The Local Government Unit of Kalibo spearheaded by Municipal Mayor Juris B. Sucro celebrated the commencement of the annual Municipal Officials and Employees Sportsfest which is now on its 26th year. This celebration is also the highlight for the celebration of the 122nd Anniversary of the Philippine Civil Service with the theme: “Transforming Public Service in the Next Decade: Honing Agile and Future-Ready Servant Heroes.”

The program started with a Thanksgiving Mass that was held at St. John the Baptist Cathedral, then followed by a parade at Kalibo Pastrana Park to Magsaysay Park. A Zumba/Mass Demonstration was performed by the LGU employees and then was followed by the official program.

Mayor Juris B. Sucro expressed his warm message through Ms. Giselle F. Quimpo, Executive Assistant II, for the annual sportsfest along with Dir. Leo G. Jamorin, Director II, CSC Aklan Field Office. The Panunumpa sa Watawat was conducted by FO1 Rene T. Aljusan, Jr., BFP-Kalibo and the Aklan Hymn/Kalibo Anthem was performed by the LGU Kalibo Municipal Chorale. Team Banners were raised by the Team Coordinators & Escorts/Muse. The Municipal Vice Mayor, Dr. Cynthia C. Dela Cruz gave her opening remarks for the said program as well as conducting the lighting of the Sportsfest Torch.

The 26th Kalibo Municipal Officials and Employees Sportsfest 2022 will hold various sports activities throughout the duration of the Sportsfest through the guidance of the Executive Committee and Working Committee.

The program will continue to hold its Sports Activities in Magsaysay Park until September 30, 2022 (Friday).

📸: Doniel Aguirre