Baguio Character Council reconstituted
To continue the city government of Baguio’s commitment to make the city of pines as Character City, mayor Mauricio Domogan recently re-constituted the membership of the Baguio Character Council (BCC) through administrative order 085, series of 2017.
The local chief executive will chair the said council with city human resource management officer Atty. Augustin Laban III as the coordinator.
The members include city administrator Atty. Carlos Canilao; sangguniang panlungsod committee on social services, women and urban poor chair, councilor Lilia Fariñas; chairpersons of the barangay sector, education and youth sector, interfaith religious sector/Christian churches; business, trade industry and tourism sector; civil society and professionals; peace, justice and community relations.
The committee will facilitate, coordinate and supervise the BCC activities like national bible week, easter sunrise in Baguio, character week celebration every third week of September, character orientation seminars, character and lifestyle enhancement training, among others.
They will be in charge in the production of Character City posters, flyers that will enhance good character to promote values towards the vision and mission of Baguio as a character city for public information towards transformation.
Also in the order, all sectors are encouraged to develop programs for the implementation of “Baguio as a Character City” which maybe in the form of awards and citations, monthly prayer breakfast and character night.
The committee can also accept donations and enter into partnerships for the implementation of its program.
Moreover, Domogan emphasized the importance of starting to show good moral values from within ourselves and families.
It is the mandate of parents to inculcate correct values to their children which is a big factor in guiding them to the right path, subsequently, promoting positive character values in the community and the city as a whole, added Domogan. *Jho Arranz