Banking and Financial Services

CitySavings Celebrates National Teachers’ Month

Samuel Bello III and Jomes Kemuel Ibañez l Oct. 20,2017

City Savings Bank (CitySavings) honored thousands of educators through various events during the month-long celebration of National Teachers’ Month (NTM) from September 5 to October 5.

On Sept. 23, the bank co-presented “Titser Ko, Garbo Ko! Teachers’ Got Talent” together with the Department of Education (DepEd) Region 7, the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. (RAFI), Mega Cebu, and the Coalition for Better Education (CBE). The elimination round held at the Cube Wing of SM Seaside Cebu showcased the various talents of Cebuano teachers representing schools from the Local Government Units (LGUs) comprising Mega Cebu.

“This competition aims to honor and showcase the talents and creativity that our teachers have outside the classroom” shared CBE Executive Director Luchi Flores.

PROUD CEBUANO TALENT: Teachers’ Got Talent champion Melinda Lapingcao from the Division of Lapu-Lapu City during the Mega Cebu Awards Night last October 4 at Grand Convention Center of Cebu. Representatives from the contest sponsors and presenters handed the award (from left to right), VECO COO Anton Perdices (representing Aboitiz Group), CBE Executive Director Luchi Flores, and CitySavings Reputation Management Head Paula Ruelan.
PROUD CEBUANO TALENT: Teachers’ Got Talent champion Melinda Lapingcao from the Division of Lapu-Lapu City during the Mega Cebu Awards Night last October 4 at Grand Convention Center of Cebu. Representatives from the contest sponsors and presenters handed the award (from left to right), VECO COO Anton Perdices (representing Aboitiz Group), CBE Executive Director Luchi Flores, and CitySavings Reputation Management Head Paula Ruelan.

Teacher Melinda Lapingcao from the Division of Lapu-Lapu City emerged victorious with her superb song rendition of “Usahay” which she charmingly performed during the Mega Cebu Awards Night last October 4 at the Grand Convention Center of Cebu. Other winners came from the divisions of Danao City, Compostela, Carcar City, and Cordova.

Teacher-clients were delighted when City Savings Bankers from over 100 branches nationwide went the extra mile during the bank-wide NTM celebration last September 30 with fun games, appetizing snacks, refreshments and personalized freebies.

“Thank you CitySavings for celebrating teachers’ month with us. We felt welcomed and loved.”

-Lecar Marie Maghanoy, Teacher, Tubod National High School, Cebu

THANK YOU TEACHER: Public school teachers happily celebrated NTM with CitySavings Catarman.
THANK YOU TEACHER: Public school teachers happily celebrated NTM with CitySavings Catarman, Northern Samar.

 

THANK YOU TEACHER: CitySavings Digos honored teacher-clients during NTM with personalized freebies.
THANK YOU TEACHER: CitySavings Digos, Davao del Sur honored teacher-clients during NTM with personalized freebies.

As a recognized collaborating partner of the NTM Coordinating Council (NTMCC) since 2015, CitySavings was also given the opportunity to join the culmination activity spearheaded by DepEd Central Office last October 5 at Ibalong Centrum for Recreation, Legazpi City, Albay with the theme “Gurong Pilipino: Kaakbay sa Progreso”. About 6,000 teachers from the different regions nationwide came to celebrate.

“CitySavings has always been a great partner of DepEd in the implementation of its programs and projects” mentioned Sorsogon Province Schools Division Superintendent Loida Nedia as she conveyed the bank’s strong commitment in supporting teachers.

NATIONAL TEACHERS’ DAY: City Savings Bankers with DepEd Region 5 Director Ramon Fiel Abcede (center, in white) and Region 5 delegates during the National Teachers’ Day/World Teachers’ Day celebration at Ibalong Centrum for Recreation, Legazpi City, Albay last October 5.
NATIONAL TEACHERS’ DAY: City Savings Bankers with DepEd Region 5 Director Ramon Fiel Abcede (center, in white) and Region 5 delegates during the National Teachers’ Day/World Teachers’ Day celebration at Ibalong Centrum for Recreation, Legazpi City, Albay last October 5.

Hailing from a family of teachers, the Education Secretary commended the Filipino educators and emphasized the importance of continuous learning.

“I have heard stories of our teachers particularly their hard work and perseverance in this profession. We have to prepare students to accept change, to live with change, plan and react to change in a positive manner.”

-Sec. Leonor Briones, Department of Education

Republic Act 10743 and UNESCO have designated October 5 of every year as National Teachers’ Day and World Teachers’ Day to honor teachers and the central role they play in guiding children, youth and adults through the life-long learning process. The Philippines observes a month-long celebration to provide more opportunities for participating private and public organizations and agencies to honor teachers in various ways.


 

 

 

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