Wellness Walk the Talk (WTT) held at the Las Piñas-Parañaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area (LPPCHEA) on September 29.Almost 400 Lopez Group employees, together with their family members and friends, attended the HR Council-Lopez Lifelong
The nature reserve known as “the last coastal frontier” affords visitors a seaside escape from the rigors of urban living. It is also a favorite site for coastal cleanup activities by different companies and civic groups.
First Gen Corporation senior vice president Renato Castillo welcomed the participants to the WTT sponsored by First Philippine Holdings Corporation (FPH) and First Gen.
First Gen’s Fatima Galang and Clowee Licsi served as the morning’s emcees, while Marge Pambid of First Gen and Ted Ferrer of FPH led the invocation and the Lopez Credo recitation, respectively. The stretching and exercise segment was spearheaded by a representative from Gold’s Gym.
Before the walk proper, Aljohn Binas of First Gen’s Quality, Environment, Safety and Health department conducted a safety briefing.
Established in 2007 through Presidential Proclamation No. 1412, LPPCHEA covers around 175 hectares of wetland ecosystem. Its two islands—Freedom Island and Long Island—have mangroves, ponds and lagoons, mudflats, salt marshes and mixed beach forests. (Story/Photos by: Gerbs de Castro)