LB holds JOB FAIR 2012: Trabaho Para Sa ‘Yo

By Kamille Anne C. Anarna

The municipality of Los Baños and the Sangguniang Bayan, in partnership with Workabroad, is currently holding a job fair at the municipal covered court of Brgy.  Baybayin in Los Baños, Laguna.

About 38 local and 28 international agencies and companies are participating in the said event.

As of 12 noon, 542 job seekers from Los Baños and 114 from other municipalities have already registered. Those wishing to apply for jobs are encouraged to bring their resumes and sign up at the booth of their chosen agency or company.

The event will run until 3pm this afternoon.

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Bañamos 2012 Schedule of Activities

by Ladylove May B. Baurile

Los Baños organized a month-long celebration of the Yuletide season and this year’s Bañamos Festival. Activities lined up for Paskuhan sa Bagong Los Baños are as follows:

  • Marian Convention (Dec. 6)
  • Dia Agua Santa: Elejer and Fluvial Float (Dec. 7 )
  • Musikohan and Fiesta ng Bayan (Dec. 8)
  • Himigsikan (Dec. 9)
  • Miss Los Baños Talent Night (Dec. 12)
  • Miss Los Baños Swimsuit Competition and Make your Move Dance Competition (Dec. 13)
  • Los Baños Idol (Dec. 14)
  • Miss Los Baños Coronation Night (Dec. 15)
  • Grand Revelry (Dec. 16)
  • Kasalang Bayan (Dec 17)
  • Barangay Trade Fair (Dec. 7-16)

“Kahit na lately merong mga calamities, kahit na maraming nangyari sa Los Baños, atleast ma-feel ng mga tao na yung Christmas nandyan parin,” explains Municpal Tourism Officer KC Manaquelod.

Paskuhan sa Bagong Los Baños is part of the town’s Bañamos Festival, an annual festival that used to be celebrated in September. This year’s celebrations were moved to December as the local government focused on providing assistance to the flood affected barangays of Tadlac, Mayondon, Malinta, Bambang, Bayog, and Baybayin.

MSWDO distributes relief goods to flood victims

by Gumamela Celes Bejarin

At 3 pm today, the Los Baños Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office (MSWDO) distributed relief goods to flood-affected residents of Barangays Bambang, Baybayin, Bayog, Malinta, Mayondon, and Tadlac.

Flood-affected residents of Barangays Bambang, Baybayin, Bayog, Malinta, Mayondon, and Tadlac line up to receive relief goods from the Department of Social Welfare and Development.

MSWDO Officer-in-Charge Luzviminda Alvarez said that about 1,800 families are expected to each receive a 250-peso worth of goods.

Malaking tulong na rin sa amin yung kaunting natatanggap namin. Nagpapasalamat na rin kami dun,” said Gloria Asajar, a resident of Brgy. Tadlac. Nally Insepto, a resident of Brgy. Malinta, also said that her family is thankful for the assistance that they received.

MSWDO coordinates with the Region IV-A Office of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for the distribution of aid to calamity victims.