KLFI donates building, land to Victorias gov’t

Victorias City Health Officer Dr. Richard Garlitos, Mayor Javier Miguel L. Benitez,. Reeda Bantug – KLFI director, and Armen Tabligan -VKLFI president (l-r) sign the deed of donation.*Steven Laborte photo

Kaayong Lawas Foundation Inc. (KLFI) donated the 2,000 square meters lot and building of the Immaculate Conception Health Center to the Victorias City government.

Victorias Mayor Javier Miguel Benitez with the KLFI officers and board of directors signed the Deed of Donation on Thursday, September 29.

The Victorias City government will allocate P17 million for the improvement of the infrastructure of the health center, including its facilities and equipment, Benitez said.

It will soon be renamed Abelardo and Remedios Bantug Memorial Hospital that will be admitting patients, especially from the City.

The Victorias City government will also partner with non-government organizations for medical missions, he said.

Benitez said following Bacolod City, Victorias City will also launch its Comprehensive Health Program.

The Immaculate Conception Health Center was opened to the public for 31 years and has been serving Victoriahanons through quality health care and other medical services.

The lot where the health center is situated was donated by the Abelardo Bantug Foundation.

Present at the signing rites were Reeda Bantug, representing the Bantug-Benitez family, councilors Virginia Adorio and Dino Acuña, City Administrator Lindolf De Castro, City Health Officer Dr. Richard Garlitos, and department heads.*PR

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