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Thursday, August 18, 2022

SKs in Talacogon promote lined-up activities in August 2022

AGUSAN DEL SUR -- The Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Officials of the Local Government Unit of Talacogon are relentless in delivering their programs and activities in observance of the Linggo ng Kabataan 2022.

Mayor Pauline Marie R. Masendo, together with the Sangguniang Bayan (SB) members headed by Vice Mayor Melchor Demegillo, the SK Chairpersons from the 16 barangays of Talacogon representing the SK Federation President Ralf Frias, and the Local Youth Development Officer -  Waynedeal Bonono, spearheaded the kick-off celebration of the "Linggo ng Kabataan” 2022 with the theme: “Intergenerational Solidarity: Creating a World of all Ages”, which highlighted the following activities for a month-long celebration:

* Ms. SK Muse 2022

*Basketball Tournament

*Volleyball Tournament

*TikTok Dance Competition

*Yelling Competition

*Literary Competition

*Sabayang PagBigkas

*Promotional Video

*Dance Contest

*Seminar and Symposium

With the reforms promulgated in Republic Act 10742, the Sangguniang Kabataan Reform Act of 2015, Linggo ng Kabataan is mandated to be observed during the week that the 12th of August falls to coincide with International Youth Day in every barangay, municipality, city, and province.

This annual celebration acknowledges the talents, skills, and interests of the youth by providing them with fun and meaningful activities. The theme reminds us that the world needs to leverage the full potential of all generations.

Mayor Masendo challenged the young Talacognons to be effective leaders and good role models to their fellow youth. “May this project of the SK's would be parallel to its objectives to create awareness and encouragement among youth to stay motivated and productive despite the uncertainties,” she said. (LGU-Talacogon/PIA-Agusan del Sur)