By Connie Destura
LEGAZPI CITY -- The Sangguniang Panglungsod (SP) here declared October 24 a non-working holiday for all city government officials, employees and public schools to mark the Legazpi Port district fiesta.
“In order to fully celebrate the joyous and meaningful occasion for the feast day in honor of St. Raphael the Archangel, it is hereby declared as a special non-working holiday for the city,” according to Resolution No. 14-0262-2017 approved on Monday.
Private and public establishments and national offices within the area were encouraged to support the feast day.
The holiday also served as an occasion for family bonding, sharing blessings, and reunions, thereby strengthening ties among family members, the resolution stressed.