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Saturday, 14 February 2015 11:53

Ø Mayor Beng Climaco solemnized the wedding of 118 couples in a ceremony dubbed “I do. I do. Araw ng Pag-ibig” organized by Pag-ibig Mutual Fund in celebration of Valentine’s Day.

Ø The City Government is still awaiting Malacañang’s response to its request to declare  February 26, 2015 a special non-working holiday in Zamboanga City to allow residents to fittingly celebrate the 78th Dia de Zamboanga which marks the installation of the first set of City officials in 1935. Per Presidential Proclamation 831, declared holidays during the month are Feb. 19 (special non-working) – Chinese New Year and Feb. 25 (special holiday – for schools only) –EDSA Revolution anniversary.

Ø Deadline for the submission of nominations for the Search for 2015 Local Achievers Award will be on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2015. Nomination forms may be obtained from the Public Information Division under the Office of the City Mayor, 2nd floor City Hall annex building, telephone numbers 062-990-1356. The search is one of the highlights of the Dia de Zamboanga celebration on Feb. 26.

Ø The public is advised anew to refrain from forwarding unverified text messages. For emergencies and security concerns contact 062-117 or 166.