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Mayor Justina Mb. Yu, Among The Regional Awardee For Civil Service Commission’s 2017 Search For Outstanding Public Officials And Employees

Mayor Yu in the middle holding her Plaque of Recognition as Presidential or Lingkod Bayan regional awardee

Mayor Justina MB. Yu was one out of the eight (8) regional awardees for Presidential or Lingkod Bayan Award for Individual Category during the Regional Recognition and Awards Rites for 2017 Search for Outstanding Public Officials and Employees held at Grand Men Seng Hotel, Davao City on September 8, 2017.

This annual program of Civil Service Commission is part of their highlight activities in celebration of the Philippine Civil Service Month. It was a presentation of the awardees’ significant accomplishments and conferment of awards per category. The participants were also kept amused as Tagum City Chamber Chorale’s performed their melodious songs. They are among the eight (8) choral groups that will compete for the grand prize in the 2017 Government Choral Competition (GCC) to be held on September 20, 2017 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines.


From left: Christine Joy Z. Tinaco - HRMO Des., Robert S. Martinez – Commissioner of Civil Service Commission, Hon. Justina MB. Yu – Municipal Mayor of San Isidro/Regional Awardee for Presidential or Lingkod Bayan Award Individual Category, Hon. Feliciano S. Yu, Sr. – Husband/Sangguniang Bayan Member IP Representative, and Ma. Theresa D. Arancana – LEIPO Des.


The Civil Service Commission Pagasa (Pagasa) Award is conferred to an individual or group of individuals for outstanding contribution/s resulting from an idea or performance that directly benefit more than one department of the government while the Presidential or Lingkod Bayan (PLB) Award is conferred to an individual or group of individuals for exceptional or extraordinary contributions resulting from an idea or performance that had nationwide impact on public interest, security and patrimony. Five (5) awardees for the individual category and four (4) groups were cited for their commendation under PagAsa Award. For this year’s search under Presidential or Lingkod Bayan Award, eight (8) regional awardees were named and called to receive their recognition. It is our pride that among the awardees is our very own Honorable Municipal Mayor Justina MB. Yu and DENR-XI's Protected Area Superintendent (PASu) Ruel D. Colong.

Mayor Yu has been known for her unwavering contribution in conservation and protection of the environment and noble support for education of less fortunate children which flagged to her nomination to this awards rite.