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PRESS RELEASE: PHLPost participates in 2019 Brigada Eskwela

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The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) together with Government and Private Partners joined the National Brigada Eskwela Kick-off ceremony which marked the start of the Nationwide School Maintenance Week held at the Alfonso Central School in Alfonso, Cavite.

With the theme "Matatag na Bayan para sa Maunlad na Paaralan",€ the 2019 Brigada Eskwela is in preparation for the nationwide school opening in June. Through the participation of personnel from different agencies, the true meaning of bayanihan and the power of unity is being showcased in this activity spearheaded by the Department of Education (DepEd).

PHLPost held the Nationwide "Salamat Po Teacher"€ Grand Raffle draw and announced the winners in the presence of representatives from the Department of Education. Three winners from Luzon namely; Mary June Bantoc of Quezon, Joren Allorde of Albay, and Julia Andrea Vera no of Tarmac won P10,000 each while Jasmine Disso of Iloilo City and Maria Alexi of Surigao Del Norte also won P10,000 in the Visayas and Mindanao respectively.

Aside from disseminating the program's information and mission, PHLPost donated pencils and Salamat Po Cards to the teachers and other guests. The activity also conducted orientations and advocacy campaigns such as Anti-Illegal Drug Campaign, Wash in Schools Campaign, Disaster Resiliency Campaign, and Laki sa Tibay Nutrition Educational Campaign.

Alfonso, Cavite Mayor Virgilio Varias attended the event and thanked all Government and Private Partners who helped and participated the Brigada Eskwela.

PHOTO CAPTION: PHLPOST employees and officials with Usec. Tonisito M.C. Umali, Esq. of the Department of Education (DepEd)