LOVE IS IN THE AIR. Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan, on Valentines Day, poses with one of the newly married Angeleño couples for a souvenir photo after the mass wedding ceremonies held at Robinsons’ Place Angeles. Also in the photo are Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) officials (L-R) Bonito Bundalian, Jo Salac, Cynthia Canlas, and City Civil Registry Head Nenita Garcia, and Robinsons’ Place Angeles Operations Manager Lea Belmonte. (AC-CIO)
ANGELES CITY- Coinciding the worldwide celebration of Valentine’s Day, Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan officiated the wedding of 12 Angeleño couples in a fitting ceremony held February 14 at Robinsons’ Place Angeles.
Spearheaded by the Angeles City Civil Registry Office, the event was held in line with the celebration of the Civil Registration Month this February with the theme ‘Pilipinong Rehistrado, Matatag na kinabukasan ay sigurado’.
“This is an important day for them to remember. We urge these couples to keep the value of unconditional love, mutual respect and understanding as they enter this new chapter in their lives,” said Mayor Pamintuan.
The mayor thanked the people behind the event especially the officials of Robinsons’ Place Angeles for hosting the venue of the said event.
To date, more than 3,500 couples have benefited from this program of the city.
On the other hand, Pamintuan urged the Angeleños to avail of the existing services of the City Civil Registry.
To continue with the month-long Civil Registration Month, a dedicated desk for civil registration concerns and services will be set up in Barangay Amsic on February 16, and in Barangay Pulungbulu on the 23rd as part of the twice a week Barangay Day.
The ceremony concluded through a photo opportunity with Mayor Pamintuan and the families of the beneficiaries.
Witnessing the wedding rites are City Civil Registry chief Nenita Garcia, Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) officials Cynthia Canlas, Jo Salac and Bonito Bundalian including the Robinsons- Angeles Mall Operations Manager Lea Belmonte. (CrisPalarca)