This year’s municipal culminating activity for Nutrition Month is such a fun and healthy activity for Dalaguetnons! Guided by the theme, “Ugaliing Magtanim, Sapat na Nutrisyon Aanihin”, a gathering of more than three hundred representatives from different barangays and sectors from schools, women’s organization, and local government departments have grazed the activity on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at the Dalaguete Sports Complex.

“Ugaliing Magtanim, Sapat na Nutrisyon Aanihin”

Highlights of the event include competitions for Nutri-Queen 2018, Nutri-Fair, Ang Pinaka-Challenge showcasing the best and biggest of local farmers’ fresh produce from their respective farms, as well as poster making contest in celebration for this year’s theme.

On an equally important scale, participants also witnessed the official launching of the Gulayan sa Paaralan initiative for all schools and daycare centers in the municipality pearheaded by Municipal Agriculture and Natural Resources officer, Engineer Expedizitas Lenares. Signing of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Municipality of Dalaguete and Gawad Kalinga Foundation was also highlighted in the activity, making things official for collaboration of services and programs that would highly benefit the municipality.

The organizers of the activity, especially the health office, is optimistic that activities highlighting the importance of nutrition are continued and supported, not only by the local government unit, but more importantly by the overall community for a healthier and more progressive municipality, as a true testament in word and in deed being the infamous Vegetable Basket of Cebu.