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Bacolod City, Philippines Saturday, August 27, 2016
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Medical, legal consultation
held in Bacolod

About 200 residents of Barangay Bata, Bacolod City, availed of the medical, legal consultation, job hiring services and feeding program of Vallacar Transit Inc., at the Bata National High School yesterday.

The activity was conducted, in partnership with Bata National High School Batch 93 and Alumni Association Inc., the Bacolod City Health Office, and the Provincial Health Office.

Jade Seballos, VTI legal and media relations officer, yesterday said this endeavor is part of the corporate social responsibility of the bus company to the community, particularly Barangay Bata that hosts the VTI terminal.

The activity is on its second year and is being held in relation to the barangay's annual fiesta celebration on Monday, she said.

Seballos said they have been assisted by health workers from the CHO and PHO for the medical mission while VTI provided the medicines.

The legal team of VTI also gave advice to families who have legal problems and provided them assistance in the preparation of affidavits, especially for those who have problems involving their birth certificates, she said.

Meanwhile, the various positions offered by VTI for employment yesterday were upholstery man, heavy equipment operator, painter, recapping technician, curing man, and skiver with the following qualifications: high school graduate, 20-35 years old, preferably male, single/married, and with or without Technical Education and Skills Development Authority certification.

The qualifications required for those applying for electrician, mechanic and air-con technician are as follows: he should finish a vocational course in a chosen field, must be 20-35 years old, preferably male, single/married, and with TESDA certificate.

Seballos said their company also provides similar services to other communities that play host to their bus terminals, like in Lopez Jaena Street and in Brgy. 31, she said.*CGS

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