MAYOR Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar led the opening of the 2017 Annual Sports, Fitness and Recreation Program for the City Government employees, citing the importance of healthy lifestyle.
The opening program, held on Friday, March 17, at the Vitaliano Agan Coliseum was highlighted by the ballroom dancing competition and the search for Mr. and Ms. Fitness 2017.
Salazar urged city employees not to disregard their health condition and to invest in physical fitness stressing on the old maxim of “health is wealth.”
Climaco said engaging in sports and other fitness and recreation activities is mandated by the Civil Service Commission and is aimed to ensure the workers’ physical and mental well-being.
This year’s sports program is themed “An honest with integrity and physically fit personnel for a productive city government of Zamboanga.”
City Sports Division under Dr. Cecil Atilano leads the sports fitness program.
Under the sports program, all city departments will engage in a friendly competition in various sports events to be held in different venues in the city.
Atilano said the games will be held every Friday from 3 to 5 p.m. (Bong Garcia/SunStar Philippines)