Events for the 113th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary

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The Philippine Civil Service traces its beginnings to the enactment of Public Law No. 5, “An Act for the Establishment and Maintenance of an Efficient and Honest Civil Service in the Philippine Islands,” on Sept. 19, 1900 which underscored the merit and fitness principle in appointment to posts in government service.

On the 113th year, the Philippine Civil Service remains as the backbone of government. The month-long anniversary aims to promote, showcase, and celebrate heroism in public service, and to highlight stories of triumph and sacrifice among public servants as reflected in this year’s theme. It encourages public servants to cross the line between being ordinary civil servants to being servant heroes—lingkod bayani.

This year’s theme is:

“Tatak Lingkod Bayani: Isabuhay, Ipagmalaki at Ipagbunyi”

The activities stated below are to be undertaken at the national, regional, and agency levels. All CSC Regional Offices are enjoined to conduct parallel activities in their respective areas.

MAJOR EVENTS/CONTESTS

  1. R.A.C.E. to Serve Fun Run III
  2. Honor Awards Program (HAP) Awards Rites for the 2013 Search for Outstanding Public Officials and Employees
  3. Government Choral Competition

FREEBIES/DISCOUNTS

  • Free MRT/LRT Ride
  • A Day at the Museum
  • SM Department Store Sale for Civil Servants

REGION-LED/AGENCY-LED ACTIVITIES

To be announced.

For more information, contact the Public Assistance and Information Office at (02) 931-4180, email csc_pr@yahoo.com, or text 0917-TEXTCSC (8398272). You may also inquire at your CSC Regional or Field Office.

READ: CSC Memorandum Circular No. 13, s. 2013

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