Mayor Gila distributes cash grants to surviving WWII veterans

Written by
  • Maria Vinnise Marcelo .
  • 3 years ago

In celebration of 79th anniversary of Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor) last April 9, Dinalupihan Mayor Gila Garcia, together with Sangguniang Bayan members personally handed over the PhP 20,000.00 cash incentives to each of the two (2) surviving World War II veterans in Dinalupihan, strictly observing minimum health protocols, in their respective residences.

This is in compliance to Municipal Ordinance no. 13 series of 2021 which awards PhP 20,000.00 each to all living WWII veterans and PhP 5,000.00 each to surviving spouses. Said ordinance aims to recognize the patriotism of the veterans that through their heroic deeds we get to enjoy our freedom despite limitations in our movements due to COVID-19 pandemic.

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