BOGO BET WINS ‘GALING MASON’ REGIONAL TILT
Barangay Cogon Councilor Rodrigo Veraque bagged the regional award for Holcim Galing Mason 2011, a masonry skills competition open to men and women mason workers with high productivity index, held at the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority–Provincial Training Center (TESDA–PTC) on Sept. 22-23, 2011.
Veraque's skills were tested against the winners from the provinces of Bohol, Cebu and Negros. He went home with a medal, P25,000.00 as cash prize and an opportunity to represent Region 7 in the national level competition to be held in Manila.
The provincial level competition was held in June 2004 at the DESCO Compound in Libertad, City of Bogo where Veraque was hailed winner.
The competition aims to recognize mason workers with high productivity output, technical competence, maturity, adaptability and flexibility in work situation, among others. It is initiated by Holcim Philippines, manufacturer of leading brand of cement as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) program in partnership with TESDA and Philippine Contractors Association (PCA). - ROU
Update: Rodrigo Veraque was able to compete in the national level for Holcim Galing Mason 2011 last November 2011 but he was not able to win because of a few technicalities. However he bagged a consolation prize of forty thousand pesos (P40,000).
KANAAS GIKAN SA AMIHANAN
OCTOBER 2011 VOL. 1 NO. 2