The beneficiaries received the checks in rites led by Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson and Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) provincial director Ferdinand Panes at the Capitol Social Hall here last week.Lacson lauded the former rebels for deciding to return to the fold of the law. E-CLIP is one of the programs under the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict created by President Rodrigo Duterte through Executive Order No. 70. (With a report from PNA/PN) BACOLOD City – Some 18 former rebels (FRs) in this province received immediate and reintegration assistance amounting to P36,000 each as one of their benefits under the government’s Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP). Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson (standing in left) speaks with some 18 former rebels who received benefits under the government’s Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program at the Capitol Social Hall in Bacolod City last week. PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT OF NEGROS OCCIDENTAL “The provincial government is always open to help you. Spend the assistance given to you wisely, especially in this time of pandemic,” he added. Panes, for his part, said he is hopeful the beneficiaries will honor their commitment to the government with mutual respect.The DILG, Armed Forces of the Philippines and Philippine National Police is always ready to assist them, he added.The ceremony was witnessed by Colonel Inocencio Pasaporte, commander of the Philippine Army’s 303rd Infantry Brigade; Lieutenant Colonel Gerard Alvaran, commanding officer of 79th Infantry Battalion; and Colonel Romy Palgue, officer-in-charge of the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office.The DILG is the lead agency in the implementation of the E-CLIP, which entitles a former rebel to receive immediate assistance of P15,000; livelihood assistance, P50,000; firearms remuneration, P12,000 to P500,000; half-way house assistance; PhilHealth enrollment and medical assistance; education assistance; housing assistance; legal assistance; and healing and reconciliation initiatives. The FRs, once belonging to the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA), were from the cities of Escalante and Bago and the municipality of Don Salvador Benedicto. The reintegration assistance is being used for the subsistence or meal cost of FRs who have been placed under the protection of government troops while processing their other benefits under the E-CLIP.
Nolan V. Wilson, 75, Greensburg, passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at his residence with his family at his side..Born, June 8, 1941 in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was the son of Elmer J. and Elizabeth “Betty” (Kress) Wilson.Nolan graduated in 1959 from Greensburg High School and then did homes studies with CTC College Drafting, Delray Electronics, NRI Appliance, TV Course, and NRI Computers. He was in the National Guard from 1960-1966.He had worked for Cummins Engine from 1959-1961 and then he worked at BCA as a tool and die maker from 1962 until his retirement in 2004.He was a member of the Bethel Apostolic Church in Greensburg. Nolan was also a Boy Scout in his youth. His hobbies included: remote controlled planes, ham operator, woodworking, everything electrical, collector of MANY things. He had participated in bowling and softball leagues. He enjoyed sporting events and was active in his grandchildren’s events.He was married to Carolyn S. Beckner on October 30, 1964 and she survives.He is also survived by four daughters, Melinda (Aaron) Mozingo, Holton, Cheryl Abrams (Rodger Shepherd), Greensburg, Vicki (Jim) Heck, Greensburg, Elaine Wilson and her fiancée Isaac Martinez, Odessa, TX; two brothers, Steve Wilson, Shelbyville, Glen (Linda) Wilson, Greenwood; one brother in law, George Beckner (Irene Smith), Rushville; six grandchildren, Ashley (James) Fisher, Phillip “Curtis” Abrams, II, Tony Wilson, Adrian Caster, Kyle Abrams, John Daniels.He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, Mary Beth Wilson; two sister in laws, Beverly Wilson, Janie Wilson.Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4 to 7:00 p.m. at the Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home in Greensburg.Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at the funeral home with Rev. Todd Smith officiating.Interment will be held in the South Park Cemetery.Memorials may be made to the Bethel Apostolic Church or to the Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.Online condolences can be made to the family at www.popfuneralhome.comLEAD Technologies Inc. V1.01