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Thursday, October 23, 2014

October 24 declared as non-working holiday in Legazpi City

LEGAZPI CITY, Oct 23 (PIA) – The Sangguniang Panglungsod (SP) here has declared October 24 as a non-working holiday in celebration and commemoration of the Legazpi Port district fiesta.

Similarly, Legazpi City Mayor Noel Rosal has issued an executive order (EO) “declaring October 24, 2014 as non-working holiday for city government of Legazpi and public schools within Legazpi Port area in commemoration of Legazpi Port district fiesta.”

Private and public establishments and national offices within the area are likewise encouraged to support the feast of St. Raphael the Archangel as the patron saint of the city by declaring the said date as non-working holiday for its EMPLOYEES.

“The holiday would enable the city parishioners to PAY homage to their patron, St. Raphael the Archangel, and encourage them to show gratitude for the blessings received through his intercession,” the EO stated.

It furthered that the special day would also serve as an occasion for family bonding and reunions, thereby strengthening ties among family members.  (AAN/SAA-PIA5/Albay)

- See more at: http://r05.pia.gov.ph/index.php?article=2571414049047#sthash.Lq3S8syz.ZCvoEOIy.dpuf

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