2011 BAGONG BAYANI AWARDS
The Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong and the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) would like to invite nominations to the 2011 Bagong Bayani Awards (BBA).
The BBA, first given out in 1984, is organized under the auspices of the Bagong Bayani Foundation, Inc. (BBFI) and which will be awarded by President Benigno S. Aquino II in Malacanang Palace in December 2011. The BBA aims to recognize outstanding and exemplary Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs).
The BBFI is a non-stock, non-profit organization formed in 1989 to promote recognition and appreciation of the role of OFWs in Philippine society and economy, to foster high standards of responsibility, efficiency and integrity and to promote the welfare of our OFWs.
The BBA is a major program of BBFI to pay tribute to the country’s outstanding OFWs for their significant efforts in fostering goodwill among peoples of the world, enhancing the image of the Filipino as a competent and responsible worker and contributing to the nation’s foreign exchange earnings.
Deadline of submission of nominations is on 31 July 2011. The nomination form, category awards and the criteria for the different awards categories may be downloaded from the POEA website (www.poea.gov.ph). Nominations, with supporting documents may be submitted to:
Bagong Bayani Foundation, Inc. (BBFI) Secretariat
G/F, Blas F. Ople Building
POEA, Ortigas Avenue, corner EDSA Mandaluyong City
Tel Nos.: (632) 722-1165 or 722-1173
Fax No. : (632) 724-3646
Email address: bagong_bayani_award @yahoo.com