Mayor Menchie discussed her Asia Pacific Mayors Academy journey during the Monday Flag Raising Ceremony. She is very enthusiastic for the achievement she received and said it is also an achievement for the Municipality. The said program was sponsored by the United Nation, World Bank and other partner agencies. On the same occasion, MSWD Officer Arlie Alonzo presented the GAWAD SA PAGLILINGKOD SA SAMBAYANAN (GAPAS) Award under the Model LGU Implementing Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program Category to the Municipal Officials of Bauang which was awarded last February 7, 2020 at Oasis Country Resort. The said award was the national entry of DSWD Field Office I.