After several years of living together, the two were solemnized as a legal couple through Mayor Erlinda D. Lim’s Mass Wedding Program – a regular program of the Municipal Government through the Local Civil Registrar’s Office (LCRO).

A total of 79 couples tied the knot in a joint civil ceremony on Valentine’s Day in Lupon, Davao Oriental on the occasion of the 2019 Civil Registration Month celebration.

This is a yearly activity Kasalan ng Bayan in Lupon and Mayor Erlinda D. Lim, who officiated the mass wedding rites, was extremely happy for its tremendous success. All the couples received a wedding gift each from the mayor.

The Application for Marriage and the Marriage License Fees were waived for the beneficiaries of the Kasalan ng Bayan Program sponsored by the Local Government Unit of Lupon.

Before the Wedding Ceremony, the couples attended a Marriage orientation activity spearheaded by the Municipal Population Office.

Meanwhile, ROGELIO T. LEBRIA, OIC – Provincial Statistics Officer lauded the initiative of the Local Government to provide free marriage services to Luponians, he said that the program will help minimize the number of illegitimate children and establish a strong foundation of couple and family life.