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Bacolod SP seeks implementation
of sports development ordinance

A resolution requesting the Office of Mayor EvelioLeonardia and all barangay captains of Bacolod City to implement the Palarong Pambarangay and Palarong Pambacolod as provided for in City Ordinance No. 568, series of 2011, was approved by the Bacolod Sangguniang Panlungsod Wednesday.

The resolution authored by Councilor Caesar Distrito said the holding of the PalarongPambarangay (barangay games) in every barangay and the Palarong Bacolod (Bacolod games) preferably in the month of May is provided in C.O. 568 or "The Bacolod Sports and Development Ordinance of 2011".

It said there are so many sports enthusiasts and aspiring athletes in the city with very promising talents that have yet to be discovered and the implementation of these sports projects will serve as a venue for them to be known and bring them closer to rewarding opportunities.

The resolution said sports activities in the barangays will be among the useful means to keep the youth away from illegal drugs and vices.

One of the objectives of the ordinance is to attain the total development of man through programs and services designed to contribute to character building, values education, habit formation, leadership training and conviction development through sports activities, it said.*CGS


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