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Negros Daily Bulletin
By Owen S. Bayog
Last Saturday, August 12, 2017, San Miguel Brewery Incorporated (SMB) along with Negros Press Club, Rotary Club, other socio civic groups as well as nearby Barangays Estefania and Granada and members of the Local Government of Bacolod City joined in for the 8th year of tree planting activity.
ALL FOR NATURE. Dubbed as “Buhayin ang Kalikasan” on its 8th year, SMB was joined Saturday by (from left) SFO Robert Robillo of BFP Granada Substation, Negros Press Club President Renato Duran, PNP Station 5 Commander Sherlock Gabana, Rotary Club of Bacolod Central Vice President Lulu Abelido, Rona Mei Tanchico of San Miguel Foundation, Barangay Captains Alfredo Talimodao and Jerry Tingson of Granada and Estefania, respectively, City Environment Officer Max Sillo, Bacolod Brewery Plant Manager William Montalbo and Territory Sales Manager Raffy Flores. *(Owen Segovia Bayog/NDB photo)
The environmental advocacy of the company gathered employees and other groups to plant trees. Trees are known to produce food, shelter and other needs in the future, the need to restore and even prepare for the future generations to adopt as well.
Dubbed as “Buhayin ang Kalikasan,” employees around the country have been dedicating the month of August in planting trees as the said project consistently continues to grow, reaching more areas.
ENRO Office Max Sillo commended SMB for the effort as it yearly produces more trees from the said program. Negros Press Club President Renato”Boy” Duran says that he, together with the officers of the NPC, made sure they won’t miss the activity and respond to the need to contribute to mother nature.
Close to 300 volunteer-employees and groups planted tree seedlings as the company means well for nature and has called upon a monitoring system that will ensure that these will grow into trees.*