5-day Lubao Sampaguita Festival kicks-off

Stalled for three years due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Lubao Sampaguita Festival resumed on Monday (May 1) with a job fair to kick-off the five-day celebration.

Ten overseas companies and 20 local firms participated in the screening of about 717 job seekers at the M. Pineda Sports Complex, aptly held on Labor Day.

Among the local companies were: Alorica Philippines, Batzam Sales Distribution Corp., Bayan ng Lubao – HR Team, Cleanedge Manpower Solution, Consumer Reach, Inc., Fully Advanced Manpower Solutions Inc., Foton Motor Phils, Inc., IQOR Philippines, Mekeni Foods Corporation, MMA Competent Manpower and General Services Inc., Natcorp Career Growth and Manpower Services, Inc., One Source Specialized Services, Inc., Red Dragon Farm, Royce Hotel and Casino, SM Savemore, SP Deloraya, Staffers Labor Service Cooperative – Universal Robina Corp., Superl Philippines, Inc., VXI Global, and Puregold.

Hiring for overseas jobs were:  Lead Resources Managememt Corp., Golden Horizon Placement Agency, Inc., Star World International Manpower & Placement Agency, Inc., Fil-Gulf Manpower & General Services Inc., Eyequest International Manpower Agency, Inc., YWA Human Resources Corp., Placewell International Services Corp., 21st Century Manpower Resources, Inc., Hayya International Services Corp., and Gulf Horizon.

Among the applicants, 74 job seekers were hired on the spot.

Mayor Esmie Pineda thanked the companies who took time to join the job fair and provide employment opportunities to Lubao residents.

The job fair is just one of the events of this year’s Sampaguita Festival, which was established to promote one of the crops that has become a source of livelihood to many Lubenio families.

Also included in the calendar of activities for the festival are: Farmers’ Day and Bazaar with Entertainment on (May 2); Cong. Dadong Awards (May 3); Street Dancing and Float Parade (May 4); and, Lakan at Mutya ning Lubao (May 5).

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