DUMAGUETE

Owwa-Central Visayas to celebrate OFW Family Day in Dumaguete

THE Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (Owwa) in Central Visayas will celebrate the OFW Family Day in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental on December 7, 2019.

The event aims to provide an avenue for the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and their families to bond and strengthen their ties and enjoy the Christmas season with their loved ones. It is also held every December to recognize the OFWs valuable contribution to the country’s development.

This year, about 1,500 OFWs (land-based and sea-based), along with their dependents, are expected to attend.

It will be a whole day of fun, entertainment, exciting raffle prizes and special treats for the OFW families, said Owwa in a press release.

Highlights of the event are the Owwa Info Campaign and “Your Face Sounds Familiar” contest, which will be participated by the different OFW organizations in Negros Oriental.

"The attendees may take advantage of the offsite Owwa membership renewal, OFW E-Card registration and visit Owwa Rebate Help Desk," said Owwa.

The December 7 event will be held in collaboration with Robinsons Place, Dumaguete City.

Owwa said interested participants may register at the Public Employment Service Office (Peso), 2nd Floor, Bldg. II, Public Market Complex, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental with tel numbers (35) 226-3530 or (35) 523-3702. They should look for Miraluna Cadayyuna or Vincent Almayda.

"They can likewise register at Owwa Region 7, 2nd Floor, Dole VII Bldg., Gorordo Avenue corner Gen. Maxilom Avenue Cebu City with contact numbers (032) 254-3199 or mobile numbers 0918-921-49-4925 (Smart) and 0917-624-9113 (Globe)," said Owwa.

Registration is on a first come, first served basis. No registration fee. (PR)


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