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Mountain Maid Training & Development Foundation receives 2011 SSS Balikat ng Bayan Award

Submitted by: regina
On: 14/09/2011

From left to right, Hon. Juan Santos, Sr. Patricia Perez RGS, Sr. Aimee Olaguer RGS and Hon. Emilio de Quiroz Jr. (Photo Courtesy of SSS)The Mountain Maid Training and Development Foundation (MMTDF) administered by the Good Shepherd Sisters in Baguio City received the SSS’ 2011 Balikat ng Bayan Award as Top Employer for North Luzon-Medium Category.

The Balikat ng Bayan Awards, a project began by the  Social Security System in 1995, was given to top deserving private employers who are in partnership with the SSS in providing meaningful  social protection to its members.

Photo: From left to right, Hon. Juan Santos, Sr. Patricia Perez RGS, Sr. Aimee Olaguer RGS and Hon. Emilio de Quiroz Jr. (Photo Courtesy of SSS)

The 2011 Balikat ng Bayan Award for Mountain Maid was received by Sr. Aimee Olaguer RGS and Sr. Patricia Perez  RGS during the 54th Foundation Anniversary of SSS held last September 1 at the SSS Building, East Avenue, Quezon City. Hon. Emilio S. de Quiroz Jr, president and CEO of SSS, Hon. Juan B, Santos  of the Social Security Commission, Ms. Judy Frances A. See, chairperson of the Balikat ng Bayan Awards, presented the plaques to the awardees.

Good Shepherd Sisters -- Sr. Guadalupe Bautista RGS, Sr. Rosemary Bacaltos --and staff of Mountain MaidThe categories include small, medium and large accounts of private employers  in the Philippines.

The announcement of the Awards was a welcome news at the Mountain Maid Training and Development Foundation as it  has always been consistent in giving social protection to the staff through prompt contributions to the SSS.

Photo: Good Shepherd Sisters -- Sr. Guadalupe Bautista RGS, Sr. Rosemary Bacaltos --and staff of Mountain Maid

MMTDF is able to help families in the Cordillera, and students are able to learn skills at the same time are able to pursue college courses. Mountain Maid is known for the wide selection of cookies, bakery products, ube and strawberry jams. It is famous among tourists in Baguio.

The other awardees include Mercury Drug Corporation, St. Louis University Rural Bank of Camalig in Albay, Rizal Commerical Banking Corporation and Land Bank of the Philippines. (See Complete List below.)

 

Related Readings: http://goodshepherdsisters.org.ph/baguio

Balikat Award for Mountain Maid Training and Development Foundation
The 2011 Balikat Awardees - Mountain Maid

 The 2011 Balikat ng Bayan Awardees. Click to enlarge photo. (Photo courtesy of SSS)