SAN FERNANDO CITY – Nine benefactors from the civilian sector and 294 uniformed personnel of Police Regional Office 1 (PRO1) were given awards during a simple recognition program at the PRO1 grandstand here last December 6.
Police Chief Superintendent Orlando M. Mabutas, Region 1 police director, handed out certificates of appreciation to Mayor Joy Pinzon Merin of Bangar, La Union; La Union District Engineer Elpidio C. Paragas; La Union Provincial Engineer Elizabeth P. Sias, Engineer Cleto P. Mabutas of La Union Provincial Engineering Office; Andy M. White, Vice-President for Operations of Holcim Philippines Inc.; Engineer George P. Opinaldo, Manager of Northprint Aggregates Inc; Jimmy S. Phua Phee of Philippine Topwood Industries; Percival P. Medina of San Benito Sur, Aringay, La Union; and Marlon T. Dy, Manager of Certified Builders in Agoo, La Union.
Police Senior Superintendent Tito G. Dacpano, Battalion Commander, 1st Regional Public Safety Battalion (1st RPSB), and Police Superintendent Luis Maria T. Pascual, head of the Regional Training School 1 (RTS1), received the letters of commendation in behalf of their respective personnel who shared their technical skills during the construction of the Makatarungan Hall and the PRO1 basketball court, both located inside Camp Florendo.
Mabutas expressed his deep gratitude to the awardees and to everyone “for doing your share in making my stint as regional director a most productive and memorable one.”
“I would like to take this opportunity to express my personal thanks to whose who, in one way or another, had extended their help, big or small, to the attainment of our objectives. To our supporters and benefactors, may the Lord shower you with more blessings so that you may continue to be a blessing to others,” he said.
“Sana’y ipagpatuloy at pangalagaan ninyo ang ating nasimulan dito sa Kampo Florendo. That’s the least you can do to reciprocate the generosity of our benefactors who made possible the completion of our various projects and activities in the last several months,” the regional director urged the PRO1 personnel.#