Westmincom holds summer sports clinic for children PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 25 May 2014 14:04

A total of 158 children have completed a month-long Summer Sports Clinic conducted by the Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) in this city.

Westmincom information officer Capt. Maria Rowena Muyuela said those who have undergone the sports clinic are children of military and civilian employees of Westmincom.

Muyuela said the participants were divided into three groups namely: Eagle (Yellow); Dragon (Blue); and, Bull (Green) wherein they competed in different sports events.

Muyuela said the sports clinic was aimed to hone the sports ability of the children in different types of events like swimming, basketball and badminton.

She said the activity was conducted not only for the kids to compete but rather educate them on the significances of a healthy lifestyle through sports activity as well as teaching them team work and friendship.

The participants were awarded certificate of participation and a t-shirt as token.

The sports clinic was spearheaded by Westmincom chief Lt. Gen. Rustico Guerrero and Major Ombra Arip, the Command Special Service Officer.