Camalig Bank Legazpi Office executed a cleanup activity on the coastline of Barangay San Roque (Legazpi City) on September 28, 2019, Saturday. The activity aimed to inculcate awareness for good environmental care as it affects not only Mother Nature but also the residents living in the area.

The aforementioned was participated by the CB employees, barangay council, youth, and some residents of San Roque.

Moreover, Legazpi Office also conducted an introduction of Camalig Bank products and services, and distributed flyers to the barangay folks to maximize marketing power as an opportunity for potential clients.

The event is part of the outreach program in line with the celebration of Camalig Bank’s Golden Anniversary.

To save peoples’ lives who are in need of blood supply, Camalig Bank Head Office in coordination with the Philippine Red Cross (Albay – Legazpi City Chapter) conducted its Bloodletting Activity on September 28, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Azarias Hall, 2nd Floor Camalig Bank Bldg., Legazpi City.

Nineteen (19) out of the thirty six (36) participants from CB employees, clients, and BFP personnel had successfully donated blood.

Ms. Loreli M. Losito, representative of Red Cross prepared a PEP Talk before the activity discussing the benefits and importance of donating blood.

The willing donors had undergone assessments before proceeding with the blood donation, to wit; vital signs and checkup station, interview and physical exam, and blood typing and hemoglobin check.

Meanwhile, Camalig Bank received a certificate of appreciation and recognition for its invaluable support to the Philippine Red Cross Albay-Legazpi City Chapter.

The objective of this activity is to give back to the community in celebration of the Bank’s 50th Anniversary.

In connection with Camalig Bank’s 50th Anniversary Celebration, San Andres Office personnel conducted a Coastal Clean Up and Mangrove Tree Planting activity on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Brgy. Bon-ot San Andres, Catanduanes.

The event was in partnership with the Brgy. Council of Bon-ot, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), and in coordination with the Department of Solid Waste Management of LGU San Andres.

Upon gathering of CB and DENR employees, trash bags were distributed to kick start the coastal cleanup which lasted for two long hours while the tide was still high.

Prior to the conduct of mangrove planting, one of the DENR representatives managed to do a short briefing on proper ways of planting mangrove propagules along the shoreline and discussed its importance in the natural world.

Mr. Gaspar Santelices, the Barangay Captain of Bon-ot, also shared how mangrove trees help their community since one of their major livelihoods is derived from fishing. With mangroves, shorelines are stabilized preventing erosion and protecting the land and the locals from the drastic effect of storms and its strong waves.

More than a hundred mangrove propagules were planted in spite of the heat of the sun and the half kilometer barefoot walk endured by the participants just to reach the planting site. Meanwhile, trash acquired from the coastal cleanup was dispatched to the San Andres Municipal Ecology Park per instruction of the Solid Waste Management Department to protect the environment and the health of the people.“This activity made us realize the value of helping others and the value of preserving our nature that is slowly being depleted. As we perform this activity, self- worth is also being achieved,” one of the CB personnel said.

Camalig Bank San Andres Team