BISLIG CITY, Surigao del Sur-Camp Jaime N Ferrer Sr., Brgy Maharlika, Bislig City (Stn) – The 75th Infantry “Marauder” Battalion assisted the Timberland Masonic Lodge No. 219 with their families in the distribution of pack lunch and other necessary items to COVID-19 frontliners in Surigao del Sur and Agusan del Sur on April 18, 2020.
Since the implementation of localized Enhanced Community Quarantine extended in the region, Non-government Organizations (NGOs) continue to extend their support to all the frontliners who performed their duty.
Further, the Timberland Masonic Lodge No. 219 and families distributed food packs and other necessary items needed by the frontliners. Among the items distributed were nine hundred (900) tablets of Enervon-C; 250 of bottled water; 25 gallons and 300 bottles (150 ml) of alcohol, 25 gallons of hand sanitizer; 200 pcs of hand soap; 300 pcs of face mask; 250 pack meals from McDonald; calamansi juice with turmeric and ginger and 2 sacks of rice for the frontliners assigned in the quarantine control points of Brgy Campbagang, Barobo, Surigao del Sur; Brgy Alegria, San Francisco; Kalingayan checkpoints and the Local Government Unit of Bunawan and Talacogon of Agusan del Sur.
Commanding Officers from Alpha “Adeptus”, Bravo “Bluefox”, and Charlie ‘Cyborg” Companies of 75IB expressed their gratitude to Timberland Masonic Lodge 219 and families for their support and effort in providing them pack meals and essential items necessary to protect the troops and other frontliners against the virus.
Further, Lieutenant Colonel Warren C Munda, Commanding Officer of 75IB also expressed his gratitude to the effort of Timberland Masonic Lodge No. 219 and families for their support to the frontliners during this time of pandemic which boosted the morale of the troops.
Thus, cooperation and unity will lessen the burden of fighting COVID-19. Whatever crisis the country would encounter, Filipinos will succeed through the support encompassed by everyone. The true spirit of Bayanihan, indeed, will be measured in this kind of situation.