SORSOGON CITY, October 29 – The Province of Sorsogon was declared by the Regional Nutrition Committee (RNC) as “2012 BEST PERFORMING PROVINCE IN THE REGION” and received this recognition from the National Nutrition Committee Council at the 2013 Regional Nutrition Awarding Ceremony in Legaspi City.
Owing it to the kind of service and programs being provided for the Sorsoganons, for two consecutive years (2009 - 2010) the Province of Sorsogon, under the leadership and complete support of Honorable Governor Raul R. Lee, was adjudged as “Bicol Region’s Best Nutrition Implementer.”
Subsequently, during last year’s 3rd Salud Bicolnon Awards, Sorsogon was capped as “2011’s Top Ranking Province in the Bicol Region.”
Similarly at this year’s Regional Nutrition Awarding Ceremony, Barangays San Bernardo (Local Government Unit of Bulusan, Sorsogon) and Patag (Local Government Unit of Gubat) were given the honors as “2012 Top Performing Barangays in the Region” and LGUs Gubat and Casiguran, Sorsogon as two among the “Top 10 Municipalities With Low Prevalence of Malnutrition in 2012.”
Likewise, LGU Gubat for both “2012 Outstanding Municipality in the Province (2012 Green Banner Award)” and “2012 Outstanding Municipality in the Region (Regional Green Banner Award),” followed by LGU Bulusan (1st Runner-up).
LGU Gubat, for receiving three GB awards in-a-row ascends to the premier level and vies for the nationwide “Crown Award.” (VAELabalan/PIA-5/Sorsogon)