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PIA Press Release
2010/06/21

Dagupan City celebrates 63rd 'birthday'

By Venus H. Sarmiento

Dagupan City (21 June) -- This city, known as the Bangus Capital of the World, celebrated its 63rd 'birthday' today by recognizing Dagupeņo achievers and promising youth.

Dubbed as 'Agew na Dagupan' (Dagupan Day), the event gathered prominent Dagupeņos who, in their respective capacities, led popular national agencies and organizations.

Guest Speaker Eleazar 'Eli' Quinto, former secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, said he is proud to trace his roots from Dagupan. He encouraged the youth to aspire for good ambitions and work for it.

"Mag-ambisyon kayo sa buhay at lagyan niyo ng time frame. Pagkatapos pagtrabahuan niyo ang pagkamit ng mga ambisyon na yun," Quinto said citing Elpidio Quirino as an example who, as a child, yearned to build a beautifiul house and eventually became president of the Philippines.

Quinto said parents and adults should also teach the young on loving this city where they grew up as it is "important to love your roots regardless of whatever you achieved in life."

Quinto hails from barangay Lucao and studied at the West Central Elementary school and at the Dagupan City National High school. He later became heads of various national agencies.

Other highlights of the program were the awarding of plaque of recognition to three other Dagupeņos who headed national leagues-- Atty. Farah Marie Decano as national president of the League of Lady Legislators; Councilor Michael Fernandez, national president of the Philippine Councilors' League; and Josephine De Vera, national president of the Kapisanan ng mga may Kapansanan (KAMPI).

Also recognized were high schools students from various schools who served as little city officials when the city celebrated the 'Ogugaw ya Manlingcor'program. (PIA-Pangasinan) [top]

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