“Davao de Oro celebrates “Thanksgiving Day “
Davao de Oro Province (Dec. 8, 2019, 11 AM)— Grateful for all the triumphs received by the golden province for the entire year of 2019, Davao de Oro celebrates its annual interfaith “Provincial Thanksgiving Day” held at the Provincial Capitol Grounds on December 8, 2019.
The celebration came a day after the plebiscite was held for the renaming of Compostela Valley province to Davao de Oro. As of this writing, election returns have yet to be completed and submitted to the Provincial Plebiscite Board of Canvassers (PPBOC) at the New SP Session Hall, Provincial Capitol in Nabunturan.
The “Thanksgiving Day” aims to nurture universal values to all constituents to direct the institutionalization of the spiritual development as well as values restoration program implementation from provincial down to the barangay levels. The celebration was attended by all LGU officials from the 11 municipalities, different barangay officials together with the stakeholders in the National Government Agencies.
With the theme “Through him then, let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God that is the fruit of lips that give thanks to his name” Davaweños, with different religions were united as one during the event.
The Thanksgiving Day also gave way to help identified beneficiaries of calamities and crisis affected individuals through the offerings given by all attendees during the event. “For the last 21 years, more or less 22 years, maskin unsa man ang muabot nga delubyo o problema sa atung probinsya nga tan-aw nato lisod kaayo sulbaron pero ato gihapong na solusyunan as a province mao na nga diha nato makita ang true meaning sa atuang ngalan sa probinsya isip Davao De Oro.” said Governor Jayvee Tyron L. Uy. (Jasteen P. Abella. ID COMVAL)