October 21, 2022 – City Cooperative & Livelihood Development Office (CCLDO) and Bacolod City Cooperative Development Council (BCDCC) conducts 24th Bacolod City Cooperative Day Culmination at the L’Fisher La Proa 1, October 21.

In observance of the National Cooperative Month with the theme “KooPinas: Nagkakaisang Lakas para sa Makabuluhan at Sama-Samang Pag-Unlad!”

“Over the past years our cooperative has become significant to each and everyone of us, as we provide economic support to upbring the lives of our people.” Joselito Diaz, BCCDC Chairperson said.

Chairperson on Cooperative and Livelihood, Councilor Jude Thaddeus Sayson was present in the event delivering his message regarding the approval of Mayor Albee Benitez on the 1.5 Million proposed budget for coop programs and activities for the next year, also Mayor Benitez proposed to the CCLDO to put up bagsakan center for basic commodities, a place where local products will be showcase and consumers can purchase at low cost.

Programs for Cooperatives were discussed by Regional Director VI, Dir. Nora Patron, of the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) regarding the CDA Highlights & Inputs, Dr. Mylene Dolores Gocon, National Directorate-Visayas for the legislative initiatives of COOP NATCCO Partylist.

To carry on as a cooperative enterprise Nestor Padilla, General Manager of CAPGEM Community MPC spearheaded the launching of Bacolod Cooperative Federation, part of the program presentation also was the business investment programs as presented by Dudz Samson.

In the culminating event, Brenda Burdeous, Head of CCLDO launched the Bacolod Gawad Kooperatiba, where every Bacolod City Charter Day or any occasion or celebration during the year one cooperative and one cooperative leader will receive the Gawad Kooperatiba Award.

Winners for the 4th BCCDC Inter Cooperative Bowling Tournament 2022 were also awarded:

Category A

Champion – CAPGEM Community MPC

2nd Placer – BACGEM

3rd Placer – RMC MPC

4th Placer – LCCFC MPC

Category B

1st Placer – CEMPCO

2nd Placer – East Hauler’s MPC

3rd Placer – MAIHS MPC

4th Placer – Negros Kabuhayan Hauling Service Cooperative

5th Placer – Handumanan Faculty and Community MPC

6th Placer – PJL Employees MPC

7th Placer – LAMAC MPC

8th Placer – FESAMPCO

9th Placer – Negros Eays Transport Service Cooperative

10th Placer – Luisa Medel National High School MPC

Furthermore, hailed as top qualifiers for men was Daniel Corcelles and Cherry Grace Chua for Women.
(Source: Bacolod City Public Information Office)

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