Hundreds of Mahaplag residents take advantage of the Leyte Caravan where free medical checkups and medicines were given at the Mahaplag Gymnasium

Mahaplag News – Run up to annual fiesta begins with alay-lakad

MAHAPLAG NEWS –- Mahaplag Mayor Daisy Abuyabor Lleve led municipal officials, employees, local businessmen, community leaders and citizens today in opening various activities for this year’s annual fiesta celebration.

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Free medical checkups and medicines for Mahaplag residents

Lleve was at the head of the 5-kilometer 2014 Alay Lakad from barangay Cuatro de Agosto to the municipality’s Poblacion where she also unveiled an agro fair.

Activities during today’s launching also included a medical and dental mission conducted at the municipal gymnasium by the provincial government through the ‘Leyte Caravan’ of Governor Leopoldo Dominico Petilla where hundreds of people from the municipality’s barangays availed of various medical services and free medicines.

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Agro fair locators from various barangays of Mahaplag featured their agricultural produce such as vegetables, fruits and ornamental plants.

Lleve said that the 2014 fiesta celebration will also feature sports events such as lawn tennis, volleyball a bike race, nightly activities at the municipal plaza, a grand parade and ‘Kaplag Festival’ playground demonstration.

A ‘Binibining Kalikasan’ beauty contest is also slated to be held next Saturday, September 13th, at the town’s gymnasium.

The municipality of Mahaplag celebrates its annual fiesta every 29th of August to honour its patron saint St. Michael de Archangel