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Las Piñas Honors Legacy of Seniors during Elderly Filipino Week

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Las Piñas City recently embraced a momentous celebration during the 2023 Elderly Filipino Week, underscoring the city's deep respect and appreciation for its treasured senior population. The event, meticulously organized by the City Social Welfare and Development Office in collaboration with the Office of the Senior Citizen Affairs, unfolded on a vibrant Thursday, November 16th, at the Verdant Covered Court.

The day was steeped in the theme "Honoring the Invaluable Legacy of Filipino Senior Citizens," signifying the city's commitment to honoring the profound contributions made by its esteemed seniors.

The festivities were a reflection of Las Piñas' dedication to acknowledging and cherishing the integral role played by its elderly community. A highlight of the day's events was the much-anticipated Seniors’ Night, graced by the esteemed presence of City Vice Mayor April Aguilar. In her poignant address, Vice Mayor Aguilar fervently highlighted the immeasurable value of senior citizens within the community fabric. She praised their enduring contributions across generations, emphasizing the reservoir of wisdom they generously share with society.

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Moreover, Vice Mayor Aguilar reiterated the unwavering commitment of the city government towards elevating the quality of life for its elderly populace through a spectrum of tailored initiatives and well-crafted programs.

Beyond honoring the legacy of Filipino seniors, the festivities became a catalyst for communal unity within Las Piñas City. The event's conclusion left an indelible mark of joy and gratitude resonating among the participants. Under the guidance of Vice Mayor Aguilar, Las Piñas City embraced an earnest pledge to perpetuate its steadfast support and reverence for its senior citizens.

The city fervently endeavors to ensure that the profound contributions of its seniors remain an enduring part of its cultural tapestry and the heartbeat of its vibrant community spirit. This celebration not only paid homage to the invaluable legacy of Filipino seniors but also reinforced the city's commitment to nurturing a culture of respect, appreciation, and inclusivity for its elderly citizens.


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