Pque coop fun run to be held on October 29!

The Parañaque City Union of Cooperatives, Parañaque Federation of Credit Cooperatives, Unified Marketing Services Cooperative of Fishermen’s Wharf in cooperation with the City Government of Parañaque and the Parañaque Cooperative Development Council will stage its Koop Fun Run on October 29, 2011, starting at 4:00 AM from SM City Sucat.

The event is sponsored by Petronas Lubricants and Airlift Asia Services Employees MPC.

The fun run is part of the many activities lined-up in connection with the celebration of Cooperative Month in the City.

Inspired by the themes “Transformative Cooperatives: Advancing People, Planet, Prosperity and Peace” and “Kooperatiba: Sama-sama sa Pagkandili ng Kalikasan”, the fun run is open to coop and non-coop members who are between 18 -65 years of age and physically fit.

It has a 3Km category for women and 5Km event for men.

“The cooperative movement continues to touch the lives of citizens, make businesses prosper and contribute to the development of the city. We call on our citizens to take part in the activity in support of our local coops; to help save the environment; and to promote a healthy lifestyle.”, Mayor Jun Bernabe said.

Interested parties can register at the Escuela De San Dionisio; San Dioniso Credit Cooperative Main Bldg in Brgy. San Dioniso, Parañaque Federation of Credit Cooperatives in Brgy. San Isidro; and Unified Marketing Service Cooperative of Parañaque Fishermen’s Wharf in Brgy. La Huerta.

The registration fees are as follows:

Up to October 22, 2011: For P’que cooperatives:

Member of any secondary coop-P250.00 per participant; non-member of any secondary coop-P350.

For non-Parañaque coops: Member P300.00; non-member P400. From October 23, including on-site registration:

For P’que coops: Member-P350; non-member-P450.00.

For non-P’que coops: Member-P450; non-member-P500.00.

Petronas products, trophies or medals plus cash prizes await the winners: 5K Men’s Category P3,000 (First Prize); P2,500 (second); P1,500 (third); P1,000 (fourth); and P500 (fifth). 3K Women’s Category: 1st Prize-P2,500 ; 2nd-P2,000; 3rd-P1,500; 4th-P1,000; and 5th-P500.

Apart from the fun run, coop seminars will be held at the Forum Hall of PAGCOR Casino Filipino Parañaque.

The seminar schedule is a follows: Leadership and Values Re-orientation (October 12-13); Basic Bookkeeping and Accounting for Non-Accountants (October 19-21); Conflict Management (November 10-11), Records Management (November 17-18) and Cooperative Management and Governance (Nov 24-25). The Cooperative Congress will also be held at PAGCOR on October 28, 2011.

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