CITY OF MALOLOS – In line with the observance of National Women’s Month this March, the Provincial Government of Bulacan will recognize exceptional Bulakenyas in the province during the 25th Gawad Medalyang Ginto 2019 to be held on March 11, 2019, 1 pm at the Bulacan Capitol Gymnasium in this city.
With this year’s theme “Empowered Women Breaking Limitations”, the said awards program aims to give due recognition to the important contributions and worthy achievements of the women of Bulacan, who serve as inspiration and implementers of programs for the betterment of women.
The Panlalawigang Komisyon para sa mga Kababaihan ng Bulacan (PKKB) said that winners will be given recognitions as Natatanging Babae, Natatanging Samahang Pangkababaihan, Matagumpay na Babaeng Mangangalakal, Matagumpay na Ginang na OFW, Matagumpay na Babaeng Makakalikasan at Huwarang Kabataang Babae sa Pamumuno.
The awardees will receive trophies and cash incentives amounting to P20,000 for the Natatanging Babae, P30,000 for the Natatanging Samahang Pangkababaihan and P10,000 each for the other remaining categories.
Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado said that women play a variety of significant roles in the society that contributes to development and progress.
“Bukod sa pagiging ilaw ng tahanan, ang mga kababaihan partikular na ang mga Bulakenyang nakatakdang parangalan ay nagpamalas ng malaki at mabigat na responsibilidad sa kani-kaniyang pamilya gayundin sa kapwa at nakapagpaunlad ng mga buhay,” Alvarado said.
Meanwhile, Senator Cynthia Villar is expected to grace the event as the guest speaker.
The celebration of Women’s Month and Gawad Medalyang Ginto in Bulacan started in 1996 in accordance with Executive Order No. 96-07.