Press Release - New multipurpose building breaks ground in San Remigio, Antique as Bong Go...
Senator Christopher "Bong" Go assisted displaced workers in San Remigio, Antique on Thursday, November 16 in coordination with local officials including Mayor Margarito "Mar" Mission, Jr. and Vice Governor Edgar "Ed" Denosta.
He emphasized his commitment to help uplift the community amid the adverse effects of the global health crisis and other economic challenges. Held at the Civic Center, Go's team extended snacks and shirts to 190 individuals. Select recipients also received balls for basketball and volleyball.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) also organized an orientation for eligible recipients and introduced them to DOLE's Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD) program. This initiative offers temporary employment support to individuals impacted by economic downturns.
"Sa pamamagitan ng programa na ito, ang gobyerno ay tumutulong sa mga manggagawang naapektuhan ng krisis at nakakapagbigay ng pansamantalang trabaho sa kanila," Go said in a video message.
"Patuloy po tayong magtutulungan upang mas mapabuti pa ang kalagayan ng ating mga disadvantaged at displaced workers. Magkasama tayo sa layuning ito na makabuo ng mas ligtas at mas matatag na lipunan para sa lahat ng Pilipino," he added.
On the same day, the local government held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new multipurpose building in Barangay Poblacion. The construction of which was supported and advocated for by Go as vice chairperson of the Senate Committee on Finance.
Go emphasized the importance of community projects like this one. He stated, "Kinikilala natin ang mahalagang papel ng local infrastructure sa pagpapabuti ng kalidad ng buhay ng ating mga mamamayan."
The multi-purpose building, a project that aligns with Go's advocacy for local development, is expected to serve various community needs and improve public service delivery.
As he remains determined to improve the delivery of public service in the province, Go also earlier extended support for the purchase of multicabs in Laua-an, improvement of a public park in Belison, expansion of the water system in Libertad, construction of a bridge in Patnongon, purchase of an ambulance, construction of a