Kabisig Commemorates People Power I
Davao City (19 February) -- The Kabisig in cooperation with the Rotary clubs in Davao City and government agencies, will commemorate the 23rd EDSA People Power Revolution I with the "Kabisig People Power Government Expo 2009," a one-stop information exhibit which aims to spread the good news about government by showcasing their various profiles, service facilities, programs, projects and accomplishments.
The Kabisig Expo will be held at the lobby of the Sangguniang Panglungsod Building from February 23 to 26, 2009.
On February 25, 2009 at 7:00 a.m. a special commemoration program at the People Power monument (fronting San Pedro Cathedral) will be also held. It will be followed by a one-day medical, dental and blood-letting activity at Rizal Park area.
In an interview with Daniel Guillen, chairman of Kabisig and president of Rotary Club of Calinan-Davao, he explained that Kabisig means "kapit-bisig" or linking of arms, a collective effort towards unity and progress. It means that people must come together, work together, struggle together for a common cause. It embodies the spirit of unity, cooperation and self-help. That is why the motto of Kabisig is "magtulungan tayo."
He added that the information exhibits that Kabisig conducts yearly aims to supplement the information campaign of government. He said that many Filipinos do not know that there are about 240 government agencies and instrumentalities and the services many of them offer. The Kabisig exhibits place many government agencies under one roof for easy access to information and services. (KABISIG/PIA XI) [top]