ANGELES CITY – Angeles City Mayor Edgardo D. Pamintuan officiated the awarding ceremony of the city’s loyal public servants during a fitting rites held Monday at the City Hall.
A total of 88 employees were given recognitions for being loyal to their work and for adhering to their bestowed mandates that brought further development to the city.
“By saying ‘loyal’ we mean being faithful, not to the person who is seated in power, but to our constituents whom we dedicate all our government services,” said Mayor Pamintuan.
The loyalty awardees were duly chosen by the selection committee under the Programs on Awards and Incentives for Service Excellence (PRAISE) spearheaded and organized by the City Human Resources and Management Office (HRMO).
The awardees were divided into three categories: bronze awardees for 10-15 years of service, silver awardees for 20-25 years of service, and gold awardees for 30 years and more.
This year, the city government recognized 38 bronze awardees, 22 silver awardees, and 28 gold awardees.
For his part, Mayor Pamintuan expressed his thanks to the city’s loyal employees for being the key players of the city’s success.
“You have rendered unwavering public service which triggered us in achieving various awards from the different award-giving bodies. The city will not be able to thrive if it is not because of your hard work and dedication,” said Mayor Pamintuan.
Awardees received cash incentives, loyalty pins, and certificates from the city government.
Joining the mayor in the awarding rites are Vice Mayor Bryan Matthew Nepomuceno, Councilors Carmelo “Pogi” Lazatin, Joseph “PG” Ponce and Amos Rivera, City Administrator Dennis Albert Pamintuan, City HRM Officer Elizabeth Lagman, AGENDA President Ed Sanchez and the rest of the PRAISE committee members.