Last October 27-29, 2014, Cooperative Month Celebration with the theme: CO-OPS 2020: RAISING THE BAR, “Batanguenos: Yes We Can!” was held at the Office of the City Veterinary and Agricultural Services (OCVAS) through the Cooperative Division. It is a well represented celebration wherein not only cooperatives from Batangas City attended but also from different municipalities of Batangas. On Day 1, Dr. Angelito Bagui, Chairman of Batangas City Cooperative Development Council (BCCDC) had the opening remarks and it was followed by a short message from Honorable Eduardo B. Dimacuha which represented by his son and the Secretary to the Mayor, Atty. RD Dimacuha. Mayor Eddie gave P100,000.00 cash to the BCCDC to extend his support for uplifting the cooperatives. The Guest Speaker, Mr. SALVADOR V. VALEROSO, CDA Regional Director – Reg. IV discussed the STATUS OF COOPS & ITS CHALLENGES and AWARENESS IN MERGING & CONSOLIDATION. Mr. GLENN R. AGUDA, LBP Senior Treasury Sales Officer talked about Financial Management.
On the second day Investment/Financing Clinique was held, it was participated by distinct banks and insurance company such as CCRB, SME CARD BANK, BPI, SUNLIFE FINANCIAL, DBP, LANDBANK, METROBANK, MAYBANK and PHILAMLIFE.
Hon. RICO B. GERON gave an inspirational message.
Leisure activities was held on the last day like SING & DANCE CONTEST and BINGO SOCIAL . And, to gave credit to the cooperatives who participated in the event, giveaways were given through raffle.