CASH GIFT FOR CITY GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
Olongapo City Mayor James “Bong” Gordon, Jr. has announced yesterday, December 14, 2009 the release of the Christmas cash gift to city government employees. The announcement was made during the City government employees and officials Christmas party at the Olongapo City Convention Center (OCCC).
City Treasurer Marcelino Andawi said funds are already available and will be released within the week in time for the coming Christmas holidays.
“We want to reward our city employees’ excellent performance. We want our employees to feel the Christmas spirit and celebrate the holiday season with enough food on their table. This is a gift to our local public servants,” said Gordon.
According to City Personnel Officer Angie Socorro Barroga, the city government employs two thousand ninety six (2,096) employees.
Gordon said that despite the current economic crisis, the city government would make this Christmas really happy not only for local government workers but for all Olongapeños as well.
The city government Christmas party with the theme, “Remembering Woodstock Moments” left joy in the face of each employee for receiving an early Christmas gift pack from Mayor Bong and First Lady Zambales Vice Governor Anne Gordon.