73 Couples take the lifetime vow of love and fidelity in a moving ceremony on February 16 officiated by Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo at the Pantawan sa Dumaguete in Rizal Boulevard witnessed by hundreds of friends and family members. The wedding rites presided by Mayor Remollo legitimizes their union and offspring.
Governor Roel Degamo, Councilors Lilani Ramon, Alan Cordova, Michael Bandal, Joe Kenneth Arbas, Manuel Arbon, Lionel Banogon and the barangay captains served as primary sponsors. Councilor Karissa Tolentino-Maxino and her husband Adriel Zane Cutillar Maxino renewed their vows along with the other couples.
A second mass wedding might be scheduled in the 2nd half of this year. Interested couples only need to contact the Local Civil Registrar’s Office beside the Fire Department for the requirements.