The country’s top retail stores, hotels, services, and food chains have joined the 117th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary to provide government workers with special discounts and freebies.

SM Advantage, SM Store, SM Appliances, Star City, Dermcare, Ramada Hotel Manila, Hotel H2O, Manila Ocean Park, Great Image, Posh Nails, Inkrite, J.Co, and Ideal Vision all have offers and packages exclusive to government workers.

Interested individuals may present either their government employee ID card or UMID card. Each sponsor also has additional requirements and qualifications. For more details, check out the PCSA webpage at www.csc.gov.ph/pcsa2017.

The anniversary celebration commenced with the R.A.C.E. to Serve Fun Run held at the Quirino Grandstand, Manila last September 3, simultaneous with fun runs in different regions across the country. Other highlights of the anniversary celebration include the Government Choral Competition at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, and the 2017 Outstanding Government Workers Awards Rites at Malacañan Palace, both scheduled on September 20.

The official hashtags for the anniversary month is #malasakitism #malasakitpamore

For updates and additional information, visit www.csc.gov.ph/pcsa2017 or the official CSC Facebook page, www.facebook.com/PhilippineCivilServiceCommission.