November 9, 2017
The Local Government Unit of Hermosa bags the 2017 Red Orchid Award. Present during the awarding were Municipal Administrator Atty. Ariel Inton, Committee on Health Chairperson Councilor Luzviminda Samaniego, Liga ng mga Barangay President Alexander Jason Enriquez and Staff from the Municipal Health Office. The LGU received a specially designed trophy, a certificate of recognition and a ₱100,000 check worth of drugs and medicines.
The Red Orchid Awards conceptualized to combat tobacco use is an accolade annually conferred by the Department of Health to local government units, centers for health development, government hospitals and offices for advocating 100% tobacco-free environments.