Photo by: The Manila Times
Liloan was named Top Philippine Model Municipality. Mayor Christina Frasco led her team in accepting the award. Guiginto was declared first runner-up, and Pulinan was named second runner-up. Mayors Ambrosio Cruz Jr. and Maria Rosario Ochoa-Montejo accepted the awards.
The Education Hub Award was handed to Liloan (Cebu), for setting education as its priority. With the vision of harnessing the power of education to change lives through government support, the town’s scholarship program was expanded to include law school, medical school, master’s and graduate studies, as well as athletic scholarships. The education program also included the building of schools and distribution of school supplies.
Liloan (Cebu) won the Retirement Haven Award for providing a well-rounded, stimulating and joyful approach for its senior citizens. It also bagged the Wealth Center Award for generating revenue through innovative governance.
~The Manila Times