Mayor Panaligan opens 2019 Calapan City Taekwondo Championship


Mayor Arnan C. Panaligan spearheaded the 2019 Calapan City Taekwondo Championship last Saturday.

Also in attendance during the event were other ranking officials of the city such as Vice Mayor Gil Ramirez and City Councilors Mylene de Jesus and Charles Pansoy.

“The tournament was organized by the City Youth and Sports Development Department headed by Mr. Marvin Panahon,” Panaligan’s office said.

“Aside from participants from Calapan City, teams coming from other towns of Oriental Mindoro, Occidental Mindoro, Batangas and Romblon competed in the event,” it added.

Meanwhile, Panaligan, Ramirez and Pansoy attended the Palaro ng Lahi Sportsfest 2019 of the Padre Pio Mission Area.

“The activity was held at Bgy. Baruyan, one of the barangays within the jurisdiction of Padre Pio Mission Area,” the mayors office said.

Meanwhile, last Friday, Panaligan led the .eeting of the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council.

“The main agenda was the preparation for the Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake and Tsunami Drill with Calapan City as the main venue on November 14, 2019,” Panaligan’s office said.

This event will also commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Magnitude 7.1 Mindoro Earthquake that struck at the early morning of November 15, 1994,” it added.