Give love on Christmas! An advance treat to all the kids out there! LCC Department Store and Toys for Me brought the sweetest smiles to its customers! The TOY FAIR activity was a one month celebration packed with different exciting promos and activities in the store like the Lots-a-hug raffle promo where exciting prizes are up for grabs. Customers have a chance to win kiddy bikes and huggable Teddy bears and other character stuffed toys. And there’s more! Toys for me held a series of live mascot appearances in selected stores and a mini- clown show as part of the major attractions of the fair. The said activity was both fun and memorable, one not only to the kids but for the kids in all of us. It’s love and happiness that LCC wants to share with you this Christmas!
Hundreds of Ligaoenos and residents of neighboring towns trooped to the Ligao Town Center along McKinley Road in Bgy. Bagumbayan when LCC Ligao opened for business on December 14, 2013. The newest commercial landmark is the 2nd LCC in Ligao City.
There were surprise treats and opening promos from partner-vendors and suppliers as a motorcade around the city and suburbs took place. Showbiz personality, Victor Basa was onstage live! to entertain fans.
A day before, LCC management and staff, together with their guests held the blessing and ribbon-cutting ceremonies. Rev. Fr. Franco Rafael Segarra of the St. Stephen, the Promartyr Parish officiated the blessing of the LCC Ligao which comprises of a Supermarket, Department Store and Home Gallery as well as mall tenants.
The ribbon-cutting rites at the mall, supermarket, department store and home gallery were shared by Mayor Patricia Gonzales-Alzua, Cong. Fernando Gonzales and Vice Mayor Jorlan Guanzon with assistance from the members of the LCC Board of Directors.
During the short programme and reception that followed, LCC Assistant General Manager for Supermarket Christian Tan rendered his welcome remarks. He said that like public service which provides what the constituents need, LCC is customer-oriented and gives what the customers want.
LCC Chairman and CEO Antonio Tan said that the opening was a very special day for everybody as we are joyfully celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ and will also be celebrating the feast day of Ligao in commemoration of its patron, St. Stephen Promartyr come December 26.
In his message, Mr. Tan especially mentioned the very dynamic tandem of Cong. Fernando Gonzales and his wife, former Mayor Linda Gonzales for laying the groundworks for Ligao’s economic and social progress, as well as the fundamentals of a clean and honest local governance.
He also acknowledged the hands-on leadership of incumbent Mayor Alzua as well as the members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod not only for ensuring the continuity of the various plans and programs of the previous administration, but also for opening more avenues that would push for the realization of the vision of Ligao as one of the most investor and business-friendly cities in Albay and the entire Bicol region.
As partner in development, the LCC Chairman and CEO said that “we will be generating more employment and income opportunities for the local residents. We will pay our taxes, including our co-locators and mall tenants as our way of increasing local revenues and LGU’s income.”
He assured the Ligaoenos that LCC will be in Ligao to serve them better, to offer a wider assortment of quality and affordable goods and merchandise and to delight everyone with comfortable and convenient shopping experience right at their doorsteps.
Mayor Alzua, in her message, welcomed LCC Ligao for continuously being a partner in promoting and sustaining the growth and progress of the city. She assured the LCC management of the local government unit’s all-out support.
Cong. Gonzales, for his part, likewise welcomed the 2nd LCC as he looked forward to more LCC stores in Ligao City in the future. He considered the new investment as a public-private partnership. He added that with LCC, the Ligao Town Center is being put to good use.
In his message of thanks, LCC Managing Director Ronaldo Tan thanked Cong. Gonzales who has originally envisioned Ligao to be a city and be the staging point of all developments that also benefitted the 3rd district of Albay province.
Among the LGU officials who also graced the inaugural opening were City Councilors Howard Sim Imperial, Jaypee David, Ana Manlangit, Alfonso Saret, Jowe Canaveral and Helen Abalos, City Administrator Vir Flores, City Treasurer Gina David, Secretary to the Sanggunian Armando Abo, OIC-City Information/Tourism Officer Gina Balingbing and City Engineer Shieldon Capulong. The members of the Barangay Council of host Barangay Bagumbayan headed by Punong Barangay Gisela Clarino came in full force.
On the part of LCC management, also on hand to usher in the guests were SVP for External Affairs Emilio Tan, Managing Director for Supermarket Marita Tan, Vice President for Food Operations Teresita Tan, Vice President for Food Production Asuncion Tan, Christien Frances Tan, Corporate Affairs Manager Guada Espinas and General Manager for Department Store Rubina Yu. Managing Director for Department Store Virginia Tan joined on the opening day.
The Environment Management Bureau (EMB) Regional Office V, in partnership with the different public and private sectors led by LCC-Liberty Commercial Center held the PIDAL PARA SA GABOS, PARA SA MALINIG NA PAROS: PART 2 on November 23, 2013, 5:00 am at Peñaranda Park, Albay District, Legazpi City. It’s a bicycle fun ride which aimed to create awareness among our citizenry to fight for clean air. The event included a fun ride, MOA signing for Adopt-an-Estero and awarding for outstanding riders. The fun ride route started in Albay Park passing through Washington Drive to Rawis and back to the Peñaranda Park for the finish line. Three LCC employees actively joined and won the prize for Best Dressed Riders.
