Wednesday, July 23, 2014

7th Blood Letting Activity

The Local Government Unit of Umingan headed by Mayor Eldred P. Tumbocon and Vice Mayor Alain P. Rabang in partnership with the Philippine Red Cross – Pangasinan Chapter,  conducted its 7th Blood-Letting activity yesterday, July 21, 2014 at the Municipal Auditorium. Donors came from Sta. Catalina College of Science and Technology, our local PNP personnel, Deltacom, Bravo”Tagaganap” company (Army Reserve Command), LGU employees and other Uminganians.  The Local Chief Executive dropped by the venue to check on the activity.

Bravo company also serenaded the donors by playing music and singing songs.  Students from Sta. Catalina College and some LGU employees also rendered song numbers to the delight of the people.

            In all, we have collected 54 bags of 450cc blood.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Handog Titulo Program

          This activity is a grant and turn-over of land patents to residents of Brgy. Luna Este, this municipality, through the partnership of the Local Government Unit of Umingan and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). The ceremony was done this morning at the veranda of the Municipal Hall. This was facilitated by Vice Mayor Alain P. Rabang and Mayor Eldred P. Tumbocon . These two top municipal officials worked hard for the titles to be processed.  A total of twenty three (23) original certificates of patents or titles were awarded to these beneficiaries who will now have a land that they can call their own.
Below is the list of beneficiaries:
  1. Feliciano Gromeo (2)
  2. Elena Cabanero
  3. Heirs of Emilio Cabanero (Represented by Lolita Cabanero)
  4. Heirs of Agustin Lopez (Represented by Elena Lopez) (2)
  5. Celso Vendiola
  6. Antonio Viray
  7. Belinda Velasco
  8. Juliana Andaya
  9. Gualberto Velasco
  10. Novelyn Timoteo
  11. Merinio Dagio
  12. Larry Velasco
  13. Heirs of Hipolito Velasco (Represented by Florentina Velasco)
  14. Arturo Rimando
  15. Rufino Timoteo
  16. Wilma Ramirez
  17. Renato Cabanten
  18. Dionisio Cabanero
  19. Teofilo Peralta
  20. Percival Timoteo
  21. Norie Almerol

           Together with them in the pictures are Municipal Administrator Gil O. Tadeo, Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Officer Mario L. Sonaco and the Barangay Captain of Luna Este, Jesus F. Espiritu.

           Congratulations !!!

Livelihood Workshop on Backyard Organic Moringa

Some members of different women's organizations together with Farmers Information and Technology Services (FITS) staff attended a Livelihood Workshop on Backyard Organic Moringa Project. It was held on June 26,2014 at the Kasama Kita Sa Barangay Foundation Training Center. The activity is a joint activity of Moringaling Philippines Foundation headed by it's founding Chairman Mrs. Bernadette Estrella-Arellano and the Kasama Kita sa Barangay Foundation.

The seminar tackles the following topics; How to grow Organic Moringa(GAP),How to make Effective Microorganism(EM) and Bokashi. Processing and marketing of homemade moringa products was discussed by a budding entrepreneur, Region 1 LandBank Lending Officer discussed the process on how to access credit in propagation of moringa.A farmer can borrow capital from LandBank without a collateral.

Attending seminars like this is just a follow-up FITS activity to the propagation and distribution of about 3,500 malungagy seedlings. The women leaders who attended the activity will be transferring the information and knowledge to their members during their monthly meetings. The Local Government Unit of Umingan headed by Mayor Eldred P. Tumbocon is extending his full support to endeavors that will help uplift the wellbeing of his constituents.

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Island-Wide Magsasaka Syentista Congress

                 The First ever Island-Wide Magsasaka Syentista Congress was held last June 17-19,2014 at Subic Bay Traveller’s Hotel and Event Center, Subic Bay, Freeport Zone, Zambales. The theme “ The MS: A Catalystr towards Sustainable Agricultural Development through Science and Technology-based Farming” clearly describes the important role of the MS’s towards sustainable agriculture.

            Magsasakang Syentista’s from different provinces was given the chance to showcase their best farming practices and latest in Science and Technology-based farming in the region during the 3- Day congress.

            Umingan’s very own Magsasakang Syentista Mr. Medel M. Suitos who happen to be the Municipal Agriculture and Fisheries Council (MAFC) President attended the said event.

Contributed by:
Alex C. Abalos

Agricultural Technician

Induction of Cacao and Coffee Growers

Governor Amado T. Espino Jr. administered the oath of office to the Officers/members 2014 Pangasinan Cacao and Coffee Growers together with the Umingan Cacao Growers board of trustees and officers in its induction ceremony held in the Pangasinan Provincial Capitol in Lingayen, Pangasinan on June 11, 2014.
Mr. Alex C. Abalos of LGU Umingan  one of the members of the Board of Trustees of PCCG with Caurdanetaan Brgy Captain Mar Lee Non B. Sonaco as P.R.O.attended the ceremony. The Umingan Cacao Growers is headed Eng'r. Medel Suitos  President, Roderick Gray Vice President, BC Flordeliza Sison,Secretary; BC Villaflor Dopale, Treasurer, BC Mar Lee Non Sonaco Sub. Treas., Doiosdado Domingo Business Mgr., and BC Eduardo Maxion P.R.O.

Provincial Administrator Rafael Howard Baraan,some members of the Cocoa Philipines, and media joined the Governor in the simple ceremony.
The group from Umingan maximized the trip and went to Mangaldan to visit Mr. Conrado Soriano's cacao farm. They were given lecture on how to properly trim Cacao trees. Mrs Soriano served the group with cups of steaming hot chocolate harvested and processed from their own farm.
Contibuted by:
Vilma Lapuz-Abalos

Agricultural Technologies

Arbor Day, a tree planting activity

        The Local Government had its very first Arbor Day on June 6, 2014 as per Municipal Ordinance  No. 2, S-2013. This tree planting activity was conducted at Puraw SWIP at Brgy. Nampalcan. It was attended by LGU employees, students and teachers from Umingan National High School, principals and head teachers from Umingan District II headed by their Public Schools District Supervisor, Mr. Reynolfo M. Deoferio, DENR employees headed by CENR Officer Fernando B. Estrada, Jr., former Sangguniang Kabataan Federation President, Ms. Raisa M. Tumbocon, First Lady Camila M. Tumbocon and the Local Chief Executive himself, Mayor Eldred P. Tumbocon.
            Exactly a week after that, another tree planting activity was conducted by the Local Government, this time at Brgy. Annam on June 13, 2014. Though raining, LGU employees and CENR Officer and staff still walked and climbed through the hilly Barangay to plant the seedlings being readied for this purpose.

These tree planting activities will be beneficial to us, to future generations and generations to come. 

Monday, June 2, 2014

Governor’s Football Cup

Delegates from Umingan took home the 3rd place in the recently concluded Governor’s Football Cup held at Tarlac City on May 24 - 25, 2014.

The team won four (4) out of five (5) games against Bataan Elite Football Club, Olongapo City Football Club, ECC, Tarlac Football School Association and against Futbuleros.

Umingan Football Club is being headed by Mr. Patrick C. Rupido of Brgy. Don Montano and sponsored by the Local Government under the leadership of the Local Chief Executive, Mayor Eldred P. Tumbocon.
Complete list of winners is as follows:
3rd Runner Up – Umingan Football Club
2nd Rubber Up – Montessori Tarlac Football School
1st Runner Up – Olongapo City Football Club

Champion – Pampanga Football Association (Don Bosco)