Contributor: FO1 Lloyd I dela Torre
San Luis Fire Station
The Local Government Unit of San Luis, Aurora held a Sports Festival on Sept. 26- 29 2016, this activity was conducted to enhance employee welfare, morale and productivity. The activity was consisted of four teams: Green, Blue, Orange and national Team in which a collaboration of National Agencies including BFP Personnel, PNP and DOH.
The Sports Festival started with a parade on September 26 at 2:00 pm as a formal opening of the said festival followed by fun games in which the BFP Personnel enthusiastically participated together with the national team. There are two ball games in the fest; basketball and volleyball for male and female. The national team got the first win in basketball of both category, as well as volleyball male category in which SF02 Rodolfo N Mercado was the Captain Ball.
At the final battle, the national team played for the championship games. Luckily, the basketball female category won by the national team as well as the volleyball male category. The BFP personnel showed how strong they are not only in the field of firefighting and rescue but also in sports. Captain Ball SF02 Rodolfo N Mercado with co-players SF01 Tedleo P Bitong, SF01 gerard P Avellaneda, SF01 Manolito M Bihasa, SF01 Carlo Bien C Sindac and PO3 Mesona get a strong hold in defensing the score of the team. The services and spikes they gave was so powerful that their opponents cannot be able to hit it back.
On September 29 2016 at 7:00 pm, the awarding ceremony of the Sports Festival was held at Municipal Plaza of San Luis, Aurora, the National Team got the overall second placer and the green team got the champion.