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BALAOANIAN AMONG OUTSTANDING DAY CARE WORKERS OF LA UNION

Ms. Elvira Gagua, Child Development Worker of Brgy. Nagsabaran Norte, is among the Outstanding Day Care Workers of La Union for 2017. Awarding Ceremonies were held last November 29, 2017 at the Diego Silang Hall, Provincial Capitol, City of San Fernando, La Union. Ms. Gagua, together with her fellow awardees, received a cash prize and plaque of recognition from the Provincial Government of La Union headed by Gov. Francisco Emmanuel “Pacoy” R. Ortega III.

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BALAOAN IS PURPLE RIBBON AWARDEE

The municipality of Balaon, La Union received the Purple Ribbon Award during the Pammadayaw ti DOH 2017 held at Bangko Sentral Convention Hall, San Fernando City, La Union last December 14, 2017. It ranked first in La Union and first runner-up in Region 1.

The Purple Ribbon Award, which was launched in 2016, recognizes local government units as well as civil society organizations for their exemplary practices, accomplishments and innovations in the implementation of Reproductive Health and Family Planning Program.

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BALAOAN DONATES PROPERTY TO BOOST BFP CAPABILITY

In a move to modernize and make more effective the delivery of fire safety and preparedness in the community, the municipal government donated to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) a piece of its property formerly known as the Balaoan Children’s Park in Barangay Antonino paving the way for the construction of a new municipal fire station. With the donation of the lot, the Balaoan Fire Station finally hurdled its greatest obstacle in its programmed infrastructure works that will certainly get the construction rolling.

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BALAOAN BAGS PABASA SA NUTRISYON EXEMPLARY AWARD

The Municipality of Balaoan, La Union was  conferred the Pabasa sa Nutrisyon Exemplary Award in Cebu City on August 11, 2017  during the Region 7 Regional Nutrition Action Officers’ Congress and Grand Nutrition Awards. Ms. Ma. Cecilia Castillo, Municipal Nutrition Action Officer, received said award

The Pabasa sa Nutrisyon Exemplary Award recognizes LGUs and organizations that have successfully implemented the Pabasa sa Nutrisyon (PSN) and received the PSN Outstanding Award for at least two (2) years.

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BALAOAN HOSTS GRAND AERO-ZUMBA

Mayor Aleli Concepcion and Congressman Pablo C. Ortega led more than six hundred constituents of the various towns and city of the first district of La Union for the Grand Aero-Zumba at the Balaoan Farmers Civic Center on August 12, 2017.

Participants sweated it out to various music with energetic instructors for about an hour and a half starting at 6:30 a.m. Thereafter, a raffle was held with prizes from various sponsors, to wit:

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BALAOAN SUPPORTS ZERO OPEN DEFECATION (ZOD) PROGRAM

Improper excreta disposal is the principal factor in the transmission and spread of gastrointestinal infections including parasitism. It may also lead to contamination of water supply sources which may result to outbreak of diseases such as cholera and gastroenteritis. In addition, improper and unsanitary excreta disposal brings about unsightly conditions and foul odors, which are a definite nuisance to any community.

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BALAOAN RECEIVES 2016 SEAL OF CHILD-FRIENDLY LOCAL GOVERNANCE

The municipality proved once again its effort in advancing the welfare of children during the conferment and awarding ceremonies of the 2016 Seal of Child-Friendly Local Governance (SCFLG) on June 28, 2017 at Crown Legacy Hotel, Baguio City. For two straight years, in 2015 and 2016, Balaoan is a recipient of the SCFLG, as conferred by the Council for the Welfare of Children.

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BALAOAN LADY MAYOR WALKS THE TALK IN SOMA

Balaoan lady mayor lawyer Aleli U. Concepcion made good her election promise to double her accomplishments during her term as she delivered before the town’s multi-sectoral group of citizens representing the government and the private sector her first State of the Municipality Address  at the Balaoan Farmers Civic Center on June 30, 2017 highlighting the accomplishments of her administration in its  first year which the people saw as a confirmation of her determination to fulfill her promises when she assumed office last year.

