GRADUATES OF FREE LIVELIHOOD TRAINING ON COSMETOLOGY REVEALED
On Monday, November 16, 2009, fifty six (56) attendees were recognized at the flag raising ceremony as graduates of the Basic Cosmetology Training in partnership with the City Government of Olongapo, Livelihood Cooperative Development Office (LCDO) and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) –Zambales.
Aside from the certificate of attendance issued by the LCDO and DOLE to all the graduates, the top fifteen of the class received a starter kit that includes tools for haircut, manicure and pedicure set and foot spa set.
Livelihood is a one stop shop, do it yourself business scheme that offers Olongapeños a choice of at least eight easy to do business templates such as meat processing, fish processing, dimsum making, vegetable processing,fruit processing, handicrafts making, massage therapy and basic cosmetology.
“Livelihood training is for people who are looking for easy-to-start, easy-to-do and easy on the budget kind of business,” Aileen Sanchez, LCDO head said.
“Putting up a business will be easier if you have adequate technical skills and knowledge about the industry which you’re planning to invest in. This is why attending business and livelihood training seminars is an important step which all entrepreneurs must consider,” Mayor James Gordon, Jr. said.
“Business and livelihood institutions are always available to help you. Immerse yourself in the community and ask around. You can likewise approach your barangay officials to inquire on available training seminars which might interest you,” Mayor Gordon added.
The free trainings are still in line with the program of Mayor James “Bong” Gordon, Jr. to help alleviate and uplift the lives of Olongapeños.
The Livelihood and Cooperative Development Office is located at the 2nd Floor of the City Hall Complex or call telephone number 222-3301 local 4123.
Mayor James “Bong” Gordon, Jr. with the fifty six (56) graduates of Free Basic Cosmetology Training after the flag raising ceremony at the Rizal Triangle Multi-Purpose Covered Court on November 16, 2009.