The Civil Service Commission (CSC) will lead the celebration of the 117th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary (PCSA) this September 2017.

This year’s theme is “Tugon sa Hamon ng Pagbabago: Malasakit ng Lingkod Bayani,” which reminds civil servants of manifesting malasakit in public service. Various activities are lined up at the national, regional, and agency levels. Heads of government offices are encouraged to display the 117th PCSA Banner in their respective offices. The design and specifications of said banner can be downloaded from the CSC website

The CSC Regional Office VI (CSC RO VI) will conduct several activities as part of the celebration. On August 23-25, 2017, the RO will hold the 6th Regional Congress of Human Resource Management Practitioners in Bacolod City, with the theme: “HRMPs: Game Changers towards Global Strategic HR.” The theme focuses on the role of HRMPs as catalysts of change in their organizations amidst recent developments and emerging trends in the practice of HR. On August 23, 2017, the CSC FO-Negros Occidental building in Bacolod City will also have its Blessing and Inauguration.

CSC RO VI will spearhead the R.A.C.E. To Serve VII Fun Run on September 3, 2017, 5:00AM at SM City Iloilo, Mandurriao, Iloilo City. R.A.C.E. To Serve Fun Run will also be conducted simultaneously nationwide. The Fun Run covers 3K and 5K distances and has two categories: (1) Private Sector and (2) Government Employees. Proceeds of the activity will be placed in the Pondong Pamanang Lingkod Bayan (PPLB), for the benefit of families of civil servants who died or were killed while in the performance of their duties and responsibilities. Interested participants may download the registration form from the CSC RO VI websites: or They may also register at any of the following sites: CSC RO VI, Mandurriao, Iloilo City; CSC FO-Iloilo, Fort San Pedro, Iloilo City; and Team Sports, Mary Mart Mall, cor. Delgado-Valeria Sts., Iloilo City. Cash prizes will be given to the top five runners in each category.

On the other hand, CSC RO VI and RANGE VI will spearhead Government Express at the Mall on September 6-10, 2017, at the SM City Iloilo Activity Center. During mall hours, clients can avail of selected frontline services of participating government agencies. The event will also feature the “Dekada na ang ARTA” Exhibit in commemoration of the 10th year anniversary of Republic Act No. 9485 (Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007).

On September 7, 2017, the CSC RO VI will have the Recognition Program for the Honor Awards Program (HAP) Regional Winners at the SM City Iloilo Activity Center. Eleven regional winners in the Presidential Lingkod Bayan, Dangal ng Bayan, and CSC Pagasa categories under the HAP (Search for Outstanding Government Workers) will be given certificates of recognition for their exemplary behavior and outstanding contributions and accomplishments in public service.

Special treats will also be provided to government employees in appreciation of their dedication and hard work. Discount packages and freebies from selected government and private establishments will be available to civil servants nationwide. Please visit the CSC website for more information.

For questions regarding the 117th PCSA activities at the regional level, please contact the CSC RO VI focal persons through the following contact nos.:


Contact Person/ Division

Tel. No.

6th Regional Congress of HRMPs

Human Resource Division

CSC Field Office Directors

(033) 321-2668

R.A.C.E. To Serve VII Fun Run

Mr. Megel Tembrevilla

Mr. Andre Ladigohon

(033) 321-2668

Government Express at the Mall

Ms. Jocelyn Lataquin, Chief HR Specialist, Management Services Division

(033) 321-2668

Dekada na ang ARTA Exhibit

Mr. Leo F. Jamorin, Chief HR Specialist, Public Assistance and Liaison Division

(033) 321-1253

Recognition Program for HAP Regional Winners

Public Assistance and Liaison Division

(033) 321-1253

Please click the link to download the template for the 117th PCSA with Regional Office-led activities: