In celebration of International Ozone Month this September 2008, the Environmental Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) – through the National CFC Phase-out Plan Project Management Unit (NCPP-PMU) of the EMB Philippine Ozone Desk – is set to hold the “Save the Ozone Layer Fun Run Atbp 2008” on 26 September 2008, 6:30 am, at the Quezon Memorial Circle.
In cooperation with M-Vision Business Solutions, Exhibits Asia, The LLoyd Luna Communications, NGOs and supporting companies, the event seeks to raise public awareness on the need to protect the Earth’s precious Ozone Layer.
Around 300 environmentalists, runners, DENR officials and employees, partner government agencies and the private sector are expected to join the event. Invited guest speakers include Quezon City Vice Mayor Herbert Bautista, top DENR and DEPED officials and World Bank representatives, among others.
The Ozone layer acts like a protective layer in the earth’s stratosphere against the harmful ultraviolet rays from the sun. Ozone-depleting substances such as CFCs or Freon contribute to the continuing depletion of the layer.
Registration is presently ongoing and the registration fee is P100. Runners and sports buffs interested in joining may get registration forms c/o Ritchie Anne Guzman, Public Awareness Officer or Elvira Pausing, Project Manager at the DENR Philippine Ozone Desk/NCPP Project Management Unit, DENR Compound,
Participating government agencies and sponsors include DOTC-LTO, DOLE-TESDA, DTI-BPS,/BTNCP/BIS, DOH-BFAD, LBP, among others.
For interested companies and individuals who would like to sponsor the event, magazine and other marketing collaterals, please call M-Vision Business Solutions at (632) 489-4035 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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