On December 06, 2021, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region X celebrated the MGB 123rd Anniversary held at the MGB-X Conference Room, DENR 10 Compound, Puntod, Cagayan de Oro City.

The post-celebration kicked-off with a thanksgiving mass as MGB-X employees expressed gratitude in celebrating another successful year of the Bureau. Moreover, a Salamat-Mabuhay Program was also given to retired Cashier, Ms. Mercedes Cuerquis for her years of dedication and service given to the Office. Along with this celebration, four (4) MGBX employees were recognized for their continued exemplary efforts and services to the Office. Cecilia C. Tan, with 40 years of service, Virginia R. Verdejo with 35 years of service, Engr. Romeo D. Tidadul with 25 years of service, and Engr. Rodante B. Felina with 20 years of service. They were presented with tokens and loyalty service awards.

MGB-X OIC Regional Director, Felizardo A. Gacad, Jr. expressed his gratitude towards the success of the Bureau and how far it has come. The successful longevity of the Bureau is indeed a reflection to the resiliency of the MGB employees and the unending goal of promoting responsible mining to provide a better quality of life for everyone.