Sunday, October 27, 2013
BULACAN HONORS ITS TOP COOPERATIVES
By FREDDIE C. VELEZ
Malolos City, Bulacan - Outstanding cooperatives of this province were once again recognized for excellence in building lives and communities through the "Parangal sa mga Natatanging Kooperatiba ng Taon" held at the Pavillion, Hiyas ng Bulacan Convention Center, here, last Friday.
The awards night, led by Gov. Wilhelmino M. Sy Alvarado, through the Provincial Cooperative and Economic Development Office (PCEDO), was topped by three cooperatives who won the Category A-Outstanding Cooperative Award.
They were the Paschal Multipurpose Cooperative-Pandi, Bulacan (3-5 years service); Municipal Employees of Norzagaray Multipurpose Cooperative -Norzagaray, Bulacan; (6-10 years service); and the Kapit-bisig sa Pag-unlad Multipurpose Cooperative - Pandi, Bulacan (11 and more years service).
Winning the Category-B Hall of Fame Award was the Catmon MPC of Sta. Maria, Bulacan while the Category-C Cooperative Award for Continuing Excellence or Coop-ACE was the Sta. Cruz Savings and Credit Cooperative -Obando, Bulacan.
The winners took home cash prizes, trophies and certificates of recognition.
Special awards were handed to the Malolos Credit and Development Cooperative, Minuyan Family Development and Multipurpose Cooperative; Bagong Barrio Multipurpose Cooperative; Our Lady of Salambao Multipurpose Cooperative; San Jose Del Monte National Trade School Teachers and Employees Multipurpose Cooperative; Divine Mercy Shrine Multipurpose Cooperative; Sto. Nino de Parada Multipurpose Cooperative, Palanas Multipurpose Cooperative; and Samahang Kapatirang Kababaihan ng Pulilan Multipurpose Cooperative got special awards.
Source: Manila Bulletin, Oct. 27, 2013