In the observance of the Heart Month Celebration, the Polomolok Task Force Kalusugan (PTFK), organized a Heart Walk Activity on February 11, 2017. The said event was carried out as part of creating awareness among Dolefil employees, Coop-based workers, and the community on the relevance of having a healthy heart and taking the next step to a world free of heart diseases.
Over 300 participants from Dolefil executives and management; partner cooperatives (Adventurers’ Multi-Purpose Cooperative (AMCOOP), Cannery Multi-Purpose Cooperative (CAMPCO), Fortitude Ability Resilience in Business (FARB), Polomolok Manpower Services Cooperative (PMSC), Tibud sa Katibawasan Multi-Purpose Cooperative (Tibud-SKMPC) and Unified Engineering and Workers’ Multi-Purpose Cooperative (UEWMPC)); and the PTFK Technical Working Group (TWG), participated in the Heart Walk which began at 5:00 a.m. from Dolefil Gym to the Municipal Plaza of Polomolok, S.C. Also present were representatives from Sarangani Resources Corporation (SRC), MFI and schools (Polomolok National High School, Poblacion Polomolok National High School, Mt. Matutum Christian School, and Christian School of Polomolok).
A short program was held afterwards hosted by Mr. Jay Hijos and Ms. Audrey Amarante. This was followed by a Zumba dance workout, another fun-filled physical activity choreographed by Zumba dance instructors and lectures on the importance of living a heart-healthy life. Dr. Olive Lumata, Internal Medicine Physician, discussed about heart diseases, its risks and ways to prevent it. Also, a lecture on Pilipinas Go for Health was delivered by the Health Education Promotion Officer II, Ms. Marifort R. Rafael, RN from the Integrated Provincial Health Office-SC.