The Local Government Unit (LGU) of Tacurong brought home several awards after taking part in the SPES Cum Labor Day Celebration last May 1-2, 2011 at Isulan, Sultan Kudarat.
Highlighted in the two-day celebration were competitions wherein many from the ST (SPES Tacurong) bagged numerous awards. Argie Rebamonte won third place in flower arrangement. Meanwhile, ballroom dancers Ralph Victorio and Josie Exciso, together with pop dancers Jessa Bacugan, Marylou Narciso, Kathleen Jambaro, Joycelle Araña and Mary Ann Pueyo, finished off as second placers in the SPES Got Talent Competition after doing a dance number combining the dance genres. Lemuel Bravante hurdled the drawing competition and was declared the winner while the team on gray also toppled other contenders ending up as the champion in the yelling contest.
There were also a few trainings for skills enhancement where the SPES grantees participated in. These included massage therapy, flower arrangement, table skirting, dish gardening, grafting and budding, butterfly making and t-shirt printing.
   Apart from LGU Tacurong, the said competition was also joined by SPES grantees from all over Sultan Kudarat Province like those from the Provincial Capitol, Isulan, Bagumbayan, Lambayong and President Quirino among many others.
The SPES Day Celebration was spearheaded by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the Public Employment Service Office (PESO). [Jesher Palomaria (SPES Grantee)]