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Mayor Panaligan provides cash gift to Calapeña centenarian

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Mayor Arnan Panaligan has personally turned over a cash gift to a centenarian in Calapan City.

Mayor Panaligan visited Mrs. Mercedes G. Valenzuela, of Bgy. Camilmil who just turned 100 years old.

“City Mayor Arnan C. Panaligan presented to Lola Mercedes a cash gift and plaque from the City Government,” the Mayor’s office said.

Joining Mayor Panaligan during the activity was City Social Welfare and Development Officer Ms. Juvy Bahia.

“Lola Mercedes does not use a wheelchair, can still read her prayer books and can engage in a conversation. She also signed by herself with a pen the acknowledgment form,” the mayor’s office said.

“When asked what she will do with with the cash award, Lola Mercedes quickly replied: ‘Itutulong ko sa mga nag-aaral mag pari.'”