BY BOY RYAN B. ZABAL
The town of Kalibo recognized the top 40 taxpayers and business partners as part of the opening of Christmas holiday activities.
Kalibo mayor William Lachica and acting Kalibo treasurer Rey Villaruel led the awarding recognition for the outstanding taxpayers at Kalibo Pastrana Park on Monday.
The top 20 real property taxpayers were Royal Four Seasons Corporation; Rodolfo and Waldestrudes Garcia/ Ariel and Caridad Garcia; Ang Pue Hardware and Lumber/Clifford Construction Corporation; Roberto and Editha Sazon/Panay Telephone Corporation; Citi Hardware Bacolod Incorporated; William Hui Ti/ Ping Bon Chan Ti; Regalado-Cipriano Supermart; Crispin Amigo Chan; John Guidon Macciri and Cynthia Dela Cruz; Peter and Myrna Torres; Vallacar Transit Corporation; Baofeng Realty Corporation (Novotel); Ramon and Jacinta Legaspi/Saint Gabriel College; Nenita Lao, Ethel and Daniel Lao; Bien Bee Ti Lu, Lawrence Lu, et. al; Golden Arches Development Corporation (McDonald); Jemina Trinidad/La Esperanza; Marianing and Sons Development Corporation; Noriel Panado and Romualdo and Alicia Lozada/Estate Management Corporation.
The top 20 business taxpayers were Mercury Drug Corporation; Clifford Construction Corporation; Citi Hardware Bacolod, Inc.; Golden Arches Development Corporation; Ang Pue Hardware and Lumber, Inc.; L. Bros, Inc.; PMFTC, Inc.; Avon Cosmetics Inc.; Rose Pharmacy, Inc.; Orinda Holdings, Inc.; La Thessa Foods, Inc.; NXT Gen Motor Traders, Inc.; Regalado and Cipriano Supermart, Inc.; Emcor Incorporated; Sunlife of Canada; Pepsi Cola Products Phils., Inc.; Trigar Foods, Inc. (Gaisano Kalibo); Zenco Sales, Inc.; Village Manifold Trenders, Inc. and William Hui Ti.
Heva Management Corporation was cited for excellence award for real property and business taxpayers.
Last Monday, Philippine National Red Cross Governor Rachel Arenas and National Child Development Center project unit head Rommel Isip joined Mayor Lachica and Aklan Provincial Tourism Council co-chairman Vicky Ramos-Antonino for the inauguration and blessing of the day care building along N. Roldan Street.