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San Juan seniors receive cash gifts on birthdays

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San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora, along with Vice Mayor Angelo Agcaoili and city councilors, brought smiles and joy to the faces of senior citizens celebrating their birthdays at San Juan City Hall. This heartwarming celebration was part of the city's commitment to honoring its elderly residents and recognizing their invaluable contributions to the community.

In accordance with City Ordinance No. 81, series of 2022, which was introduced to further extend financial benefits to senior citizens aged 70, 80, and 90, the city government provided generous cash gifts to mark these significant milestones in their lives.

Seniors who reached the age of 70 received P3,000, those who celebrated their 80th birthday were gifted P5,000, and those who reached the remarkable age of 90 received P8,000. These financial benefits were warmly welcomed by the senior citizens and their families, as they serve as tokens of appreciation and support from the city government.


Mayor Zamora expressed his heartfelt congratulations to the celebrants and emphasized the city's unwavering commitment to improving the quality of life for its senior citizens. He acknowledged their invaluable role in the community and their wealth of wisdom, which contributes to the city's progress and development.

This celebration not only provided financial assistance to the elderly but also created a sense of belonging and unity within the San Juan community. It highlighted the city's dedication to fostering an environment where seniors are respected, cared for, and celebrated.

As the seniors enjoyed their special day with Mayor Zamora and city officials, it became evident that San Juan City values the well-being and happiness of its elderly population. The financial gifts symbolize the city's appreciation for the seniors' enduring presence and their role in shaping the city's history and future.

The event concluded with warm wishes for the celebrants, as they continue to be cherished members of the San Juan community. Mayor Zamora and his team remain committed to providing support and recognition to the city's senior citizens, ensuring that they live their golden years with dignity and respect.

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