OSCA-Butuan celebrates Senior Citizens' Week
by Robert E. Roperos
BUTUAN CITY (October 2) -- The Office of Senior Citizens Affairs (OSCA) of this city currently opens this morning, October 2 the celebration of the Senior Citizens' Week that will run up to October 7, 2006.
Randolph Plaza, Butuan City Councilor and OSCA Chairman said, series of activities are in-lined in the week-long celebration. Among those include the hataw and media exposure, art painting, and medical outreach program.
The celebration will be conducted nationwide under Proclamation Order No. 470, declaring the first week of October every year as Linggo ng Katandaang Pilipino (Elderly Filipino Week).
The theme of this year's celebration is "Nakatatanda: Kaagapay sa Pagkakaisa at Kapayapaan" (Elderly: Partners in Peace and Unity). (PIA-13) [top]