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NorthMin Family Welfare Committees silver jubilee regional convention draws 169 member-companies

 

Cagayan de Oro City --- The Department of Labor and Employment, Regional Office No. X (DOLE-X) spearheaded the celebration of the 25th Silver Jubilee and Regional Convention of the Northern Mindanao Federation of Family Welfare Committees (NMFFWC) on 21-23 June 2018 at the Dynasty Court Hotel, this city. The theme, “NMFFWC: Moving Beyond a Quality Family-Centered Life”, depicted the strong rapport and collaboration among the 169 member-companies, region-wide. NMFFWC Chairperson Rebecca V. Inubio opened the ceremonies with a declaration that family is the most important institution in the world.

 

DOLE-X Regional Director Atty. Joffrey M. Suyao acknowledged the Federation as the best in the country, being awarded as the Best FWP (Family Welfare Program) Implementer of the Philippines by the DOLE- Bureau of Workers with Social Concerns (BWSC). He encouraged the members to do more for the welfare of the workers and their families, as well as for the community. Director Suyao extended his heartfelt gratitude to all its officers and members for the continued implementation of the FWP at the plant level, and assured everyone of the full support of the DOLE.

 

Assistant Secretary Alex Avila delivered the keynote on behalf of Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III. ASEC Avila encouraged all the members to keep the course in strengthening a family welfare-centered organization and to put much faith towards workers empowerment and business dynamism. He also recognized the feat of the NMFFWC symbolizes as the best FWPM implementer in the country and its accomplishments helped ensure harmonious labor-management relations in the region. ASEC Avila conveyed that the DOLE supports the group’s engagements beyond the plant level. ASEC Avila emphasized the noble role of the FWP in pushing for a work-life balance to ensure productivity in the workplace. “I am happy to note that DOLE and NMFFWC are one in believing that a happy worker is a productive worker,” ASEC Avila said. He congratulated the Federation in its initiative to support the campaign to end child labor in order to realize a child labor-free Philippines. Together with Director Suyao, Ms. Inubio, and DOLE’s BWSC Julieta Boquia, ASEC Avila led the regional launching on the campaign against Child Labor entitled: “SAVE 9,807: Northern Mindanao’s declaration Against Child Labor”,  thru a modest unveiling ceremony and signing of commitments.

 

The men and women who helped NMFFWC sustain the FWP implementation were recognized during the event. The 46 chairpersons and program managers/coordinators for the last 25 years were awarded with plaques of appreciation as expression of gratitude by DOLE-X for their contribution to the success of the program through the years.

 

The NMFFWC members elected their new set of officers for FY 2018-2020. Urchielyn C. Basallo of Del Monte Phils., Inc. (Plantation) was chosen as the new Chairperson. The officers took their oath of office administered by DOLE Assistant Secretary Ma. Gloria A. Tango.

 

Other proactive undertakings that followed included learning sessions especially on the Department’s livelihood programs as the focus among the 10 dimensions for this year. Teambuilding exercises were successfully and gleefully participated in by the delegates that enhanced camaraderie and fostered good working relation and continuing exchange of best practices on FWP implementation.

 

The activity concluded with business meeting of committees per province.

 

End/Mildred E. Dablio/ DOLE-X with additional reports from Glenford C. Labial/DOLE-X

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DOLE ASEC Alex Avila (6th from right), DOLE-X Regional Director Atty. Joffrey M. Suyao (7th from right), DOLE-X OIC-Assistant Regional Director Estrella U. Pahalla, and DOLE BWSC Julieta Boquia with the NMFFWC officers during the 25th Silver Jubilee Regional Convention on 21-23 June 2018 at the Dynasty Court Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City. (Photo source: MED/DOLE-X)

 

DOLE ASEC Alex Avila (5th from left), DOLE-X Regional Director Atty. Joffrey M. Suyao (6th from left), DOLE-X Camiguin PFO Chief Emmanuel Toledo (4th from right), and DOLE BWSC Julieta Boquia (4th from left) with the NMFFWC officers and Camiguin FFWC members during the 25th Silver Jubilee Regional Convention on 21-23 June 2018 at the Dynasty Court Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City. (Photo source: MED/DOLE-X)

 

 

 

