The Civil Service Commission Regional Office No. 6 held the Recognition Rites for Regional Winners of the 2014 Honor Awards Program (HAP) on September 4, 2014 at the SM City Activity Center, Iloilo City.
This year, 6 out of 37 nominees from Western Visayas were chosen as semi-finalists in the HAP which is an annual Search for Outstanding Public Officials and Employees covering three categories: (1) CSC Pagasa, (2) Dangal ng Bayan, and (3) Presidential Lingkod Bayan awards. Pursuant to CSC Resolution No. 1302208 promulgated on September 24, 2013, HAP semi-finalists are automatically considered as regional winners.
This year’s regional winners are as follows: (1) Ms. Concepcion T. Tababa, Division Coordinator- Alternative Learning System, Department of Education Division of Iloilo (CSC Pagasa); (2) Ms. Maricel M. Bechayda, Local Government Operations Officer VI, Department of the Interior and Local Government Aklan Provincial Office (CSC Pagasa); (3) SPO3 Rhia B. Sotomil, Pavia Municipal Police Station (Dangal ng Bayan); (4) Ms. Alicia B. Rebuelta, Agricultural Technologist, Municipal Government of Kalibo, Aklan (Dangal ng Bayan); (5) Regional Director Ma. Janet C. Mesa, Philippine Information Agency Region 6 (Dangal ng Bayan); and (6) Supt. Gilbert D. Peremne, Regional Chief of Staff, Bureau of Jail Management and Penology Region 6 (Presidential Lingkod Bayan).
CSC Commissioner Nieves L. Osorio graced the awarding ceremony. In her speech, the CSC Commissioner lauded the HAP regional winners for their outstanding performance, contribution, and consistent manifestation of exemplary ethical behavior.
Commissioner Osorio, assisted by Director IV Rodolfo B. Encajonado and Director III Raymund F. Gonzales, gave the Certificate of Recognition to the HAP regional winners. The awardees also received a cash reward of P20,000 each.
The Recognition Rites is one of the highlights of the 114th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary celebration in region 6 with the theme “Tapat na Serbisyo Alay Ko, Dahil Lingkod Bayani Ako,” which celebrates heroism in public service.
Aside from the Recognition Rites of the 2014 HAP Regional Winners, the CSCRO6 also organized “Government Express at the Mall,” which ran from September 1-5, 2014 at SM City Iloilo. Around 29 government offices, including the CSC RO6 and the Regional Association of Government Retirees, Inc. joined the service fair. Participating agencies provided frontline services and served as an action and information center to the public.
The CSCRO6 capped the anniversary celebration with its own version of the R.A.C.E. To Serve IV Fun Run on September 6, 20014, 5AM, in Iloilo City.
Around 2,500 registered runners from the private and government sectors assemble in front of SM City Iloilo in Mandurriao, Iloilo City for the R.A.C.E. to Serve IV Fun Run on September 6, 2014. The activity, which is spearheaded by the Civil Service Commission Regional Office No. 6, is one of the highlights of the 114th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary celebration. Proceeds of the Fun Run will go to the Pondong Pamanang Lingkod Bayan for the benefit of families of civil servants who risked their lives and died while performing their duties.
Bayanihan spirit at work. Employees of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology RO6 join the R.A.C.E. to Serve IV Fun Run in Iloilo City. The BJMP team started and ended their run as a group, showcasing the spirit of bayanihan and teamwork.
As part of the 114th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary celebration, the Civil Service Commission Regional Office No. 6 will hold Government Express at the Mall on September 1-5, 2014 at SM City Iloilo, Mandurriao, Iloilo City.
The said activity will provide a one-stop shop of frontline services, action, and information center where participating government agencies can promote their programs and projects.
As one of the participating agencies, the CSC RO6 will accept applications for the October 26, 2014 Career Service Examination- Paper and Pencil Test (Professional and Subprofessional levels) during mall hours.
Interested applicants may view the admission and application requirements at http://www.csc.gov.ph.
GOVERNMENT EXPRESS AT THE MALL
In celebration of the 114th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary this September, the Civil Service Commission Regional Office No. 6 will again have Government Express at the Mall on September 1-5, 2014 at the SM City Iloilo Main Entrance, Mandurriao, Iloilo City.
The activity is sponsored by the Regional Association of National Government Executives (RANGE) VI Inc., wherein various member agencies will provide a one-stop shop of frontline services, information, and action center during the service fair.
R.A.C.E. TO SERVE FUN RUN IV
The CSC RO6 will also organize the R.A.C.E. To Serve Fun Run IV on September 6, 2014, 5AM, at SM City Iloilo.
The Fun Run is open to students and individuals from the private and government sectors. Interested participants may register until August 15, 2014 at the CSC Regional or Iloilo Field Office or at Run Club Robinson’s Place, Iloilo City. Registration forms may be downloaded here: CSCRO6 Fun Run Registration Form
Proceeds of the Fun Run will go to the Pondong Pamanang Lingkod Bayan for the benefit of families of civil servants who died in the line of duty.
POSTING OF THE 114TH PCSA STREAMER
On the other hand, government offices are encouraged to post the 114th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary streamer pursuant to CSC Memorandum Circular No. 6, s. 2014. The streamer design may be downloaded here (Size: 6 x 8 feet):
Civil Service Commission Chairman Francisco T. Duque III conferred the Citizen’s Satisfaction Center Seal of Excellence on July 25, 2014 to the six government offices that were assessed through the Anti-Red Tape Act Report Card Survey (ARTA RCS) in 2013 and have demonstrated public service excellence.
The said offices are as follows: (1) Government Service Insurance System- Antique Branch, (2) Land Bank of the Philippines- Kalibo Branch, (3) LBP- Miagao Branch, (4) Public Attorney’s Office- Kalibo District Office, (5) PAO- Roxas City District Office, and (6) PAO- Bacolod City District Office.
In his speech, Chairman Duque lauded the awardees and underscored the importance of nurturing the spirit of innovation and transforming their organization towards having a culture of excellence.
“Sana hindi matapos and mahusay ninyong paglilingkod sa Pilipino, bagkus ay magbigay pa ito sa inyo ng inspirasyon upang mas paghusayan pa ang inyong paninilbihan,” said the Chairman.
Aside from the glass seal, the officials and staff of the recipient-agencies of the Citizen’s Satisfaction Center Seal of Excellence also received a cash reward of P100,000 each.