In line with the annual celebration of Filipino Family week, the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) conducted an awarding ceremony for the Search for Model Filipino Family 2020. This year’s theme is anchored on, “Tungo sa Maginhawa, Matatag at Panatag na Pamilyang Pilipino”.

Held at Bukidnon Breeze, Sumpong, Malaybalay City on December 16, 2020,the event was graced by Mayor Florencio T. Flores, Jr., Councilor Katheleen Cecille Pagaling, City Administrator Herculano Ronolo, as well as CSWDO employees led by Ivy Amor Urbina, CSWD Officer-In-Charge.

Out of 46 barangays, eight families submitted and qualified as candidates for the said search. Two families from barangays 7 and Simaya and one family each from barangays 1, Dalwangan, Kalasungay, and San Martin respectively.

Arado Family from barangay 1 bagged first place with a cash prize of Php 20,000. Next in second place is Maghanoy Family from barangay Dalwangan with Php 15,000, followed by Fuentes Family from barangay 7 with a prize of Php 10,000.

Other nominees who received consolation prizes of Php, 5,000 each were from barangays 7, Kalasungay, San Martin, and Simaya.