LCC Managing Director for Property Management Ronald Tan and Mayor Gerry Jaucian (seated 4th and 5th from left) lead the lease contract signing for LCC Mall Daraga Phase II at Buildings 1 & 2 of the Daraga Public Market held on October 25, 2013 at the Mayor’s Residence. Witnessing the signing are (seated from left) Councilors Mark Magalona and Cris Dalaguit, Vice Mayor Carlos Baylon and Councilor Salvador Llamasares. Standing from left are Municipal Civil Registrar Manuel Andes, Municipal Treasurer Nancy Aguilar, Municipal Health Officer Dr. Mercy Chua, Municipal Planning & Development Coordinator Maris Pangilinan, Municipal Budget Officer Mercedes Taperla, License Officer Nestor Gabriel, Municipal General Services Officer Francisco Lleva Jr. and Municipal Engr. Roberto Magayanes.
A bigger LCC Mall Daraga will soon open following the lease contract signing between the Liberty Commercial Center and the municipal government for the former’s Phase II at the 2/F of the Daraga Public Market Buildings 1 & 2 along Rizal St. in Daraga, Albay.
Held on October 25, 2013 at the Mayor’s Residence, the signing was made between LCC Managing Director for Property Management Ronald Tan and Municipal Mayor Gerry Jaucian. The occasion was witnessed by Vice Mayor Carlos Baylon, several members of the Sangguniang Bayan and department heads. Mr. Tan was assisted by LCC Corporate Communication Consultant Eugene Sangil.
In his welcome remarks, Vice Mayor Baylon lauded LCC for expanding its business in the progressive town of Daraga. He said, Daraga is vying for cityhood and investments will greatly contribute in its development.
For his part, Mr. Tan lauded Mayor Jaucian for being the prime-mover of all these development efforts and thrusts in the municipality, particularly for envisioning Daraga as an investor and business-friendly town.
“As your partner in development, we will be providing more local opportunities, we will be paying our taxes here and ask our co-locators and tenants to also get and pay all their business permits and taxes here as a way of increasing the LGU’s income,” he said.
“And finally, through our LCC Foundation, we will be implementing various corporate social responsibility or CSR projects to help promote social progress and development in the communities. Because we believe that LCC is here not only for profit but also to help improve the quality of life of the people, especially the Daragueños,” he added.
Bicol’s retail giant LCC -Liberty Commercial Center and the Local Government Unit of Libmanan, Camarines Sur held a contract signing for the soon to rise LCC Libmanan on November 4, 2013 at the Sangguniang Bayan Session Hall.
The contract signing was led by LCC Managing Director for Property Management Ronald Tan and Mayor Marilyn Jimenez with Vice Mayor Rommel Bulaong and members of the Sangguniang Bayan and department heads in attendance.
The momentous occasion was started with a prayer led by Councilor Luis Cañete. Vice Mayor Bulaong rendered the welcome remarks wherein he considered LCC’s coming to the municipality of Libmanan as two steps ahead for the LGU. He said that it’s advantageous to their constituents and a significant achievement towards progress and development.
Mayor Jimenez in her message, thanked the Sangguniang Bayan for cooperating in fast tracking the process as the Plaze Kiosk site needed reclassification which for a longtime been within the commercial area and public market. She also lauded LCC for believing in the LGU leadership and investing in Libmanan.
For his part, Mr. Tan assured Mayor Jimenez’ administration that as partner in development, LCC will provide more local employment, pay taxes and urge co-locators and tenants to likewise get permits and pay their taxes in the municipality as a way of increasing income.
Mr. Tan got a big applause when he mentioned that “finally, through our LCC Foundation, we will be implementing various corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects to help promote social progress and development in the communities. Because LCC believes that LCC is here not only for profit, but also to help improve the quality of life of the people, especially the Libmaneños.”
The Liberty Commercial Center celebrates LCC Night in Legazpi City, in support to Legazpi Port District Fiesta Celebration on October 23, 2013 along Quezon Avenue in front of LCC Mall-Legazpi. The event sought to bring entertainment to our valued customers at the same time as a way of expressing appreciation for their continuous support over the years. The crowd-drawing event included variety shows such as dancing, singing, acting, games and raffle draws with more fun and prizes. Highlighting the LCC Night was the performance of BAMBOO Look-A-Like.
The contract for the operation of the Ligao Town Center was signed between and among (seated from left) LCC Managing Director Ronaldo Tan, LCC Chief Operations Officer Romeo Tan and Mayor Patricia Alsua with Vice Mayor Jorlan Guanzon and LCC Corporate Affairs Manager Guada Espinas. Witnessing the signing were (standing from left) Councilors Ana Manlangit, Jaypee David, Howard Sim Imperial, Albay 3rd district Cong. Fernando Gonzales, Councilor Estevan Gonzales, Liga President Victorio Palencia Jr., Councilors Jowe Canaveral, Noel Cerillo, Teodorico Residilla Jr. and Alfonso Saret. Not in photo are Councilors Helen Abalos and Manuel Garcia.
LCC Chief Operations Officer Romeo S. Tan, with management representatives, awards the Certificate of Recognition as LCC Model Employee and Gift Certificates to Ms. Jessa Lofamia for exceptional honesty in the performance of work. On 07 October 2013, 11:25 AM, Ms. Lofamia -Promo Assistant at LCC Mall Legazpi, found an envelope containing P 109,522.00 together with ID and bills left by LCC customer at 2nd floor fitting room. The envelop was returned to owner/ customer at around 12:10NN of same day upon claim.