by: Aurell P. Arais
The Regional Coordinating Council for Northern Mindanao will be conducting a two day 2nd Regional Rescue Olympics starting today July 11, 2007 in Cagayan de Oro City.
Based on report from City Civil Defense Deputized Coordinator Virginia Flores to City Administrator Rolando Daniot, four out of six participants from Bukidnon were from the city of Malaybalay.
This after City Mayor Florencio Flores Jr. has given the signal to send them out.
The said four participants were Jodelito Ares, Joel Sinues, Rodolfo Estaniel Jr., and Claire Myra Castonera.
Meanwhile the remaining two were from Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC) Bukidnon Chapter namely Roel Villar and Paul Donato Quinto.
Participants for the 2nd Regional Rescue Olympics were coming from the provinces of Misamis Oriental and Occidental and Bukidnon that comprises Northern Mindanao.
It is line with the observance of 2007 National Disaster Consciousness Month with the theme “Safe Ka Ba? Programa Laban sa Kalamidad Tungo sa Pag-unlad”.