Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo led the lighting up of the community Christmas tree at the Manuel L. Quezon Park this evening with city officials and hundreds of excited citizens of all ages.
Residents representing the various sectors of the community expressed their most desired wishes for a safe, healthy and progressive Dumaguete City in the year 2022.
Mayor Remollo, while mourning the lives lost to the COVID-19 pandemic, also expressed gratitude to the many thousands of residents who recovered from the dreaded virus and to the brave government workers and frontliners taking good care of those who are sick to nurse them back to health.
This year’s Pasko sa Dumaguete underscores the theme: Proclaiming Peace this Christmas!
The community also pays tribute to all the local artists and electricians and welders of the City Engineer’s Office who created the Christmas doves and other beloved symbols now mounted along the streets, Pantawan 2 People’s Park and the giant Christmas tree, which added color and life to our festivities and enriched our Christian tradition.
Among the officials present are Vice-Mayor Karissa Tolentino-Maxino, Councilors Manuel Sagarbarria, Michael Bandal, Edgar Lentorio Jr., Lilani Ramon, Manuel Patrimonio, Liga ng mga Barangay President Dionie Amores, SK President Renz Macion, Calindagan Punong Barangay Maisa Sagarbarria, Poblacion 8 Punong Barangay Maelyne Mariano, former Vice-Mayor Franklin Esmeña Jr., former Councilor Samuel Dicen, Retired General Rey Lyndon Lawas, Barangay and SK Officials and heads of the various departments in the city government.