42nd Nutrition Month Celebration
The 42nd Nutrition Month Celebration was held last July 29, 2016 at the PAG-ASA Gymnasium, Science City of Munoz with the theme “First 1000 days ni baby pahalagahan para sa malusog na kinabukasan”.
This was in partnership with the Local Government unit (LGU), City Health Office (CHO), City Social Welfare Development Office (CSWDO), Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) and Philippine Carabao Center (PCC). Activities were nutrition parade, short program, choco milk feeding from PCC, lugaw feeding program and Rice, Food and Art competition from Philrice.
The Rice, Food and Art competition was participated by the 40 Day Care Centers and 40 Day Care Parents.
The consolation prizes given were umbrella and 5 kilos of brown rice each from PhilRice. For the major prices, 1st price is 7000 pesos, 2nd price is 5000 pesos and the 3rd price is 3000 pesos from the local government and one Cavan of regular rice each from PhilRice.
Some Day Care Workers and Day Care Centers that passed the accreditation and will be licensed to operate were given certificates. Out of 40 centers, 28 were already accredited.