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BALAOAN IS BEST LGU IMPLEMENTER OF SWM IN PUBLIC MARKET IN REGION I

LGU Balaoan received a Plaque of Recognition from the DENR as the Best Implementer of Solid Waste Management (SWM) in Public Market in Region-I for the Municipality Category during the awarding ceremonies held last June 27, 2017 at Hotel Ariana, Bauang, La Union.

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BALAOAN IS 1ST RUNNER-UP IN 2016 REGIONAL CSG SEARCH

Balaoan was proclaimed 1st runner-up in the 2016 Regional Search for the Cleanest, Safest and Greenest LGU among 1st to 3rd class municipalities (Municipality A) category during the Regional Development Council (RDC)-I Awards and Recognition Program held on May 09, 2017 at the Vigan Convention Center, Vigan City, Ilocos Sur. The plaque was awarded by Hon. Juan Carlos S. Medina, RDC-I Chairperson & Mayor of Vigan City and Director Nestor G. Rillon of NEDA-I.

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LGU BALAOAN STRENGTHENS ITS VOLUNTARY BLOOD DONATION PROGRAM

LGU Balaoan further intensifies its voluntary blood donor recruitment campaign to include LGU employees, line agencies, NGOs, student groups and BHWs. In partnership with the Ilocos Training and  Regional Medical Center (ITRMC) and  the Provincial Health Office (PHO), LGU Balaoan conducted its first blood- letting activity for 2017 last March 24. A total of 147 potential blood donors registered, 41 of whom were deferred during the donor screening interview and due to low hemoglobin resulting to 104Balaoanians who were successfully bled.

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Gov. Pacoy Distributes ESA to Victims of Typhoon Lando

A total of one hundred sixty six (166) families reported affected during the surge of Typhoon “Lando” in October 2015 were given the Emergency Shelter Assistance (ESA).  This is a program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) through the Office of the Provincial Government to help the affected families reconstruct/repair their damaged houses.

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EARTH HOUR 2017 CELEBRATION IN BALAOAN, A HUGE SUCCESS!

Dubbed as “BALAOAN UNPLUGGED”, the Earth Hour 2017 Celebration was held at the Public Market GroundsinBalaoan last March 25, 2017 with the theme “Shine A Light on Climate Action”.

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Balaoan paves way to tablet-based household survey through CBMS

The Local Government Unit (LGU) of Balaoan, La Union, in partnership with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), adopts the latest module on data collection using the Community-Based Monitoring System Accelerated Poverty Profiling (CBMS‐APP)

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Eighty-eight couples tie the knot in Mass Wedding

As a Valentine’s gift to her constituents, on February 15, 2017, Atty. Aleli Concepcion, Municipal Mayor, sponsored and officiated the wedding of 88 couples from various barangays of Balaoan in a Mass Wedding held at the Balaoan Farmers Civic Center.

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Balaoan Conducts Clean-up Drive

In support of Proclamation No. 760 series of 2014 declaring every month of January as Zero Waste Month, as well as the 17th signing anniversary of R.A. 9003 or the Solid Waste Management Act on January 16, 2017, the Municipality of Balaoan conducted a municipal-wide clean-up drive on January 20, 2017.

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Balaoan swears in new lady mayor

Balaoan, La Union- In a historic first, the municipality of Balaoan finally gets to have a lady mayor breaking the decades old tradition of town leadership dominated by male political leaders in this first class municipality of northern La Union.

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LGU Balaoan bags Pabasa Sa Nutrisyon Outstanding Award again

For the second year in a row, LGU Balaoan received the PabasasaNutriyon Outstanding Award from the Philippine Association of Nutrition (PAN) Inc. during the PAN Annual Convention on July 7, 2016.

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LGU Balaoan implements various agricultural and fisheries projects

In line with the anti-poverty program of the government, the Municipal Mayor of Balaoan, Atty. Aleli U. Concepcion, spearheaded the implementation of different projects on agriculture and fisheries to benefit farmer and fisherfolk beneficiaries of the municipality.

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Balaoan is Region I’s Most Competitive Municipality in terms of Infrastructure

The Municipality of Balaoan headed by Mayor Atty. Aleli U. Concepcion ranked No. 79 nationwide and No. 1 in Region I under the Infrastructure Category in the 2016 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI) conferred by the National Competitiveness Council (NCC).

