SOMA 2014: The Face of a True Selfless Leader
Porac, Pampanga – Mayor Carling Dela Cruz in his State of Municipal Address (SOMA) delivered a true and unbiased speech that made the crowd at the jam-pack JSLapid sports and civic center appreciated more his eagerness and dedication to serve the Poraquenos. Prior to his cordial speech, a 30-minute audio-video presentation (AVP)was presented to the attendees to better see the picture of what has been done in the past 4 years of public service of Mayor Dela Cruz.
The event was well attended by the Sangguniang Bayan Members, municipal employees, NGOs, POs, department of education, PNP, BFP and the AFP personnel, the 29 Barangay Councils, students from Porac-DHVTSU Satellite Campus and Porac Manpower Training Center, and several invited guests from the Provincial DILG and those who helped and supported Mayor Dela Cruz in his last 4 years of genuine public service.
One of the highlights of the SOMA was the project in Education such as the Porac-DHVTSU Satellite Campus wherein it has grown and gave a new look at the future of the each and every Poraquneo family, free training and employment, strengthening of the Municipal Disaster & Risk Reduction Management Council (MDRRMC) and several programs in Health, Agriculture, Environment, Security and Investment.
Mayor Dela Cruz also gave Porac its new name being the “Makati of the North” with the investment of Ayala Land Inc. amounting to 75 billion to its project at ALVIERA in Brgy. Hacienda Dolores which will generate 20,000 employment opportunities and 150,000 new residents.