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SOURCE: Press and Public Affairs Bureau



06 October 2022 02:10:53 PM

Sporting their respective cluster colors and showing that it is not just a life of all work and no play, House Secretariat officials, employees, as well as congressional staff on Thursday gathered for the opening ceremony of the “Palaro ng Lahi” sportsfest in celebration of the House of Representatives Month 2022 with the theme “One House, One Voice.” In his inspirational message, Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez stressed the importance of practicing a work-life balance or “holistic wellness.” Moreover, he said that he puts premium in making sure that “our most valuable asset, our people are provided with a conducive work environment.” In line with this, a number of sports, health and wellness activities are lined up, not only for the HRep Month but also in the months to come, according to Romualdez. The event began with the Parade of Colors joined by all employees and led by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Drum and Bugle Corps. The first day also featured banner making, MX HRep and cheer dance contests. The winners will be announced on October 26 during the closing ceremony of the sports competitions that will commence next week.