The Civil Service Commission (CSC) will spearhead the celebration of the 116th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary this September 2016.

With the theme, “Sigaw ng Lingkod Bayani: Malasakit Para Sa Taumbayan, Kapwa Kawani, at Kalikasan,” the month-long celebration aims to instill malasakit or compassion with action for health, the environment, deserving public servants, and the Filipino public who are clients of government offices.


Activities lined up for the month-long celebration in region 6 are as follows:

1. R.A.C.E. To Serve VI Fun Run

    September 3, 2016, 5:00AM

    SM City Iloilo Grounds, Mandurriao, Iloilo City

The Fun Run is open to all government employees and private individuals. It aims to promote healthy lifestyle and social consciousness as well as provide financial assistance to the families of civil servants who died or were killed while performing their duties. Registration is ongoing and forms may be downloaded at or Proceeds of the Fun Run will be given to the Pondong Pamanang Lingkod Bayan. For more information regarding the activity, interested parties may contact Mr. Megel Tembrevilla or Mr. Andrei Ladigohon of the CSC RO6 at telephone nos. (033) 321-2668 to 69.

Please click the link to download the Registration Form: R.A.C.E. To Serve Fun Run Registration Form

2. Government Express at the Mall

    September 12-15, 2016

    SM City Iloilo Activity Center, Mandurriao, Iloilo City

The activity serves as a one-stop shop of government frontline services. Clients may avail of selected frontline services or get information from 26 participating government agencies during mall hours, namely: (1) Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources RO6, (2) Bureau of Internal Revenue, (3) Bureau of Jail Management and Penology RO6, (4) Cooperative Development Authority, (5) Commission on Higher Education, (6) Civil Service Commission, (7) Department of Agriculture RO6, (8) Department of the Interior and Local Government RO6, (9) Department of Labor and Employment, (10) Department of Social Welfare and Development RO6, (11) Department of Tourism RO6, (12) Government Service Insurance System, (13) Home Development Mutual Fund, (14) Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board, (15) Iloilo City Government, (16) Land Transportation Office RO6, (17) National Food Authority RO6, (18) National Irrigation Administration, (19) Philippine Statistics Authority RO6, (20) Philippine Health Insurance Corporation, (21) Philippine National Police RO6, (22) Securities and Exchange Commission RO6, (23) Social Security System, (24) Technical Education and Skills Development Authority RO6, (25) Region VI Association of Government Retirees, Inc., and (26) Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board. For more information, please contact the Management Services Division, CSC RO6, at tel. nos. (033) 321-2668 to 69.

3. Honor Awards Program (HAP) Awarding of Regional Winners

   September 15, 2016

The Honor Awards Program (HAP) Regional Winners for the CSC Pagasa, Dangal ng Bayan, and Presidential Lingkod Bayan categories will be given recognition for their exemplary performance, ethical behavior, and outstanding accomplishments. The HAP is an annual Search organized by the Commission. For details, please contact the Public Assistance and Liaison Division (PALD), CSC RO6, at tel. no. (033) 321-1253.

4. Coastal Clean-up and Mangrove Planting

    September 2016

To show care for the environment, CSC RO6 in collaboration with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) RO6 and support of the Regional Association of National Government Executives (RANGE) 6, will hold the Coastal Clean-up and Mangrove Planting activities in selected areas in region 6. For details, please contact the Policies and Systems Evaluation Division, CSC RO6, at tel. no. (033) 321-2668.

5. Display of the 116th PCSA Banner

All Heads of government offices are enjoined to display the 116th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary (PCSA) banner in the façade of their respective agencies pursuant to CSC Memorandum Circular No. 9, s. 2016. The suggested size of the banner is 8x6 feet, but agencies may opt to print a smaller version, or post instead the digital copy on their digital billboards/monitors. For laying out the banner, the use of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, or Corel Draw, is suggested. The banner template and fonts may be downloaded at (Please click PCSA 2016).   For concerns regarding the banner, please call PALD at tel. no. (033) 321-1253.

Please click the link to download the 116th PCSA Banner: 116th PCSA Banner

6. Agency-led Activities

Government agencies/offices are also encouraged to conduct their own activities in line with the 116th PCSA celebration.

Aside from the regional-led activities, the Commission is spearheading the Government Choral Competition to be held on September 13, 2016 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. The Guimaras Capitol Chorale, which is the sole representative of Visayas cluster, will compete in the said event.

On the other hand, special discounts and treats are also in store for government employees as a token of appreciation for their dedication and hard work. Civil servants who are able to show their official government agency ID and SM Advantage Card can avail of 10% discount on regular-priced items for a minimum purchase of P2,000 at the SM Store from September 23-25, 2016. Other partner establishments offering discounts and treats to government employees are Inkwrite, Star City, Manila Ocean Park, Great Image, and Dermcare. For details, please visit (2016 PCSA).

All government agencies/offices are encouraged to support the activities for the 116th PCSA.