CSC leads fund-raising initiatives for fallen heroes

Published July 19, 2021, 5:42 PM

by Charissa Luci-Atienza 

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) is calling on all government workers and their family members to participate in its fund-raising activities for state employees who died in the line of duty.

CSC employees

In partnership with the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), the CSC announced Monday, July 19, that it will hold an online film showing and Zumba session to generate funds for its Pamanang Lingkod Bayani (PLBi) program, which recognizes state employees who died in the line of duty.

The Commission said registration has started today, July 19, and will end August 13.

It said the online Zumba session will be held on Sept. 1, 2021, while the film showing will be accessible online via the FDCP Channel from Sept. 1-12.

The activities are part of the CSC’s 121st Philippine Civil Service Anniversary (PCSA).

Registration procedures

The CSC invited all government workers and their family members who are at least 18 years of age at the time of registration to participate in its anniversary events.

It advised the participants to register online through bit.ly/PCSAFilmShowing. Registration fee per participant is P250

The CSC urged the participants to pay in cash or check at the CSC National Capital Region (NCR) Field Office where they are clustered, or through online banking.

The participant will also be required to register for free at the FDCP Channel via https://fdcpchannel.ph, it said.

After registration, participants are expected to receive a voucher code on August 16-20 from the Field Office where they registered. T

The code provides access to join the online Zumba session on September 1 at 8 a.m., and to view FDCP-selected Filipino films starting 10 a.m. on September 1 to 12 a.m. of 12 September at the FDCP channel.

“The activity is also in line with promoting Philippine cinema and pride in being Filipino,” the CSC said.

Pamanang Lingkod Bayani

The Commission said proceeds from online Zumba and film showing will go to the PLBi program.

“CSC honors their hard work and sacrifice through the program’s three components: the Pamanang Parangal sa Lingkod Bayani, a posthumous award/citation in the form of a plaque signed by the CSC Chairperson; the Pamanang Lingkod Bayani Iskolarsyip, a scholarship program in partnership with the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges offering a discount on tuition fees for three immediate family members; and the Pondong Pamanang Lingkod Bayani, a one-time grant of financial assistance,” it said.

Under the PLBi program, a total of 206 beneficiaries have been given aid as of July 2021.

The fund was initially supported by the CSC’s annual R.A.C.E. to Serve Fun Run, a benefit event promoting health and wellness among government workers. The activity was called off due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

 
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