San Carlos City Information Office Gets Best Performing Information Award Anew

The San Carlos City Information Office was adjudged as one of the five Best Performing Information Offices in Western Visayas in 2017.

City Administrator Greg Santillan and PIO staff headed by Ms. Eddie Flor Silva presented the
PIA Best Information Office for 2017 to City Mayor Gerardo P. Valmayor Jr at the City Mayor's

Said award was given during the Year-End Conference of Information Officers held in Grand Xing Hotel in Iloilo City, yesterday.

The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Regional Director Atty. Ma. Janet C. Mesa extended her congratulatory message to San Carlos City Mayor Gerardo P. Valmayor Jr. thru a letter citing the dedicated service and commitment to development shown by the information office’ staff thru the local government’s respective mandate and thrusts.

She added that said award is the PIA’s humble way of appreciating and recognizing the efforts of the information office among the national agencies and local government units.

Eddie Flor C. Silva, Information Officer of San Carlos City said that whatever achievement their office received has something to do with the city’s commitment to good public service and complete adherence to transparency.

Silva cited that the information office has reached this far because its work is reflective of what the city government has also achieved in terms of service and governance.

“We are here as a bridge of hope between the government and its people, bring the government closer to them, bring good tidings and help create a harmonious environment for all”, she added.

She also thanked the PIA Info-Center in Bacolod city headed by Mr. Lorenzo O. Lambatin Jr. and the Negros Occidental Association of Government Information Officers and Liaison with its President Ms. Olive Seruelo for their support and assistance which she said urged them to submit its entry to the 2017 search.

Last year, said office won its first award as Best Performing Information Office.