Five hundred fifty-two (552) participants of the Talakudong Summer Sports Camp graduated on May 28, 2014 in Tacurong City.
The camp offered free trainings for eleven (11) sports events from April 21 to May 26, 2014. One hundred twenty (120) youth availed of the free dance sports classes. This event had the most number of participants. This was followed by badminton with 97 campers; volleyball (80); taekwondo (70); arnis (34); table tennis (30); softball (28); sepak takraw (25); soccer (25); athletics (22); and karatedo (19). The city government of Tacurong tapped experienced athletes and coaches to train the campers.
“Nagapasalamat kami sa mga ginikanan nga nagsuporta sa aton nga programa karon nga summer. Tani nabuligan namon kamo sa paghatag sang produktibo nga panahon para sa inyo nga kabataan,” said Mayor Lina Montilla during the closing ceremonies.
The city government, through the City Sports Council chaired by Mayor Montilla and co-chaired by City Councilor Rodrigo Jamorabon, vows to conduct this camp annually with a regular budget allocation. SP Youth Committee chaired by City Councilor Welson Ferrer also backs this program that aims to develop skills and discipline among the youth.
(LGU-Tacurong City Information)