After the 4th City Mayor’s Report of Mayor Corvera, the formal launching of Project Posterity immediately followed. A rondalla presentation by the SMART Youth Performers entertained the crowd with their rendition of the Cabadbaran Song to officially signal the start of the 2nd part of the affair.
Project: Posterity was an ambitious undertaking of the City Government aiming at preserving and imparting to the next generations of Cabadbaranons the rich history, culture, traditions, beliefs, technology and even the famous culinary product recipes of the and lifestyle of the Cabadbaranons. The said time capsule will be buried in a very strategic and secured location within the vicinity of the Cabadbaran City Hall Grounds where its location coordinates will be safely recorded to ensure that the next generations of Cabadbaranons a hundred years from now will get to trace it and have a glimpse how life was in Cabadbaran a century back.
Highlighting the occasion was the unveiling of a small replica of the proposed design of the time capsule. With so many things that are yet to be done and created along the said project, City Mayor Dale B. Corvera has officially commissioned the members of the committee to focus on Project: Posterity particularly in the gathering of the vital facts, data and even the things that will be placed inside the said time capsule. The committee will be chaired by SP Salutario B. Cuasito and he will be supported and assisted by its members Madam Nanceli A. Corvera, the First Lady and Chairman of the Cabadbaran City Tourism Council; Ma. Jean Milan-Chee, the City Civil Registrar and City Tourism Officer; Mr. Florante A. More, a teacher and famous local historian, Dr. Jocel J. Dagani, a dentist and known local historian; Mr. Erwin G. Mora, LLSO of SP Cuasito; Mr. Eufrocino D. Roldan, Jr., a known artist and plant grower; Ms. Tiara Julia S. Martinez, LLSO of SP Ceniza; Mr. Emmanuel Jay M. Lansang, a known artist and dance choreographer; Mr. William Cassion, an artist and event organizer; Mrs. Natividad C. Laureta, a retired teacher and president of the teacher retirees organization of the city, SP Member Nieva C. Famador,Provincial Tourism Council Chairman and lastly Mr. Alan C. Famador, Jr., LLSO of SP Famador.
Series of activities will be conducted in order to gather the needed artifacts and materials to be placed inside the capsule and a countdown timer which will run for a year will be placed near the unveiled replica to sustain the excitement of the public on that day where the time capsule will be complete with all that is needed before it will be buried and will be retrieved and reopened a hundred years from now. As projected the said time capsule will be re-opened in July 27, 2111 wherein included inside is a written message personally written by Mayor Corvera expressing what he has to say to the future Cabadbaranons a century from now. This is going to be another milestone in the City of
In line with the said gathering, an awarding ceremony was held to give recognition to 52 business corporations and Individuals of the City recognizing their great contribution to the city for being diligent and responsible in paying their taxes both in business and real property for C.Y. 2010. Of the 52 awardees, 2 were recognized as outstanding business taxpayers-corporation category, 10 were awarded as outstanding business taxpayers-single entrepreneur category, 10 were recognized as outstanding business taxpayers-corporation category, 10 were cited as outstanding business taxpayers-single entrepreneur category and 20 were awarded as early bird taxpayers. The City Treasurer’s Office under the leadership of City Treasurer Fregie Luz Bangahon based the recognition on the full payment of their annual tax dues without any delinquent payments for 3 years and most importantly have filed and completed their documents and payments on the 1st week since the start of the filing of tax payments.E.O.V.