Las Piñas gov’t celebrates 26th cityhood, 116th founding anniversary

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The Las Piñas City government celebrated its 26th cityhood and 116th founding anniversary on Sunday, March 26.

Mayor Imelda Aguilar said the activities for the cityhood and founding anniversary commenced on March 27 from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

The City Health Office (CHO) conducted health and wellness programs at the Verdant covered court. They included free laboratory tests on FBS (fasting blood sugar), cholesterol and blood typing, HIV screening, and nutrition education.

Dental services such as oral examination, prophylaxis, and oral health kit were also provided.

The CHO also offered immunization for children, pneumonia vaccines for senior citizens, and a family planning caravan.

Free chest x-ray services were given at the CHO located at the City Hall grounds from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

Aside from health and wellness, a cityhood mega job fair will also be held at the ground floor atrium of Robinsons Place for the city's jobseekers.

The mayor said the city government will likewise accept applications and renewal of the green card.

The celebrations will continue on March 28 through a free vaccines and deworming drive for cats and dogs, as well as the distribution of free seedlings and fertilizers at the Verdant covered court from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon only.

Another free chest x-ray rollout will be conducted on March 30 at the Aguilar Sport Complex in Pilar Village from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Couples who want to get maried may join the “Kasalanag Bayan” (mass wedding) to be hosted by the city government on March 31.

The city government will also offer a cultural show organized by the Las Pinas Tourism and Cultural Office (TCO).

Aguilar said the TCO team arranged the activities showcasing different festivals in the city’s dual celebration including the scheduled presentation of the famous Banda Jose which will be performing their exhibition and drill.

The famous Sarao jeepney will also be displayed in front of the city hall.