Dumaguete City officials and employees gathered for one night to celebrate the culmination of the 119th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary at the Presidencia Grounds, Friday.

Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo lauded the nearly 2, 000 officials and employees of the city government and urged them to continue serving the public with sincerity and dedication amid challenges in governance.

In the same evening, 15 candidates competed for the Urban Styler of the Night won by Elaine Elumir of the City Accounting Office.

The recipient of this year’s Sunshine Awards are: Tigie James R. Tanilon, Leopoldo E. Blanco III, Engr. Edwin C. Quirit, Christian S. Cimafranca, Efren L. Santillan, Laureano Viliran, Marlon A. Gatchalian and Pergentino A. Cual.

These eight model employees were chosen as Sunshine Awardees for their admirable attendance record for incurring no undertime, absences and leaves from September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019 per the DTR system.