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Balaoan, La Union - Lady Mayor and Lawyer Aleli Concepcion is named one of the Most Outstanding Mayors for 2020 by the Superbrands Marketing International (SMI).

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Balaoan receives Seal of Good Financial Housekeeping

Fresh from receiving the Gold Award in the First Anti-Drug Abuse Council (ADAC) Performance Audit in December 28 of last year, Balaoan goes on a winning streak as it passes anew the standards for the Seal of Good Financial Housekeeping (SGFH) set by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) for 2018. Balaoan joins 115 other municipalities of La Union that successfully passed the DILG evaluation for 2018.

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Balaoan gets National Child-Friendly Local Governance Award for 2018

Balaoan affirms its commitment as a friendly haven for effective child care and protection as it received the Seal of Child Friendly Governance Award for 2018. Balaoan has been receiving said award since 2014.

"The recognition that we have just received proves once and for all our resolve to make Balaoan not only a peaceful and progressive community but more importantly a place where children are given prime importance in socio-economic welfare and well-being," Balaoan lady mayor Atty. Aleli U. Concepcion said.

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Balaoan receives highest award from DILG

Manila- Balaoan lady mayor, Atty.Aleli U. Concepcion, and local municipal officials receive the 2018 Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) marker from the Department of the Interior and Local Government  (DILG) during ceremonies at the Tent City, Manila Hotel on November 6, 2018 which enables the municipal government to access a P3.2 million allocation from the Performance Challenge Fund to help finance the town’s high impact capital investment projects like water and sanitation system, access roads and health centers.  This is the second SGLG award received by the municipality after having won its first under the leadership of then Mayor and now Vice Mayor Atty. Al-Fred O. Concepcion in 2015.

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Balaoan bags gold in first ADAC performance audit

Manila- 2018 proved to be a bountiful year for the municipality of Balaoan as it continued to harvest national awards and recognitions.

In ceremonies held at the Tent City, Manila Hotel on December 28, 2018, the municipality was awarded a Plaque of Recognition and a Cash Incentive of Php250,000 after it was declared a Gold Awardee in the First Anti-Drug Abuse Council (ADAC) Performance Audit for having  garnered a perfect score of 100 in the functionality of its local ADAC for 2017.

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Balaoan receives GOLD AWARD during the 1st Anti-Drug Abuse Council Performance Award

Balaoan receives GOLD AWARD during the 1st Anti-Drug Abuse Council Performance Award held last December 28, 2018 at the Manila Hotel. Our local Anti-Drug Abuse Council headed by Mayor Aleli Concepcion garnered 100 points or ideal functionality.

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Declaration of Balaoan as Drug Free Municipality AVP

AVP 2017

Balaoan Hymn

Sea Urchin Capital of La Union

Dubbed as the “Sea Urchin Capital of La Union” and famous for high quality Virginia tobacco, Balaoan is the center of the northern municipalities of La Union. It is one of the cleanest, safest and greenest municipalities in Region I. With dynamic, dedicated and strong-willed leaders and a supportive, healthy and disciplined community, Balaoan, La Union is rapidly becoming a major agricultural and industrial hub in the Ilocandia. This 2018 SGLG Award is testament that indeed, “Tuloy Ang Aksyon! Aksyon Itan…Balaoan!”

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