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LGU Balaoan grabs Best Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and Nutrition (MNCHN) Implementer Award for 2016

LGU Balaoan was awarded for the second year in a row as one of the Best LGU MNCHN Implementers of La Union for 2016 during the Pammadayawti DOH held at Oasis Country Resort on December 2, 2016. It shares this award with two other municipalities of La Union-Naguilian and Burgos.

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LGU Balaoan Strengthens Local DRRM for a more Disaster-Resilient Municipality

Under the new leadership of Mayor Aleli U. Concepcion, LGU Balaoan further strengthens Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) as one of its major programs.

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Grand Fiesta marks rise of a progressive new Balaoan leadership

Balaoan, La Union- The municipality of Balaoan opens the new era of political leadership led by its first lady mayor Atty. Aleli U. Concepcion as the town celebrated its Annual Town Fiesta last December 2016 that was designed to surpass all past festivities of the town in pomp and glitter.

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Balaoan Day Care Workers undergo ECCD Training Workhsop

The 38 Day Care Workers in the 36 barangays of Balaoan continuously attend trainings and seminars to equip them with knowledge on the Standards on Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD).   Accordingly, a 2-day Capability Building Training on the National Early Learning Framework and the New Standards for Child Development Centers was conducted last August 30 -31, 2016 at the LGU Conference Hall. 

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PGLU awards Bongolan

The Provincial Government of La Union (PGLU) headed by Gov. Francisco Emmanuel “Pacoy” R. Ortega III awarded Mrs. Imelda N. Bongolan, Day Care Worker of Almeida (Sitio Sta. Isabel), Balaoan, La Union as one of the Ten (10) Outstanding Day Care Workers of La Union.

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LGU Balaoan launches Wellness Program

Balaoan, La Union – The Local Government Unit of Balaoan under the leadership of Mayor Aleli U. Concepcion launched a fitness program dubbed as “ZumBalaoan,” last October 7, 2016 at the Balaoan Farmers Civic Center.

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Antonino, Almeida and Ar-Arampang shine in 16th Mayor’s Cup Basketball Tournament

Basketball is considered as everybody’s game; it’s a game of a thousand thrills that effectively diverts the attention of the young generation from vices. Every year, LGU Balaoan organizes a basketball tournament to encourage the youth to adhere to sports to maximize their mental and physical growth, among other.

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Balaoan celebrates Universal Children’s Month

Universal Children’s Month is celebrated every November. For 2016, the theme was “IsulongKalidadnaEdukasyonparasaLahatng Bata”.   Balaoanday care children celebrated the event last November 7, 2016. A simple program was held at the Balaoan Farmers Civic Centerwhere Day Care Children from the 38 day care centers competed in three(3) categories: Draw and Tell, Singing and Folk Dance.   

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Balaoan Drug Surenderees undergo Livelihood Training

The Municipal Government of Balaoan, La Union through the able leadership of our Honorable Mayor, Atty. Aleli U. Concepcion is true to its commitment in the elimination of illegal drugs in the locality.  Our municipal mayor has instructed the office of the MSWD and the Balaoan PNP headed by PCI Jeofrey Sanchez to coordinate on all possible reintegration programs for the surrendered drug personalities. 

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The Municipality Of Tigaon, Camarines Sur Visits Balaoan

Headed by their Local Chief Executive, Mayor Pamela Rinah B. Fuentebella, the Municipality of Tigaon, Camarines Sur, composed of Sangguniang Bayan Members and Department Heads visited Balaoan, La Union last November 5, 2016.

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Balaoan Wins 2016 Search for Cleanest, Safest and Greenest Municipality in La Union

The Municipality of Balaoan headed by its Municipal Mayor, Atty. Aleli U. Concepcion was chosen as the Provincial Winner in the 2016 Search for Cleanest, Safest and Greenest Municipality sponsored by the Provincial Government of La Union therough the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO). Balaoan got the 1st place under the 1st-3rd class Municipality Category. Last year, Balaoan was second place in the same search.

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