Bataan 3rd district Congresswoman Gila Garcia recently returned to Dinalupihan to lead the blessing of barangay day care centers and other village facilities that she herself started when she was mayor of said municipality.
Blessed and inaugurated were Dalao Day Care Center, New San Jose Day Care Center, Senior Citizen Building Center in New San Jose, Barangay Health Station in New San Jose, and Rural Health Unit 3 expansion with laboratory, dental clinic, and lying in clinic in New San Jose, Colo Day Care Center, Kataasan Day Care Center, and town Civic Center. The new facilities in New San Jose are for use of all barangays belonging to a cluster.
Garcia when she was the mayor, clustered the 46 barangays for optimal use of available facilities noting that some villages are thickly populated.
The funding of the projects came from the Provincial Government of Bataan and Dinalupihan LGU. The lady solon mentioned there was also help from a senator. Office of 3rd District Congressman Garcia Bataan Chief Rollie Rojas, also former Dinalupihan municipal administrator, said Garcia truly endeavored to build the barangay facilities despite difficulty in funding to provide services to the people of Dinalupihan. Being based in Dinalupihan as administrator, Rojas also helps current Mayor Tong Santos.
Santos profusely thanked Garcia for the barangay facilities and said surely more projects will come to Dinalupihan courtesy of the congresswoman. “Malaking bagay itong mga day care centers na ito sa aming mga kabataan, at ang iba pang facilities sa aming mga kababayan”, said Santos, Santos was councilor when Garcia was the Dinalupihan mayor. Bataan 3rd district consists of the towns of Mariveles, Bagac, Morong, and Dinalupihan.