Catarman, Camiguin – PESO LGU Catarman, Camiguin was declared winner in the national 2021 Secretary’s Bayanihan Service Award by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). In addition, Catarman was the only qualified LGU in its category to have qualified in the national assessment. The Secretary’s Bayanihan Service Award was first held in 2021 to recognize the performance of the PESO’s during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. As a replace for the Search for Best PESO Awards for 2020, this search was established to recognize the PESO’s initiatives and involvements in the government’s efforts to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in their respective localities. This special award was given to acknowledge vital role of the PESOs who exemplifies effective innovations, resilience, and purposeful humanitarian service to the community most particularly during last year’s challenging moments. The awarding happened in Clark, Pampanga during the PESO National Congress.