SAN ISIDRO, Northern Samar- The municipal government of this town has join the national nutrition celebration held every July of the year.
Mayor Ferdinand Avila, through municipal nutrition action officer Cleopatra Flores, initiated several activities as part of the celebration which had a theme ‘Ugaliing Magtanim, Sapat na Nutrisyon Aanihin.’
Among these activities was a street parade participated by various schools, barangay nutrition scholars.
In his message, Mayor Avila extended his gratitude to the heads of the nutrition office; social welfare under Amalia Grimpula; agriculture office; and barangay nutrition scholars coming from the 14 barangays of the own for their continued support on making the annual celebration a resounding success.
Flores said that the celebration was highlighted with the cooking contest of ‘pinakbet’—produced from their own farm.
Also held was the ‘pinaka’ contest involving different types of root crops and vegetables.
In both contest, the winners received cash prizes.
During the celebration, the municipal government distributed free seedlings and other planting materials to mothers and to the barangay nutrition scholars.