PRO12, General Santos City- PRO 12 personnel are full-force on the happiest event of the year of this PRO, the Paskuhan sa PRO 12.
Every year, it has been a tradition for PRO 12 to celebrate Christmas special events, meant to give thanks to all the personnel for their hard work and dedication on their duty. They bring their families and loved ones with them in this headquarters every celebration.
This year has made it extra special and memorable for there were full of extra treat for all them. Big prizes waited for those who win in parlor games, group presentations, light-a-tree contest, and a lot more.
The Paskuhan sa PRO 12 started during the Ceremonial Lighting-of-Trees on December 5, 2019 wherein different offices/units participated. On December 11, 2019 was the final judging of whose tree was the best chosen by the panel of judges.
The PRO 12 Christmas party is a one–day event which was held on December 14, 2019. The registration of personnel and dependents started at 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM and the program proper started at 1:30 PM. It started with the parlor games for personnel and dependents especially the kids who had a really fun time. There were food booths and giving of goodies for the kids by the Officers Ladies Club headed by Ma’am Aya Corpus, wife of PBGEN ALFRED S CORPUS, PRO 12 Regional Director, in partnership with REBISCO.
During the night, there were fun and amusing group presentations that brought the crowd on hype. Best presenters were awarded with cash prizes. There were also raffle draws that enclosed minor and major prizes. There were 9 major prizes which include Twin Tub Washing Machine with Dryer, 50 inches Devant TV, 43 inch TV, 10.7 cubic Devant Refrigerator, 8kg Topload L6 Washing Machine Inverter, 39 inches Smart TV, 6.5 cubic feet Condora Refrigerator, KW 15/12 Silver Water Dispenser, and 24 inches Skyworth Led TV and 100 minor prizes which include La Germania Gastoves, Sacks Rice, Stand Fans, Desk, Rice Cookers, Electric Kettles, and Kiwa Irons.
On top of that, a surprising Php 25,000.00 cash was given away by the PBGEN CORPUS to a lucky winner via raffle draw.
“Yung 25,000 (pesos) sa akin sobrang halaga sa akin. Malaking tulong yun kasi yung asawa ko manganganak this March at subject for Caesarean (operation) po sya. Sa ating Regional Director na si PBGEN ALFRED SOTTO CORPUS, sir, maraming salamat po sa binigay ninyo na Christmas (gift). Merry Christmas, sir. Maraming salamat po”, said Patrolman Michael R. Lopez, recipient of the said cash via raffle draw.
Aside from that, each personnel of this PRO received goodies perfect for the approaching Noche Buena. Indeed, win or lose, no one has come home in tears for everyone left this headquarters full-handed of perks and prizes.
After the giving of Christmas blessings, the social night began with special performances featuring PRO 12 Band and Banda ni Teng while a canyon of foam showers the field for a foam party which brought good vibes to the audience be it kids or adults.
PBGEN ALFRED S CORPUS, RD PRO 12, on his message he said “In serving and in protecting the region at the risk of our own lives, we give more meaning to the essence of Christmas. This season, we celebrate our courage in the midst of the challenges we faced. We celebrate the strength and determination in performing our mandated duties despite all the odds and above all, we celebrate the commitment to service as we gallantly serve and protect our countrymen even if it would risk our lives.”