The Regional Nutrition Council (RNC) awards to Bohol its seventh Green Banner for Nutrition as outstanding province in the region in its nutrition program implementation in 2010.
Also winning the green banner for its nutrition program implementation for local government units are Toledo City for outstanding city in the region while Jagna, Bohol earned the 2010 outstanding municipality in Central Visayas.
The green banner, according to the RNC is in recognition of outstanding performance achieved by local government units in its quest for nutrition improvement an implementation of the Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition.
Bohol also received the same distinctive green banner in 1999, 2000, 2001, 2006, 2007 and 2008.
It was Negros Oriental who took home the green banner in 2002, 2003 and 2004, according to the RNC.
At the 2011 Grand Nutrition Awards August 5 at the Cebu Parklane International Hotel, Governor Edgar Chatto said he felt so proud with Bohol’s showing raking most big awards in the regional nutria competitions.
Similarly taking the limelight during the day are Bohol towns winning big by maintaining their distinctions.
Calape, Talibon and Inabanga town nutrition programs earned their 2010 Maintenance Awards as Mayor Dr. Sulpicio Yu, Jr., Dr. Francisco Ngoboc and Dr. Madonna Andaya picked the awards for their respective towns.
Having won the Consistent Regional Outstanding Winner in Nutrition (CROWN) Maintenance Award last year, Tubigon, Bohol was cited for its first year CROWN maintenance award along with Lapu-lapu City which aso ahd its 2nd year CROWN maintenance
For barangay nutrition scholars, a Boholano from Celing, Antequera Bohol capped this year’s regional outstanding barangay nutrition scholar award.
Boholanos have been winning regional distinction award for barangay nutrition scholars since 2000, except in 2002 when a barangay resident scholar in Danao City won the award.
Lidia Gabaisen has joined the Boholanos dominating the regional list including Carmen’s Rebecca Infiesto (2009), Inabanga’s Virgincita Anud (2008), Tubigon’s Diosdada Abarquez (2007), Ubay’s Carmelita Reyes (2006), Inabanga’s Florencia Anuta (2005), Inabanga’s Julieta Estoce (2004), Inabanga’s Teresita Remulta (2003), Antequera’s Irenea Ordinario (2001) and Calape’s Maria Fe Magdoza.
Meanwhile, Valencia town in Bohol also won the most promising municipality in Bohol during the regional search. (30)