Mayor Lina Montilla led the officials and employees of the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Tacurong City in celebrating the National Heroes’ Day on August 25, 2014 in front of the city hall building.
The men and women of Tacurong City Police Station and Philippine Army’s Task Force Talakudong also joined the commemoration. National Heroes’ Day, declared as a national holiday in the country, is celebrated every fourth Monday of August to pay homage to the country’s national heroes.
Initially, National Heroes’ Day was celebrated every 30th of November in time with the birthday of Andres Bonifacio, the founder of Katipunan. Later, it was moved to another date to pay tribute to all other known and unknown men and women who sacrificed their lives for Philippine freedom. (LGU Tacurong Information)
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