Oro gov't sportsfest opens September 14
Cagayan de Oro City (13 September) -- A year-round physical fitness program intended for Cagayan de Oro City government officials and employees will formally kick-off tomorrow, September 14, 3:00 p.m., at the City Hall grounds.
This was disclosed by City Councilor Jerico Goldmar P. Ebabacol, chairman of the City Council's committee on youth and sports development.
The sports festival, dubbed as the "2007 City Government Inter-Department Sportsfest", will be formally opened by sports-loving City Mayor Constantino G. Jaraula.
A ceremonial toss by the city mayor will shortly follow after the formal declaration of the opening of games.
The revitalized sportsfest is in line with Mayor Jaraula's thrusts to make local government officials and employees stay active and healthy through a sustained year-round sports development program.
Among the events to be played are basketball, volleyball (men and women), table tennis (men and women), badminton (men and women), chess and dart. (Cagayan de Oro City IO/PIA-MisOrOccCam i-Net) [top]