer, Head of the Organizing Committee,
believes that this year’s pageant will be both exhilarating and exciting with a
great caliber of candidates.
pageant-enthusiasts will be as thrilled, for the ladies will be wearing
Mindanao’s elite fashion designer, Neil Patrick Jimlani’s creations.
As well as
Philippines’ top shoe designer, Jojo Bragais’, which is a remarkable name in
the pageant world and Binibining Nabunturan’s …
As such, the Local
Government Unit of Nabunturan invites everyone to witness who will be this year’s
Binibining Nabunturan on July 21, 2019 at the Assumption College of Nabunturan
June 12 marks another
significant day for Filipinos, thus the Local Government Unit of Nabunturan,
governed by Mayor Chelita C. Amatong is in one with the national celebration of
the 121st Independence Day with the theme “Tapang ng Bayan, Malasakit sa Mamamayan.”
department heads, section heads, and employees observed the short program with
The Keynote Speaker for
the said event was PCI Jetnand Louie D. Carillo of Nabunturan Police Station,
in his speech he expressed his patriotism…
“…this moment is not only a celebration of
the freedom that we cherish but also to remember the gallant men and women who
sacrifice their lives for our liberty from foreign colonial ruler.
Since time immemorial
we have proven that so long as we are united under the banner of transparency,
accountability, and integrity, we can take any insurmountable task.
As the head of our
police force in this town, I enjoin everyone to stand in courage and take
responsibility in making Nabunturan, the heart of the valley, a safer place to
live, work, and do business… ”
On one hand, a turn-over ceremony of Radio External Antenna was also conducted by Mayor Amatong with Vice Mayor Rodel G. Balili, SB officials’ Hon. Jeovy G. Mandin, Hon. Cheryl A. Trinidad, Hon. Mark Tristan Humol, Hon. Francis Secuya, Hon. Eric Feb Llanos, MDRRM officer Jennifer F. Echavez and Sir Thata Tabuldan to Barangay Bayabas thru Brgy. Captain Christopher Base.