MIAGAO, Iloilo – Mayor Richard Garin officiated the civil wedding of 65 Miagaowanon couples at the JRBB Hall on February 28, 2023.
In his message, Mayor Garin called on all the couples to “be one” for their family and the municipality.
“You have to be one para sa pamilya niyo para man sa banwa ta because indi ta malab-ot ang success kang ginadamgu ta para sa pamilya ta kag sa banwa kon wara kita nagahiribati kag naga irinaway sa sulod kapanimalay,” said Mayor Garin.
According to Mayor Garin, the romance should not stop after the marriage.
“The best gift that you can give to your love ones is your time and your presence kag indi mo guid pg untatan ang pagpangaluyag sa bana, asawa mo,” he added.
This first civil mass wedding under the Garin administration was initiated and facilitated by the Office of the Municipal Registrar headed by Mrs. Ma. Teresa Jambre.
All the perks of the wedding were provided for free by Mayor Garin, the local government unit, and some generous sponsors.