2 NegOcc groups ink MOA for cash aid use

first_imgBACOLODCity – Two volunteer rescue groups in this region have separately signed anagreement with the Office of Civil Defense in Western Visayas (OCD-6) for theuse of P300,000 cash incentive each received as among the winners of the 21stGawad Kalasag. Therecipient would also be needed to submit a project proposal, including otherpertinent documents needed for infrastructure projects or procurement ofvehicle or equipment, as well as maintain a separate book of accounts for thefund, issue an official receipt, and create a team responsible for the projectimplementation. The GawadKalasag (KAlamidad at Sakuna LAbanan,SAriling Galing ang Kaligtasan), organized by the Department of NationalDefense-OCD and the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council,recognizes the exemplary efforts in empowering communities to be capacitatedand disaster-resilient.(With a reportfrom PNA/PN) The otherMOA inked by Nuñez was with Kami Sunoi Inc. forefounder Patrick Mabag at theNegros Occidental Provincial Capitol Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson acted as thewitness.The Amity group was named as the Western Visayas’ top winner and Hall of Fameawardee under the Volunteer Organization category, while the Kami Sunoi Inc.was the winner of the Best People’s Organization during the national awardingceremony held at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay Citylast December. “Therecipient shall utilize the incentive only for the implementation of programs,activities, and projects aligned with the National Disaster Risk Reduction andManagement Plan, Local Climate Action Plan, Philippine Development Plan, SendaiFramework for Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development Goals,” theMOA said. OCD-6regional director Jose Roberto Nuñez signed the MOA on behalf of the agencywith AVFB fire chief Mike Gorne in rites held at the Bacolod City GovernmentCenter, in the presence of Mayor Evelio Leonardia on Feb18. A copy ofthe uniform memorandum of agreement (MOA) obtained by the Philippine NewsAgency from the OCD-6 on Feb. 20 showed the two groups as the Amity VolunteerFire Brigade (AVFB) of this city and the Kami Sunoi (Kami ang Mabulig sa Inyo Saligan Utod Ninyo sa Oras sang Ital-ItalInc.) from Binalbagan, Negros Occidental.last_img read more

Orioles give MLB Draft’s top pick Adley Rutschman record $8.1M signing bonus

first_imgWe’ve got our man. #Birdland pic.twitter.com/Ig1Trh2hGf— Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) June 24, 2019A switch-hitting catcher who throws right-handed, Rutschman signed his contract left-handed. Related News Officially an O. ✒️ #Birdland pic.twitter.com/qmgSRSpVSu— Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) June 24, 2019Rutschman, 21, slashed .411/.575/.751 with 17 home runs and 58 RBIs for the Beavers this season. He also threw out base stealers at a 48.1 percent rate.The Orioles are scheduled to present Rutschman at Camden Yards before Tuesday’s game against the Padres with a press conference and in-game introduction. According to MLB.com’s Jim Callis, Rutschman received an MLB-record $8.1 million signing bonus. Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole had set the mark when he received an $8 million bonus from the Pirates as the first overall pick in the 2011 draft. Mets fine, but do not suspend, Mickey Callaway, Jason Vargas after incident with reporter Cardinals confirm Jordan Hicks has torn UCL Adley Rutschman is officially an Oriole.Baltimore on Monday signed the former Oregon State catcher and No. 1 draft pick ahead of the July 12 deadline to sign selections. Dodgers to extend protective netting after latest fan injurylast_img read more