According to the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), the public can now send their nominations for the “2011 Model Overseas Filipino Worker Family of the Year Award.”
The OWWA started accepting nominations last July 15 and the last day for submitting a nomination will be on September 16, 2011.
The chief of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said that this award seeks to recognize the outstanding achievements of OFWs and their families so they can serve as role models to the entire OFW community.
Lat year the awardees for the landbased category were engineer Ermie Lagman Garon and family of Hacienda Luisita, Tarlac. For the seabased category, the awards were given to electrician, Victor Dela Cruz and family of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.
For more information, please visit the OWWA Regional Welfare Office nearest your area.