More than 500 dancers join the ‘2nd Zumbathon sa Lanao del Norte’ held at the sprawling MCC sports complex to build a children’s playroom at the Provincial Women and Children’s Crisis Center.
Tubod, Lanao del Norte – More than 500 dancers from different towns of Lanao del Norte joined the Zumbathon organized by the provincial government and Provincial Women’s Organization.
Dubbed as ‘2nd Zumbathon sa Lanao del Norte’, the event held on June 28, 2015 is one of the highlight for the week-long 56th ‘Araw ng Lanao del Norte’ celebration.
“We are happy that many are now concern with their health and are getting into sports and doing exercises like Zumba. With the steadfast support of Gov. Khalid Dimaporo, the provincial and municipal employees, and our men in uniform, we intend to help distressed children cope and adjust through play therapy”, expressed Provincial Women’s Organization (PWO) President Jocelyn dela Cruz Zamora.
Proceeds from this fund-raising activity will be used to purchase materials and equipment to build a children’s play room at the Women and Children’s Crisis Center, inside the newly-constructed PSWDO Building, Brgy. Pigcarangan, Tubod town.
The Zumbathon was led by Connie Lo Noval of Aerobics Jazz Fitness Center of Iligan City. The dance exercise started at 5AM until 8AM.
Among those who participated in the event were members of the Lanao del Norte Provincial Police Force, Philippine Army, provincial and municipal employees, as well as local barangay officials.
The zumbathon was in coordination with the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) headed by Anabelle Mendez who also oversees the activities of PWO. LAR & VNL/PIO-LDN