Tubao Credit cooperative Celebrates Their 50 Year Anniversary


Tubao Credit Cooperative Celebrates Their 50th Year Anniversary Tubao, La Union. Tubao Credit Cooperative, the newest billionaire cooperative in Region 1 celebrated their 50th year anniversary last August 13, 2016 at Jose Tavarez Hall with the theme “ TCC: Soaring Higher Beyond 50”. The Celebration started with a mass officiated by Most Rev. Rodolfo F. Beltran, D.D. GM Romulus F. Layug presented the highlights and milestones of TCC existence. They also recognized and thanked their 39 member–pioneers with certificate and cash incentive. Only 11 pioneers are alive, seven of the remaining pioneers are residing abroad. The oldest member-cooperator alive is a 92 years old. Moreover, Atty. Conrado L. Baltazar, advocator of Saranay Program graced the occasion and was happy to reunite with the members.

The TCC also distributed giveaways courtesy of Metro Bank and East West Bank; Simultaneously, a medical and dental mission was conducted courtesy of Baguio City Rotarians. For its social project, a P50,000 donation was given to Diocese of San Fernando City, La Union. The TCC laboratory cooperative rendered a special number to the delight of the members. For the CDA part, RD Josefina B. Bitonio warmly congratulated the cooperative for their achievement, citing that in the recent CDA Anniversary, TCC was honored as the 2nd best performing cooperative in the region. She then updated the members on Pres Duterte’s Executive Order No. 1 of which the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) was one of the CDA RD Josefina B. Bitonio The BOD and staff receiving their Saranay Advocator Award from CDA Atty. Conrado L.Baltazar GM Romulus F. Layug TCC Laboratory Cooperative rendering a number  12 government agencies to be placed under the Office of the President (OP), to assist in the poverty reduction program of the government. She also updated the members on RA 10816 of the Farm Tourism Development Act of 2016; RA 10644, the Go Negosyo Act; RA 9510, the Credit Information System Act and the preparation for the Regional Cooperative Month to be held on October 7-8, 2016. The journey continues for TCC as they aim to soar beyond 50.