Centenarians, celebrants receive monetary reward from Tarlac execs

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TARLAC CITY – Gov. Susan Yap and Vice Gov. Carlito “Casada” David
awarded six Tarlaqueño centenarians P100,000 each as incentive for
reaching the century mark and another 10 who celebrated their
birthdays yet for another year. The birthday celebrants received
P25,000 each.

All of the recepients likewise received a plaque of recognition, a
statement from the Provincial information Office said.The recognition
and distribution of cash incentives was held at the conference room of
the Sangguniang Panlalawigan Legislative Building.

Yap congratulated the centenarians and praised their
children and relatives for taking care of their elders.

“Congrats to all our centenarians and birthday celebrants.
Indeed, it is God’s blessing for you for reaching this age,” the
governor said.

Days as congresswoman.

The P100,000 and P25,000 cash incentive was through
Provincial Ordinance No. 001-2016 passed by the Sangguniang
Panlalawigan [SP] in 2016 sponsored and authored by Vice-Gov. David.

The ordinance grants recognition and cash award to
Tarlaqueño centenarians and declaring the first Monday of October each
year as “Centenarian Day” in the Tarlac province.

Centenarians who are eligible for the cash incentive,
known as “The Tarlaqueño Centenarian Ordinance of 2016” must be bona
fide resident of Tarlac province for at least one year prior to his or
her birthday and a registered voter in any municipality of the
province.

Centenarians who received cash incentives were 103
year-old Jaime Collado of Maamot, San Jose; 102 year-old Teodora
Ortega of Sinilian, Camiling; 101 year-old Edgardo Caparas of Burgos,
Moncada; 100 year-old Natividad Saluspeña of San Agustin, Gerona; 100
year-old Matilde Tongol of CubCub, Capas and 100 year-old Gertudis
Mendoza of Bobon 1st, Camiling.

Celebrants were Isabel Julian [102 years-old], Severo Nano
[102 years old], Aguida Bautista [109 years old], Ignacia Madriaga
[105 years old], Rufina Pagaduan [103 years old], Adriana Garcia [104
years old], Tomasa Gallardo [103 years old], Enriqueta Olivir [102
years old], Rufo Yumul [102 years old] and Alejandra Tiomico [101
years old].