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San Carlos City’s Information Office Gets First Award 

The city government of San Carlos won its first award in communication works as Best Performing Information Office for 2016 in Region 6 thru its Information Office last Dec. 2, 2016 in Iloilo City.

City Mayor Gerardo P. Valmayor and City Administrator Greg Santillan during the courtesy meeting
with Public Information Office  staff's presentation of its award last December 5, 2016.

Said award was given by the Presidential Communications Office thru the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Director General Harold Clavite assisted by PIA-6 Regional Director Atty. Ma. Janet C. Mesa.

Said office also received a certificate of recognition for its consistent, diligent and committed service to the public through information, education and communication programs, activities and services; relentless efforts in mobilizing the communities and in responding to the needs of the clients and constituents to be informed, educated and involved in the process of good, accountable, responsible governance.

The staff of said winning Information Office presented said award and certificate of recognition to San Carlos City Mayor Gerardo P. Valmayor, Jr., early today.

The city mayor congratulated the staff for its collective effort and City Administrator Engr. Gregorio Santillan who encouraged said office to join this year’s contest.

Said contest was conceptualized by the PIA-6 as a way of recognizing the Information Office as the show windows of performance and accomplishments of a government unit thru its linkages with various internal and external publics and the media while at the same time bringing said agencies closer including its services.

The PIA in Western Visayas also pushed for said recognition of Information Offices and officers to make them more cognizant of their offices and its roles in the development process between the government and its people.

Said award was received by the city’s Information Office representative Noel Mondragon during the Information Officers’ Year End Conference held in Iloilo Grand Hotel.