Baliwag honored and thanks its top tax contributors during the Dangal ng Baliwag at Parangal sa mga Kabalikat 2017. Municipal Administrator Enrique Tagle announced the awardees from the 15th spot to the Top Spot. The plaques were awarded by Mayor Ferdie Estrella, Vice Mayor Cris Clemente and Municipal Treasurer Martiniano Javier.
In a very moving welcome speech, Baliwag Mayor Ferdie recognized the huge contributions of the companies in being one with the government in delivering services, in the name of serbisyong may malasakit.
Mayor Ferdie also reminded other companies most especially those that, remain non-chalant, evasive and unwilling businessmen to be responsible in doing their share and do not merely be spectators in closing the gap of inequality.
SM Group almost sweeped the spots taking the Top 1, 2 and 3 spots through The SM Store (Department Store), SM Hypermarket and SM Prime Holdings (Mall). Other SM Companies in the roster are SM Star Appliance, ACE Hardware and Sanford Marketing (Savemore). Meanwhile, Wilcon Inc. took the 4th spot and Cargill Philippines 5th.
Dangal ng Baliwag – Entreprenor honoree, Ms. Amelita Tengco, owner, received the award for Jollibee Bayan and Jollibee Junction taking two spots.
Other awardees were Ultra Mega, Puregold and Super 8.
Camella Homes of the Villar Company ranked 13th.