Executive Assistant to the Governor, former Paombong, Bulacan Councilor James Santos receives the “Natatanging Gawad Pagpapahalaga at Pagkilala” plaque for Bulacan Governor Daniel R. Fernando from outgoing Central Luzon Media Association (CLMA) Region President Carmela Reyes-Estrope, (third from left), with fellow officers,(from left) Billy Nuqui, Tarlac chapter president, Arnel San Pedro, Pampanga chapter immediate past president, Council of Leaders Chairman and Vice Chairman and Board of Directors of Nueva Ecija chapter Neth Lagasca-Carlos and Mel Ciriaco, (right) and the newly elected CLMA Region President Vic Vizcocho Jr. during the organization’s 45th Founding Anniversary celebration held on Friday, Sept. 22, 2023 at The MG Grand Hotel in Subic Bay FreePort, Olongapo City. The governor supported the projects and programs of Estrope’s term from 2021 which had largely contributed to the reinvigoration of the CLMA, the only existing regional media group in the country. Estrope is Philippine Daily Inquirer’s Correspondent for Bulacan and NEWS CORE’s publisher and editor-in-chief. The governor is taking a full rest at home after he was recently rushed to a hospital due to exhaustion and dehydration. Photo by Anton Luis Catindig