DUMAGUETE CITY- -Negros Oriental will celebrate the 68th anniversary of the Negros Island Liberation Day on Friday, April 26, 2013, with a medical-dental mission at the Negros Oriental State University gymnasium, from 8AM to 1PM.
This is upon the approved request of Justice Venancio Aldecoa, Jr.- District Commander, VFP 2nd Negros Oriental, who sent a letter to Mayor Manuel Sagarbarria for the City Health Office to hold the medical-dental mission on that day.
CHO head, Dr. Maria Sarah Talla they will be offering medical consultations, check up, and laboratory tests, while the Philippine Veterans Affairs Office – Manila will be sending a team of doctors who will be bringing wheel chairs and medicine.
During the opening program, Justice Aldecoa, will welcome the delegates and guests, and lead in honoring the dead. Dumaguete City Mayor Manuel Sagarbarria, Governor Roel Degamo and 2nd District Congressman George Arnaiz, are expected to attend and speak to the gathering. This year’s guest speaker is General Ernesto Carolina, Administrator Philippine Veterans Affairs Office – Manila.
More than 500 people are expected to attend the whole day affair with the veterans and their spouses, the surviving spouses, and the selected delegates from VFP Sons and Daughters Association in the Province of Negros Oriental. (PIO-DUMAGUETE)