Heritage Marker at House of Late Pres Carlos P. Garcia


NHI Chairman Ambeth Ocampo will lead in the installation of the "heritage marker" at the city residence of the late President along F. Rocha st., and another marker at the CPG house in the remote sitio Luy-a, Talibon town, according to Ardie Batoy, executive director of the Pres. Carlos P. Garcia Foundation, Inc.

Former Defense Sec. Campos and his son, Caloy, will welcome Ex-Pres Ramos at the 
PRESIDENT'S HOUSE. The ancestral home of the late Pres. Carlos P. Garcia in the city will be installed the "Heriatge Marker" by the National Historical Institute (NHI) at noontime today with NHI Chair Ambeth Ocampo and former Pres. Fidel Ramos leading the guests. President's city house, now known as Bohol Musuem for a luncheon gathering hosted by the provincial government.

Ramos will have lunch with the Garcia family, the awardees and guests at the Bohol Museum .


The CPG quiz competition at the Bohol Cultural Center starts at 1:30 this afternoon.
The quiz show will focus on the life, works and writings of the late president Carlos P. Garcia, open to first year high school students of public and private schools in the province.

Each secondary school from Tagbilaran City Schools Division is entitled to one contestant, while the Bohol Schools Division is allotted three slots per congressional district, for a total of twenty-four contestants.

Through the activity, the city schools division aims "to generate awareness and sense of pride among young Boholanos of having President Garcia as the most illustrious son of Bohol", according to Dr. Erlinda Mahinay, the OIC of the Office the Assistant City Schools Division Superintendent.

It also provides an avenue of "immortalizing the life, good deeds and contributions of President Garcia in the history of nation-building", Mahinay said.


Still in honor of the late President Carlos P. Garcia, a medical-surgical mission in his town will run from November 6-14.

The Aloha Medical Mission will do the surgical procedures at the Garcia Memorial Provincial Hospital in Talibon.

The activity has been set to benefit hundreds of Boholano indigents who need dental services, major and minor surgical operations
for goiter, ovarian cyst, hernia, colostomy, and cleft-palate reconstruction. - The Bohol Chronicle

Ex Philippine Pres Fidel Ramos in Bohol Island on CPG Day

Former president Fidel V. Ramos and Health Secretary Francisco Duque III will grace today's celebration of the 113th President Carlos P. Garcia Day that will highlight the signing of a memorandum of agreement for the PhilHealth Universal Coverage of indigents.

In behalf of the Garcia family, former Defense Sec. Fernando Campos, son-in-law of the late President together with his son, Carlos "Caloy" Garcia Campos arrived yesterday for today's affair.

Chairman Ambeth Ocampo of the National Historical Institute (NHI) is also gracing today's observance of CPG Day which is declared a non-working holiday in Bohol Province.

The day's activities will kick-off with the traditional flag-raising and wreath-laying ceremonies at the New CPG Park in Barangay Cogon, this city, to be followed by the commemorative mass at the Bohol Cultural Center .

The commemorative program, still at the Bohol Cultural Center, immediately follows at 9:30 this morning where Ramos will be conferred the President Carlos P. Garcia leadership award of excellence.

The former president will give the keynote address after he receives the award.
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III will give a special message prior to the signing of the memorandum of agreement for PhiliHealth Universal Coverage of indigents.

Carlos P. Garcia scholars will also be recognized during the program, and awards will be conferred to DPWH Secretary Hermogenes Ebdane Jr. as adopted son of Bohol , while special citations will be given to Catigbian Mayor Roberto Salinas, Jagna Mayor Exuperio Lloren, Napolcom Director Bernardo Calibo, Jail Superintendent Felixberto Jagorin Jr., world boxing champion Nonito Donaire Jr., and Lieutenant Colonel Ramon Evan Ruiz. - The Bohol Chronicle