It was a beautiful sunny morning of the 12th day of January 2018 when all of the partners of MWSS-Corporate Office gathered together in the MWSS compound patio and Carriedo fountain to celebrate the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Carriedo Cup Sports fest, in commemoration of the 140th MWSS Founding Anniversary. The MWSS’ organizing committee, Atty. Anabella Altuna, Engr. Nestor Lualhati and Mr. Ronald Abrigo under the leadership of Administrator Reynaldo Velasco, gathered all affiliated/ tenant agencies, such as MWSS Regulatory Office, Maynilad, Manila Water, LWUA, OGCC, Luzon Clean Water Devt. Corp., NAPC, Northrail, WASSSLAI, WASSSECO, Catalina Agency and Bessang Pass altogether for an amiable intercompetition sports event.
The program started with a parade of all the participating offices within the MWSS compound accompanied by their respective muses and led by a marching band. The program proper followed afterwards with MWSS’ Board of Trustee Mel Acosta giving the welcome remarks. Following were short keynote messages from guest speakers Mr. Regino Martin (NAPC); DA Claudine Isorena (MWSS-RO); Admin. Jeci Lapus (LWUA); Pres. & CEO Ramoncito Fernandez (MWSI); Mr. Edgar Dona (LCWDC); Atty. Elpidio J. Vega (OGCC); Mr. Demetrio Batu (Northrail); GM Julito Janda (Catalina Security); Chief Investigator Dave Anastacio (Bessang Pass) and Pres. Ferdinand Dela Cruz (MWCI). It was indeed a morning to remember as the host, Mr. Darren Fernandez, never made it a dull moment. Admin.Velasco gave the closing remarks with amusing anecdotes on the proceedings and formally opened the games.