Butuan City runs for children's running shoes
Butuan City (30 November) -- The City Government of Butuan, for the first time joins the annual Milo Marathon last November 21, 2010 at Rizal Park, Butuan City, spearheaded by Honorable Mayor Ferdinand M. Amante, together with Mr Jay Rivero of the City Sports Committee as commitment to contribute in financing the events' thrust of providing running shoes for the poor children around the country.
Mayor Amante believes in the advocacy of the Milo Event and declares his support by enjoining around 100 employees to run in the 3k, 5k, 10k and 21k of this year's 34th Milo Marathon.
Honorable Amante assures that this would be the start of the partnership of Butuan City Government and Milo Marathon Organizers in nation building through participation of activities that would help fight poverty promoting health of the citizens. (Agnes B. Tumulak, Butuan City-PIO/PIA-Caraga) [top]