February 14 is not only for couples, or those with special love ones – it’s also for the environment. The next time you have a date with someone – choose Lake Manguao and be in love with nature and its Creator.” This statement encourages readers to appreciate and celebrate love not only with their significant others but also with the environment. It emphasizes the importance of being conscious and responsible for our surroundings and to support efforts to preserve and protect endangered species like the balintong or pangolin. By choosing to spend time in places like Lake Manguao, we can appreciate nature’s beauty and recognize the need to take care of it.
Locals in Taytay, Palawan gathered at the Kuta Grounds on February 14, 2023, for the Heart Health Awareness Day program organized by the Municipal Health Office (MHO). The event, attended by various national agencies and local government employees, aimed to promote healthy living and prioritizing heart health. The day began with screenings for blood pressure and fasting blood sugar, followed by the main event with speeches from health officials and local leaders. The program ended with a fun and energizing Zumba session led by MHO staff. In addition, a PhilPEN assessment and enrollment for the Hypertension and Diabetic Club was conducted at the Municipal Health Office. Overall, the Heart Health Awareness Day program was a success in raising awareness and promoting healthy lifestyles.