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Thursday, 31 January 2013 15:05

The city’s search for outstanding Zamboangueños through the Local Achievers Award is now open for nomination in line with the celebration of Dia de la Ciudad de Zamboanga on February 26.

The search is an annual activity organized by the City Government and forms one of the highlights of Dia de Zamboanga celebration. It is intended to confer honor and prestige to Zamboangueños who have attained exceptional achievements and victories in various fields of endeavors.

The top Local Achievers will cover various fields that include: Sports- individual or team for outstanding athletic performance in their respective sporting events in internationally or nationally recognized competitions; Culture & Arts (Performing and Visual Artists)- individual or group promoting Zamboanga’s culture through music, dances, paintings and literary works; Public Service- individual or group for dedication and exemplary service to the people of Zamboanga; City Government Service- an individual for extraordinary performance in the service of the City Government;

Community Service (Barangay/Civic groups)- for exemplary service rendered by an individual or group in the upliftment of a barangay; Investment Promotion- individual or group for promoting Zamboanga City as a sound investment area through their products; and Tourism Oriented Establishment- a tourism-oriented establishment for its major contributions to the promotion of the city through its outstanding delivery of service.

The highest honor in the search is the Orgullo de Zamboanga Premiar, which is bestowed on a single individual in recognition of his/ her significant and meritorious contributions to the city. Candidates may come from any field, including the academe, business and government. Those contributions must be documented and supported by several individuals who can personally attest to the importance of the candidate’s contribution. Nomination of this award may be made by any individual, group, organization or institution.

Deadline for the submission of nominations will be on Friday, February 8, 2013. Nomination forms can be secured at the City Tourism Division located at the Paseo del Mar. For inquiries, contact City Tourism Office through cell phone numbers 992-3007 or 990-2173.

Awarding ceremonies is scheduled on February 25, eve of the 76th Dia de Zamboanga  celebration.— Sheila Covarrubias