(Sitting from left) NMFFWC Chairperson Rebecca V. Inubio; DOLE BWSC Julieta Boquia; DOLE ASEC Alex Avila;, DOLE-X Regional Director Atty. Joffrey M. Suyao; DOLE-X OIC-Assistant Regional Director Estrella U. Pahalla; DOLE-X Misamis Occidental PFO staff Lorraine Roa with the NMFFWC officers and Mis. Occ. FFWC members during the 25th Silver Jubilee Regional Convention on 21-23 June 2018 at the Dynasty Court Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City. (Photo source: MED/DOLE-X)

 

(Sitting from left) NMFFWC Chairperson Rebecca V. Inubio; DOLE BWSC Julieta Boquia; DOLE ASEC Alex Avila;, DOLE-X Regional Director Atty. Joffrey M. Suyao; DOLE-X OIC-Assistant Regional Director Estrella U. Pahalla; DOLE-X Eastern Misamis Oriental PFO staff Alice Tinhay with the NMFFWC officers and Eastern Mis. Or. FFWC members during the 25th Silver Jubilee Regional Convention on 21-23 June 2018 at the Dynasty Court Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City. (Photo source: MED/DOLE-X)

 

 

 

(Sitting from left) NMFFWC Chairperson Rebecca V. Inubio; DOLE BWSC Julieta Boquia; DOLE ASEC Alex Avila;, DOLE-X Regional Director Atty. Joffrey M. Suyao; DOLE-X OIC-Assistant Regional Director Estrella U. Pahalla; DOLE-X Western Misamis Oriental PFO Chief Ebba B. Acosta with the NMFFWC officers and Western Mis. Or. FFWC members during the 25th Silver Jubilee Regional Convention on 21-23 June 2018 at the Dynasty Court Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City. (Photo source: MED/DOLE-X)

 

(Sitting from left) NMFFWC Chairperson Rebecca V. Inubio; DOLE BWSC Julieta Boquia; DOLE ASEC Alex Avila;, DOLE-X Regional Director Atty. Joffrey M. Suyao; DOLE-X OIC-Assistant Regional Director Estrella U. Pahalla; with the NMFFWC officers and Bukidnon FFWC members during the 25th Silver Jubilee Regional Convention on 21-23 June 2018 at the Dynasty Court Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City. (Photo source: MED/DOLE-X)

 

(Sitting from left) NMFFWC Chairperson Rebecca V. Inubio; DOLE BWSC Julieta Boquia; DOLE ASEC Alex Avila;, DOLE-X Regional Director Atty. Joffrey M. Suyao; DOLE-X OIC-Assistant Regional Director Estrella U. Pahalla with the NMFFWC officers and Iligan City-Lanao del Norte FFWC members during the 25th Silver Jubilee Regional Convention on 21-23 June 2018 at the Dynasty Court Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City. (Photo source: MED/DOLE-X)

 

NMFFWC Chairperson Rebecca V. Inubio declared open the 25th Silver Jubilee Regional Convention on 21-23 June 2018 at the Dynasty Court Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City. (Photo source: MED/DOLE-X)

 

 

 

DOLE-X Regional Director Joffrey M. Suyao gives his message during the 25th Silver Jubilee Regional Convention on 21-23 June 2018 at the Dynasty Court Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City. (Photo source: MED/DOLE-X)

 

DOLE ASEC Alex Avila gives his keynote message during the 25th Silver Jubilee Regional Convention on 21-23 June 2018 at the Dynasty Court Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City. (Photo source: MED/DOLE-X)

 

The Next Moves Dance Company gives their opening dance number for the Launching of the Child Labor-Free Campaign during the 25th Silver Jubilee Regional Convention on 21-23 June 2018 at the Dynasty Court Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City. (Photo source: MED/DOLE-X)

 

 

Tarpaulin signing on the launching of the “Save 9,807: Northern Mindanao’s declaration Against Child Labor lead by DOLE ASEC Alex Avila; DOLE-X Regional Director Atty. Joffrey M. Suyao; NMFFWC Chairperson Rebecca V. Inubio; and DOLE BWSC Julieta Boquia during the 25th Silver Jubilee Regional Convention on 21-23 June 2018 at the Dynasty Court Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City. (Photo source: MED/DOLE-X)

 

(Topmost photo) DOLE-6 Regional Director Johnson G. Cañete leads the teambuilding exercises and (lower photos) NMFFWC members participate in the teambuilding exercises during the 25th Silver Jubilee Regional Convention on 21-23 June 2018 at the Dynasty Court Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City. (Photo source: MED/DOLE-X)

 

 

 

 

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